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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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    “Dream The Crow Black Dream”: Jerry’s Look Back At THE CROW

    When something hits for me, it HITS. I’ve always been that way and I doubt that the fervor I have for everything I dig will ever lessen. That excitement, while having led me into a lot of great memories, have given me an equal amount of recent moments, full of wondering, “What the hell was […]

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Scream Factory Heads Into SUPERNOVA This January!;Full Specs

While this one might seem odd to some of you fright fanatics, I for one, am completely excited to see Scream Factory’s upcoming Bluray of 2000’s SUPERNOVA. The James Spader-led sic-fi/horror film was notorious for it’s reshoots/editing, and it’s a mystery whether Walter Hill or Jack Sholder really directed the film (after forced reshoots, Hill […]

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Icons Of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Nick Damici!

Know to be be quite intense in his roles, Actor Nick Damici has played everyone from a Leiutenant in WORLD TRADE CENTER, to a tough guy in the short lived (yet completely entertaining) TV series, The Black Donnelly’s. Damici came to the attention of genre fans all around, with his performance in Jim Mickle’s MULBERRY […]

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Lionsgate Sends Stephen King Story-Inspired BIG DRIVER To DVD/Digital This January!

After making waves at Lifetime, the folks at Lionsgate are now gearing up to bring the Mikael Salomon-directed BIG DRIVER to DVD (and Digital) on January 27th. Based on a Stephen King short story of the same name, the Richard Christian Matheson-penned film first made its premiere on the Lifetime channel of all places, but still looked like a […]

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Official Trailer For THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH Heads Back To Eel Marsh

The official trailer for THE WOMAN IN BLACK 2: ANGEL OF DEATH, the sequel to the 2012 Daniel Radcliffe-led film, WOMAN IN BLACK is official here. The sequel skips a head a good forty years following the events of the first film, and judging from the trailers, things haven’t gotten any less creepy with time. I […]

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Icons Of Fright Interview With THE MULE/SAW/INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER III’s Leigh Whannell!!

 Since making one hell of a splash writing (and acting in) 2004’s epic franchise starter, SAW, Leigh Whannell hasn’t really stopped for a second. Being involved with the SAW series, along with collaborations with SAW director James Wan, Leigh wrote films like DEATH SENTENCE, DEAD SILENCE, INSIDIOUS and INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER TWO, as well as acting […]

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Icons of Fright Interview With THE MULE/INSIDIOUS Star Angus Sampson!

Interviewing an actor or director regarding their current film is always a lot of fun. The interview typically tends to head in one of two directions: either the subject gives short, very brief answers and it’s like pulling teeth asking someone questions or having a nice conversation with them, or the preferred way: the subject […]

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Bluray Review: Scream Factory’s MONKEY SHINES/THE DARK HALF!!

Scream Factory gives fans the George A. Romero treatment with their release of both 1988’s MONKEY SHINES and 1993’s THE DARK HALF, allowing fans NOT familiar with Romero’s non-zombie work to experience two films that though underrated, are both equally as entertaining as hell and given the Scream Factory special features touch we’ve all come […]