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    POD/DARLING Director Mickey Keating Returns With CARNAGE PARK; Bloody Thriller Hitting Theaters/VOD This July!

    Here at Icons of Fright, we’re big fans of director Mickey Keating. From his Cult horror film RITUAL to his UFO conspiracy thriller POD, we absolutely love his work. Don’t even get us started with this year’s descent into madness film DARLING (review), as it’s quite possibly one of the most effective horror/thrillers in a […]

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    Anchor Bay Bringing VIGILANTE DIARIES Your Way When Action/Comedy Hits Theaters/iTunes June 24th And Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand July 5th

    I’m a sucker for a good action/comedy and this announcement of  Anchor Bay unleashing VIGILANTE DIARIES this June/July is news to my ears. Based off the popular web series on Chill.com, the film features quite the ensemble cast, with Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (The A-Team, UFC Light Heavyweight Champ), action […]

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    Supernatural Thriller THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR Hits Digital HD Tomorrow; We’ve got A Digital Copy to Give out!

    20th Century Fox is unleashing the supernatural shocker THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR onto Bluray/DVD on June 7th, but thanks to the fine folks over at Fox and Think Jam, we’ve got a Digital HD copy of the Jeremy Sisto & Sarah Wayne Callies-led thriller all ready to give out to one of you readers. […]

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    Icons of Fright Talks PEELERS, Award Nominations With Actress Wren Walker!!

    In a time where every actress who has appeared in a horror film self-labels themselves as “Scream Queens”, it’s refreshing to come across an up and coming starlet who is not only humble and appreciative of any recognition, but has the chops to back that up. Enter Wren Walker. The classically trained actress spent a […]

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    Rob Zombie Guitarist John5 Goes Ape@$#* with new HERE’S TO THE CRAZY ONES Music Video; Debuts John 5 & The Creatures Project

    Longtime Rob Zombie guitarist John5 is a man who likes the stay busy, having released multiple solo albums, scoring films and making multiple appearances at the annual NAMM convention. His newest project, John 5 and the Creatures, shows again, that the guitar virtuoso is absolutely on top of his game, and if you’ve never listened […]

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Scream Factory/IFC Midnight Gets Psychological and Creepy with June Bluray/DVD release of THE ABANDONED

I tend to really enjoy the majority of the films that are released through the Scream Factory/IFC Midnight partnership. Sure the Scream Factory releases alone are worthy of fanaticism, but it’s just as fun to get up and coming indie horror films to check out as well. Case in point: The June 7th Bluray/DVD release […]

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Review: SCHERZO DIABOLICO

What is the mark of an impactful and connecting film? Is it the situation that you can see yourself in? Is it the actions and results that you go through with the characters? Is it the characters that you see yourself in? Perhaps it is simply the score and soundtrack that remind you of a […]

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Trailer for Jill Gevargizian’s Short Film THE STYLIST Hits Internet; Premiering At Etheria Film Night This June!

The trailer to director Jill Gevargizian’s short film The Stylist has made its way online (courtesy of Sixx Tape and The Line Film Co.) and the Najarra Townsend (Contracted) and Jennifer Plas-led film looks like a lot of fun.  Set to have its world premiere at Etheria Film Night on June 11 at the Aero […]

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GIVEAWAY – THE BOY Prize Pack (Shirt, Candle, Bluray)!

We loved William Brent Bell’s film THE BOY (review up this week!), and the good folks over at Universal thought it would be nice to see if you fright fanatics would too. We’ve partnered up with Universal to give out (2) prize packs for the creepy doll film (now on Digital HD and hitting Bluray/DVD/VOD […]

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Wait, What?!…PUPPET MASTER Remake Announced; BONE TOMAHAWK Director Pens Script

This bit of news is something I didn’t expect to find in my inbox last night. It appears that during the recent Texas Frightmare convention, it was announced that a remake/re-imagining of Charles Band’s PUPPET MASTER series was in the works, with BONE TOMAHAWK writer/director S. Craig Zahler penning the script. Partnering up for the […]

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THE FUNHOUSE MASSACRE Gets The Scream Factory Treatment This June!!

The gang over at Scream Factory are sending THE FUNHOUSE MASSACRE your way, when the crazy carnival-like bloodfest hits DVD/Bluray on June 7th. I’ve been pretty anxious to see this one myself, having seen countless postcards for the film, every time I find myself in Burbank’s countless horror-themed Magnolia shops (Dark Delicacies, Halloween Town, Creature […]

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INTVW: A SIX PACK OF NEW ENGLAND FILM-MAKING MASTER MINDS, PT.2

The “Boston Underground Film Festival” (http://bostonunderground.org) at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA is a hub for early film festival favorites, diverse programming, film culture and community along with multiple blocks of diverse short filmmaking visions. Whether it’s the celebration of local filmmaking talent with the “Homegrown Horror” short film block curated by Chris Hallock […]