Five Films Whose Origins Are Based Within True Events

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*This list was contributed by up and coming writer Cassie, and we thought you fright fanatics might enjoy giving it a read-Josh   Many ingredients go into making the perfect horror film, but one thing that is guaranteed to make your skin crawl is when stories are based on real events. Watching the plot unfold […]

VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED: 1960 v. 1995

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*A big fan of both versions of VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, Icons of Fright’s Jovy Skol wrote this piece about the differences between the two. Read on! -Jerry Smith When I was a kid, my parents worked long hours often leaving me to be on my own during the day. They knew not to worry […]

TV Review: OUTCAST, Episode 1 – “A Darkness Surrounds Him”

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Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit) is a loner who could care less if he has running water in his house. There are dirty dishes lying everywhere and it’s clear that an odor fills the air whenever he is inside of an enclosed space. His sister Megan (Wrenn Schmidt) is pounding on the door, wanting to offer […]

Review: GIRL IN WOODS

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Before we even hit the 6 minute mark, GIRL IN WOODS already presents viewers with four nightmare sequences.  I even paused it to check the time stamp to make sure I didn’t accidentally skip ahead. Not a mistake. This has to be some kind of record and was worried that I was about to watch […]

Review: THE FUNHOUSE MASSACRE

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It sure is a good feeling when a unique and downright entertaining horror films comes your way. I’m a sucker for slasher films, and I’m equally in love with slow-burn horror dramas such as THE WITCH or AT THE DEVIL’S DOOR. So, it would probably be a fair assessment to say my tastes are something […]

Bluray Review: DEATH WALKS TWICE Collection

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As a die-hard horror-phile, I owe a mound of gratitude to Dario Argento’s Suspiria for single-handedly introducing me to the foreign horror film. Before sitting through that amalgamation of bright-colored visuals and slick murder sequences, I had no idea that horror films were even made outside the U.S.  Though the local mom and pop video […]

Review: KILLER DAMES – TWO GOTHIC CHILLERS BY EMILIO P. MIRAGLIA (4-Disc Special Limited Edition)

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I love a good, bad play on words, and my first reaction to this Blu-ray box set from Arrow is that it should be titled “The Nights Evelyn Came Out of the Grave” since both films deal with women named Evelyn who seem to be seeking some form of post-mortem revenge. However, in true giallo […]

Review: THE HAUNTING OF ALICE D

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When it comes to possession and/or haunting films, it takes a lot to set yourself apart from the countless other films that get released every year, most of which have similar plots or approaches. When a film does try something a bit unique and attempts to stand on its own, it can either lead to […]