Time to ask the big question and possibly the reason for most film censorship. Can viewing violent or shocking movies be potentially damaging or harmful in any way? It is not a rare occurrence to see some form of tragedy or atrocity happen and for a film to receive some part of the blame. So, … Continue reading Can Films Be Harmful?
As you may have seen already, most banned films fall under the horror category. It just seems to be that horror is the genre that really bothers the censors. As this is the case, it is important to go to someone who flat out loves the genre. Steve Jones, 41, is a live music manager, … Continue reading “Banning is not even an option” – Interview with Steve Jones
Andy Deen, 46, is a man who knows his horror. Owner of the website UK Horror Scene, he is also the editor and director of the Triple Six Horror Festival, which runs May 27 and 28 at the AMC Cinema, Manchester. In between working on the website and pulling together details for the upcoming festival, … Continue reading “I am very anti-censorship in cinema, music and life in general” – Interview with Andy Deen
So far on this site, I have seen films I have liked and I have seen some I really disliked. There have been slashers, supernatural and splatter films. But, they have all had one thing in common. They were fiction. Made for entertainment purposes, although some stretch that idea. That is what makes this review a … Continue reading Traces Of Death – Review
It could be argued that this should not be on this site. Technically, The Exorcist was never banned. It had been given a full UK cinema release and even had an early video release. But when the Video Recordings Act 1984 came into effect, the film was resubmitted for a certificated video release. Despite the … Continue reading The Exorcist – Review
One of the biggest and most famous films to be banned in the UK ever, Tobe Hooper's seminal 1974 classic The Texas Chainsaw Massacre did not gain a full uncut release until 1999. Which is a great thing, because this is quite simply one of the greatest horror films ever made. For anyone who does … Continue reading The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Review
Horror has always been a controversial subject. It has always been something that people have not always fully understood. One man who does understand it is Chris Brown. Chris, 36, is the writer of The Last Horror Podcast, Video Nasties Podcast and History Of Horror Podcast. When asked for his thoughts on the Video Nasty saga, … Continue reading “The UK has always struggled with horror.” – Interview with Chris Brown