LET’S TALK ABOUT AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW

We’re over halfway through the fourth season of AMERICAN HORROR STORY and Ryan Murphy has once again served us a peculiar plate of camp, horror, and recycled storytelling.  Of all the horror television shows out there, the only one I follow religiously is AHS.  Perhaps it’s my small obsession with Frances Conroy or the show’s […]

Grindhouse Releasing Giving Fulci’s THE BEYOND Deluxe Edition Blu-ray In 2015!

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Grindhouse Releasing, the Criterion of horror/cult releases started by Oscar winning editor Bob Murawski and the late Sage Stallone, are prepping a Blu-ray of Lucio Fulci’s masterpiece THE BEYOND! Bursting through the gates of hell on February 10th, 2015, this deluxe edition will be sporting 3-discs of TBA goodies, but this is Grindhouse we’re talking […]

BJ Colangelo’s Horror Movie Guide to Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

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Happy November, Icons of Fright readers!  As you all recover from the Breast Cancer Awareness pink washed items at your local grocery store fighting with the Halloween themed goodies, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to paint the world purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.  Boasting a 4% survival rate after five years, Pancreatic Cancer […]

DPYX Announces Debra Hill Documentary!

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One of the most influential women in horror of all time, Debra Hill would have been 64 years old this year.  As a perfect way to pay honor and respects, the filmmaking team DPYX (Marcy Boyle and Rachel Holzman) have announced that they will write, direct, and produce THE DEBRA HILL DOCUMENTARY.  Lotti Pharris Knowles […]

ICONS Interview With Prolific Zombie Author Scott Kenemore

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Scott Kenemore is the author of a series of humor books about the undead, and five horror novels.  You may know him best known for a humor book called The Zen of Zombie and the popular novel titled Zombie, Ohio.  In addition to his books, he’s also published short stories and essays everywhere from The […]

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, […]

Charming Men with Side Smirks: A comparison of FRIGHT NIGHT’s Jerry Dandridge and THE GUEST’s “David”

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At the peak of my transition from childhood into womanhood, I rented a VHS copy of FRIGHT NIGHT from my local video store.  I had small crushes growing up on people like the boy who sat in front of me in choir, but when my 12 year old eyes saw Christopher Sarandon’s performance as Jerry […]

#WALRUSNO: Why “Originality” Doesn’t Deserve A Free Pass

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The last few weeks in the horror world have been dominated by Fantastic Fest, Beyond Fest, and arguing about whether or not Kevin Smith’s TUSK deserves attention. After being released in a little over 600 screens, TUSK made $846,838 in a week; which many Box Office sites are calling a flop. These low numbers have […]