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    Interview: West Coast Film Programmers – PART ONE

    Putting together a genre film festival of any type takes time, commitment (or committed), a reliable team, a diverse lineup, luck plus so much more. The western part of North America is rich with talent, history and film festivals that break the mold and continue to redefine the experience for everyone that becomes part of […]

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    V/H/S Segment Gets Feature Treatment in First SiREN Trailer; Arriving This December!

    David Bruckner’s “Amateur Night” was one of the real standout parts of 2012’s V/H/S. Doing a great job of setting characters up for a good time and paying off with one hell of a second half, the segment was a lot of fun and quite terrifying at the same time. Now, with DANCE OF THE […]

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    Jay Kay’s Five Favorite Films At Fantastic Fest 2016!!

    To experience a genre film festival is to see the life and dreams of unique as well as deeply creative souls unveil like flower opening on a warm day. Each film and filmmaker are like fingerprints leaving their own mark on the viewer, peer and that segment of time forever. To create a piece of […]

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    Review: SCARE CAMPAIGN

    Tackling the subject of pranks and how one can go horribly wrong, Brothers Colin and Cameron Cairnes’ SCARE CAMPAIGN takes that idea and runs with it quite effectively. Providing viewers with a fun setup and offering twist after twist, the film is one that never ceases to keep you wondering just what’s next, providing an accomplishment […]

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    31 Hits DVD/Bluray/Digital HD This December; Comes With Four hour Documentary

    Rob Zombie’s latest film, 31, has had the effect most of his films tend to have: a pretty divisive one. Personally, I LOVED the film (review) and think it’s one of the most entertaining horror films in a long, long time. It’s unique, it’s fun and it’s brutal as hell. Zombie created a true horror […]

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Crew Behind Bigfoot Horror Film The Fiancé Team Up Again for Zombie Flick, VALENTINE DAY(Z)

The team behind “The Fiancé” (a bigfoot thriller written and directed by Mark Allen Michaels and produced by Screenwriter/Director/long-time Journalist Staci Layne Wilson)  has returned with the vampire apocalypse with a noir twist film, “Valentine DayZ”. The film, which is described as “a heart-stopping horror story written and directed by Michaels, and produced by Staci Layne Wilson […]

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Review: BETA TEST

The world of video games has come a long way in such a short period time. The simple side scrollers I loved as a kid have now become a thing of nostalgia and sometimes prove to gimmick for indie games so that they can come off as retro. SUPER MARIO 64 was a bit of […]

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TV Review: OUTCAST Episode 9: “Close to Home”

This is the last episode before the season finale and the show runners for sure make you feel it. It opens with Megan hurting herself, reminiscing of all the awful things going on her life. She has an embarrassing incident by vomiting in front of the entire school only to find out that she’s inconveniently […]

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Icons of Fright talks THE MIND’S EYE With Actor Graham Skipper!!

Director Joe Begos’ latest film THE MIND’S EYE opened in select theaters and VOD yesterday,  with acclaim and praises from within the horror community. In celebration of that, I got to sit down with star Graham Skipper to discuss what it’s like to have telekinetic powers, work in negative 27 degrees and see the process […]

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Principle Photography Begins on Alien Invasion Films THE RECALL; First Promotional Art Revealed!

Minds Eye Entertainment, in association with Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide, who have produced such films as HELLION with Aaron Paul and THE TALL MAN with Jessica Biel, have announced that the production of the Sci-Fi /Horror film, THE RECALL, has begun principle photography in British Columbia, Canada. The film, which stars RJ Mitte (“Breaking Bad”), […]

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Jay Kay’s TOP FOUR FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL PICKS

FOUR FILM FAVORITES FROM THE 2016 FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The massive under taking that is the FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL is a celebration of culture, art, community and film. I was fortunate enough to attend the final weekend of the festival that comprised theater screenings as well as what was available for viewing in […]

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Icons of Fright Talks SUN CHOKE With Sarah Hagan!

This past October, I remember being in Los Angeles and seeing a poster for an upcoming independent thriller called SUN CHOKE.  I didn’t know much about it at the time but something about it intrigued me and I cataloged it in my head as something to keep on my radar.  A few weeks ago I […]