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

Edinburgh Horror Festival 2017

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‘It’s started again’ yes Halloween is ringing out those slay bells in the UK’s most haunted city as the second  Edinburgh Horror Festival gets under way. Notorious for its dark history of  grisly… 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

The Exorcist Season Two Episode One

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Those nice people at SyFy UK have just shared Episode One of the new season of The Exorcist with us and its looking good. After the showdown in Chicago Father Tomas (Alfonso Herrara)… 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

The Exorcist Season Two comes to SyFy UK

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We have recently become possessed of the knowledge (see what we did there) that The Exorcist is coming back to SyFy UK. Yes Father Marcus Keane (Ben Daniels) and Father Thomas Ortega  (Alfonso… Continue reading

Broken Meats by David Hambling

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Broken Meats is the second of David Hambling’s Harry Stubbs adventures. Following on from the Lovecraftian The Elder Ice we discover that Stubbs has been laid off by Latham and Rowe and is… 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

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