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    Natty’s FIVE CLASSIC HORROR MOMENTS THAT I’M THANKFUL FOR

    When you think of Thanksgiving, chances are that you aren’t really counting the things you’re thankful for. Instead, like so many of us, you’re probably stressing about which stores are going to have the best sale on Blu-rays, or being an introvert and cyber shopping the deals. Perhaps you’re stuffing your face, and hoping you […]

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    Roddy Piper Leads Lovecraft Meets Carpenter-Like Short Film, PORTAL TO HELL; Crowd-Funding Underway

    This is one crowd-funded venture that sounds like a horror lover’s dream. Director Vivieno Caldinelli (PICNICFACE), writer Matt Watts (Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays), and WWE/THEY LIVE legend Roddy Piper are teaming up with XYZ’s Todd Brown (THE RAID, ABCs OF DEATH), executive producer Andrew Rosen (TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL), and ASTRON-6’s  Steve Kostanski (MANBORG!!) to […]

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    Icons Of Fright Interview With THE BABADOOK Writer/Director JENNIFER KENT!

    THE BABADOOK came out of nowhere and blew the hell out of audiences during its festival run, leaving quite a mark on not only the genre, but in film in general. Taking the story of a woman and her son coming to terms with the loss of a loved one, and a creature let loose […]

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    GIVEAWAY: WIN A FREE DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD Bluray!!

    It’s that time again, when all of us at Icons of Fright do our best to bring you loyal readers a giveaway contest to win some free swag! The good folks at WELL GO USA sent us a couple Bluray copies of Tommy Wirkola’s badass sequel to DEAD SNOW, aptly titled DEAD SNOW 2: RED […]

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    Anchor Bays Brings Demonic Possession Film THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE To DVD/Bluray This January!!

    Great news for fans of the possession sub-genre. News from Anchor bay has dropped, regarding the DVD/Bluray release of  BURIED writer, Chris Sparling’s THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE, a demonic possession film produced by THE CONJURING producer, Peter Safran. Anchor Bay is releasing the film on DVD/Bluray this coming January 20th and though it sounds a bit like […]

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Genre Ensemble Flick, ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD Hits DVD/Bluray This February!

Good news for fans of the zombie subgenre. Harrison Smith’s genre star-filled ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD is getting the Anchor Bay treatment when it hits DVD/Bluray on February 3rd. The film, revolving around a group of young adults, trained by Billy Zane (DEMON NIGHT, DEAD CALM) himself, looking to eradicate the zombie invasion features not […]

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Derek Botelho and The Cannibal Films of Bruno Mattei

“My public wants one thing, and that’s blood, asshole!” shouts Grace Forsyte, a hard-nosed reporter with TVN, whose program has seen a drop in the ratings, putting her show into hiatus. To put herself back on top, Grace gathers a team to go deep into the Amazon to capture the cannibalistic natives for a new […]

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 […]

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Review: LATE PHASES

2014 has ended up being a record breaking year in horror, with so many quality films being put out for genre fans. It’s a time and era that is completely full of creativity, from cults to parenting to everything in between, the genre has put out film after film, releasing something for everyone. A subgenre […]

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Beyond Fright Review: THE MULE

Good, original crime thrillers can be extremely difficult to come by. For ever GOODFELLAS or FARGO, there are quite a few efforts that end up falling a bit flat, giving viewers a definite “been there, done that” feeling. When original crime films do come, it’s typically out of nowhere and a lasting effort that ends […]

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Grindhouse Releasing Giving Fulci’s THE BEYOND Deluxe Edition Blu-ray In 2015!

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 […]

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BEYOND FRIGHT: Marilyn Manson Teases “The Pale Emperor” Album With “Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge” Track

It seems that in between filming a role in the final season of Sons of Anarchy, playing songs with Johnny Depp, and various other things, Marilyn Manson has recorded a brand new album. Titled “The Pale Emperor,” Manson gave fans a glimpse of what’s in store with the album, by releasing the brand new “Third […]