video nasty


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video nasty

a film, usually specially made for video, that is explicitly horrific, brutal, and pornographic
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Instead, while recognizing that "video nasty" continues to resonate as an era-defining "cultural concept" within and beyond academia (Egan 6), I maintain that such a concentrated focus on this area fails to account for the wider business practices of contemporaneous video distributors, or the ways their managing directors sought to present themselves to the new VCR-owning public in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
It's the kind of video nasty that would have had McGlennan calling in Kofi Annan
"Instead, it seems I've made a video nasty without even trying."
RAITH boss John McGlynn ordered his player in to Stark's Park this morning to watch a video nasty of this bore draw.
The video nasty, which has been posted on the internet, has sparked outrage among police and community leaders.
This is a real video nasty which shames all those involved.
The video nasty was played to the city's licensing committee.
Reid made the City players sit through a video nasty of their humbling at the Walkers Stadium and hopes that the sight of them being embarrassed by their local rivals will jolt them from their apparent torpitude.
The world champions arrived back at their Auckland base, with Woodward set for an uninterrupted viewing of what he rightly termed a "video nasty".
Six of the top 10 date back to the seventies including eighth-placed The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), once regarded as a 'video nasty' and effectively banned because for a decade and a half it had no certificate for home viewing.
SOUTHGATE'S VIDEO NASTY BY JOHN CROSS GARETH SOUTHGATE is planning to make his England players watch a video nasty of their World Cup heartbreak.
Based on Rosalie Ham's novel, this is leaden, almost supernaturally unfunny stuff that raises about as many chuckles as a video nasty.