88 Films Classic Slasher Line

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  1. russweiss

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    Guess I'm glad I got my copy (from Amazon no less). It was quite inexpensive too. Not sure why the film needed the BBFC to approve it anyway.
     
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    Interesting, glad I got a copy early on. It has been approved on 12/18 by the BBFC, according to their website: http://www.bbfc.co.uk/releases/nightmares-damaged-brain-1981

    However they only list a 94m 57s running time, which is far shorter than the Blu-ray's running time. That could be an error though (or a PAL screener), since other UK releases in the past were longer.

    But even if there is an issue with UK retailers, 88 Films could probably still sell it direct like they did with Anthropophagous before it was BBFC approved.
     
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    I went to 88 Films website and couldn't find Nightmares anymore. Amazon UK is still selling 88 Films DVD as well as Code Reds but for some reason the blu-ray is no longer listed. Just plain stupid if you ask me (even if you don't ask me it's stupid).
     
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    The link that you have provided from the BBFC is from the previous cut release, every edition has to have a BBFC certificate other wise you are not allowed to release your edition, stupid but that's UK law.
     
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    No it's not, check more closely under the link, on the pull down "Details" and "Feature":

    So according to them they issued a BBFC "18" certificate on December 18th, two days ago. All previous cuts waived.
     
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    Yeah - he is right though - it appears to be missing from 88 films site and Amazon.co.uk. I wonder if they streeted it before the BBFC formally approved the uncut version? Maybe it will re-appear now?
     
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    The DVD is still available at amazon.co.uk. So the reason seems to be something that is exclusive to the Blu Ray. Maybe an extra feature that was not submitted?
     
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    I only linked the BBFC website listing. It's obvious that they streeted it before the BBFC approved it, and will most likely now reappear later on. It's even been confirmed by those involved on other forums already. 88 Films will probably just have to pay a fine, and choose whether or not to release it again in their store and to other retailers.

    It's missing from 88 films and Amazon.co.uk because it was only just approved with a BBFC certificate two days ago according to their website, that's what I am saying. BBFC informed them just recently, that's why it's been pulled from retailers, and thus submitted "late" by 88 Films to the BBFC for classification...only after the BBFC caught the oversight.
     
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    Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals is back on their site now too after going AWOL for awhile. Some in the UK have already got their copies despite it not being available until next month.
     
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    Wow and their price seems to have jumped. I only paid 7.99 British Pounds.
     
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    Oh wow I managed to get the Nightmare blu before it was taken down.
     
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    Did anyone do their Black Friday thing? If so did you get your discs yet. I'm in CA and still waiting...
     
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    I just recently purchased the Splatter University blu directly from 88 films and they sent me the faulty copy!

    Emailed them about it.
     
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    Wow that is some bad luck. They replaced my faulty copy with a new disc some months back.
     
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    (((((Doh))))) :confused:
     
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    Thanks for bringing absolutely nothing to the conversation (as usual)
     
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    88films finally sent me the replacement disc for Splatter University.

    -SPOILERS-

    I enjoyed it. It was pretty crude but a fast and entertaining 78 minutes. What stopped me from loving it was the obvious padding throughout the film and the extremely annoying teen characters. There's one guy who howls like a wolf and what's worse is he's not even killed off!

    But most of the kills are pretty decent (love the first two) and I loved the fact they killed off the final girl. Wasn't expecting that.
     
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