Natty’s FIVE CLASSIC HORROR MOMENTS THAT I’M THANKFUL FOR

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When you think of Thanksgiving, chances are that you aren’t really counting the things you’re thankful for. Instead, like so many of us, you’re probably stressing about which stores are going to have the best sale on Blu-rays, or being an introvert and cyber shopping the deals. Perhaps you’re stuffing your face, and hoping you […]

“Dream The Crow Black Dream”: Jerry’s Look Back At THE CROW

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When something hits for me, it HITS. I’ve always been that way and I doubt that the fervor I have for everything I dig will ever lessen. That excitement, while having led me into a lot of great memories, have given me an equal amount of recent moments, full of wondering, “What the hell was […]

Derek Botelho and The Cannibal Films of Bruno Mattei

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“My public wants one thing, and that’s blood, asshole!” shouts Grace Forsyte, a hard-nosed reporter with TVN, whose program has seen a drop in the ratings, putting her show into hiatus. To put herself back on top, Grace gathers a team to go deep into the Amazon to capture the cannibalistic natives for a new […]

LET’S TALK ABOUT AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW

We’re over halfway through the fourth season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY and Ryan Murphy has once again served us a peculiar plate of camp, horror, and recycled storytelling.  Of all the horror television shows out there, the only one I follow religiously is AHS.  Perhaps it’s my small obsession with Frances Conroy or the show’s […]

EXPLOITATION ALLEY: THE STREET FIGHTER (1974)!!

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I suppose I could blame my recent martial arts movie kick (no pun intended) on the recent and very amazing WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL? For many fans of the Exploitation genre, martial arts movies are a necessity and were probably some of the first films we were exposed to (or at least that’s how it […]

BJ Colangelo’s Horror Movie Guide to Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

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Happy November, Icons of Fright readers!  As you all recover from the Breast Cancer Awareness pink washed items at your local grocery store fighting with the Halloween themed goodies, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to paint the world purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.  Boasting a 4% survival rate after five years, Pancreatic Cancer […]

DPYX Announces Debra Hill Documentary!

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One of the most influential women in horror of all time, Debra Hill would have been 64 years old this year.  As a perfect way to pay honor and respects, the filmmaking team DPYX (Marcy Boyle and Rachel Holzman) have announced that they will write, direct, and produce THE DEBRA HILL DOCUMENTARY.  Lotti Pharris Knowles […]

Review: SOULMATE

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Actress, screenwriter, journalist, and make-up artist Axelle Carolyn recently added “director” to her long list of credentials with her debut flick, SOULMATE.  After a couple of short films, Carolyn finally tackled a feature, and did so with wonderful results.  Presented by her husband, Neil Marshall (THE DESCENT) Axelle Carolyn has molded an elegant, haunting, and […]