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    James Wan-Produced LIGHTS OUT Heads to Bluray/DVD This October!

    Swedish filmmaker David F. Sandberg might be filming ANNABELLE 2 right now, but his first feature, LIGHTS OUT (the feature adaption of his very popular short film) is set to scare the hell out of you fright fanatics when it hits DVD/Bluray on October 25th. Viewers swearing by the Digital HD format gets to see […]

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    Interview: HELL TOWN Writer/Director Steve Balderson

    I love horror as much as the next fright fanatic, but sometimes I need a breather and a few laughs help me get through my day. HELL TOWN really shakes things up (review) by providing a genre bending experience with a compilation of episodes from a lost TV soap opera surrounding a town that falls […]

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    Icons of Fright Talks THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK With Director Joel Potrykus

    During this year’s Fantasia Film Festival, one of the many impressive surprises was THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK (review), helmed by BUZZARD director, Joel Potrykus. A scary and sometimes humorous look at a hermit’s experiments with alchemy and demonic conjuring, the film sets Potrykus apart, as one of the most unique voices working in independent cinema today. Potrykus […]

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    Icons of Fright Q&A With I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER Director Billy O’Brien

    Easily one of the best genre films of the year, Billy O’Brien’s I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER (review soon)takes the story of a young man with violent tendencies and a series of murders in which the boy becomes obsessed with and offers a unique and interesting take on the genre. An adaption of the […]

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    Jovy Talks FOUND FOOTAGE 3D With Cast/Crew!!

    It’s no alien concept that trying to make a movie is difficult. Aside from putting together financing, one has to make sure the right crew is put together. From those working the camera to the cast we get to watch onscreen, if the pieces don’t fit then the movie might come out to be a […]

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DEAD OF SUMMER- Episode 4: “Modern Love”

At the beginning of this episode, I felt a little uneasy as I watched the very touchy subject of gender identity unfold in what started to be a vanilla format. The story was going through the motions of lack of acceptance and misunderstanding, but I was extremely surprised to find myself getting very emotional at […]

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EXCLUSIVE Interview With BEFORE I DISAPPEAR Actor/Director Shawn Christensen

One in a great while, you come across a film that not only entertains you, but one that really resonates with you on a very personal level. When these films come along, it’s important as cinephiles and also just as admirers of personal storytelling, to embrace those films and champion them as much as you […]

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Second Season of ASH VS. EVIL DEAD To Add Ash’s Father & Linda to The Mix; FULL TRAILER Released!!

The first season of the Starz series, ASH VS. EVIL DEAD was one hell of a ride, throwing fans of the EVIL DEAD series right into a blood soaked return of one of the best anti-heroes around, Ash Williams, along with establishing a new take on the mythology of the series. It was one of the […]

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Scream Factory shows Mick Garris Some Love When PSYCHO IV: THE BEGINNING Hits DVD/Bluray This August!!

AMC’s Bates Motel has done a hell of a job giving viewers a fresh, new take on the horror classic PSYCHO and it’s sometimes protagonist/antagonist, Norman Bates. A lot of newer fans of the series have voiced their opinions on how interesting it is to see the genesis of why Norman became what he eventually […]

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ASH VS. EVIL DEAD Season One Heading to Behead you on August 23rd

While we’re all anxiously waiting for the second season of Starz’ ASH VS. EVIL DEAD to arrive this fall, the gang over at Anchor Bay is sending the EPIC first season your way, when it hits DVD/Bluray on August 23rd! After the cliffhanger-like finale of season one, I for one, am both excited and on […]

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Review: Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan

Once upon a time, a young film enthusiast was taken by Willis O’Brien’s work in King Kong and decided to devote his life to making fantastical films and memorable creatures that would be remembered for generations to come. This young man was Ray Harryhausen, and the newly released documentary by Gilles Penso, Ray Harryhausen: Special […]

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Shannon Chats With OUTLAWS AND ANGELS Star Ben Browder!!

This past Friday, JT Mollner’s western/thriller OUTLAWS AND ANGELS came out in select theaters and VOD, after previously garnering love from the festival circuits.  In anticipation of the films release, Icons of Fright’s Shannon McGrew, sat down with actor Ben Browder to discuss his role of George Tildon in OUTLAWS AND ANGELS, the danger of wild […]