Retro Ramblings

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Earlier this year a certain small British horror film inadvertently made national headlines, probably because it featured moments such as these:
“An early scene in the film in which the main character masturbates whilst he watches a DVD of the original Human Centipede film, with sandpaper wrapped around his penis, and a sequence later […]

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The following is from a paper I presented at Cine Excess V last week. I post it here for your amusement.
In the mid-1960’s the British Board of Film Censors were an independent body, free from Government intervention and funded by the film industry. The BBFC felt their main responsibility was to ensure that filmmakers were […]

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