Indie Buzz: Profile of a Killer (2012) review

Northern Minnesota, mid December. Two kids are messing about in the snow, when one of them discovers the top of a skull poking out of a frozen lake. It’s not just a skull either. When the local police turn up they discover it’s the whole deal; a complete partially de-fleshed skeleton and its mounted on…

Horror Brought To Life: Static (2012) at The Cut!

July’s presentation at the Cut! was Static, it’s due to be released on Blu-Ray and DVD in the UK on 15 July and is a great little chiller that serves up some unexpected twists Author Jonathan Dade (Milo Ventimiglia) and his wife Addie (Sarah Shahi) have the full rural Californian idyll complete with big house…

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…

Indie Buzz: Sick (2012) wins big at New York’s Macabre Film Festival

Last week we introduced you to an independent zombie film by Ryan M. Andrews, set two years after an ‘infection’ has spread and starring horror icon Robert Nolan. We are now pleased to announce that over the weekend Sick won best feature and Andrews won best director at the Macabre Faire Film Festival in New York. Sick…

Indie Buzz: Seizure (2011) Review

By now the names James Neff and Joseph Dean Martinez and the company Night Walker Cinema shouldn’t be unheard to anyone reading this. We’ve reviewed their 2012 short film 32 and we’ve introduced you to their upcoming feature film The Dinner Guest; now it’s time to look at their premiere offering to the Horrorverse, Seizure….

Indie Buzz: Sick (2012) Preview & Trailer

Last week we interviewed indie horror actor Robert Nolan and he told us about director Ryan M. Andrews and some of the work he has done with him, including a short entitled My Old Man and Sick, a feature film in which he stars. Sick is an independent zombie film set two years after the…

Indie Buzz: Fetish Dolls Die Laughing (2012) Review

You know that monster that your parents used to tease you about as a kid? No, not the boogeyman, the tickle monster. Yeah, that one where they used to chase you through the house with their fingers wiggling sinisterly shouting; “The tickle monster’s going to get you.” So now there’s a movie about it. Following…

Indie Buzz: Indemnity (2012) Review

Having won two awards at The Indie Gathering and the Pittsburgh Film Workers Association Film Festival our expectations were set relatively high when we put the screener disc into the disk drive. With a running time of just 50 minutes comes Indemnity, an independent vampire horror written, directed and edited by David Dietz. Short films…

Other: Q&A with director Daniel DelPurgatorio

Director Daniel DelPurgatorio catches up with The Horror Hothouse’s Emma Knock in an exclusive interview to discuss his short film Other that has been wowing audiences at just about every independent film festival you’ve ever heard of! Other, directed by Daniel DelPurgatorio, focuses on doctor Patrick (David Steiger) who has become obsessed with trying to cure…

Indie Buzz: Other (2012) Review

Selected for screening at almost 50 film festivals and winning 15 awards last year including ‘Best Short Film’ at United Film Festival Chicago and Celluloid Screams: Sheffield Horror Festival, it’s safe to say that we at The Horror Hothouse were really looking forward to watching this highly-tipped indie body-horror/sci-fi flick. Running at just 15 minutes…

Indie Buzz: Other (2012) Trailer & Stills

This week we’ve come over all sci-fi, first White Space and now this exciting new short. Running at just 15 minutes Other, directed by Daniel DelPurgatorio, centres on doctor Patrick (David Steiger) who has become obsessed with trying to ‘alter his own grim prognosis’ through a series of strange and bizarre experiments. It is whilst he…