AFTER DARK’s ‘8 Films To Die For’ Gets Gruesome And Gory with BASTARD

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After Dark’s “8 Films To Die For” has given genre fans quite a few titles over the years to latch onto, with films like BORDERLAND, THE GRAVEDANCERS, and quite a few others that offered something fresh and exciting to the annual 8-film theatrical experience. This year, the lineup is filled with films like RE-KILL, MURDER […]

GIVEAWAY – Win Amazon Gift-cards To Download SEASON TWO of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN!!

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In celebration of the El Rey Network’s second season of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: THE SERIES hittingĀ Amazon digital on 8/26, we’ve partnered up with eONE to bring three readers $10 gift-card to be used to download episodes of the returning Vampire series based on Robert Rodriguez’s 1996 film. While season one dealt with bringing a […]

Films That Mean A Lot To Us: PUMP UP THE VOLUME

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Growing up, my local video store, Major Video, was god to me. I lived across the street and to say that I spent hours in that place EVERY day after school would be the understatement of the year. It was like my second home. Looking over every single box, cardboard standout, and even forking over […]

FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: Season Two Premieres 8/25; Austin Mayor Makes It “FROM DUSK TILL DAWN Day”

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Last year, we saw the debut of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series, which brought the Tarantino-penned/Robert Rodriguez-directed film to the small screen, in a very different approach. It was quite the interesting series, taking turns that were very unexpected and different than the film, which set the TV series on its own path. Now […]

Icons of Fright Chats With SINISTER 2 Star James Ransone!!

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One of the many unexpected surprises from Scott Derrickson’s SINISTER was the supporting character of “Deputy So and So”, a young police officer who right up until the end, did his best to help Ethan Hawke’s character solve the mystery behind the evil that was Baghuul. The character of the deputy was easily one of […]

Fright Exclusive Interview With 12-year Old PARANORMAL SCREAMS author, Madelyn Schaer!!

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There’s a level of youthful imagination that tends to fade away with time, especially in the sometimes jaded fields of writing, filmmaking or just following your dreams in general. It’s easy for young people to get told that they can’t or won’t be able to follow their dreams, and to be honest, that’s the worst […]

Beyond Fright: A24 Books A Gig For Jeremy Saulnier’s GREEN ROOM!

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Here at Icons, we’re massive fans of BLUE RUIN. Jeremy Saulnier’s independent tale of one man’s revenge against his family’s killer is so nuanced and assured, grim yet humorous, that it was one of our favorite films of that year. If you haven’t seen it yet, purchase a copy or stream it instantly on Netflix […]

Haunting Dread & Black Phillip Await in A24’s THE WITCH Trailer!

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  THE WITCH has been on our radar since its’ acclaimed debut at the Sundance Film Festival this past January, even more so with writer-director Robert Egger’s taking home the Best Director prize. No easy feat that’s made even more impressive by THE WITCH being Egger’s feature directorial debut. It landed him the gig of […]