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 […]

THE EIGHTIES STILL SCREAM: A VHS RETROSPECTIVE PART 2 – HIDE AND GO SHRIEK!!

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Whenever I think back on the ’80s and how fantastic the decade truly was, some of my favorite reveries to indulge in are the ones of me as a kid walking up and down video stores and their endless rows of videocassettes and pickup up box after box, wishing that I was old enough to […]

DEATHAUS FILMS releases teaser to Pandie Suicide-led BLOOD BATH short

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While its Indiegogo campaign is in full effect, the Eric Boccio-helmed short film, BLOOD BATH, has released a 20-second teaser that shows quite a bit of blood, as well as putting the film’s Writer/Producer/Actress, Pandie Suicide, right in the middle of it all. Boccio/Suicide previously collaborated on the award winning short MASSACRE, which saw Pandie starring […]

Inspired By True Story Film HANGMAN Heading to DVD/Bluray This February!!

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I’m a sucker for films that hold the “Inspired by True Events” stamp on them. Sure, most of them are VERY far from what the source crime happened to be, but still, it’s the quickest way to instantly get under my skin for a terrifying time. It’s with that approach that filmmaker Adam Mason’s HANGMAN […]