Retina (2018)

Alex J Mann, the filmmaker behind 3 Seconds and Me2 is planning to release a new short horror film every month and we are delighted to be able to bring the first of these delicious little bites to you. First up is Retina, a tale where our dependence on tech and horror collide. We rather…

Cruel Summer DVDs to be Won

Back in 2015 director Phil Escott told us al about his new Brit horror Cruel Summer. Since then the film featuring Danny Miller, Richard Pawulski, Natalie Martins and Reece Douglas, was selected for 2016’s Horror Channel Frightfest and is now to be released on DVD and VOD in the UK on Monday 6 February. Cruel…

Egomaniac (2016)

In the Hothouse dungeon we are great fans of Brit filmmaker Kate Shenton, whose second feature-length horror flick, Egomaniac premiered at London’s Horror Channel FrightFest 2016 and is now out on the festival circuit. Kate wrote and directed the darkly comedic story about filmmaker Catherine Sweeney (Nic Lamont) who wants to make a zomromcom. However…

Remnants (2016)

Detective Fenter (Hugh McCrae) thinks the case is going to be a dunker (over by breakfast) when Coroner Poe (Tonya Adamski) calls them in, but some dead weird shit is going on down at the Kenner house. Remnants is directed by David Ugarte, award-winning director of grindhouse short Hell of a Deal, The Crate and…

The Clown Attacks (2016)

One of the highlights from The London Horror Society’s November Short Film Evening was this little gem The Clown Attacks. Executive produced by the Hothouse’s good friend Mr Scott Lyus the movie is the first to be released under the Crossroad Pictures Presents banner which is designed to foster the creation and promotion of short…

Sons of Bitches (2016)

Vampire flick Chimeres was one of the Hothouse’s favourite movie releases of 2014. Now Chimeres producer Olivier Beguin is filming the revenge Horror Western Sons of Bitches in, of all places Neuchatel, Switzerland, does that make it a Fondue Western? Sons of Bitches tells the story of Sally (Sandra Zellweger), who prostitutes herself for pioneers…

Preternatural (2015

So what can you do with £100? How about make a horror movie, which is exactly what Paul Dixon Barker and Gav C Steel of Faster Indie have done. So Preternatural finds Dixon and Gav (playing comedic parodies of themselves) holding auditions for a Blair Witch style spoof found footage movie at their local village…

Sweet Madness – A Harley Quinn Short

Is the DC Universe dark enough for the Horror Hothouse? You bet it is when we get shorts like this from director Peter Dukes at Dreamseekers Productions. Sweet Madness features Harley Quinn stepping out from the Joker’s shadow to have a little fun on her own and she’s just as twisted as any other Hothouse…