Bluray Review: ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

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Scream Factory has most certainly done a fine job of bringing a lot of John Carpenter’s filmography to genre fans everywhere. With great collector’s edition Blurays of everything from Carpenter’s PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THEY LIVE and ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, to the complete HALLOWEEN collection and even Carpenter’s BODY BAGS anthology. It’s been great to […]

Interview: CONTRACTED Director Eric England talks ROADSIDE, GET THE GIRL

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Eric England definitely knows the meaning of patience. After shooting his feature debut, MADISON COUNTY, he instantly jumped into ROADSIDE, a thriller about a young couple whose car is stuck in the snowy roads, while a sniper takes his aim at them. It’s a psychological wild ride, and while it would have made sense to […]

John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES gets futuristic with”Night” Music Video!

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If you’re a fan of John Carpenter’s legendary film work (how could you NOT be?), then chances are, you’re equally a fan of his musical endeavors as well. The master of horror behind such classic films such as HALLOWEEN, THE THING, THE FOG and countless others has provided many of his films with synth-heavy music, […]

Exclusive: Premiere Of GHOSTLIGHT/LADYKILLER Director Jeff Ferrell’s “White Roses” Music Video

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Jeff Ferrell is one busy man. Having directed the very entertaining haunted theater film GHOSTLIGHT (review) writing a book of ghost stories (this year’s The Book of Whispering Spirits)┬árecently finished directing his followup film, LADYKILLER, Ferrell also had the time to put out a new album as well. The self proclaimed “gothic acoustic” album,┬áColor In […]

Horror/Romance Hybrid SPRING Gets New Artwork, DVD/Bluray Release Date

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It’s no secret that all of us at Icons of Fright loved Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead’s horror/romance hybrid of a gem, SPRING (review). The filmmaking duo not only caught people off guard with their previous film, RESOLUTION, but gave audiences one of the most interesting and unique films in a long time with the […]

Icons of Fright Interview With FROM THE DARK Director Conor McMahon and Star Niamh Algar!!

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Conor McMahon’s horror/comedy STITCHES hit genre lovers hard, quickly becoming a fan favorite and giving horror lovers a character that would actually warrant a franchise, given the right sequel. Instead of playing it safe and making another horror/comedy, McMahon returned with FROM THE DARK (out on DVD/Bluray now via Dark Sky Films), a film that […]

Bluray Review: CARRIE (2002)/THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 (1999) Double Feature

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Scream Factory gives a double dose of telekinetic angst and revenge with the double feature of 2002’s Bryan Fuller (TV’s Hannibal)-scripted TV adaption of CARRIE and 1999’s THE RAGE: CARRIE 2, which is a sequel to the original 1976 film version of Stephen King’s novel. Done scratching your heads in confusion? We took a look […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO

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There have surely been times in all of our lives (or maybe I’m just the weird one), in which we’ve looked in the mirror and didn’t like whatever reflected back. Times when we just couldn’t bring ourselves to forgive ourselves for mistakes of the past, and would rather be somebody else, or have someone else […]