BJ Colangelo’s Top 15 Horror Movies of 2014

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We’re only half a month away from 2015, and it’s time to look back on the year, jump on our soap boxes, and crank out our “Best of the Year” lists.  2014 may have been a weak year for theatrical horror films, but the independent circuit was booming. I saw films in 2014 that have […]

Review: Henrique Couto’s ‘SCAREWAVES’

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Ohio filmmaker Henrique Couto has made quite a name for himself with flicks ranging from the throwback feeling HAUNTED HOUSE ON SORORITY ROW or BABYSITTER MASSACRE to the family friendly film, A BULLDOG FOR CHRISTMAS.  His latest venture is an anthology horror film titled SCAREWAVES, scheduled for release next summer by Camp Motion Pictures. SCAREWAVES follows […]

PARANORMAN: It’s Pretty Much Just SILENT HILL Jr.

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I’ve finally gotten to an age where I feel worldly enough to share my knowledge of cinema with my younger family members, rather than be the one depending on other people to expose me to new films.  Of course I’ll always be looking for unseen flicks from other people, but there’s something magical about showing […]

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 […]