Icons of Fright Interviews JESSABELLE/SAW VI&VII Director Kevin Greutert!

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Before making his way into directing, Kevin Greutert established himself as one hell of an editor, having edited everything from THE STRANGERS and THE COLLECTION, to the first five SAW films, before successfully making the transition into directing. Staying in the franchise until its supposed end (last week’s press conference put an end to “the […]

Upcoming TALES OF HALLOWEEN Anthology Boasts GREAT Horror Lineup!!; Begins Shooting In November!

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I’m an anthology nut. Sure there are definitely a decent amount of uneven and/or straight up bad ones, but the ones that do it right, REALLY work well for me. I just love the idea of horror filmmakers taking the short form of filmmaking and telling quality stories in a limited amount of time, which […]

Review: HORNS

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Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, author Derek Botelho tackled this review of Alexandre Aja’s film adaption of the Joe Hill novel, HORNS for us. Short but to the point, here is Derek’s review: Upon reading Joe Hill’s novel Horns I recall thinking how difficult it would be to adapt into a movie. Like […]

Bluray Review: PUMPKINHEAD II: BLOOD WINGS

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Earlier this year, the folks at Scream Factory did an excellent job giving fans a great collector’s edition Bluray of Stan Winston’s 1988 creature film, PUMPKINHEAD. Soon after the first film’s special edition was announced, it was always stated that SF would also be releasing PUMPKINHEAD II: BLOOD WINGS, the direct-to-video sequel to Winston’s film, […]

Trailer Debut For ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night’

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I was fortunate enough to catch a very early screening of this bizarre and unique debut film from first time feature writer/director Ana Lily Amirpour and thought it was excellent. When I say bizarre and unique, I mean it’s similar to the way I felt first seeing the original version of LET THE RIGHT ONE […]

The Top 10 Worst Things about the Halloween Season

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Although Halloween is undoubtedly the best time of the year to be a horror fan, it’s not all pumpkin spice and everything nice.  If I’m being totally honest, there’s a lot of things about Halloween that totally suck.  I hate to be the one to poop in the punch bowl at our month long party, […]

INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER III Teaser Trailer Shows New Family; Back To The Beginning Approach

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James Wan’s INSIDIOUS scared the hell out of audiences and helped make Blumhouse a name brand, with a buildup of scares that led to one creepy villain. INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER II took somewhat of a different approach, providing a lot of explanations and pushed the budding series into a different direction. With Leigh Whannell (Writer of […]

Classic Anthologies TALES FROM THE CRYPT/VAULT OF HORROR Get Scream Factory Bluray Treatment This December

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Fans of the classic British anthology film adaptions of E.C. Comics’ TALES FROM THE CRYPT and VAULT OF HORROR can rejoice, as they both are set to make their Bluray debut, as a double feature this December 2nd from Scream Factory. It not only marks the first time each film has been on Bluray, but […]