With its arthouse stylings, BAFTA and Palme d‘Or nominations, as well as a thoughtful, but bizarre, delivery Andrzej Zulawski’s 1981 Possession was an unfortunate film to end up on the video nasties list.
Much maligned, it was banned in the UK and, when released in the US, faced more than 30 minutes of cuts. The film has more in common with Lars Von Trier’s Antichrist, rather than The Omen, but the movie was re-edited to ramp up its horror themes losing much of the its power and sense. Continue reading →
Massive thanks to Jim Moon from the Hypnobobs Podcast and Hypnogoria website for these reviews from the Monster Monthly magazine back in 1982, which he managed to rummage out from his impressive library.
The journalist Phil Edwards reviews a host of Video Nasties on these scans including The Beyond, House By The Cemetery, Possession, Visiting Hours and Nightmares In A Damaged Brain.
Monster Monthly Movie Review Spread including Fulchi films
Nightmare In A Damaged Brain Monster Monthly Review