Agatha (2016)

Tim Vandenberg’s Agatha tells the story of Sophie, a young girl who has been hired to take food up to a mysterious old woman who is locked in an attic. We don’t know why perhaps she is a prisoner or maybe dangerous?  Each night, as Sophie completes her task, her curiosity draws her closer and…

We get Inked in with Filmmaker Andy Stewart

Back in my youth I remember film PRs puffing up movies like William Friedkin’s The Exorcist with tales of people fainting in the isles, naturally I took all this with the big pinch of salt (Lo Salt of course, can’t be too careful on blood pressure meds) it deserved. What nonsense I thought, but that…

Hades – Indie Horror Short

Due to premiere at London’s Raindance Film Festival on 25 September Kevin Kopacka’s experimental Horror short Hades is a dialogue free tale of M (Anna Heidegger) who is stuck in an endless dream where she has to cross each of the five rivers of Hades, each os which represents a different stage of her crumbling…

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: Little Reaper (2013) review

Peter Dukes first came to our attention here at The Horror Hothouse when he sent us his short film The Beast starring Bill Oberst Jr. to review. Since then, we have had the pleasure of interviewing the great man himself (read the interview here) and being one of the first to watch his latest offering, horror…

Finding The Humanity: Q&A with actor Robert Nolan

Indie horror icon Robert Nolan catches up with The Horror Hothouse‘s editor Emma Knock about his short film Familiar, the importance of a great script and delving into Adolf Hitler’s psyche. Hi Robert. Congratulations once again on your recent award for ‘Best Actor’ in Familiar at the Macabre Film Festival. How did the role in Familiar come about and what first…

Indie Buzz: Anger of the Dead (2013) Trailer

Back in March we first featured zombie short Anger of the Dead on The Horror Hothouse with our Indie Buzz preview. From SmallMovie video production and written and directed by Francesco Picone (I’m Dead), we now finally have a trailer of the new zombie short Anger of the Dead to feast our eyes on. Set in both…

Indie Buzz: Little Reaper (2013) Preview and Stills

From the brains and brawn behind The Beast – that’s Mr Peter Dukes and Dream Seekers Productions to you (read our interview with him here) – comes exciting new horredy, Little Reaper. After being blow away by his most recent short film The Beast about a father’s struggle with his son’s lycanthropic affliction we at…

Indie Buzz: Anger of the Dead (2013) Preview

Written and directed by Francesco Picone and currently in production is the new independent zombie short, Anger of the Dead. Whilst very few details have been released so far as it’s not long into shooting, it seems only natural that we should start shouting about it as it comes from the man who gave us…