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 […]

Icons Of Fright Interview With THE MULE/SAW/INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER III’s Leigh Whannell!!

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 Since making one hell of a splash writing (and acting in) 2004’s epic franchise starter, SAW, Leigh Whannell hasn’t really stopped for a second. Being involved with the SAW series, along with collaborations with SAW director James Wan, Leigh wrote films like DEATH SENTENCE, DEAD SILENCE, INSIDIOUS and INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER TWO, as well as acting […]

Icons of Fright Interview With THE MULE/INSIDIOUS Star Angus Sampson!

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Interviewing an actor or director regarding their current film is always a lot of fun. The interview typically tends to head in one of two directions: either the subject gives short, very brief answers and it’s like pulling teeth asking someone questions or having a nice conversation with them, or the preferred way: the subject […]

Icons of Fright Interviews JESSABELLE/SAW VI&VII Director Kevin Greutert!

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Before making his way into directing, Kevin Greutert established himself as one hell of an editor, having edited everything from THE STRANGERS and THE COLLECTION, to the first five SAW films, before successfully making the transition into directing. Staying in the franchise until its supposed end (last week’s press conference put an end to “the […]