Alamo Drafthouse Plans To “Dismember” Audiences With 4-Movie Onslaught!

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While us Californians don’t have a Drafthouse theater just yet (soon though), that doesn’t mean we don’t want everyone else to have fun. Drafthouse founder Tim League and co. are getting ready to bring a horror night to remember to EVERY Drafthouse theater on Saturday, October 25th, when the “Dismember the Alamo” event goes down. […]

Convention Season Continues With DAYS OF THE DEAD Hitting L.A. Sept. 26th-28th!!

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Burbank’s SON OF MONSTERPALOOZA is happening RIGHT NOW, and continuing all weekend (be sure to catch Icons of Fright’s head honcho, Rob G., moderating not only the PHANTASM reunion panel tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 13th) but  the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE reunion on Sunday as well! If SON OF MONSTERPALOOZA doesn’t make you drained from convention good […]

Scream Factory Bringing THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS Home To Bluray; Features New interview With Mel Brooks

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Freddie Francis was legendary for directing genre greats such as TALES FROM THE CRYPT, DR. TERROR’S HOUSE OF HORRORS, THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN and many more films that horror fans hold close to their hearts, and now Scream Factory is set to bring another Francis gem, the Mel Brooks-produced THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS to Bluray […]

Fright Exclusive Interview With ATREYU’s Alex Varkatzas!!

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Orange County’s Atreyu made quite the name for themselves, releasing their debut EP in 1998, followed by five studio albums of bone-crushing songs, showcasing an intensity mixed with impressive melody at the same time. Taking a much needed break in 2011, the members jumped into various other ventures, with vocalist Alex Varkatzas teaming up with […]

Debut Teaser For NYC Blackout Thriller DARK Arrives; Exec.Produced By Joe Dante

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Let’s face it, as people, we rely so heavily on technology and especially electricity to get through our daily tasks. I don’t know about you, but when there’s a power outage, most of my tasks fall apart. There also comes a sense of dread in those times, making your mind wonder what’s going on and […]

Artwork/Full Specs For Scream Factory’s PUMPKINHEAD II: BLOOD WINGS Bluray; Hits October 28th!

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Scream Factory is set to unleash their “Collector’s Edition” of the much loved Stan Winston classic, PUMPKINHEAD on September 9th (review), and if that wasn’t cool enough, the folks at SF are giving fans of the franchise another reason to celebrate: the October 28th Bluray release of PUMPKINHEAD II: BLOOD WINGS (This time directed by LEATHERFACE director […]

Review: THE DEVICE (2014)

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These days, alien abduction films tend to be limited to some form of POV and/or found footage angle, bypassing the classic approach, letting things play out in a narrative and visually appealing way. What was once one of the most terrifying subgenres just doesn’t do much for me these days, and more times than not, […]

Genre Gut Punches: “The Dog Monologue” in FROZEN

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It’s impossible to count the amount of characters that have died on screen over the course of cinematic history.  I’ve seen people hacked to bits, dismembered, set on fire, crushed, stabbed, choked, speared, combusted, drowned, hanged, and suffered in hundreds of other ways, but I seldom stop to think about what the death means for […]