Out now from Arrow Mega Time Squad is an 80s-throwback supernatural crime caper, in which a brilliant ensemble works with sharp dialogue to deliver an endearingly odd and endlessly entertaining slice of Kiwi life.
Evil Dead (in cinemas across the UK from April 18th) tells the fateful story of five friends who head to a remote cabin for Spring Break where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon deadly demons.
As The Horror Channel’s Season of the Banned kicks off soon we though it would be the perfect time to talk to a man who knows more than a little on the subject of censorship, British horror director and video nasties expert Jake West.
Horror has a history, and within that history are certain key points that determined the direction in which it would take and ultimately, whether it would survive censorship. Video nasties from the 80’s were integral to the evolution of horror movies and one such video nasty is The Evil Dead.