My January talk about Video Nasties, newspapers and modern censorship is on Youtube now. You can see it below. Ignite Liverpool is an event of five-minute talks which feature 20 slide Powerpoint presentations.
Using notes from the podcast and additional information from the media at the time. The Video Nasties Podcast host Christopher Brown publishes a book looking at all the 72 films on the nasties list and their impact on society.
Read cuttings from the media scare stories, find out the stories behind the moviemakers and delve further into the grimy world of the decade’s greatest moral panic. Each of the films is covered in detail, along with trivia, reviews, expert opinion and a taste of the controversial scenes each contain.
As part of trying to get people to see Zombie Flesh Eaters at FACT in Liverpool on Nov 7, I’ve created a number of promotional posters and a video, which you can see below. Sadly the screening didn’t happen, but this is as good a place as any for these to go.
The Driller Killer (1979) trailer