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    Scream Factory Brings Vincent Price Anthology FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM To Bluray This April!

    Scream Factory is bringing yet another badass anthology your way, when they give a brand new collector’s edition Bluray of the 1987 Jeff Burr (LEATHERFACE: TCM III, STEPFATHER 2)-helmed FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM (also known as THE OFFSPRING) to shelves on April 28th. Set in a single small town, the film is a […]

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    Icons of Fright Interview With EJECTA/PONTYPOOL Screenwriter Tony Burgess!!

    Screenwriter/actor Tony Burgess has done a hell of a job creating a name for himself by writing such unique genre films that really stand out from most others. Films like the awesome PONTYPOOL and the disgustingly surreal, yet completely entertaining SEPTIC MAN, are just two examples of a screenwriter who refuses to be confined by […]

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    Review: EJECTA

    Alien abduction films have a power of planting a seed of thought, a small fraction of an idea inside of its viewer, one that makes you picture the worsts of situations one could come upon. When done right, they can frighten us as a viewers, implant the scary idea and question of “What if we […]

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    Review: VANISH

    It’s a very satisfactory feeling to come across films these days that are concerned with not only being entertaining, but a lot of FUN. Films that are not only throwbacks to the exploitation films of the old days, but are also able to recapture that feeling of bloody and hilariously  fun genre films (another one […]

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    Get A Double Dose of CARRIE When Scream Factory Releases CARRIE/THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 To Bluray This April!!

    Don’t we all love us some telekinetic teenage angst? The gang over at Scream Factory certainly do, and are set unleash a double dose of Carrie White onto Bluray, when the double feature of 2002’s Angela Bettis-led CARRIE adaption and Kat Shea’s 1999 CARRIE sequel, THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 hits shelves on April 14th. While […]

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Icons of Fright Interview With THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE Writer/Director, Chris Sparling!!

Chris Sparling turned heads in circles when his 2010 screenplay BURIED was made into one of the most intense films in years. The Rodrigo Cortés-directed and Ryan Reynolds-led film brought the suspense in heavy doses and kept viewers completely on edge until its very end. Following that film, Sparling wrote another confined area film, 2012’s ATM. […]

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A Personal Story and An Inspiring Video; “Finding Solace in Positivity”

I came across this video from a Facebook post that FRIDAY THE 13TH writer Victor Miller had posted earlier tonight, and for some reason, it deeply resonated with me to the point of wanting to share it with you Icons of Fright readers. As horror fans, we all come from various backgrounds and walks of […]

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ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD Gets New Trailer; Hits DVD/Bluray This Februrary

A while back, we reported on Anchor Bay acquiring the rights to B. Harrison Smith’s genre ensemble film, ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD. Featuring the likes of Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, Mischa Barton, Brian Anthony Wilson and friend of Icons of Fright, Felissa Rose, the film deals with a group of young soldiers trained to protect a small […]

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A 25TH ANNIVERSARY LOOK BACK AT: THE EXORCIST III (1990)

Mention THE EXORCIST in a conversation and most horror fans will declare it the scariest film of all time. While that declaration is well deserved (it’s an absolutely perfect film in every capacity), a film that is quite often overlooked when it comes to the legacy of that film, is the third film in the series, […]

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Review: THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE

It’s a miracle that as horror fans, we haven’t seen everything under the sun by now. It’s rare for a film to come along that, while it might fall somewhat within a particular genre or subgenre, not only breathes new life into said subgenre, but does so in a way that you’re able to lose […]

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IFC Midnight Gearing Up Sci-Fi/Horror Hybrid EJECTA For A Theatrical/VOD Release This February!!

This movie had me from “Reclusive blogger”, but even taking that out of it, it sounds like one to check out. IFC Midnight, who has been kicking some major ass the last few years with many great releases, are getting ready to bring Chad Archibald (ANTISOCIAL) and Matt Wiele’s Sci-Fi/Horror hybrid EJECTA to both theaters and […]

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Beyond Fright Review: THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY

The art of creating a successful mystery seems to be lost on many of today’s filmmakers and their films. Instead of allowing a solid story to play out in front of you and keep you guessing, a lot of films falling into the mystery/thriller genre tend to utilize the same ol’ twists and turns we’ve […]