EDITORIAL: MAGGIE, THE MIST and Why Children In Peril Are Important Elements In Horror

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This is not a review. In fact, if you’re looking for a recap of the now on DVD/Bluray Schwarzenegger film MAGGIE, look elsewhere. What this is, for all intents and purposes, is something of an editorial, a reflection on why the presence of children in danger and what can sometimes come from that element is an […]

Jovy Skol’s TEN BEST OPENING KILLS IN HORROR

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Alfred Hitchcock shocked audiences in 1960 with his black and white classic PSYCHO when he decided to kill of leading lady Janet Leigh in the first 45 minutes. Her death scene was considered brutal and almost pornographic in the standards of that day, but Hitchcock didn’t care. He wanted to scare and take you by […]

Jovy Skol’s FIVE FAVORITE REVENGE FILMS

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Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, Jovy Skol, wrote this little list of his five favorite revenge films. Filled with everything from multiple countries, his picks are pretty solid, and worth checking out if you have yet to do so. -Jerry Cannibal Holocaust An American film crew disappears in the Amazon rain forest while […]

Icons of Fright Chats With VENDETTA/WWE’s Paul “BIG SHOW” Wight!!

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Paul Wight is one intimidating guy. Whether he’s slamming people down left and right as “BIG SHOW” in the WWE, or doing other entertaining projects, the guy is one hell of a juggernaut that you wouldn’t want to cross in a dark alley at night. Making for one hell of a villain in the now […]

Bluray/DVD Review: SLEEPAWAY CAMP III

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One of the things that I love most about being a horror writer and a longtime rabid 80s horror nut is getting the opportunity to meet other fans like myself and talk about the films that we sat through as kids for the first time and how we have grown to become so attached to […]

Scream Factory Set To Bring You Brand New Collector’s Edition Blurays of DEMON KNIGHT, BORDELLO OF BLOOD and ARMY OF DARKNESS

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Let’s file this one under, “HOLY SHIT”. Earlier today, genre releasing darlings Scream Factory announced that the much requested Tales From The Crypt films, Ernest Dickerson’s 1995 film DEMON KNIGHT and 1996’s Gilbert Adler-helmed BORDELLO OF BLOOD were finally getting the Collector’s Edition Bluray treatment, leaving horror fans’ mouths wide open and ending in a group clap […]

Icons of Fright Chats With AVN Award Winner/BLOOD LUST Podcast Host Bailey Jay!!

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Having already conquered the world of porn by winning two AVN awards, along with being an outspoken and honest voice within the transgender community, Bailey Jay is ready to take on the world of horror now, with her brand new BLOOD LUST podcast, which focuses completely on the horror community. No stranger to the world […]

Josh Soriano Pays Homage To CHRISTOPHER LEE (RIP)

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When I was asked by Jerry to say some things regarding the death of Christopher Lee(he knows how much of a Lee fan I am), I had no idea how difficult it would be. How do you articulate losing one of the cornerstones of the horror genre? To say that he was an icon is […]