The last couple of years have led to the popularity of crowd funding hitting an all time high and it’s become a bit of the go to method for many film projects. Back in 2012, director Sean Cain attempted this method with his thriller BREATH OF HATE in order to lock in a theatrical and Bluray/DVD […]

Joe Anderson, Luke Evans Leads XLrator Media Thriller FLUTTER; Now Available Via VOD


Walking into a film that has a cast as impressive as Joe Anderson (THE GREY, HORNS, TV’s Hannibal), Luke Evans (DRACULA UNTOLD, HIGH RISE), Anna Anissimova (THE WHISTLEBLOWER) and Billy Zane (DEMON KNIGHT, TITANIC), one can only imagine how interesting the film will be, and judging from the trailer for the now available on VOD thriller FLUTTER, […]

TV Review: AMERICAN HORROR STORY: HOTEL Episode 7: “Flicker”


Writer Scott Snyder has created a name for himself in the comic book world with his BATMAN series and, lately, the ongoing horror comics, WYTCHES. Another series his fans adore is AMERICAN VAMPIRE, a genre bending reimagination of vampire folklore, mainly surrounding Skinner Sweet, a new breed of the species who leaves a mark in […]

Interview: Michael Biehn Talks Comedy Series 24 HOUR RENTAL, ALIEN 5!


When I joined the Icons of Fright team as a contributor a few years back, the first interview I conducted was with a childhood hero of mine, Michael Biehn. Biehn and his wife/producing partner Jennifer Blanc-Biehn were in Los Angeles, doing a signing at Burbank’s Dark Delicacies and were both nice enough to take a […]

Festival hit SHUT IN Renamed INTRUDERS; Hitting VOD/Theaters This January


Adam Schindler’s INTRUDERS (formerly titled SHUT IN) was a hit during its festival run and thanks to Momentum Pictures, the home invasion shocker is hitting theaters/VOD this January 15th. While the plot might remind you fright fanatics a little bit of YOU’RE NEXT, trust me, it’s quite an interesting twist on the home invasion subgenre […]

Bluray Review: SHOCK ‘EM DEAD (1990)


There’s something magical about a lot of the cheesy films that the late ’80s and early ’90s put out. Wild stories that wouldn’t even be a thought to a studio execs these days, the films that filled VHS shelves and gathered dust in video stores everywhere are the ones I loved to check out. Some […]

Scream Factory Has Your February covered with Double Feature Bluray releases of THE CURSE/THE CURSE 2 and MILLENNIUM/R.O.T.O.R


I know what I’ll be getting for myself for a late Valentine’s Day gift and we can all thank Scream Factory for that. Today, the gang over at SF announced Bluray double features of ’80s horror/sci-fi gems THE CURSE/CURSE II: THE BITE and MILLENNIUM/R.O.T.O.R, with both hitting shelves this coming February (which makes my Valentine’s Day opening […]



Oh Scream Factory, how I love thee. Growing up, I was exposed to quite a few films that left a mark on me. Everything from HELLRAISER and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, to Charles Band’s Empire Pictures classics such as ELIMINATORS, FROM BEYOND and PRISON. One of the films that fell into the Empire Pictures […]