Editorial: WHY IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER BLAIR WITCH, Part 2

The summer of the year that brought the 20th century to a close, for me, was a fantastic and exciting time. I had just celebrated my twenty-fifth birthday, I was living on my own in a semi-luxurious apartment and I was shamelessly indulging in the nightclub lifestyle – my weekends comprised of hitting disco after […]

Editorial: WHY IT’S FINALLY TIME FOR ANOTHER BLAIR WITCH Pt.1

I was 13 when I convinced my mom to take me to the theater located inside our local mall to see a movie she didn’t know anything about called THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT. Prior to seeing it, I would log on to AOL and reread the timeline on www.blairwitch.com so I would know a fictionalized […]

Editorial: I SUPPORT RIHANNA AS MARION CRANE

Let’s start with a fair warning: if you are not caught up on BATES MOTEL and want to avoid spoilers, then stop reading now!! In order to make my argument, I have to make specific references to events in the series. Ok, so as everyone knows, Rihanna was recently announced as the new Marion Crane […]

FICTIONAL FRIGHTS: Heather Buckley’s “Streets”

What a way to dust off our FICTIONAL FRIGHTS column that this intense short story from film critic/journalist/Producer Heather Buckley (Dread Central, Fangoria, Vulture). One of the most unique voices in film journalism, Buckley writes the same as she speaks: with passion and fervor, with an in your face force of nature that is always […]

From A Wizard to A Corpse: Shannon on Daniel Radcliffe

When I was in 8th grade, I remember hearing about a book that was coming out called HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE, and like all good Christian schools do, the book was immediately banned.  Being a young one who was always interested in the dark side of life, I knew I had to have […]

Botelho on De Palma: My Favorite Set Pieces

*Editor’s note – Our good bud, Derek Botelho (author of the GREAT book, The Argento Syndrome) is a big De Palma fan and really, aren’t we all? The guy has such a great filmography and Botelho thought he’d provide you fright fanatics with some of his favorite De Palma moments! –Jerry With the recent release […]

ARBITRARY CINEMA: “I SAW WHAT YOU DID (AND I KNOW WHO YOU ARE!)”

Join me in the confines of my house on the hill, where every week I’ll be sharing with you a seemingly random review of a movie that’s come across my horror-nerd radar in the middle of the night. So come join my on the couch. It may give you some insight into the way our […]

VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED: 1960 v. 1995

*A big fan of both versions of VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, Icons of Fright’s Jovy Skol wrote this piece about the differences between the two. Read on! -Jerry Smith When I was a kid, my parents worked long hours often leaving me to be on my own during the day. They knew not to worry […]