Reviews Tagged with 1982

Basket Case (1982)

The tenant in room 7 is very small, very twisted and very mad.
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Pazuzu Iscariot

Basket Case - The tenant in room 7 is very small, very twisted and very mad.

Belial is one of the many names for The Devil. The meaning of the word in Hebrew is "worthless" and this could quite accurately describe the motivations for the anger-fuelled murder spree of Belial and his brother Duane in Henenlotter's first feature length horror movie. This also begs the question "What kind of parents call one member of a Siamese... Click to read more "Basket Case"

The Dorm that Dripped Blood (1982)

When the kidding stops... the killing starts!
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Pazuzu Iscariot

The Dorm that Dripped Blood - When the kidding stops... the killing starts!

Another movie banned in the UK during the Video Nasties hysteria in the 1980's is Pranks, probably better known as The Dorm that Dripped Blood. Directors Stephen Carpenter and Jeffrey Obrow deliver another slasher quite stereotypical of the era, a time when slashers didn't require numb-nut panic-stricken cheerleaders, a nerd, a trio of pot-heads an... Click to read more "The Dorm that Dripped Blood"

New York Ripper (1982)

"The duck became a sort of outside avenger..."
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Hellbound Heart

New York Ripper - New York City: It's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to die there!

Ah, Lucio Fulci. He stopped making sex comedies just in time for his now-legendary forays into horror to get him banned in the UK. Mr. Fulci has the dubious honour of three of his films - The Beyond, The House by the Cemetery and Zombie - appearing on the infamous video nasties list of '84, a list dominated, incidentally, by his countrymen. New Yor... Click to read more "New York Ripper"

Pieces (Mil gritos tiene la noche) (1982)

Pieces... It's exactly what you think it is!
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Pazuzu Iscariot

Pieces (Mil gritos tiene la noche) - You Don't Have To Go To Texas For A Chainsaw Massacre!

With a copious amount of blood-painted axe murderousness at the hands of a young boy defending his naked lady jigsaw before the opening credits you almost guarantee Juan Piquer Simón's Pieces (Mil gritos tiene la noche) will get a positive review here. Throw in an abundance of bra-challenged eighties university student ladies sporting big hair, big... Click to read more "Pieces (Mil gritos tiene la noche)"