Icons of Fright Chats With DIABLO Director Lawrence Roeck

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I’m a sucker for westerns. Though we usually don’t get many to discover, this past year has led a brand new revival of the genre, with S. Craig Zahler’s wonderful BONE TOMAHAWK, Tarantino’s THE HATEFUL EIGHT and opening this Friday, Lawrence Roeck’s mind-bending western/mystery hybrid, DIABLO. The film offers such a very unique take on […]

Fright EXCLUSIVE Interview With THE GREEN INFERNO’s Daryl Sabara!!

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Daryl Sabara has come a long way as an actor since his days as Juni Cortez in the SPY KIDS series. Having tackled the bully role in Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN, a cholo  in the Robert Rodriguez-helmed MACHETE and many other fun roles, he’s now ready to be served up to cannibals with his role in […]

Fright EXCLUSIVE Interview with APPLECART/INVALID Director Dustin Wayde Mills!!

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Dustin Wayde Mills simply will not stop. The filmmaker/puppet maker/etc continuously works with such fervor, that it’s hard NOT to be inspired by such a strong work ethic. This year alone, Mills has made and released multiple films, from the experimental (and brilliantly courageous) APPLECART (review) to the in your face giallo-like tone of INVALID […]

Interview with 8 Films To Die For’s BASTARD star Rebekah Kennedy

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When a film deals with two runaways, a suicidal cop and a newlywed couple of serial killers, you know you’re in for an experience. That’s the rundown of BASTARD, one of the 2015 batch of After Dark’s 8 Films To Die For. A film that takes typical tropes and turns them upside down, the film […]

APPLESAUCE Director Onur Tukel Talks Influences, Approaches and The Desire to fall in love With Cinema Again

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Onur Tukel is easily one of the most unique filmmakers working today. His style, the way he approaches various topics (genre or not) and turns them on their head, he has such a talent for giving film lovers something different. Whether it’s 2014’s S.O.B. (SUMMER OF BLOOD) and its taking on the vampire subgenre and […]

Interview: Michael Biehn Talks Comedy Series 24 HOUR RENTAL, ALIEN 5!

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When I joined the Icons of Fright team as a contributor a few years back, the first interview I conducted was with a childhood hero of mine, Michael Biehn. Biehn and his wife/producing partner Jennifer Blanc-Biehn were in Los Angeles, doing a signing at Burbank’s Dark Delicacies and were both nice enough to take a […]

Ronen Rubinstein Talks SOME KIND OF HATE/CONDEMNED

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Actor Ronen Rubinstein is making quite the impression these days, with the one-two punch of two recent releases, Adam Egypt Mortimer’s supernatural slasher film SOME KIND OF HATE (on DVD/Bluray now via RLJ/Image) and Eli Morgan Gesner’s infection-filled film CONDEMNED (now on VOD and iTunes, also via RLJ/Image Entertainment). Showing how versatile of an actor her […]

Icons of Fright Chats THE HALLOW with Director Corin Hardy!

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Corin Hardy is one busy man. Having made a name for himself directing music videos and being a visual artist, the director not only has the wildly imaginative and mythical tale THE HALLOW hitting Los Angeles theaters on November 13th (available on VOD now) via IFC Midnight, but the filmmakers has just been tapped to […]