Trailers from Hell Goes Tromatic

Coinciding totally by total happenstance with my visit to Troma Studios this week, Trailers from Hell is honoring Lloyd Kaufman.  Lloyd’s recent visit to Joe Dante’s office yielded him his writer for THE TOXIC TWINS: TOXIC AVENGER 5.  A fowl byproduct of that visit was Lloyd’s commentary on his most recent Tromasterpiece, POULTRYGEIST:  NIGHT OF […]

Stevan Mena Week: Promote and Support at the LI International Film Expo

Stevan Mena’s third film makes its world premiere this Friday at the Long Island International Film Expo, and Icons of Fright is there to cover it.  And if you’re tired of studio remakes and poorly done originals by guys who formerly directed car commercials, you should be there too. Stevan Mena made his auspicious debut […]

Booze Reviews: THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE (First Sequence)

THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE (First Sequence) Release Date: April 28th, 2010 Director: Tom Six Writer: Tom Six Cast: Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, Akihiro Kitamura, Andreas Leupold, and Peter Blankenstein Icons of Fright has given Aaron Pruner and Jack Conway a very dangerous assignment: to review the infamous film “THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE”. As a […]

‘NIGHT FLYER”s Mark Pavia Returning To Directors Seat With ‘SICK NICK’

Mark Pavia‘s 1997 adaptation of Stephen King’s short story THE NIGHT FLYER, was certainly an underrated bright spot in otherwise undistinguished decade for the genre. When Icons of Fright caught up with Pavia in summer ’06 he discussed a long-in-development script for called SICK NICK, a Christmas slasher, which at the time had caught the […]

EVENT REPORT: SWEATSHOP at the NYC Horror Film Festival

When the Hammer Falls… It’s Gonna Hurt          Imagine my surprise when X and I arrived at the Tribeca Cinema on Bowery Street in NYC, and it looked just like a bar.  No lit-up marquee, no ticket booth, nobody selling popcorn.  No throngs of horror fans at the ready for the NYC […]

COLLAPSE Zombies Are Born To Be Alive

So this surfaced on YouTube today…apparently zombies in new flick, Collapse, currently being lensed in Des Moines, Iowa had a few moments to reflect on their on undead state and do a little boogie:   Haven’t heard of this flick yet, but according to the IMDB it’s being directed by one Insane Mike Saunders and […]

4 Part Never-Before-Seen Making of GRACE Short Film 30 minute documentary!

A few days ago, we debuted the original GRACE short film complete with an addition video hosting a commentary with writer/director Paul Solet and FX artist (and ICONS own) Jay Alvino. (Check that out HERE!) The following day, we posted the 5 minute making of GRACE short film that our other resident writer Adam Barnick […]

The Making Of The Original GRACE Short Film!

Yesterday we posted the original GRACE short film, which helped garner interesting into making the feature length version. (Which is now officially on DVD and Blu-Ray) Today, we wanted to share with you the making-of the GRACE short film. This 5 minute EPK was put together by resident ICONS staffer Adam Barnick who also went […]