Icons of Fright talks NAVY SEALS VS ZOMBIES With Michael Dudikoff!!


Any film lover who grew up watching action films in the ’80s knows the name Michael Dudkioff. Very much a staple in the action genre around that time, Dudikoff led the fan obsessed AMERICAN NINJA series from Cannon Films, as well as appearing in one of this writer’s favorite films of all time, 1986’s AVENGING […]

A24’s GREEN ROOM Thrashes Into Theaters April 2016!


Ready to have your head smashed? A24, unarguably one of the best independent-genre production companies in the game, is unleashing BLUE RUIN helmer Jeremy Saulnier’s nasty, punk horror-thriller GREEN ROOM into theaters April 2016! First it will open in limited screens April 1st (no joke!) and then expands nationwide April 15th! We’ll have a one-two […]

Things gets hot when LAVALANTULA Terrorizes DVD/VOD beginning November 3rd


Confession: all of us at Icons of Fright love Mike Mendez. A friend of the site and an overall great filmmaker, he’s able to jump from one type of genre film to a completely different kind, all while making every single film an entertaining and wild time. In between films like THE CONVENT, THE GRAVEDANCERS, […]

Review: TREMORS 5


1990’s TREMORS was a hit with audiences and was one of the first horror comedies that really took off and appealed to its viewers, offering up likable characters, great special fx, and villainous mega-sized worms called “Graboids” that would instantly become horror favorites. The film, which starred Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward, was about two […]

WWE Divas Champion AJ Brooks Leads Impressive cast in William Butler’s “The Mist meets The Walking Dead” monster film HELLSTORM!!


This is one that we’re VERY excited about. Director William Butler’s upcoming “THE MIST meets The Walking Dead” monster film, HELLSTORM now has a cast and it’s led by the three-time WWE Divas champion AJ Brooks, as well as quite an impressive supporting cast. Everyone from LEATHERFACE: TCM III‘s Kate Hodge (who co-starred with Butler […]

Scream Factory sending BLOOD AND LACE, GHOST STORY To Bluray this November


Scream Factory’s kicking ass with the one-two announcement of both GHOST STORY and the rarely seen BLOOD AND LACE hitting shelves on November 24th. Both films are genre gems, with the former featuring Fred Astaire and some supernatural happenings and the latter being a long lost AIP (American International Pictures) pre-slasher slasher film featuring Seinfeld‘s […]

Fantastic Fest review: THE MIND’S EYE

Mind's eye

2013’s ALMOST HUMAN showcased not only the talents of director Joe Begos, actor/editor Josh Ethier and actor Graham Skipper, but a genuine love for all things John Carpenter and David Cronenberg. The gory body invasion film caught people off guard during its festival run and when released, it quickly became a film that genre lovers […]

Screen Media Acquires Mickey Keating’s DARLING at Fantastic Fest!


This news makes me one happy camper. Quite easily my favorite film of this year’s Fantastic Fest, Mickey Keating’s head turning, descent into madness film DARLING (review) has been acquired by Screen Media for worldwide distribution, aiming for a 2016 theatrical release. It’s a unique film that is definitely one to get on board and […]