Fright Rags Aiming To PUNISH With PRE-ORDER Of Their Epic SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT 30th Anniversary Collection; Releasing This December!

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For you Christmas horror-loving fright fanatics out there, it’s time to wet your pants! Really, get a change of underwear before reading on….got ‘em? Ok. The gang at Fright Rags is at it again, with the newly announced pre-order announcement of their 30th Anniversary SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT collection, featuring enough SNDN swag to make […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE CONGRESS

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*Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, Derek Smith, tackled this review of Drafthouse Films’ THE CONGRESS for us. Be sure to check out his site (linked at the bottom) for his experiences taking on classic films for the first time!-Jerry Mankind by default is a selfish breed. We do our best to survive, with our […]

Instrumental Horror Mastermind Sam Haynes Offers FREE Download Of Christmas-Themed Horror Music!

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In October, we reviews the most recent release from Sam Haynes (here), U.K.’s horror mastermind. Having a great knack from creating terrifying, ambient landscapes perfect for haunted houses, background writing music and/or just terrifying the hell out of your kids, Haynes took to Twitter this afternoon, giving fans an announcement that he’s offering up a […]

Icons of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Ethan Embry!!

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*Editor’s note: Ethan Embry has made a definite leap from the types of roles he once played in films like CAN’T HARDLY WAIT and THAT THING YOU DO!, to more recent meaty roles in films such as CHEAP THRILLS and now LATE PHASES (now on VOD/iTunes), a werewolf film with a lot of heart and meaning. […]

Roddy Piper Leads Lovecraft Meets Carpenter-Like Short Film, PORTAL TO HELL; Crowd-Funding Underway

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This is one crowd-funded venture that sounds like a horror lover’s dream. Director Vivieno Caldinelli (PICNICFACE), writer Matt Watts (Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays), and WWE/THEY LIVE legend Roddy Piper are teaming up with XYZ’s Todd Brown (THE RAID, ABCs OF DEATH), executive producer Andrew Rosen (TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL), and ASTRON-6’s  Steve Kostanski (MANBORG!!) to […]

Icons Of Fright Interview With THE BABADOOK Writer/Director JENNIFER KENT!

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THE BABADOOK came out of nowhere and blew the hell out of audiences during its festival run, leaving quite a mark on not only the genre, but in film in general. Taking the story of a woman and her son coming to terms with the loss of a loved one, and a creature let loose […]

“Dream The Crow Black Dream”: Jerry’s Look Back At THE CROW

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When something hits for me, it HITS. I’ve always been that way and I doubt that the fervor I have for everything I dig will ever lessen. That excitement, while having led me into a lot of great memories, have given me an equal amount of recent moments, full of wondering, “What the hell was […]

Derek Botelho and The Cannibal Films of Bruno Mattei

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“My public wants one thing, and that’s blood, asshole!” shouts Grace Forsyte, a hard-nosed reporter with TVN, whose program has seen a drop in the ratings, putting her show into hiatus. To put herself back on top, Grace gathers a team to go deep into the Amazon to capture the cannibalistic natives for a new […]