XLrator Media Picks up critically acclaimed psychological horror film SUN CHOKE; Release Set For Summer

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Ben Cresciman’s awesome as hell SUN CHOKE was by far one of the best films that I had the privilege of watching in 2015, having seen it during its festival run (review and it was featured on our TOP 10 Films of 2015 list). The psychological horror film features a career-defining performance from Freaks and Geeks/Buffy […]

WHOA! Trailer Drops for 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE; “Spiritual sequel” to Original??!

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I’ve been patiently waiting for a followup to Matt Reeve’s 2008 found footage extravaganza, CLOVERFIELD, and it looks like the time for said followup is now…sort of. A mysterious trailer has dropped, under the name of 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and thought it couldn’t seem more different than the first film, it looks to be somewhat […]

Review: SYNCHRONICITY

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When 2007’s THE SIGNAL first hit audiences, it did a hell of a job showing a small glimpse of the capabilities of the film’s trio of writer/directors, David Bruckner, Dan Bush and Jacob Gentry. Each director’s segment felt completely different from the previous director’s, and there was a sense of promise that you felt upon […]

THE FOREST Scaring Audiences Now!; Clips and Trailers Galore

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Now in theaters, THE FOREST is scaring the hell out of audiences and rightfully so. It’s based on the real life Aokigahara Forest of Japan (info), a place where hundreds of people go to every year, to kill themselves. The film, starring Game of Thrones,THE HUNGER GAMES star Natalie Dormer, as a woman who ventures into […]

Final Trailer for THE WITCH spreads Paranoia; Hitting theaters February 19th

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Robert Eggers’ THE WITCH hits theaters nationwide on February 19th, and if you like absolutely terrifying horror, you’d be doing yourselves a favor giving it a watch or four. The film, which is based in New England in 1630, tells the tale of a family plagued by the possibility of their young daughter being possessed […]

L.A.’s Cinefamily Hosts The X-Files: Live Podcast and Marathon, With sneak preview of a new X-Files episode!!

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If you live in Los Angeles, this Saturday is going to be one for the books. The cinephile favorite theater, Cinefamily, is not only hosting a live podcast of Kumail Nanjiani’s THE X-FILES FILES, but is giving fans a marathon of four of the best episodes of the classic show, but capping it all off […]

Drafthouse and Mondo Partner Up to release Jay Shaw Poster For THE KEEPING ROOM

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All of us at Icons of Fright are definitely fans of poster artist Jay Shaw (interview) , so this brand new collaboration between Drafthouse Films and Mondo for Shaw’s THE KEEPING ROOM print is quite awesome. Limited to a run of 75 prints, Mondo’s release of the poster is going on now (order here) and […]

SHORT FILM Roundup: HEALED, A FAVOR & POSTPARTUM

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We love to watch short films, some of which are directed by some of our favorite directors. Having already loved Izzy Lee’s INNSMOUTH, we were incredibly excited when Izzy sent us A FAVOR and POSTPARTUM, two more short films that she helmed, both of which have their own unique vibe to them. Adding to the already […]