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Lazarus and the Gimp
22-04-2005, 17:16:50
As part of the DVD releases of classic BBC sci-fi, the 1981 serial "The Nightmare Man" has come out on DVD for the first time. I saw this when I was 10, and it terrified me so much that I had nightmares for days after- I've been swearing ever since that it's the scariest thing ever.

It's got a "PG" certificate. Perhaps I was more easily scared in those days....

protein
22-04-2005, 19:00:47
Ever seen the 1970s Disney film Watcher in the Woods? That's a bloody U and it's still shit scary.

Some pictures from this nice gentle family Disney film:

http://www.ultimatedisney.com/images/w-z/watcher12.jpg

http://www.ultimatedisney.com/images/w-z/watcher9.jpg

http://www.ultimatedisney.com/images/w-z/watcher10.jpg

Lazarus and the Gimp
22-04-2005, 19:15:39
I like the middle red "X" best.

fp
22-04-2005, 20:09:47
Direct-linking to images funds terrorism.

protein
22-04-2005, 22:57:16
Interesting. I can see them perfectly.

Lazarus and the Gimp
22-04-2005, 23:19:39
So can I, now. Not when the internet packed up, however.

protein
22-04-2005, 23:34:08
Is the internet down?

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
23-04-2005, 00:12:03
Cached images. You know, I've explained that three times this week. I should make it my sig.

Are those pics scary because of the naff fashions?

protein
23-04-2005, 00:50:14
I don't really find them scary. They aren't exactly Bambi though are they?

Qaj the Fuzzy Love Worm
23-04-2005, 03:14:03
Well no. But Disney has been making some les--than-Disneyesque stuff for a while now, so it's not surprising.

MDA
25-04-2005, 15:27:11
Its been a long downward slide into Sodom and Gommorah ever since Splash!

Tizzy
25-04-2005, 15:31:18
This thread's been here almost 4 days and no-one's said "nostalgia ain't what it used to be"?

I'm disappointed in you guys.

The Norks
25-04-2005, 21:39:15
Originally posted by protein
Ever seen the 1970s Disney film Watcher in the Woods? That's a bloody U and it's still shit scary.

Some pictures from this nice gentle family Disney film:



that is one scary film. It still freaks me out now.

My brother cried at Ghostbusters when that came out too *snigger*

Greg W
26-04-2005, 03:04:05
Actually, I recently watched the original Blake's Seven series in DVD. That was still good fun, mainly for the good plot. The sets and props were laughable I must admit.

Fergus & The Brazen Car
26-04-2005, 12:55:39
Originally posted by Tizzy
This thread's been here almost 4 days and no-one's said "nostalgia ain't what it used to be"?

I'm disappointed in you guys.


I'm too busy impersonating Anthony Newley singing 'Fings Ain't Wot Vey Used Ta Be!' or reading the Simone Signoret autobiography.

La nostalgie n'est plus ce quelle etait.