VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED: 1960 v. 1995

*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”

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 […]

Jay Kay Talks Michael Gingold and The Support of the Horror Community

A wave of change has transpired over the last five years. I use said five years as my measuring stick because they’ve been the years in which I’ve been ingrained in horror beyond being just a fan. In my time doing “The Horror Happens Radio Show”, writing, a bit of acting, running film screenings, traveling and more, changes […]

Review: GIRL IN WOODS

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 […]

Rob Zombie Guitarist John5 Goes Ape@$#* with new HERE’S TO THE CRAZY ONES Music Video; Debuts John 5 & The Creatures Project

Longtime Rob Zombie guitarist John5 is a man who likes the stay busy, having released multiple solo albums, scoring films and making multiple appearances at the annual NAMM convention. His newest project, John 5 and the Creatures, shows again, that the guitar virtuoso is absolutely on top of his game, and if you’ve never listened […]

NEIGHBOR/COLD HEARTS Director Kicks Off Patreon; Exclusive Scripts, projects every month!!

I’m a pretty big advocate of crowd-funding, when it’s done right. Sure there are GoFundMe sites where people will ask you to pay their bills and that’s a bit off putting, but for every one of those, there’s a really cool film, book or invention that you can help get made and receive some awesome […]

Wait, What?!…PUPPET MASTER Remake Announced; BONE TOMAHAWK Director Pens Script

This bit of news is something I didn’t expect to find in my inbox last night. It appears that during the recent Texas Frightmare convention, it was announced that a remake/re-imagining of Charles Band’s PUPPET MASTER series was in the works, with BONE TOMAHAWK writer/director S. Craig Zahler penning the script. Partnering up for the […]

INTVW: A SIX PACK OF NEW ENGLAND FILM-MAKING MASTER MINDS, PT.2

The “Boston Underground Film Festival” (http://bostonunderground.org) at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA is a hub for early film festival favorites, diverse programming, film culture and community along with multiple blocks of diverse short filmmaking visions. Whether it’s the celebration of local filmmaking talent with the “Homegrown Horror” short film block curated by Chris Hallock […]