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A Horror Film Unlike Anything I've Seen Before

A Horror Film Unlike Anything I've Seen Before

TV SERIES REVIEW
Censor

    

Genre: Horror, Mystery
Year Released: 2021, 2022 (Second Sight standard edition Blu-ray)
Runtime: 1h 24m
Director(s): Prano Bailey-Bond
Writer(s): Prano Bailey-Bond, Anthony Fletcher
Cast: Niamh Algar
Where To Watch: Standard Edition Blu-ray is available for pre-order now, releasing on October 31, 2022, www.secondsightfilms.co.uk/collections/latest-releases/products/censor-standard-edition


RAVING REVIEW: One of the most intriguing horror films that I’ve seen in some time. Thanks in large part to the fact that I love movies about movies.


This was a brilliant, well-done, and genuinely creepy film while being a slow burn. I’ll be the first to admit that slow-burn horror isn’t usually my favorite film genre. I appreciate a few, but I tend to gravitate toward the more stylized modern slashers—this one combined psychological horror elements with the elements of a classic horror film.

A film is extra special when the story is about cinema in general. Especially when it covers such a weird time in film history; the “video nasty” era was an intriguing period, and to work such an exciting and mostly believable story around it was a fun idea.

We get a combined magic mix of excellent writing, directing, acting, and cinematography for a complete experience. If you get the chance, check this one out, I think it’s severely underrated as a whole; you can’t go wrong with anything from Second Sight!

SPECIAL FEATURES:
- Brand New audio commentary by Director and Co-Writer Prano Bailey-Bond and Executive Producer Kim Newman
- New audio commentary by Prano Bailey-Bond, Director of Photography Annika Summerson, Editor Mark Towns, and Sound Designer Tim Harrison
- New audio commentary by Kat Ellinger, Lindsay Hallam, and Miranda Corcoran
- My Own Nasty: a new interview with Prano Bailey-Bond
- Penning a Nasty: a new interview with Co-Writer Anthony Fletcher
- The Censor: a new interview with Actor Niamh Algar
- Nasty Images: a new interview with Annika Summerson
- I'm Cutting It: a new interview with Mark Towns
- Nasty Sounds: a new interview with Composer Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch
- The Making of Censor, featuring cast and crew interviews
- Nasty: a short film by Prano Bailey-Bond
- Deleted Scenes
- Enid's Gaze: Alexandra Heller-Nicholas on Censor
- Screening Q&A with Prano Bailey-Bond and Emilie Levienaise-Farrouch hosted by Jed Shepherd
- Prano Bailey-Bond in conversation with BBFC Compliance Officer David Hyman
- My Nasty Memories by David Gregory
- Ban the Sadist Videos! Part One & Two feature-length documentary
- English subtitles for the hearing impaired

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