Category Archive: Film

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

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

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

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

This Week’s Bargain Basement of Horror Roundup

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It’s been a busy week in the Hothouse DVD Bargain Basement. First up was Scream at the Devil (2016) which was a quid in Poundland. Artist Mirium (Shari Shattuck) takes off to Venice… Continue reading

Strangled (AKA A Martfui Rem, 2016)

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Based upon a true set of events (known as the Monster of Martfu killings), the action in  Strangled takes place in the rural Hungarian town of Martfu. In 1958 Akos Reti (Gabor Jaszberenyi)… Continue reading

Dark Circus London Premiere

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OK I have to fess up, that as the movie’s Twitter ringmaster, I had more than just a casual interest Julia Ostertag’s occult urban fantasy Dark Circus so I was really excited when… Continue reading

Predator (1987) back in UK and Irish Cinemas

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It’s hard to believe that John McTiernan’s Predator is now 30 years old. To celebrate this anniversary Predator is being re-released in British and Irish cinemas. Having missed the big screen experience first… Continue reading

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