Editorial: An In Depth Look At Why TV’s SCREAM QUEENS Matters by Leonel VHS


Lately I’ve been reveling in the fact that horror has made a huge resurgence on the small screen within the last few years. Back when I was a youngster in the late eighties, horror had a small presence on television, but albeit in a different form. Most of what was on the air then were […]

Editorial: Could Marvel’s “Blade” Reboot Go Full Horror?

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It’s almost bizarre to think of the well-known Wesley Snipes BLADE trilogy as part of the Marvel cinematic canon. Dark, action-packed, and filled alternately with martial arts and supernatural abilities, the franchise has always felt more in line with the likes of THE MATRIX trilogy or the UNDERWORLD movies than, say, Tobey Maguire’s SPIDER-MAN saga […]

The Icons of Fright Team Remembers Wes Craven


We all have heroes, and this week, one of the true horror heroes and legends, Wes Craven, passed away after fighting brain cancer. To say that Craven’s passing has affected the horror community would be an understatement, a statement that just doesn’t articulate how much of an absent we’ll have from here on out. The […]

Films That Mean A Lot To Us: PUMP UP THE VOLUME


Growing up, my local video store, Major Video, was god to me. I lived across the street and to say that I spent hours in that place EVERY day after school would be the understatement of the year. It was like my second home. Looking over every single box, cardboard standout, and even forking over […]

“Another Hero Gone”: Jerry Remembers Roddy Piper


I’m sitting here, still shocked by the news of Roddy Piper’s passing. It hit harder than I would expect, because it reminded me of childhood, and how so much of mine was filled with Piper. Sitting down with my older brother,  we would watch every WWF pay-per-view event, and with  how much of my time […]

EDITORIAL: MAGGIE, THE MIST and Why Children In Peril Are Important Elements In Horror


This is not a review. In fact, if you’re looking for a recap of the now on DVD/Bluray Schwarzenegger film MAGGIE, look elsewhere. What this is, for all intents and purposes, is something of an editorial, a reflection on why the presence of children in danger and what can sometimes come from that element is an […]



Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, Jovy Skol, wrote this little list of his five favorite revenge films. Filled with everything from multiple countries, his picks are pretty solid, and worth checking out if you have yet to do so. -Jerry Cannibal Holocaust An American film crew disappears in the Amazon rain forest while […]

Josh Soriano Pays Homage To CHRISTOPHER LEE (RIP)


When I was asked by Jerry to say some things regarding the death of Christopher Lee(he knows how much of a Lee fan I am), I had no idea how difficult it would be. How do you articulate losing one of the cornerstones of the horror genre? To say that he was an icon is […]