Category Archive: Film

The Three Don’ts

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The pre-publicity from Celtic Badger said ‘Anyone be up for checking out a mad hard-genre, dark comedy film about Irish lads killing each other?’ Why Hell yes, as if you ever needed to… Continue reading

Sharktopus Vs Pteracuda (2014) Friday Morning Creature Feature

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‘We’ve got to find a way to eliminate these aggressive behaviors or at least figure out where they are coming from’ says Lorena (Katie Savoy) our heroic young biologist. Er might be because… Continue reading

New Indie Film Label ‘Short Subjects’ Announces First Releases

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Filmmaker Chris Collier’s new label Short Subjects aims to champion short films, giving them the recognition they deserve on platforms such as Amazon Prime. The label has a number of critically acclaimed shorts… Continue reading

Poor Agnes (2017) at Grimmfest

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Agnes Poelzl (Lora Burke) lives in the wilds of Northern Ontario and has a freezer full of body parts, you see she’s a vicious psychopath. She wasn’t always a psychopath, but kind of… Continue reading

The Bride (2017) at Grimmfest

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The opening sequence of Svyatoslav Podgayevsvsky’s The Bride initially reminded me a little of Peter Newbrook’s Brit Horror The Asphix (1972), when a photographer in pre-revolutionary Russia become convinced that he could capture… Continue reading

TAG (2015) at Grimmfest 2017

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We loved Sion Sono’s epic Jidaigeki Yakuza Hip-Hop Horror Comic Opera Tokyo Tribe here at Hothouse Castle so that news that our friends at Eureka would not only be releasing Sono’s 2015 bonkers… Continue reading

Octopus (2000) – Friday Morning Creature Feature

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It’s 1962 and at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis the US Navy send a blockade running Russian sub carrying nuclear material to the bottom of the Atlantic. No good will come… Continue reading

Borley Rectory at Grimmfest 2017

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Here at Hothouse dungeons we have been looking forward to seeing Ashley Thorpe’s Borley Rectory for some time now (see interview with Ashley here), so we were delighted when those nice folks at… Continue reading

Hothouse Favourite Adonis and Aphrodite now free to view

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We are big fans of filmmaker David Chaudoir at Hothouse Dungeons so we were delighted when David slipped a note under the door with the news that his blackly funny short film Adonis… Continue reading

The Promised Land – Crowdfunding Now

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The Promised Land is a short film from Johan Eskew that will be produced by UK Filmmaker and Hothouse pal Scott Lyus. Taking a deep look into the worlds past and current issues… Continue reading

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