Review: Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

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Once upon a time, a young film enthusiast was taken by Willis O’Brien’s work in King Kong and decided to devote his life to making fantastical films and memorable creatures that would be remembered for generations to come. This young man was Ray Harryhausen, and the newly released documentary by Gilles Penso, Ray Harryhausen: Special […]

Shannon Chats With OUTLAWS AND ANGELS Star Ben Browder!!

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This past Friday, JT Mollner’s western/thriller OUTLAWS AND ANGELS came out in select theaters and VOD, after previously garnering love from the festival circuits.  In anticipation of the films release, Icons of Fright’s Shannon McGrew, sat down with actor Ben Browder to discuss his role of George Tildon in OUTLAWS AND ANGELS, the danger of wild […]

Review: OUTLAWS AND ANGELS

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I’ve never been a fan of spaghetti westerns, but with the release of BONE TOMAHAWK this past year and now OUTLAWS AND ANGELS I may need to seriously consider watching more thriller/horror-esque western films.  OUTLAWS AND ANGELS is the debut film from writer/director JT Mollner and stars Chad Michael Murray, Luke Wilson, Teri Polo, Francesca […]

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Director’s CLOWN Set to hit DVD/Bluray This August!!

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Before he was tapped to helm the upcoming SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING, director Jon Watts not only made the very entertaining Kevin Bacon-led COP CAR but before ever that, he directed a terrifying horror film called CLOWN. Originally created as a fake trailer, Watts partnered with HOSTEL/CABIN FEVER director Eli Roth to bring CLOWN to life and […]

TV Review: DEAD OF SUMMER – Episode 2 “Barney Rubble Eyes”

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I’ve been seeing ads for DEAD OF SUMMER everywhere. I went to the theater four times in the last two weeks and saw at least two advertisements before my movies. Freeform is sparing no expense with their genre offering, hoping to transition the previously known as ABC Family network into must see TV. Their most […]

TV Review: OUTCAST – Episode 5 “The Road Before Us”

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If there ever was a TV series with an emphasis on a slow burn, then OUTCAST would be high on that list. The show lives off of anticipation and teasing the audience of what’s to come. Secrets are barely revealed, but just enough to keep a casual viewer from cancelling the series from their DVR. […]

Review: MODEL HUNGER

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Recently, the dark side of the modeling industry was explored in the genre bending NEON DEMON, a florescent gem from director Nicolas Winding Refn where our desires lead to a bloody consumption. While MODEL HUNGER shares similar tropes, it’s actually a completely different movie that dares to have all shapes and sizes on the screen. […]

Icons of Fright Interview With BACHELOR GAMES Star Charlie Bewley

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When one thinks of a Bachelor party, we don’t think about running for our lives in the Andes desert by a creature only known as “The Hunter”; however, in Edward McGown’s latest film BACHELOR GAMES (hitting VOD on July 8th), that’s exactly what happens.  To learn more about why the groomsmen are being stalked, Icons of […]