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    Hasselhoff, Blair, Witches and Clown Dolls Arrive when Scream Factory Unleashes GHOSTHOUSE/WITCHERY Double Feature This June!!

    Who DOESN’T need a little bit of the Hoff in their lives? This morning, Scream Factory announced the upcoming June 30th release of one weird double feature Bluray featuring both GHOSTHOUSE and WITCHERY.  If you haven’t seen these two, then you’re in for one hell of a time, with GHOSTHOUSE featuring demonic spirits and clown […]

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    Image Entertainment Acquires Stanley Film Fest hit SOME KIND OF HATE

    Fresh out of making one hell of a splash at this week’s Stanley Film Festival, the Adam Egypt Mortimer-helmed horror flick SOME KIND OF HATE, has now been acquired by Image Entertainment/RLJ, joining Joe Dante’s BURYING THE EX and another film that I’m anxious to check out, DARK WAS THE NIGHT. Image has done a […]

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    10 Random Horror Movie Questions with BJ Colangelo

    No two horror fans are alike, and our differing tastes is a large part of why horror remains such a successful genre.  Fear is universal, but what exactly inspires that fear varies from person to person.  Over on Halloween Love, journalist John Squires tagged me in a “10 Random Horror Questions” survey that’s been circulating […]

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    Interview With THE RECONSTRUCTION OF WILLIAM ZERO/THE SIGNAL Director Dan Bush!

    Taking genre setups and elements and injected his own brand of sci-fi into them is what director Dan Bush is best at. Always giving fans very character-based stories, filled with humanity and smart characters in films like THE SIGNAL, Dan has a knack for allowing us as viewers into the head-space of his characters, making […]

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    “I Like My Horror To Hurt”-Why We Need Downer Endings In Horror

    I don’t want my horror films to be wrapped up in a neat little bow, with the final girl/guy walking into the sunset. The survivor who went through hell and walks away is always nice to watch, but more times than not, I want reality, I want to feel the pain of the evil and […]

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Drafthouse Films Acquires Festival Hit SPRING; Hitting Theaters/VOD This March 20th!

There wasn’t a single film that I loved in the last few years than Benson/Moorhead’s RESOLUTION. From the first time I saw it, it was a special film and one I already consider one of my all time favorites. When their follow-up, the Lou Taylor Pucci (who was easily the best part of THE EVIL […]

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HORROR HAPPENS FILM SHOWCASE CELEBRATES “WOMEN IN HORROR” ON SAT FEB 14TH

Women in Horror recognition month is just around the corner and the events are popping up fast! The next installment of the Horror Happens Film Showcase will befocusing on WOMEN IN HORROR on Saturday, February 14th running 3:00 to 9:00 PM at the incredible NON-PROFIT programming center of the Camp Jefferson Theatre at 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New […]

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Icons of Fright Interview With TURBO KID’s MICHAEL IRONSIDE!!

Chances are, if you’re reading anything on Icons of Fright, Shock Till You Drop, Dread Central or any other genre site (or hell, even if you don’t typically read such sites), then you already know who Michael Ironside is. An actor that has played so many not just memorable but truly iconic roles in films […]

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Masked Trio Ready To Invade Theaters Again In THE STRANGERS 2?

THE STRANGERS was a surprise sleeper hit in the Summer of ’08 for Universal. Not only did it kill at the box office ($52 million on a $9 million budget), but in terms of quality as it’s a solid studio horror offering. A sequel has been oddly laying dormant since then, with a script by […]

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“Look What I Made You”: In Defense Of James Wan’s DEATH SENTENCE (2007)

Mention James Wan’s name, and more times than not, the SAW or INSIDIOUS series will come up. Every once in a great while, a fan of the criminally underrated DEAD SILENCE will be brought up (and rightfully so, it’s wonderful), but for the most part, Wan’s fanbase tends to focus on the traps of SAW, the […]

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A Kiss Of Death Comes With New Poster For Female Powerhouse Anthology XX

One anthology I have been incredibly anxious to see arrive, is the Magnolia/XYZ co-produced female-powerhouse anthology, XX. Comprised of shorts by the exceptional talents of filmmakers Karyn Kusama (GIRLFIGHT, JENNIFER’S BODY), Mary Harron (AMERICAN PSYCHO), Jennifer Lynch (SURVEILLANCE), and Jovanka Vuckovic (THE CAPTURED BIRD, as well as being a staple in the horror community for quite […]

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Beyond Fright: STARZ Acquires Crime-Thriller 7 MINUTES; Sounds Like A Fast Paced Good Time!

Starz Media’s recent output of great films is seriously rivaling their excellent television programming (seriously, HOW GOOD IS BLACK SAILS?! THIS good), with recent releases like Simon and Zeke Hawkins’ BAD TURN WORSE, the excellent George Takei doc, TO BE TAKEI and countless others. Starz is doing one hell of a job creating a solid output […]