Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide 2 - Draconian Days 1984-1999 - DVD Review
3-Disc Special Edition
Any horror fan of my age or older will know of the Video Recordings Act of 1984. Pushed through Parliament by Graham Bright, it was one of the Government’s biggest ever knee-jerk reactions to something they just didn’t understand. Films on video, specifically horror ones, were being blamed for what was happening on the streets of the UK and they needed something to blame it on and in 1984 it was Video Nasties.
This superb follow-up to Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship And Videotape from Jake West charts this time where the BBFC began to classify videos and the mass hysteria that came with it. The new bill meant all titles on video, old and new, f