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Cute Little Buggers (2017)

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We loved Tony Jopia’s hilarious Werewolf/Carry On/spaghetti mash-up Crying Wolf  (2015). Now Tony’s back with his unique take on cosy Brit Sci-fi with Cute Little Buggers. Here’s my review of the bunnies gone… Continue reading

Providence: The Shadow Over Lovecraft at The Vaults 31 January to 4 February

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Yes the Lovecraft themed theatre keeps on coming, is it something creepy in the aether? Simon Maeder and Dominic Allen will be bringing their show Providence: The Shadow Over Lovecraft to London’s Vault… Continue reading

Nightmares in Progress – 29 January Old Red Lion Theatre

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Listen up London, we have more fabulous horror theatre for you at Islington’s the The Old Red Lion Theatre the home of the London Horror Festival. this time it comes from Sam, Sarah… Continue reading

Horror Channel Frightfest Glasgow 2018

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Well my rancid blooms passes for Frightfest Glasgow are now on sale as the UK’s favourite horror fantasy event returns to the Glasgow Film Festival for its 13th year, from Thurs 1 March… Continue reading

London Lovecraft Festival 6-11 February

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Get scribbling in those diaries my stagnant blooms because come February that there London is getting an HP Lovecraft Festival all of its own. Organised by our good friends at Vulcanello Productions the… Continue reading

Bargain Basement of Horror Roundup December 2017 II

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Not a lot got done in the Hothouse Dungeon during the  last gasp of 2017, but we did at least get to view a few movies from the ever-growing Bargain Basement pile. Oddly… Continue reading

Gotham by Gaslight out 23 January

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So how do you squeeze a whole load more Gothic into Gotham City? Well how about sending the Caped Crusader back in time to track down Jack the Ripper as out friends at… Continue reading

Charlotte Says by Alex Bell

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I really enjoyed Alex Bell’s 2015 young adult novel Frozen Charlotte about a set of creepy animate Victorian miniature dolls and how they went about destroying the inhabitants of a Victorian schoolhouse on… Continue reading

Bargain Basement of Horror Roundup

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So what was in the first half of December’s Bargain Basement of Horror? First up was Ghostboat (AKA Alarmed 2014) which was a quid in Poundland. Samantha (Jennifer Stuckert) is acquitted on the… Continue reading

The Black Cat (2017)

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We just love The Black Cat, the whimsical new short movie from the Indian director Bhargav Saikia. Based upon a short story by Ruskin Bond the film features Tom Alter in his final… Continue reading

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