Interview: West Coast Film Programmers – PART ONE

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Putting together a genre film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. The western part of North America is rich with talent, history and film festivals that break the mold and continue to redefine the experience for everyone that becomes part of […]

Jay Kay’s Five Favorite Films At Fantastic Fest 2016!!

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To experience a genre film festival is to see the life and dreams of unique as well as deeply creative souls unveil like flower opening on a warm day. Each film and filmmaker are like fingerprints leaving their own mark on the viewer, peer and that segment of time forever. To create a piece of […]

Screamfest Hosts L.A. Premiere of Richard Bates, Jr.’s TRASH FIRE; Photos/video included

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Richard Bates, Jr.’s TRASH FIRE (hitting limited theaters and VOD on November 4th) has been blowing people away at every festival screening around and it’s really no surprise. One of the most unique and singularly original filmmakers working today, Bates made mouths drop with his feature debut EXCISION and made  just as many laugh with his […]

Interview with THE VOID Creators Steven Kostanski, Jeremy Gillespie and Producer Casey Walker

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Taking a chance and investing in any horror based project through fan funding is not only a challenge but can at the same time, be a very rewarding aspect in this new frontier of filmmaking. Exceeding its goals  and opening a dimension darker and more visually spectacular than we could have ever imagined, THE VOID (review), […]

Interview: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER Director Nicolas Pesce

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With a texture and mood as grim as the events that unfold within the seen lifetime of the film’s jaded young woman named Francisca, we are put to the challenge of understanding and questioning whether evil is nature or nurtured? This twisted puzzle is laid against a lush and haunting canvas of monochromatic perception in […]

Interview: THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE Director Andre Ovredal

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THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE has been making horror lovers swoon with each screening of the film, first at Fantastic Fest and more recently, Beyond Fest. Our own Jay Kay spoke to Andre Ovredal, the film’s director recently about setting a mood and various other topics. Read on!-Jerry THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE is a […]

CLOWNTOWN Invades Burbank With Oct. 15th Dark Delicacies Signing

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With the recent clown scare going on and goofy looking, grease paint-wearing people are scaring the living hell out of folks, this announcement will be a fun one. To celebrate the film’s DVD release, Burbank’s Dark Delicacies is hosting a signing featuring the cast and crew of the horror thriller CLOWNTOWN. Happening on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 […]

GIVEAWAY – Win An ASH VS. EVIL DEAD Chainsaw Corkscrew and Candle!

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The fine folks over at Starz thought it would nice to give a couple of Icons of Fright readers some ASH VS. EVIL DEAD goodies and you all know, we love to host giveaways. Included in the prize pack, there’s a chainsaw corkscrew and a candle featuring Ash that would be fine, sitting next to […]