Icons of Fright Talks Filmmaking Challenges/Successes with Tristan Clay

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Imagine co founding a production company, creating three short films and finishing up on the post production details on your first feature. These are endeavors usually only dreamed about with most folks, let alone successfully and passionately completing. What is even more incredibly impressive about all this, is that Mr. Tristan Clay is only 20 […]

Tons of Tension and Terror In Brand New SIREN Clip; Release Set For December 2nd

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We’ve been pretty anxious to see SIREN, a feature which was first conceived as a short in the first V/H/S film. Taking the premise and expanding on the mythos of the story and characters, SIREN looks like it’s heading into a very different yet welcomed direction at the hands of Gregg Bishop (DANCE OF THE […]

Icons of Fright Chats With BLOODTHIRSTY: ONE NATION UNDER WATER Writer Mark Landry!

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Taking a cue from the real life tragedies hurricanes Katrina and Rita and crafting a very emotionally resonant tale involving a former Coast Guard and a murderous mystery that he stumbles upon, writer Mark Landry gives fans the very entertaining and human story of BLOODYTHIRSTY. A mixture of real tragedies injected with a vampiric consipiracy, […]

Interview: HELL TOWN Writer/Director Steve Balderson

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I love horror as much as the next fright fanatic, but sometimes I need a breather and a few laughs help me get through my day. HELL TOWN really shakes things up (review) by providing a genre bending experience with a compilation of episodes from a lost TV soap opera surrounding a town that falls […]

Icons of Fright Talks THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK With Director Joel Potrykus

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During this year’s Fantasia Film Festival, one of the many impressive surprises was THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK (review), helmed by BUZZARD director, Joel Potrykus. A scary and sometimes humorous look at a hermit’s experiments with alchemy and demonic conjuring, the film sets Potrykus apart, as one of the most unique voices working in independent cinema today. Potrykus […]

Icons of Fright Q&A With I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER Director Billy O’Brien

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Easily one of the best genre films of the year, Billy O’Brien’s I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER (review soon)takes the story of a young man with violent tendencies and a series of murders in which the boy becomes obsessed with and offers a unique and interesting take on the genre. An adaption of the […]

Poster/Trailer/Release Date For Thomas Dekker-Helmed JACK GOES HOME Arrives; Hitting VOD/On-Demand This October!

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Early last year, while promoting his role in FEAR CLINIC, actor Thomas Dekker mentioned to us that had been writing multiple screenplays and was set to direct one of them. Being a longtime fan of Dekker’s work as an actor, I was pretty anxious to hear more about his debut, and when the film, JACK […]

Review: FOUND FOOTAGE 3D

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A couple whose marriage is on the rocks decide to salvage what they have left by staying at a cabin in the woods, while the filmmaker husband feels that every moment should be documented on camera…in 3D. However, there seems to be a presence with them that feeds off their psyche and has possibly manifested […]