Tales of the Phantasmagoria – Old Red Lion Theatre

When we saw Danse Macabre’s Nightmares in Progress at Islington’s Old Red Lion Theatre, I remember climbing the stairs to the blackroom to disconcertingly find plastic sheeting spread over the seating. This time I only got as far as the ticket booth to be handed a ticket with the words ‘Welcome to Hell’ written on…

Within the Darkness (2016)

Austin Barnett (Dave Coyne) wants a piece of the ghost hunter reality TV show action. So much so that he gets onboard his pal Jessie (Tonya Kay) and cousin Bruce (John C Bailey) to be his camera crew on a pilot for his show Austin Barnett Paranormal Investigator. Keeping it within the family girlfriend Lucy…

Retina (2018)

Alex J Mann, the filmmaker behind 3 Seconds and Me2 is planning to release a new short horror film every month and we are delighted to be able to bring the first of these delicious little bites to you. First up is Retina, a tale where our dependence on tech and horror collide. We rather…

Cure (AKA Kyua 1997)

We became interested in Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa with the exquisitely sad ghost story Kishibe no Tabe (AKA Journey to the Shore 2015) and then the far more disturbing Creepy (2016), so we were very excited when we discovered that our good friends at Eureka were about to release his breakthrough supernatural thriller Kyua or…

The Forgotten Girl – Exclusive Cover Reveal

Published on 29 May as an e-book by our good friends at Titan Books The Forgotten Girl by Rio Youers is a dark fantasy/horror thriller and because we are such good pals Titan have given us an exclusive reveal of Julia Lloyd’s fantastic cover artwork. The Forgotten Girl tells the story of Harvey Anderson is…

Automata Hits Target Amazing New Stretch Goals Announced

Fantastic news from our pals at Scotland’s Hex Studios, their latest horror movie Automata, has smashed through its £80K ($108K) Kickstarter goal, with just days left in the campaign. Horror fans from all over the world have rallied to support the Gothic chiller, earning the film a place in Kickstarter history as the UK’s most…

Attack of the Adult Babies (2017)

Premiered at last year’s Frightfest Dominic Brunt’s Attack of the Adult Babies is going to be getting a UK physical release as a limited edition numbered Blu-ray of just a 1000 copies come 11 June. What’s more this special Blu will come in a slipcase featuring artwork by Hothouse pal and living legend Graham Humphreys and…

3 Hours Until Dead

When drunken reality TV game hunter Rick Rainsford (John Hennigan) and photographer Anna Christie (Michelle Taylor) are shipwrecked on an isolated Pacific island they are delighted to discover that they are not alone. Attempting to save a gravely injured survivor they are taken in by the mysterious Colonel Zaroff (Eric Etebari) and his shaven headed sidekick…

Bella in the Wych Elm (Short)

Tom Lee Rutter’s Bella in the Wych Elm is an intriguing docudrama based upon the case of a decomposed female corpse discovered in 1943 by some boys out poaching in Hagley Wood in the English Midlands. The corpse had been stuffed into the hollow trunk of the tree and according to the now lost police…