Category Archive: 666/666

The Black Gloves (2017)

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We really loved Hex Studio’s first two features Lord of Tears (2013) and The Unkindness of Ravens (2017) with their shared mythology of avian monsters and old school British  horror atmospherics, so we… Continue reading

The Hollow Tree – by James Blogden

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James Blogden’s previous novel Hekla’s Children was one of our top reads of 2017. An intriguing blend of folk-horror and inter-dimensional experience we gave it a 666/666. In our opinion his latest book… Continue reading

Bury the Hatchet – at the Vault Festival

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Normally the very idea of musical theatre makes my blood run cold, but replace the show tunes with a bit of Prairie Bluegrass, then throw in a couple of grisly murders and I’m… Continue reading

Unburied at The Vault Festival

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We have a bit of previous with Carrie Marx of Hermetic Arts, but in a good way because we absolutely loved her one woman show BADD (Bothered About Dungeons and Dragons) at the… Continue reading

The Housemaid AKA Cô Haû Gaí (2016)

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Set in 1953, just as the French colonial administration is in the last stages of fighting a desperate war against Vietnamese independence, first time director Derek Nguyen’s The Housemaid (Cô Haû Gaí) is… Continue reading

London Lovecraft Festival – Pickman’s Model

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After witnessing Vulcanello’s superb production of The Thing on the Doorstep: Asenath’s Tale at the London Lovecraft Festival I was intrigued to see what The Other Realms Theatre Company were going to do… Continue reading

London Lovecraft Festival: The Thing on the Doorstep: Asenath’s Tale

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One of our highlights of 2016’s London Horror Festival was Vulcanello Production’s gender switched Mountains of Madness so we were really looking forward to seeing their latest show The Thing on the Doorstep:… Continue reading

Providence: The Shadow Over Lovecraft at the Vault Festival

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It would be hard to think of anywhere more appropriate to host a play based upon the life of HP Lovecraft than London’s Vault Festival. Buried deep within the dark dank supports of … Continue reading

Nightmares in Progress

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There’s something deeply disconcerting about entering the blackroom at Islington’s The Old Red Lion Theatre and discovering that all the seats are covered in plastic sheeting and you have a black bin liner… 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

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