VHS NASTY: VHS LIVES is a part 3 in the infamous cult VHS doc series "VHS Lives".
In the early 1980's, VCR players were in every house, but a legendary cult following developed during the VHS era like no other, those that loved The Video Nasty!
Yes kids, with video stores on every corner during the VHS boom, they were flooded with an array of exploitation and horror the likes of which we will never see again. The art on the VHS sleeves was awesome and these unregulated horror, gore and sexploitation films rocked before they were banned in the UK and the hysteria started to spread across the globe!
VHS Nasty delves deep into the cult classic satanic panic that is the video nasties, taking an in-depth look at censorship within horror films specifically the video nasty scandal that shook not only Britain in the early 80's, but shook the world into a frenzy of panic! Talking about cult video nasties such as Faces of Death, Cannibal Holocaust, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Driller Killer and many more.
Director Tony Newton comments on VHS NASTY: VHS LIVES 3.
"VHS NASTY: VHS LIVES 3 is the third instalment of the VHS Schlockumentary film series. VHS NASTY takes a look into the cult video nasty era, opening the dark vortex that Mary Whitehouse tried to board up in the early nineteen eighties. We delve deep into censorship and find out if the video nasties were as nasty as they were deemed to be.
Looking at cult classics like Faces of Death, Cannibal holocaust, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and more!
VHS Nasty is like sitting around with your mates chatting about video nasties and VHS..we won't have and dirty words here like ...flix or Blu-ray as the best way to watch a true video nasty is still on good old VHS!"