VIDEO: Icons of Fright Attends LOST TIME Premiere; Interviews With Rochelle Vallese, Derek Mears, Robert Davi

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Sci-Fi/Horror hybrid LOST TIME had its premiere this past Wednesday, and I,along with fellow Icons of Fright staffer Natty, went to check it out. It was quite the busy afternoon/evening, but stars of the film Rochelle Vallese, Robert Davi and Derek Mears  were all nice enough so sit down for a bit to discuss the […]

Alamo Drafthouse Plans To “Dismember” Audiences With 4-Movie Onslaught!

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While us Californians don’t have a Drafthouse theater just yet (soon though), that doesn’t mean we don’t want everyone else to have fun. Drafthouse founder Tim League and co. are getting ready to bring a horror night to remember to EVERY Drafthouse theater on Saturday, October 25th, when the “Dismember the Alamo” event goes down. […]

Convention Season Continues With DAYS OF THE DEAD Hitting L.A. Sept. 26th-28th!!

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Burbank’s SON OF MONSTERPALOOZA is happening RIGHT NOW, and continuing all weekend (be sure to catch Icons of Fright’s head honcho, Rob G., moderating not only the PHANTASM reunion panel tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 13th) but  the TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE reunion on Sunday as well! If SON OF MONSTERPALOOZA doesn’t make you drained from convention good […]

Scream Factory Bringing THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS Home To Bluray; Features New interview With Mel Brooks

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Freddie Francis was legendary for directing genre greats such as TALES FROM THE CRYPT, DR. TERROR’S HOUSE OF HORRORS, THE EVIL OF FRANKENSTEIN and many more films that horror fans hold close to their hearts, and now Scream Factory is set to bring another Francis gem, the Mel Brooks-produced THE DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS to Bluray […]

Blood and Surrealism Front and Center In First Trailer For Jose Prendes Serial Killer Film THE DIVINE TRAGEDIES!!

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The Jose Prendes (THE HAUNTING OF WHALEY HOUSE)-helmed “existentialist serial killer film on crack” film, THE DIVINE TRAGEDIES, has been gaining a lot of buzz over the last few months. With genre favorites such as Ken Foree, Barbara Crampton, Sean Whalen and Lynn Lowry joining a cast that already included actor/producer Jon Kondelik and THE HAUNTING […]

Beyond Fest 2014 Bringing Out The Big Guns With Appearances By Carpenter, Refn, Palahniuk; INSANE Roster of Films!!

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This one falls into the “Holy shit” category. The roster of films and guests for 2014’s Beyond Fest (returning again to the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian theater)  was just announced and well, fright fanatics, it’s looking quite epic indeed. Premieres of films such as the TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN remake, V/H/S:VIRAL, HORNS, and even a live […]

Beyond Fright -The Ramones & White Zombie Do THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE!!

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On the previous Beyond Fright entry, I wrote about The Huntingtons’ “Let’s Go to Haddonfield“, a song that was written about John Carpenter’s HALLOWEEN. For this one, I decided to focus on two songs that went in the direction of somewhere else, that place being Texas.  Full of heat, barbecue and some good ol’ fashioned murder […]

Event Report – The Big Picture: Hitchcock! Live!

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Every once in a while, you’ll hear the details of an event that sounds so, so awesome, that it takes you a moment to properly process what you just heard. Such was the case when my friend Monica invited me to join her for what was being billed as “The Big Picture: Hitchcock!” – A tribute […]