Review: COHERENCE

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  *Editor’s note: Derek Botelho, friend of Icons of Fright and author of the newly-released book ‘The Argento Syndrome’ took this one on for us.  The feature debut of James Ward Byrkit, COHERENCE is on it surface a quiet drama about relationships between friends and lovers, but quickly turns into something else entirely. If I told you, […]

First Look: Mark Pellington’s “LONE”

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Amidst a rush of ominous sound design, our first glimpse of the mostly parched, largely abandoned world in LONE is the charred skeleton of a house, viewed through what feels like a vortex. If it’s a memory, it’s hidden in a swirl of information and pain and we will have to dig deeper and travel […]

Review: JOY RIDE 3: ROAD KILL!!

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  The third film in a series featuring Rusty Nail, a malicious and downright evil trucker getting his kicks by taking people who piss him off and giving them gruesome death scenes, JOY RIDE 3 is no Citizen Kane, but instead, one hell of a silly and fun little splatter flick. Walking into the movie expecting something completely wonderful will […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE MOMENT

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  *Editor’s note:  THE MOMENT in now playing in NYC  and opens in LA at the Sundance Sunset in West Hollywood beginning Friday, June 20th, with  Q&A’s  featuring  writer/director Jane Weinstock, producer Julia Eisenman, and producer Gloria Norris on June 20th and June 21st at 7:30 pm. From the very start of THE MOMENT, the film has a […]

New Batch of Stills, Release Info for Shocking and Intense True Crime-Inspired NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN!

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Ok, you crazy fright fiends, get ready for a tough one. We posted the trailer a while back for the true crime-inspired directorial debut by Katrin Gebbe, NOTHING BAD CAN HAPPEN, and to help promote the film’s June 27th LA premiere and July 3rd NYC premiere, we were sent a few new stills from the […]

CROWD FUNDING SPOTLIGHT: ‘The Mortuary Collection’

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(Author’s Note: BJ Colangelo is a professional bleeding heart for the independent film genre and would like to spend one day a week focusing on a crowd funding project that she feels deserves to meet it’s goal. If you have a project you believe deserves spotlight, e-mail her at BRITTNAHJADE@gmail.com) Many of you may have […]

Ford Bros Return With more Zombie CarnageWhen THE DEAD 2 Hits DVD/Bluray This September!

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Jon and Howard J. Ford’s 2012 film THE DEAD came out of nowhere it seems and won over a lot of folks thinking that the zombie sub-genre had been done to death. Breathing new life into it, the film was a pretty fun ride, and that looks to happen again, when the sequel, THE DEAD […]

Beyond Fright Review: SON OF GHOSTMAN

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Denny McNamara hasn’t been having the best of luck lately. His girlfriend Renee dumped him, his brother is threatening to to sell Denny’s house if he can’t come up with next month’s rent, and he’s become so unsure of himself, he’s beginning to question his real purpose in life. Like many horror fans, Denny has […]