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    Fantastic Fest Review: ANOTHER WOLFCOP

    Cult cinema is the most unique, twisted and enjoyable types of film in a theatrical experience. Films that have a distinctive heart,  and puts that heart above the price tag, usually tend to resonate on a much deeper level with fans, above the watered-down tentpoles of the year. Following that heart-filled approach to cult cinema is director […]

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    XLrator Media and Bluefox Entertainment Team up to Bring Diverse Films to North America

    XLrator Media has done a hell of a job bringing quite the diverse amount of films to genre fans, having released everything from Jen & Sylvia Soska’s body horror revenge tale AMERICAN MARY to the Toby Stephen-led Scifi film THE MACHINE to audiences all around. Now, looking to bring even more films to North American […]

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    Fantastic Fest Review: THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE

    The bond between a father and son is key to the development of a man’s life. A father can be a teacher, friend, mentor, structure, a bastard and a compass. When the son decides to leave and find his own path, it brings pride, drama and a realistic tension that creates compelling storytelling. One of […]

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    FRIGHT AT HOME – The Best of September!! THE SHALLOWS, THE NEON DEMON, SALEM’S LOT and MORE

    Typically what we do with our ongoing Fright At Home column, is showcase the top releases of whatever respective week that the column falls on. This time though, I thought it would be fun to spread the coverage to highlight some of our favorite releases to have been put out during the month of September, […]

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    Fantastic Fest Review: THE VOID

    Perhaps one of the most visual and distinctive horror films to be screened at this year’s FANTASTIC FEST is Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski’s visually disturbing and edgy film THE VOID, which played as part of the “midnight madness” selections at the festival. Moving away from the twisted humor of films like FATHER’S DAY and MANBORG, the writers, […]

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Review: GREEN ROOM

Director Jeremy Saulnier made a lot of genre fans giddy with excitement, when in 2007 he unleashed one of the most lovable horror comedies around: MURDER PARTY. It seemed like the impressive debut would immediately lead to other projects, but we didn’t get a sophomore film from Saulnier until 2014’s BLUE RUIN. Where as MURDER […]

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CARRIE Turns 40 With AWESOME Looking Bluray From Scream Factory; Hitting This October!

While we previously got the Bluray double feature of the TV adaption of Stephen King’s CARRIE & the sequel to the 1976 adaption of the film, horror fans have been waiting for a GOOD HD release of Brian De Palma’s Sissy Spacek-led film. Previous releases have been “eh” at best, and it’s a title that […]

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TV Review: DEAD OF SUMMER – Episode 1: “Patience”

I’m going to put this out there right away: Ever since I was a kid CANDYMAN has always scared the shit out of me. Whenever it comes on, I can not watch it alone. The Philip Glass score gives me the creeps and instantly showers my body with anxiety. One scene in particular is when […]

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From A Wizard to A Corpse: Shannon on Daniel Radcliffe

When I was in 8th grade, I remember hearing about a book that was coming out called HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE, and like all good Christian schools do, the book was immediately banned.  Being a young one who was always interested in the dark side of life, I knew I had to have […]

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TV Horror Comes Home When FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE COMPLETE TV SERIES and TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE COMPLETE SERIES Arrives This September!

September 6th looks to be quite the day for classic TV horror. Thanks to the crew over at CBS DVD and Paramount, both FRIDAY THE 13TH: THE COMPLETE SERIES and TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE: THE COMPLETE SERIES are hitting DVD in interesting new packing. Personally, I’m a fan of both, and with last year’s AWESOME […]

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Botelho on De Palma: My Favorite Set Pieces

*Editor’s note – Our good bud, Derek Botelho (author of the GREAT book, The Argento Syndrome) is a big De Palma fan and really, aren’t we all? The guy has such a great filmography and Botelho thought he’d provide you fright fanatics with some of his favorite De Palma moments! –Jerry With the recent release […]

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THE NEW BLOOD: Leonel VHS

*We’ve been letting you fright fanatics know more about the Icons of Fright staffers, more specifically the ones who have joined the fold within the last year or so. Since Icons of Fright’s inception (2004!!), the site has had the privilege of having some really great writers and creators and before joining the team, I […]