Bargain Basement of Horror Roundup January 2018

January has been a busy month down in the Hothouse dungeon so we only got to view five movies from our bumper bargain pile. First up and the pick of the bunch was Anders Bank’s Frostbite (2006 AKA Frostbitten – £1.23 Amazon). Frostbite opens on the Eastern Front during World War II where, Scandinavian Nazi…

Bad Acid to be released on Amazon Video 6 June

One of our favourite shorts from last year David Chaudoir’s Bad Acid has been acquired by Amazon Video after the film won a competition through the Promax Film Festival. The tale of the washed up stage hypnotist magician Marvin Maskelyn has just finished its festival run, where it won Best Short Film at Glasgow’s Popcorn…

The Elder Ice: A Harry Stubbs Adventure by David Hambling

Introducing a new hero to the world of weird fiction, a big welcome to Harry Stubbs. In the London of 1924 former professional boxer Stubbs is working for the law firm of Latham and Rowe of South Norwood. On behalf of the creditors to the estate of the late Sir Ernest Shackleton, Stubbs is on…

Bad Friday (2017) and A Day in the Lives of Frankie Abbott

Now how’s this for niche. Back in 1968 David Barry made his debut as Frankie Abbott in the London Weekend Television secondary school sitcom Please Sir. Abbott wanted everyone to think he was a hard nut, but in reality he was a mummy’s boy who just told outrageous fibs to make himself look tough. Barry’s…

Baobhan Sith (White Fairy) (2017)

Back in October 2015 we talked to director David Hutchison about his forthcoming Celtic horror feature Baobhan Sith (pronounced Bavanshee you Sassenach bystanders) (White Fairy) which was then soon to start the festival rounds. The great news is that Baobhan Sith (White Fairy) is now available to stream from Amazon and it’s a lot of…

Death is only Skin Deep review

  Death is Only Skin Deep is a brief showcase of very short Victorian ‘gaslight’ horror stories from new fantasy imprint NobleFusion. In The Garden and the Mirror by Tim W Burke, faith healer Mr Keresh falls in love with his patient’s wife. Needless to say when his client discovers why his treatment regime is…

Lustmord: Anatomy of a Serial Butcher Vol. 1 Review

In the suburban Los Angeles is the church of Vietnam vet the Reverend Cecil Omar Biggs. It’s not a normal church by any means, locked up in the basement are the board of governors and you really don’t want to know what’s kept in the freezer. When the Reverend and his Deacon Marvin ‘Freebase’ Muck…