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The Video Nasties #36 – Women Behind Bars (1975, Jess Franco)

‘Men are all rotten.’ ‘True, but you still miss ‘em’. Well this was a surprise. I honestly wasn’t looking forward to watching any of the Women In Prison/Nazisploitation movies on the list, and this one has a particularly poor reputation. … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #21 – The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein (1973, Jess Franco)

  ‘If this continues, I think I’ll go crazy.’ The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein does not muck about. As the movie starts, Dr Frankenstein has just brought his creature to life when suddenly a blind, vampiric half-woman/half-bird creature runs in … Continue reading

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SHOCKTOBER HORRORTHON films 16-18

16. The Perverse Countess (1974, Jess Franco) Uncle Jess, you’ve done it again! By law, I have to tell you that this The Perverse Countess is a variation on the classic The Most Dangerous Game story, but with added cannibalism. … Continue reading

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SHOCKTOBER HORRORTHON films 1-3

1. Touch of Death (1988, Lucio Fulci) It’s October, which of course can only mean one thing – it’s time for the Paperbacks and Pugs Annual Shocktober Horrorthon! 31 horror films in 31 days, but this year there’s a twist … 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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Horror Holidays and Movie Locations

I love visiting horror movie locations, guys. There’s just something about walking in the footsteps of Dario Argento, Jess Franco etc that I get a real kick out of. It all started innocently enough. My now-fianceé Heather and I were … Continue reading

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Rings and the sad state of studio horror

Rings, the latest US entry in the Ring franchise, made me wonder why I even bother going to see modern studio horror films anymore. Sadly, I’m not joking. It’s not even as if Rings is a terrible movie, because it’s … Continue reading

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