Masked Trio Ready To Invade Theaters Again In THE STRANGERS 2?

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THE STRANGERS was a surprise sleeper hit in the Summer of ’08 for Universal. Not only did it kill at the box office ($52 million on a $9 million budget), but in terms of quality as it’s a solid studio horror offering. A sequel has been oddly laying dormant since then, with a script by […]

A Kiss Of Death Comes With New Poster For Female Powerhouse Anthology XX

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One anthology I have been incredibly anxious to see arrive, is the Magnolia/XYZ co-produced female-powerhouse anthology, XX. Comprised of shorts by the exceptional talents of filmmakers Karyn Kusama (GIRLFIGHT, JENNIFER’S BODY), Mary Harron (AMERICAN PSYCHO), Jennifer Lynch (SURVEILLANCE), and Jovanka Vuckovic (THE CAPTURED BIRD, as well as being a staple in the horror community for quite […]

Beyond Fright: STARZ Acquires Crime-Thriller 7 MINUTES; Sounds Like A Fast Paced Good Time!

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Starz Media’s recent output of great films is seriously rivaling their excellent television programming (seriously, HOW GOOD IS BLACK SAILS?! THIS good), with recent releases like Simon and Zeke Hawkins’ BAD TURN WORSE, the excellent George Takei doc, TO BE TAKEI and countless others. Starz is doing one hell of a job creating a solid output […]

Italian-Made EXTERMINATORS OF THE YEAR 3000 Getting Scream Factory Treatment This March 3rd!

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This one sounds like a fun one fright fanatics! The Italian-made exploitation classic, EXTERMINATORS OF THE YEAR 3000 is getting the Scream Factory Bluray treatment we’ve all come to know and love, when it hits Bluray on March 3rd!! Pesonally, I’ve seen this one and it’s an exploitation film full of craziness, a definite fun […]

Billy Zane, Dee Wallace and Felissa Rose To Attend FREE USC Screening/Q&A Of ZOMBIE KILLERS On January 27th!

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We just reported on Anchor bay’s upcoming release of ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD (due to make its mark on DVD/Bluray on February 3rd), and for all of you zombie fanatics wanting not just a taste of the film, but the ENTIRE thing, USC is hosting a special sneak preview of the B. Harrison Smith-helmed film on […]

Bluray Review: ANNABELLE

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The success of 2013’s James Wan-directed haunted family film THE CONJURING scored big at not only the box office, but with genre films all across the boards. It brought old school terror back in a big way, with its focus being more based on setting a tone and allowing it grow more unsettling as the […]

Icons of Fright Interview With THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE Writer/Director, Chris Sparling!!

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Chris Sparling turned heads in circles when his 2010 screenplay BURIED was made into one of the most intense films in years. The Rodrigo Cortés-directed and Ryan Reynolds-led film brought the suspense in heavy doses and kept viewers completely on edge until its very end. Following that film, Sparling wrote another confined area film, 2012’s ATM. […]

ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD Gets New Trailer; Hits DVD/Bluray This Februrary

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A while back, we reported on Anchor Bay acquiring the rights to B. Harrison Smith’s genre ensemble film, ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD. Featuring the likes of Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, Mischa Barton, Brian Anthony Wilson and friend of Icons of Fright, Felissa Rose, the film deals with a group of young soldiers trained to protect a small […]