Really Awful Movies: Ep 51 – Nudity in Horror



When it comes to horror, people like blood, gore and for better or for worse, gratuitous nudity.

Can it ever be too much? Does it have to serve a purpose? Why is the genre known for the prevalence of nudity?

More permissive cultural attitudes in the 60s, were quickly reflected in horror.

We discuss pioneers of the genre, Corman, H.G. Lewis et al, 80s slashers like Friday the 13th and Hospital Massacre and what teens wanted to see at the drive-in.


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