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The Video Nasties #20 – Don’t Look in the Basement (1973, SF Brownrigg)

‘Mrs Callingham…your tongue’s been cut out!’ What can one say about a film in which absolutely fucking nothing even happens until the last ten minutes or so? Don’t Look In The Basement is a nightmare that seems unending, and for … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #19 – Abducted (1973, Don Jones)

‘That’s incest!’ ‘I call it love.’ There must have been something in the water in the early 70s, because hot on the heels of Last House on the Left and Wrong Way we have another film in which young girls … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #18 – Wrong Way (1972, Ray Williams)

‘What a bummer.’ I was born in 1982, and if Wrong Way is any indication, I’m glad I missed out on the 1970s. The film begins with a group of sweaty bikers bemoaning the fact they’ve run out of pills … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #17 – Pigs (1972, Marc Lawrence)

‘I don’t think there’s a law about turning dead people into pigs!’ Pigs is one of those films that seems to have so much going for it, but still manages to blow any goodwill by being really rather boring. Not … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #16 – The Last House on the Left (1972, Wes Craven)

  ‘Weasel and Sadie, Junior and Krug, Out for the day with the Collingwood brood, Out for the day for some fresh air and sun, Let’s have some fun with those two lovely children And off ‘em as soon as … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #15 – Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972, Ed Adlum)

‘This will either be a major milestone in pathology, or a major disaster for mankind.’ Druids, eh? They’re a bloody nuisance. In Invasion of the Blood Farmers, the Druids are up to their ancient tricks again, harvesting a rural American … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #14 – The Demons (1972, Jess Franco)

‘Stop this foolishness…anyone would think you were possessed by a demon!’ The first of seven Jess Franco films to be featured on the Nasties, The Demons is unusual in that it finds Uncle Jess working with a bigger budget than … Continue reading

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