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    Icons of Fright Interview with 7 MINUTES Director Jay Martin!

    Having started his career as both a music video director (his video for Atreyu’s “Ex’s and Oh’s” is a fave of mine) and a storyboard artist on films like AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2 and CONSTANTINE, Jay Martin’s directorial feature debut 7 MINUTES is a heist gone wrong film full of tension and suspense. Dealing with jumping […]

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    Roger Corman-Produced SHARKTOPUS VS. WHALEWOLF Gets One Crazy Trailer!!

    Roger Corman is a legend, his film career having spanned decades after decades, providing a constant onslaught of entertaining B and exploitation films for film lovers. No stranger to the absurd, Corman is now prepping the release of SHARKTOPUS VS. WHALEWOLF (yes, you read that right), the third chapter in the SyFy channel series, this time […]

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    Icons of Fright Talks EXETER With Director Marcus Nispel!!

    Director Marcus Nispel might be primarily known for helming 2003’s THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and 2009’s FRIDAY THE 13th remakes, as well as being in my opinion, one of the best music video directors of all time, but this week sees the release of EXETER, a film that has went through three years of shuffled […]

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    Jovy Skol’s TEN BEST OPENING KILLS IN HORROR

    Alfred Hitchcock shocked audiences in 1960 with his black and white classic PSYCHO when he decided to kill of leading lady Janet Leigh in the first 45 minutes. Her death scene was considered brutal and almost pornographic in the standards of that day, but Hitchcock didn’t care. He wanted to scare and take you by […]

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    Icons of Fright Chats With STUNG Director Benni Diez!!

    Icons own Jovy Skol loved the creature attacking catering workers tale STUNG (review), which hits VOD on July 3rd from IFC Midnight, and we thought what better way to help get you fright fanatics turned onto the film, than to have a small chat with Benni Diez, the film’s director. We asked Benni about what […]

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WE ARE STILL HERE Gets New Trailer; Hits Theaters/VOD This Friday!!

It’s no secret that we loved Ted Geoghegan’s feature debut, WE ARE STILL HERE (hitting theaters and VOD on June 5th via Dark Sky Films). It’s the perfect combination of originality and also being a love letter to the films of Fulci, Gordon and other trailblazing horror auteurs (review). It’s definitely a solid ghost story, […]

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LA SLASHER Gets New Theatrical Dates;Expanded Theater List

After an impressive premiere for the film, Archstone Distribution has now decided to give the horror satire L.A. SLASHER a much bigger theatrical release, when it hits select AMC theaters beginning June 26th. Filled with every from MACHETE‘s Danny Trejo to GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY‘s Dave Bautista, the horror/comedy looks like a LOT of fun, […]

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CROW HAND!! Director Returns With GWILLIAM; Crowd-Funding Launching Today!!

Brian Lonano caught attention of the horror genre with his EXCELLENT short film CROW HAND!!! (review). It was fun, fast and full of blood and mayhem. Just from that short, Lonano has a lifetime fan in me, and when he sent us information regarding the IndieGoGo campaign for his next short, GWILLIAM, well, it’s a […]

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Monsters Live In Brandon Mohlis’ Concept Album, THE CITY OF LOST MONSTERS!; Lyric Video Premieres Online

Brandon Mohlis is somewhat of an all around jack of all trades. The Missouri-based musician has released a fair share of solo albums on his own, and when it comes to self-releasing your albums, production is key, something that Mohlis is definitely well versed in. For his new concept album, “The City of Lost Monsters” […]

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ICONS OF FRIGHT Announces FICTIONAL FRIGHTS Short Story Series; Open To Writers

Welcome to FICTIONAL FRIGHTS, an on-going series of short stories, provided by not only the Icons of Fright staff, but by industry friends and friends in general. In this fast paced, always on your phone type of life (I’m very guilty of it myself), our attention spans have been replaced with a constant need to […]

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The Passing of An Icons of Fright First; RIP BETSY PALMER

Today is a dark one for horror fans, and not in the way that we typically prefer. It’s also a dark day for Icons of Fright, as one of the site’s very first interview subjects has now passed away. When genre fans mention the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise, it would be a lie to say […]

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ARROW VIDEO Bringing PIT STOP, LA GRANDE BOUFFE and BLOOD RAGE To DVD/Bluray This June/August!

For a good while, fans of Arrow Video’s amazing releases had to put their heads in the laps and cry while listening to Joy Division, due to the releases not being U.S. capable (unless you had an all region player or liked to be a hacker…like the girl in JURASSIC PARK…). Well, Arrow is a […]