Tag Archive: Folk Horror

Hekla’s Children by James Brogden

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I really liked James Brogden’s Hekla’s Children. The story opens when a group of four young adults set off on a training hike in Rowton, West Midlands, for their Duke of Edinburgh Award.… Continue reading

Dogged (2017)

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We really liked Richard Rowntree’s folk horror short Dogged and have been looking forward to his feature-length version of the film for some time now. The good news is that the movie is… Continue reading

Amen Island (2011) AKA Unhappy Birthday

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Birthdays are hard aren’t they? What do you get for that special person in your life after so many years together?   Rick (David Paisley) has a surprise lined up for his girlfriend… Continue reading

Fir by Sharon Gosling

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Every now and again a young adult book comes along that jabs a syringe full of liquid nitrogen in your spine you know right between the cervical vertebrae. Sharon Gosling’s Fir did that… Continue reading

Baobhan Sith (White Fairy) (2017)

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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… Continue reading

The Unkindness of Ravens 2016

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We have been very excited about Lord of Tears director Lawrie Brewster’s latest movie The Unkindness of Ravens for some time, finally the postman has slipped our copy under the dungeon door. We… Continue reading

Dogged – Teaser Trailer

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Way back in January we chatted to director Richard Rowntree about developing his folk horror short Dogged into a full length feature. Well now the movie about how Sam (Sam Saunders) returns home… Continue reading

Scott Lyus Steps out of the Shadow

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There’s something pretty creepy about a ventriloquist’s dummy, and little Hugo (voiced by horror legend Bill Moseley) has to be one of the most malevolent ones we have had the pleasure of getting… Continue reading

A Cold Silence – Alison Littlewood

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In Alison Littlewood’s first novel A Cold Season we were introduced to Cass and her son Ben. When her soldier husband was reported as missing in action, presumed dead, Cass took Ben to… Continue reading

Baobhan Sith – Director David Hutchison Speaks

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We like something a bit different at the Hothouse and the inspiration for David Hutchinson’s forthcoming feature is certainly that. Baobhan Sith is currently doing the festival round and the full movie will… Continue reading

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