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The Video Nasties #56 – Street Killers (1977, Sergio Grieco)

‘Don’t worry…there will be no bloodshed.’ Street Killers is part of a genre of Italian crime films known as the poliziotteschi, and you’re damn right I had to Google that spelling. The genre is known for it’s crazy stunts, great … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #55 – Rabid (1977, David Cronenberg)

‘Shooting down the victims is  as good a way of handling them as we’ve got.’ You want another example of just how arbitrary the Nasties were? Well then, I ask you this – why is David Cronenberg’s Rabid featured, yet … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #54 – Prey (1977, Norman J Warren)

‘I think you should know that Jessica and I are lovers.’ Prey starts with an alien crash landing on Earth and ends with an act of extreme violence and a hair-pulling lesbian catfight. You might as well stop reading now … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #53 – Martin (1977, George A Romero)

‘Nosferatu. Vampire! First I will save your soul. Then I will destroy you. I will show you your room.’ Just how good is George Romero’s Martin? Well, what if I told you that it is the only Video Nasty that … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #52 – The Hills Have Eyes (1977, Wes Craven)

‘Do ya always try to stop trespassers by hanging yourself?’ Poor old Wes Craven could do no right in the eyes of the DPP. His first film, Last House on the Left, was one of the most high profile titles … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #51 – The Gestapo’s Last Orgy (1977, Cesare Canevari)

‘We’re living in Hell Lisa, and the Devil is everywhere around.’ Here we go again then, another Italian Nazi sex movie. Even just typing that out I can’t quite fathom how this is actually a genre! The Gestapo’s Last Orgy … Continue reading

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The Video Nasties #50 – Fight For Your Life (1977, Robert A Endelson)

‘You poor white trash – if you didn’t have that gun you’d be a yellow streaked bum.’ Fight For Your Life starts off pretty strongly, but don’t be fooled. This is the kind of film where occasionally you want to … Continue reading

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