Icons of Fright Interview With TURBO KID’s MICHAEL IRONSIDE!!

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Chances are, if you’re reading anything on Icons of Fright, Shock Till You Drop, Dread Central or any other genre site (or hell, even if you don’t typically read such sites), then you already know who Michael Ironside is. An actor that has played so many not just memorable but truly iconic roles in films […]

Icons of Fright Interview With THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE Writer/Director, Chris Sparling!!

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Chris Sparling turned heads in circles when his 2010 screenplay BURIED was made into one of the most intense films in years. The Rodrigo Cortés-directed and Ryan Reynolds-led film brought the suspense in heavy doses and kept viewers completely on edge until its very end. Following that film, Sparling wrote another confined area film, 2012’s ATM. […]

Icons of Fright Interview With POKER NIGHT/SEE NO EVIL 2’s Michael Eklund!!

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Michael Eklund has done a hell of a job making a name for himself by playing characters that aren’t easy to forget. His role in the 2011 Xavier Gens’ directed film THE DIVIDE was pure insanity, and he stole the show in 2013’s THE CALL. Not allowing himself to slow down, in between appearing in […]

Icons of Fright interview With THE DEVICE Director Jeremy Berg!!

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Bypassing the flash and quick cuts of a lot of today’s horror films, director Jeremy Berg, along with this production company, The October People, have done a great job putting out very story-driven genre films. Having directed THE INVOKING and now THE DEVICE (out today!), Berg’s films are closer to the slow-burn approach that horror […]

Icons of Fright Interview with actor/writer/director Amanda Aday!

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(photo credit: Collette Lash Photography www.collettelash.com) Known for her recurring role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on HBO’s CARNIVALE (amongst countless other projects), Amanda Aday has surely proven herself as much more than “Meat Loaf’s Daughter.”  An actress and writer, Aday has recently taken the leap to try her hand at directing, with her new horror […]

Icons of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Ethan Embry!!

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*Editor’s note: Ethan Embry has made a definite leap from the types of roles he once played in films like CAN’T HARDLY WAIT and THAT THING YOU DO!, to more recent meaty roles in films such as CHEAP THRILLS and now LATE PHASES (now on VOD/iTunes), a werewolf film with a lot of heart and meaning. […]

Icons Of Fright Interview With THE BABADOOK Writer/Director JENNIFER KENT!

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THE BABADOOK came out of nowhere and blew the hell out of audiences during its festival run, leaving quite a mark on not only the genre, but in film in general. Taking the story of a woman and her son coming to terms with the loss of a loved one, and a creature let loose […]

Icons Of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Nick Damici!

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Know to be be quite intense in his roles, Actor Nick Damici has played everyone from a Leiutenant in WORLD TRADE CENTER, to a tough guy in the short lived (yet completely entertaining) TV series, The Black Donnelly’s. Damici came to the attention of genre fans all around, with his performance in Jim Mickle’s MULBERRY […]