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Doomwatch (1970-72)

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Today’s news about genetically engineered plastic eating microbes reminded me of the opening episode of the BBC’s pioneering environmental sci-fi series Doomwatch in 1970. Here’s something I wrote about the DVD reissue from… Continue reading

The Doctors: Monsters DVD

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Like many people of a certain vintage my gateway drug to the world of Horror in the 1960s was Dr Who. I can vividly remember the visceral thrill of watching the opening credits… Continue reading

Black Lake animated short – Indigogo Campaign

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We loved liked writer/director Martin Stocks’ short horrors  The Clown Attacks (2016),  The Ex (2017) and Toll Booth (2017), but now Martin, in collaboration with producer James Wren wants to bring us something… Continue reading

Automata – Kickstarter

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Hot on the heels of our good friends at Hex Studio’s stylish noir chiller The Black Gloves comes another exciting film project Automata, from writer/director team Sarah Daly and Lawrie Brewster. Automata is … Continue reading

The Black Gloves (2017)

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We really loved Hex Studio’s first two features Lord of Tears (2013) and The Unkindness of Ravens (2017) with their shared mythology of avian monsters and old school British  horror atmospherics, so we… Continue reading

Nefarious – Kickstarter

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We really liked Ash Mountain’s brooding slice of folk horror Dogged last year. Now director Richard Rowntree is fronting a Kickstarter campaign to fund their latest project Nefarious. We asked Richard what Nefarious… Continue reading

Parts Unknown – Wrestling Horror Trailer

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Growing up in the UK in the 1970s wasn’t all Hammer Horror, Spaghetti Westerns, prog, punk and the mighty Tom Baker as Dr Who. One of our weekly rituals took place every Saturday… Continue reading

Celebrate Bad Friday with Frankula

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Those of us Brits of a certain vintage will remember the sitcom Please Sir, which ran from 1968 to 1972. Set in a London comprehensive school the show starred John Alderton as teacher… Continue reading

A Day in the Life of The Folded Land – guest post by author Tim Lebbon

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We really liked Tim Lebbon’s previous novel Relics which introduced us to the secret world beneath the streets of London, where a black market is specialising in the body parts of creatures few… Continue reading

Hex Presents – a new media platform for Indie Horror

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New platforms for getting our beloved indie horror out to you ravenous fans are always welcome so we’d like to say a big hello to Hex Presents a new venture from our good… Continue reading

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