Umbilichord (2018)

We are always excited to see any project involving Hothouse pal Emma Dark and Umbilichord sees the award-winning filmmaker step back in front of the camera as the Countess in the first track from the album It Should be You from 1l2c. Umbilichord opens with the mysterious countess pushing a vintage pram around a park,…

Genesis (2018)

From The Day the Caught Fire (1961) to Children of Men (2008), if there is one thing Brit Sci-Fi films are determined about, it is that the future is not going to be pretty. Genesis which is released this week on DVD, follows very much in this tradition. Genesis paints a gloomy picture of 2069….

The War in the Dark – Blog Tour and Book Givaway

Have we got something special for you today my fetid blooms? Yes of course we have, with the chance to win a copy of The War in the Dark the gripping new dark fantasy thriller from SFX magazine features editor Nick Setchfield. Fusing together elements of speculative fantasy and contemporary thrillers Setchfield has created a…

I Kill Giants (2018)

Based upon the graphic novel by Joe Kelly and Ken Niimara, I Kill Giants tells the story of bunny ear wearing misfit teen Barbara (Madison Wolfe) who has retreated into a fantasy world where it is her purpose to defend her little part of Long Island and the rest of the world from mythological giants…

Kin by Snorri Kristjansson

So we have had Roman detectives, medieval monk detectives and Regency fop detectives now Scandi-Noir meets the historic novel in Icelandic academic and stand-up comedian Snorri Kristjansson’s Kin out now from our good friends at Jo Fletcher Books.   Kin takes us to the pre-Christian Norway of 970AD where retired Viking warlord Unthor Reginsson is…

Iron Monkey (1993)

By day a mild mannered physician, Dr Yang (Yu Rong-kwong) has a secret identity. As Iron Monkey he robs the coffers of the corrupt regional governor (James Wong) and redistributes the money to the local poor. Yes he’s a regular Robin Hood for pre-revolutionary China. Naturally  Governor Cheng Pak-Fong does not like this, so when…

Frankenstein Stamps from Jersey Post

This year marks the bicentenary of the  publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, without doubt one of the most important books ever written in the history of horror and science fiction. To mark the occasion the Channel Island of Jersey commissioned my pals at Bristol’s So Design to create a set of eight stamps and a…

Far Alamo

If you love Horror movies, Sci-fi and Westerns like we do you are going to love this genre mash-up where Paul Verhoeven meets the likes of John Wayne. Clint Eastwood, Richard Widmark and Lee Van Cleef. Big thanks to Kim Newman and John Landis for drawing it to our attention

Final Girls

We are half way through Pride month so what could be a better way to celebrate than with Final Girls. Written by Michelle Hanson, Colleen Dunne and Laura Spires this LGBTQ parody of the Friday the 13th franchise features Cat McAlpine and Anna Leeper as the ‘Final Girls’ and Shane Stefanchik as the hockey masked killer….

A Father’s Day

Most parent’s would agree that there is something special about the bond between a father and his daughter, in A Father’s Day it even transcends the zombie apocalypse according to Writer/Director Mat Johns and Producer Chris Lane. This multi award-winning short has appropriately received its online premiere today (17 June) on Father’s Day in the…