Category Archive: Interviews

Penny Dreadful (Comic)

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Hot on the heels of Kim Newman’s Anno Dracula 1895: Seven Days in Mayhem our friends at Titan Comics take us back to Victorian London again to kick off the next chapter in… Continue reading

Sophie Tergeist- Silently Within Your Shadow’s Puppet Master has the Last Word

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One of the best shorts the Hothouse has seen so far this year (and there have been some real corkers) is  ventriloquist doll shocker Silently Within Your Shadow by Scott Lyus. Taking the… Continue reading

29 Days Crossed – Interview with Filmmaker Dan Brownlie

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The second of the short films previewed during May’s Vampiir Bitez evening was 29 Days Crossed, by Dan Brownlie of Brand B Corporation. It’s not a vampire movie, but it’s an original little… Continue reading

Sleepless – What keeps author Lou Morgan awake at night?

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New Young Adult imprint Red Eye made their publishing debut this month (January 2015) with two pretty impressive tomes of terror; Frozen Charlotte by Alex Bell and Sleepless by Lou Morgan. We like… Continue reading

Taryn Barker: Demon Hunter: Q&A with filmaker Zoe Kavanagh

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Currently in post-production Taryn Barker: Demon Hunter is a new monster hunting indie flick from Irish filmaker Zoe Kavanagh. Well you all know how much we like a bit of punk film making so we tracked Zoe down to her secret lair and… Continue reading

Borley Rectory: Q&A with Animator Ashley Thorpe

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Borley Rectory in Essex had the reputation of being the most haunted house in Britain. The Gothic revival house, built in 1822 to house the rector of the local parish was demolished in 1944… Continue reading

Devils in Disguise: Q&A with Filmmaker Guillaume Campanacci

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If there is one thing we like at the Hothouse, it’s film folks with a ‘can-do’ attitude. French filmmaker Guillaume Campanacci certainly fits that bill having knocked out Devils in Disguise, his debut movie as director in… Continue reading

Fearie Tales: Exclusive Interview with Editor Stephen Jones

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Back in the early 1800s, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm collected a bunch of European folk tales and published them as Kinder und Hausmarchen (Children’s and Household Tales). We know them as Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and before… Continue reading

Life on Mars: Q&A with The Cabining actress Melissa Mars

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Actress and singer-songwriter Melissa Mars catches up with The Horror Hothouse‘s Emma Knock about her role in horror comedy The Cabining, working with John Travolta and what’s coming up next. The Cabining focuses on hapless… Continue reading

Chattering with the Cenobite: Q&A with writer & actor Nicholas Vince

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Shortly after seeing his chilling new double bill at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden, we had the pleasure of catching up with the man who has the most famous smile (and potentially forehead… Continue reading

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