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

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 screenwriting duo Todd and Bruce who have been given one last shot at ‘making it big’ by Todd’s wealthy stepfather Serge who…

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

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 too) in horror. Nicholas Vince talks with The Horror Hothouse‘s Emma Knock about What Monsters Do, working with Clive Barker and what’s coming up…

What Monsters Do: Q&A with director Philip North

What Monsters Do and The Puppetry of Flesh director Philip North catches up with The Horror Hothouse‘s Emma Knock about his love of theatre and horror, working with the legendary Cenobite and what’s next for Hidden Basement Productions. Hi Phil, thanks for chatting with us. Firstly, can you tell us a bit about how you…

Carmilla: Exclusive Interview with David Macdowell Blue

Hot on the heels of the British Film Institute’s reissue of Schalcken the Painter comes another adaptation of one of Irish Gothic writer Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s works. This time it’s Carmilla, which was originally published in 1872. Le Fanu’s massively influential Sapphic vampire tale has already been interpreted by a number of filmmakers, musicians…

American Mary: Q&A with actress Katharine Isabelle

Ginger Snaps star Katharine Isabelle talks with The Horror Hothouse’s Emma Knock about filming American Mary and working with Jen and Sylvia Soska.   Firstly, can you give us a little bit of background as to how you came to star in American Mary? I was sent the script to read and went through the…

Anno Dracula: Q&A with author Kim Newman

Kim Newman talks with The Horror Hothouse‘s Simon Ball about his latest book Johnny Alucard Kim Newman is the go-to guy for anything related to horror and sci-fi movies. A well-known face on our TV screens, Kim is also an award-winning writer and an all-round good bloke. In 1992 his novel Anno Dracula was published, in…

Porcelain Presence: Q&A with Emily E. Bibb and Chris Jay

Emily E. Bibb and Chris Jay, the duo behind upcoming UK horror Porcelain Presence, catch up with The Horror Hothouse‘s Emma Knock to discuss their inspirations behind the film and revamping Breaking Bones Productions. Hi Emily and Chris, thanks for chatting with us about your upcoming film. Firstly, can you give us a little background on…

Twisted Twins: Q&A with Jen & Sylvia Soska

Twisted Twins Jen and Sylvia Soska catch up with The Horror Hothouse’s Emma Knock to discuss Dead Hooker in a Trunk, American Mary and killing people to get a project greenlit…just kidding, of course. Hi Jen and Sylvia, thanks for chatting with us. Firstly, can you give us a little background on how Twisted Twins Productions…

Night Walker Cinema: Q&A with James Neff & Joseph Dean Martinez

The Horror Hothouse‘s Emma Knock catches up with Night Walker Cinema’s James Neff and Joseph Dean Martinez to talk about their first feature film, The Dinner Guest.  Hi guys, we’ve been raving about you for so long we felt it was about time we actually spoke to you! How are you both? We really appreciate…

Sick: Q&A with writer & director Ryan M. Andrews

Ryan M. Andrews, writer and director of award-winning zombie flick Sick chats with The Horror Hothouse’s Emma Knock about the science behind zombies, winning big at the Macabre Faire Film Festival and the growing Canadian indie horror scene. Sick is an independent zombie film set two years after the ‘infection’ spread. Billions of people have died and…