Scream Factory shows Mick Garris Some Love When PSYCHO IV: THE BEGINNING Hits DVD/Bluray This August!!

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AMC’s Bates Motel has done a hell of a job giving viewers a fresh, new take on the horror classic PSYCHO and it’s sometimes protagonist/antagonist, Norman Bates. A lot of newer fans of the series have voiced their opinions on how interesting it is to see the genesis of why Norman became what he eventually […]

Review: Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

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Once upon a time, a young film enthusiast was taken by Willis O’Brien’s work in King Kong and decided to devote his life to making fantastical films and memorable creatures that would be remembered for generations to come. This young man was Ray Harryhausen, and the newly released documentary by Gilles Penso, Ray Harryhausen: Special […]

Shannon Chats With OUTLAWS AND ANGELS Star Ben Browder!!

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This past Friday, JT Mollner’s western/thriller OUTLAWS AND ANGELS came out in select theaters and VOD, after previously garnering love from the festival circuits.  In anticipation of the films release, Icons of Fright’s Shannon McGrew, sat down with actor Ben Browder to discuss his role of George Tildon in OUTLAWS AND ANGELS, the danger of wild […]

TV Review: DEAD OF SUMMER – Episode 3: “Mix Tape”

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There was a time when I would sit around the radio and wait for my favorite song to play. If I could catch it in time, then I could hit the REC and PLAY button at the same and have it taped onto a cassette. I was very OCD about it and deem the recording […]

Interviews: Horror Film Festival Promoters of the Northeast – Part 2

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Putting together a film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. We sat down with four of the most well established genre film festivals that have survived & thrived for over five years in the northeast part of North America. These four […]

FICTIONAL FRIGHTS: Heather Buckley’s “Streets”

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What a way to dust off our FICTIONAL FRIGHTS column that this intense short story from film critic/journalist/Producer Heather Buckley (Dread Central, Fangoria, Vulture). One of the most unique voices in film journalism, Buckley writes the same as she speaks: with passion and fervor, with an in your face force of nature that is always […]

Icons of Fright Interview With BACHELOR GAMES Star Charlie Bewley

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When one thinks of a Bachelor party, we don’t think about running for our lives in the Andes desert by a creature only known as “The Hunter”; however, in Edward McGown’s latest film BACHELOR GAMES (hitting VOD on July 8th), that’s exactly what happens.  To learn more about why the groomsmen are being stalked, Icons of […]

EVENT REPORT: American Murder Song’s “II” E.P. Launch

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Last year, while attending the “Alleluia: The Devil’s Carnival” tour, Terrance Zdunich addressed the crowd of rabid Devil Carnival fans to inform us that he was working on a new project with frequent collaborator Saar Hendelman called AMERICAN MURDER SONG.  As the months went on, the popularity of AMERICAN MURDER SONG grew and a devoted […]