Bluray Review: Scream Factory’s MONKEY SHINES/THE DARK HALF!!

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Scream Factory gives fans the George A. Romero treatment with their release of both 1988’s MONKEY SHINES and 1993’s THE DARK HALF, allowing fans NOT familiar with Romero’s non-zombie work to experience two films that though underrated, are both equally as entertaining as hell and given the Scream Factory special features touch we’ve all come […]

EXPLOITATION ALLEY: THE STREET FIGHTER (1974)!!

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I suppose I could blame my recent martial arts movie kick (no pun intended) on the recent and very amazing WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL? For many fans of the Exploitation genre, martial arts movies are a necessity and were probably some of the first films we were exposed to (or at least that’s how it […]

Review: THE DAMNED

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Victor García has made a name for himself with being the guy who takes on straight-to-DVD sequels for popular films, having directed RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, MIRRORS 2, and the much maligned HELLRAISER: REVELATIONS. After going through those sequels, it’s no wonder that García would jump at the chance to direct something original with THE […]

SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT & CHRISTMAS EVIL Scores Slashing To Vinyl From Death Waltz Records!

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The Christmas season just got a hell of a whole lot better thanks to Death Waltz Records! The illustrious UK record label isn’t letting 2014 ring in without a bang, as tomorrow sees the release of not one, but two seminal-seasonal-slashers: SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT and CHRISTMAS EVIL! Dread Central got the exclusive word, complete […]

BEHOLD and PRE-ORDER! Fright Rags Releasing FOUR Devilish Designs For THE EXORCIST III

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This is, in my opinion, the best news to wake up to this morning. Fright Rags, always known to kick ass with their collection of horror film-themed t-shirts, are launching a new PRE-ORDER for four AWESOME THE EXORCIST III shirts for fans of the underrated 1990 film written and directed by William Peter Blatty (who also […]

ANNABELLE Hitting DVD/Bluray This January 20th From Warner Bros

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Warner Bros. is gearing up to bring ANNABELLE (the prequel to last year’s massive hit THE CONJURING) home to DVD/Bluray on January 20th, 2015, along with a decent amount of special features to please fans of this year’s possessed doll film.  With the recent announcement of THE CONJURING director James Wan signing on to helm […]

BJ Colangelo’s Horror Movie Guide to Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

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Happy November, Icons of Fright readers!  As you all recover from the Breast Cancer Awareness pink washed items at your local grocery store fighting with the Halloween themed goodies, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to paint the world purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.  Boasting a 4% survival rate after five years, Pancreatic Cancer […]

BEYOND FRIGHT: Every Time I Die’s “Underwater Bimbos From Outer Space” & “Revival Mode” Videos

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By far one of my favorite bands of all time, Buffalo, NY’s Every Time I Die has always been a juggernaut of craziness. A band that can be heavy as possible, but can throw out some soulful melodies at the drop of a dime, the band has always had a knack for not only creating […]