Video Nasties

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‘Video Nasty‘ was a term coined in Britain around 1982 which applied to certain films distributed on video cassette that were criticised by the media and various religious organisations for their violent content. While cinema violence had been regulated by the British Board of Film Censorship for many years, the lack of regulations for video sales (combined with the claim that any film could be viewed by impressionable kiddies) sparked a massive public debate. Most … Continue reading

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Bereavement Poster Banned

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Yesterday we showed you the poster for the upcoming movie Bereavement. Bereavement is writer/director Stevan Mena’s gruesome prequel to MALEVOLENCE. The MPAA board has not viewed the movie but has already slammed down judgment on the poster and it’s a big NO. The reason for the ban is because it shows a child holding a weapon. Mena explained to Fangoria “It’s hugely disappointing, because that poster really encapsulated the plot of the film with an … Continue reading

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