BEYOND FRIGHT: Song Of The Week – NINE INCH NAILS “Closer”

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Here we go! It’s Friday, time to kick back and enjoy the weekend and what better way than by cranking a killer tune to set the mood?! This post was inspired by artist Kawehi. Have you heard of her yet? In the last several weeks, she became an Internet sensation with her beautiful reinterpretation of […]

TV Review: FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series (Episode Five: “SELF-CONTAINED”)

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 *Editor’s note: these episode recaps contain many spoilers, so if you haven’t seen the episode yet, we suggest watching it first After an intense shootout and having taken the Fuller family hostage, The Gecko brothers head towards the border in “Self-Contained“, the fifth episode of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series. An episode mostly contained […]

Fright Exclusive Interview: CAMP DREAD/SLEEPAWAY CAMP’s Felissa Rose!

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Felissa Rose became known to horror fans as Angela, the camper-turned killer in  the classic slasher film, SLEEPAWAY CAMP. A long time friend of Icons (read our previous, in depth interview with her here), Felissa was nice enough to answer a few short questions from us, regarding her new role in CAMP DREAD, hitting DVD […]

Right Arm Of The Law: Justin’s FIVE FAVORITE POLICE OFFICERS IN HORROR!

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Sheriff, Deputy, Detective; along with the genres final girl, another omnipresent figure you can find assisting (or pursuing) our protagonists in one way or another are the men and women of law enforcement. I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite police officers in horror that stand out for a myriad of reasons (one-liners, […]

Review: STAGE FRIGHT (2014)

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The “horror musical” concept is a bit of an oddity in cinema history. Surely, everyone is aware of the most popular grandaddy of them all, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, or Brian DePalma’s underrated classic (that came one year prior in 1974), THE PHANTOM OF THE PARADISE, which has found a new appreciation in later […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE MACHINE (2014)

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  Creating an science-fiction film that not only spins a good yarn, but also makes its viewers think is something that just isn’t all to common these days, as the majority of what comes out in the sci-fi genre seems to be either a graphic novel adaption of something popular or  a huge studio tent-pole […]

Video Recap/Poster Sale Info For CineMayhem!!

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This year’s CineMayhem film festival (started by Daily Dead’s Heather Wixson) might be over (having ran March 28-30th), but there are plenty of cool things left to show, for those who weren’t able to make it to the annual LA-based event (myself included ). This year, the fest was moved to Jumpcut Cafe, and boasted […]

We’re Glad They Found This Footage: SIX POV MOVIES THAT WE LOVE

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Let’s be honest here. Out of 10 “found footage” type films, you’re lucky if two or three are actually enjoyable. Why the characters in said sub-genre always seems to have to document EVERYTHING might have worked early on, when the style was created, by 2014, we’ve seen so many variations of it, that the films […]