Fantasia Film Festival Review: (T)ERROR

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The power that documentaries hold is such a strong one, that when done right, they can be very effective in a eye-opening kind of way. There is such a level of storytelling that cannot be compared to watching real life unfold in front of your eyes, it’s mind-blowing at times. Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe’s completely […]

2015 Fantasia Film Festival Unleashes VERY Impressive Lineup; World Premiere of ANTISOCIAL 2 Included!

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Always a film festival that prides itself on giving its audiences a hell of a lineup, filled to the brim with standout titles every year and world premieres for films that are greatly anticipated, the 2015 Fantasia Film Festival has now revealed its final lineup. Like we’ve all come to appreciate, this year is no […]

Icons of Fright Talks EXETER With Director Marcus Nispel!!

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Director Marcus Nispel might be primarily known for helming 2003’s THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and 2009’s FRIDAY THE 13th remakes, as well as being in my opinion, one of the best music video directors of all time, but this week sees the release of EXETER, a film that has went through three years of shuffled […]

Icons of Fright Interview with CRUSH THE SKULL’s Co-writer/Star Chris Dinh and Co-writer/Director Viet Nguyen!!

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Viet Nguyen’s CRUSH THE SKULL absolutely crushed us (see what I did there?) during its LA Film Festival screening. The horror/comedy hybrid works so well on both levels, and is one of the most original films that genre fans can see (when it comes out). We thought it would be nice to have a chat […]

LA Film Fest Review: CRUSH THE SKULL

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Finding the perfect blend between horror and humor is one hell of a trick, one that more times than not, backfire quite badly. There’s a balance that has to be perfectly teetered, or if one is courageous enough, they decide that they know just what kind of magic they have in their hands and they […]

CRUSH THE SKULL Premieres Thursday At The LA Film Festival; EXCLUSIVE Poster!

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Viet Nguyen (iZOMBIE, Play It Again, Dick)’s directorial feature CRUSH THE SKULL is set to make its world premiere this Thursday (June 11th) at this week’s LA Film Festival, and to celebrate the intelligent comedy/horror hybrid, Icons of Fright was sent the exclusive poster for the robbers vs. serial killers film and it’s the kind […]

Joe Dante Retrospective Hits Hollywood’s Egyptian Theaters; Sneak Peek of BURYING THE EX Included!

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Bringing fans quite the Joe Dante experience, the Los Angeles-based American Cinematheque is gearing up to give fans a pretty extensive retrospective of the legendary filmmaker, including a special sneak preview of Dante’s brand new film, BURYING THE EX. All  playing at Hollywood’s Egyptian theater, the following Joe Dante classics will be playing for four […]

WE ARE STILL HERE Gets New Trailer; Hits Theaters/VOD This Friday!!

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It’s no secret that we loved Ted Geoghegan’s feature debut, WE ARE STILL HERE (hitting theaters and VOD on June 5th via Dark Sky Films). It’s the perfect combination of originality and also being a love letter to the films of Fulci, Gordon and other trailblazing horror auteurs (review). It’s definitely a solid ghost story, […]