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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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Faceless (1987, Jess Franco)

Faceless (1987, Jess Franco) Ah, Christmas. The season of goodwill, peace on earth, and diabolical Nazi doctors performing human face transplants. It can mean but one thing – it’s a Jess Franco Christmas movie. Okay, so it’s barely a Christmas … Continue reading

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