Roddy Piper Leads Lovecraft Meets Carpenter-Like Short Film, PORTAL TO HELL; Crowd-Funding Underway

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This is one crowd-funded venture that sounds like a horror lover’s dream. Director Vivieno Caldinelli (PICNICFACE), writer Matt Watts (Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays), and WWE/THEY LIVE legend Roddy Piper are teaming up with XYZ’s Todd Brown (THE RAID, ABCs OF DEATH), executive producer Andrew Rosen (TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL), and ASTRON-6’s  Steve Kostanski (MANBORG!!) to […]

Icons Of Fright Interview With THE BABADOOK Writer/Director JENNIFER KENT!

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THE BABADOOK came out of nowhere and blew the hell out of audiences during its festival run, leaving quite a mark on not only the genre, but in film in general. Taking the story of a woman and her son coming to terms with the loss of a loved one, and a creature let loose […]

GIVEAWAY: WIN A FREE DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD Bluray!!

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It’s that time again, when all of us at Icons of Fright do our best to bring you loyal readers a giveaway contest to win some free swag! The good folks at WELL GO USA sent us a couple Bluray copies of Tommy Wirkola’s badass sequel to DEAD SNOW, aptly titled DEAD SNOW 2: RED […]

Anchor Bays Brings Demonic Possession Film THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE To DVD/Bluray This January!!

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Great news for fans of the possession sub-genre. News from Anchor bay has dropped, regarding the DVD/Bluray release of  BURIED writer, Chris Sparling’s THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE, a demonic possession film produced by THE CONJURING producer, Peter Safran. Anchor Bay is releasing the film on DVD/Bluray this coming January 20th and though it sounds a bit like […]

Review: PHOBIA

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Oh, Phobias. While all of us deal with them in one way or another, some fears are almost crippling, taking an individual over and refusing to let said individual live their normal life. Phobias are always ripe for cinematic dissection, and Rory Douglas Abel’s aptly titled PHOBIA does just that. Taking the more common than you’d think Agoraphobia […]

Genre Ensemble Flick, ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD Hits DVD/Bluray This February!

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Good news for fans of the zombie subgenre. Harrison Smith’s genre star-filled ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD is getting the Anchor Bay treatment when it hits DVD/Bluray on February 3rd. The film, revolving around a group of young adults, trained by Billy Zane (DEMON NIGHT, DEAD CALM) himself, looking to eradicate the zombie invasion features not […]

Icons Of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Nick Damici!

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Know to be be quite intense in his roles, Actor Nick Damici has played everyone from a Leiutenant in WORLD TRADE CENTER, to a tough guy in the short lived (yet completely entertaining) TV series, The Black Donnelly’s. Damici came to the attention of genre fans all around, with his performance in Jim Mickle’s MULBERRY […]

Official Trailer For THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH Heads Back To Eel Marsh

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The official trailer for THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH, the sequel to the 2012 Daniel Radcliffe-led film, WOMAN IN BLACK is official here. The sequel skips a head a good forty years following the events of the first film, and judging from the trailers, things haven’t gotten any less creepy with time. I […]