Jovy Talks FOUND FOOTAGE 3D With Cast/Crew!!

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It’s no alien concept that trying to make a movie is difficult. Aside from putting together financing, one has to make sure the right crew is put together. From those working the camera to the cast we get to watch onscreen, if the pieces don’t fit then the movie might come out to be a […]

Review: FOUND FOOTAGE 3D

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A couple whose marriage is on the rocks decide to salvage what they have left by staying at a cabin in the woods, while the filmmaker husband feels that every moment should be documented on camera…in 3D. However, there seems to be a presence with them that feeds off their psyche and has possibly manifested […]

Icons of Fright Chats With: LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR Co-Writers/Directors John Swaf & Cory Asraf

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I’m going to be loud and clear for you fright fanatics: John Swaf & Cory Asraf’s LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR is quite easily one of the most intensely poignant films to hit the festival circuit in years (review). A mixture of the quiet southern-noir and the terrifying hitman looking for his target film, […]

Jay Kay’s TOP FOUR FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL PICKS

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FOUR FILM FAVORITES FROM THE 2016 FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The massive under taking that is the FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is a celebration of culture, art, community and film. I was fortunate enough to attend the final weekend of the festival that comprised theater screenings as well as what was available for viewing in […]

Want a pair of tickets to The Opening Night Screening of THE MIND’S EYE!!

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THE MIND’S EYE, Joe Begos’ SCANNERS-like horror thriller full of heads bleeding, bodies getting ripped apart and a whole lot more, is opening in theaters, VOD and iTunes this Friday and we’re got a pair of tickets to a special opening night screening in Pasadena to give out to a lucky Icons of Fright reader. […]

FANTASIA 2016 Round-Up Reviews!

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This year, the 20th Anniversary of the Fantasia International Film Festival, was a good one for film lovers and cinephiles all around. Film like LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR (review), SLASH (review), ANOTHER EVIL (review) and THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK (review) really left an impression on me and with the fest coming to an end, […]

L.A.’s HAUNTED HAYRIDE Returning This October With “SECRET SOCIETY”; Participants In For One Hell of a Ride

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As each day passes, we creep closer and closer to that time of year in which ghosts and monsters come out to play.  There is a chill in the air as the season begins to change and the darkness of night envelopes the security and safety of the sunlight.  As Halloween approaches we yearn for […]

FANTASIA Review: ANOTHER EVIL

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One of the many pleasures of covering the Fantasia International Film Festival every year is how many pleasant surprises you tend the find. Year after year, films are watched and discovered and are instant additions into your permanent memory in ways that special film tend to be. One of this year’s films that left me […]