DARK SUMMER and ALIEN OUTPOST Hitting DVD/Bluray This July Via Scream Factory/IFC Midnight

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The partnership between genre favorites Scream Factory and IFC Midnight has definitely been a good one, with the team-up doing quite an excellent job putting out some pretty entertaining films, with everything from Jennifer Kent’s THE BABADOOK to The Vicious Brothers’ EXTRATERRESTRIAL all being must have releases for horror fans.  Adding even more solid titles to […]

INTERVIEW: Icons of Fright talks to EXTRATERRESTRIAL Directors, The Vicious Brothers!!

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Filmmaking duo The Vicious Brothers (Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz) won over genre fans with the found footage horror flick, GRAVE ENCOUNTERS, a movie that did pretty well for horror lovers and gained somewhat of a cult following for the film. Their new film, EXTRATERRESTRIAL (out now on DVD/Bluray via the new partnership between Scream […]

FRIGHT AT HOME: MAY 12TH – THE DROWNSMAN, EXTRATERRESTRIAL, AN IRISH EXORCISM

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It’s a pretty good week for genre releases, with a decent amount of titles hitting shelves today. Everyone from Scream Factory, Virgil and Anchor Bay, to a double dose of Jess Franco from Severin…there’s just something for everyone. We thought it would be nice to tell you fright fanatics about some of the highlights of […]

Principal Photography on Creepy As Hell Looking BLOODHOUND begins; Stills Look INTENSE

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Jason R. Miller, one of the producers behind films like FROZEN (not the “Let It Go” one, but I’m sure you fright fanatics already know that), HATCHET 2, CHILLERAMA and the director of UNIDENTIFIED, has started  principal photography on his second film, the creepy looking BLOODHOUND. The film, featuring Ed Ackerman (Frozen, 17 Again) and David […]

Festival Hit WE ARE STILL HERE Hitting Theaters/VOD This June!!

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It’s no secret that we at Icons of Fright absolutely adored Ted Geoghegan’s completely original and fresh ghost story, WE ARE STILL HERE (review). It’s a breath of fresh air, and one of the most entertaining viewing experiences I’ve had the privilege to watch in quite some time. Horror fans dying to watch the Barbara […]

Beyond Fright Review: BEYOND CLUELESS (2014)

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It has been said that John Hughes perfected the teenage experience with films like THE BREAKFAST CLUB and SIXTEEN CANDLES, but the teen films that followed the Hughes empire added a tougher bite to the idyllic suburban upbringing.  Between the success of CLUELESS and the seeming “end” of modern teen films with MEAN GIRLS’, teen films were crafted […]

Get Ready To Howl When Scream Factory Brings DOG SOLDIERS to Bluray This June!

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Great werewolf films are hard to find these days. The lycanthrope playing field is typically filled to the brim with bad CGI transformations and it’s a subgenre  that just deserves better. Neil Marshall (THE DESCENT, TV’s Black Sails, Constantine)’s 2002 films, DOG SOLDIERS, was just that kind of werewolf film that resonated with horror fans, and […]

Stanley Film Fest REVIEW: SUN CHOKE

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There’s something incredibly remarkable that comes along with coming across a film that not only entertains you, but makes you feel such a wide range of emotions while taking a journey with the film’s characters. When films that play within those vastly huge range of emotions, it’s easy for them to transcend whatever “genre” they’re […]