VHS Nasty is part 3 in the infamous cult VHS doc series “VHS Lives”. In the early 80’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 indepth 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.
Brought to you by Tony Newton, the creator of the VHS Lives series, 60 Seconds to Die, 1000 Zombies, and Grindsploitation film series.
“Awesome way to relive the 80’s!” – Starburst
“I watched it three times and will watch it again, this is a cult classic.” – Deadly Indie Drive In
“Awesome compendium of the most exciting era in film.” – OH Krill, author of Montauk Babies
Running Time: 95 minutes plus Special Features
Genre: Documentary, Indie Documentaries, Historical Documentaries, Human Interest