Team Behind FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS Debuts Vampire Mockumentary WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Trailer; Looks Like Hilarious, Dry Fun

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Personally, I absolutely loved HBO’s The Flight of the Conchords. That dry, witty sense of humor was perfectly in line with the kinds of comedies that I dig. With that said, it’s safe to say I was over the moon when it was announced that the team behind the hit show was making a “mockumentary” […]

New [REC] 4: APOCALYPSE Stills Show Quite A Bit Of Gore; Virus Spreads Globally!

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We’re all big fans of the [REC] series, and when we were sent a batch of brand new stills from the upcoming [REC] 4: APOCALYPSE (coming January 2nd via Magnet Releasing) we just had to show them to you fright fanatics. The film, which takes the original film’s reporter, Angela, out of the apartment building and […]

Review: DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD

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Tommy Wirkola’s 2009 spectacularly gory Nazi zombie film, DEAD SNOW, left quite the impression on horror fans, with its heavy on the practical effects and even heavier on the comedy side of horror approach. While  the film dealing with a group of Norwegian friends unleashing a horde of zombies wanting their blessed gold back left […]

Icons of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Ethan Embry!!

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*Editor’s note: Ethan Embry has made a definite leap from the types of roles he once played in films like CAN’T HARDLY WAIT and THAT THING YOU DO!, to more recent meaty roles in films such as CHEAP THRILLS and now LATE PHASES (now on VOD/iTunes), a werewolf film with a lot of heart and meaning. […]

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 […]