Competition: We Are The Night DVD Giveaway

We Are The Night is one of our favourite vampire films here at The Horror Hothouse and we are pleased to announce that we have a copy of the DVD to give away to our lovely readers! Set in Berlin, the film focuses on the lives of an all-female vampire trio who have just recruited…

Indie Buzz: The Pyramid (2013) Preview & Trailer

This morning I received an email containing the exciting information that indie Italian horror anthology The Pyramid had been completed and was almost ready for release! And, as if that wasn’t exciting enough, there was also a link to the official trailer. Written by Alex Visani and Raffaele Ottolenghi, The Pyramid is an anthological horror flick divided into four different stories,…

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: The Pyramid (2013) Teasers & Stills

Oh happy day, another indie anthology is coming your way – and this time it’s Italian. Written by Alex Visani and Raffaele Ottolenghi comes The Pyramid, an anthological horror flick divided into four different stories, all of which are connected by one object; a bizarre little pyramid. Over the centuries the pyramid has been the…

Wolf Creek 2 Update!

It’s been in the pipeline a long time but the sequel to the 2005 hit Wolf Creek seems to be underway… finally. I think we can expect much of the same in this new romp. Three friends find themselves in the notorious World Creek Crater but things turn sour when one of its less savory…

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…

Top 10 Scariest Musicals

Horror and musicals, polar opposites some might say. The two rarely cross, the fans rarely mix but I say its time this separation ends. Over the years apparently people have agreed with me the the genres have been mixed with wonderful results. So don’t look away too quickly brothers and sister, here are the 10…

“Suspiria” Remake Hits A Brick Wall… Again

The world breathes a sigh of relief… for now. The prospective remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 horror masterpiece “Suspiria” has inspired bile and fury for fans of the original. Apparently Natalie Portman and her production company know better and between them and David Gordon Green have endeavored to “reinvigorate” the timeless classic. Green has apparently…

In the Shadows: Q&A with director Gav Chuckie Steel

Gav Chuckie Steel checks back in with Horror Hothouse’s Emma Knock to discuss The Shadow of Death and what Deadbolt films are working on next. I first heard the name Gav Chuckie Steel when his film company Deadbolt Films emailed me with a screener of his ‘horredy’ The Shadow Of Death last June. An English slasher…

Trailer: Warm Bodies (2013)

Based on the novel by Isaac Marion comes Warm Bodies. Due out 8th February (UK) this movie is set after a zombie epidemic and focuses on R (Nicholas Hoult) and Julie (Teresa Palmer). After chowing down on the brains of Julie’s then-boyfriend, R feels compelled to help Julie escape from the rest of the zombies,…

Freddy vs Jason vs Everyone

After interviewing the director and writer of new indie slasher/comedy Sledge this weekend and hearing all about his killer Adam Lynch and what makes him stand out from the hoard of pre-existing horror villains, I got to thinking about some of my favourite baddies and why it is that they are so well renowned in the Horrorverse….