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    Icons of Fright Interview with 7 MINUTES Director Jay Martin!

    Having started his career as both a music video director (his video for Atreyu’s “Ex’s and Oh’s” is a fave of mine) and a storyboard artist on films like AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2 and CONSTANTINE, Jay Martin’s directorial feature debut 7 MINUTES is a heist gone wrong film full of tension and suspense. Dealing with jumping […]

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    Roger Corman-Produced SHARKTOPUS VS. WHALEWOLF Gets One Crazy Trailer!!

    Roger Corman is a legend, his film career having spanned decades after decades, providing a constant onslaught of entertaining B and exploitation films for film lovers. No stranger to the absurd, Corman is now prepping the release of SHARKTOPUS VS. WHALEWOLF (yes, you read that right), the third chapter in the SyFy channel series, this time […]

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    Icons of Fright Talks EXETER With Director Marcus Nispel!!

    Director Marcus Nispel might be primarily known for helming 2003’s THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and 2009’s FRIDAY THE 13th remakes, as well as being in my opinion, one of the best music video directors of all time, but this week sees the release of EXETER, a film that has went through three years of shuffled […]

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    Jovy Skol’s TEN BEST OPENING KILLS IN HORROR

    Alfred Hitchcock shocked audiences in 1960 with his black and white classic PSYCHO when he decided to kill of leading lady Janet Leigh in the first 45 minutes. Her death scene was considered brutal and almost pornographic in the standards of that day, but Hitchcock didn’t care. He wanted to scare and take you by […]

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    Icons of Fright Chats With STUNG Director Benni Diez!!

    Icons own Jovy Skol loved the creature attacking catering workers tale STUNG (review), which hits VOD on July 3rd from IFC Midnight, and we thought what better way to help get you fright fanatics turned onto the film, than to have a small chat with Benni Diez, the film’s director. We asked Benni about what […]

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THE WALKING DEAD: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON Creep Walks Onto Bluray/DVD/Digital HD This August!!

For five years, AMC and THE WALKING DEAD have grabbed cable by the neck and demanded viewers’ attention, with their ongoing story of a world, post-zombie apocalypse. Show-runners have come and gone, characters have arrived and died, turned into walkers, and hell, what HASN’T happened in those five years?! Now Anchor Bay is getting ready […]

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Review: FELT

“My life is a fucking nightmare.” That opening line sets the tone for FELT, spoken in voice over by Amy (Amy Everson, who co-wrote the film with directed Jason Banker, (TOAD ROAD), based on experiences in her past) as she is walking barefoot down the street, sporting what looks to be a frog onesie. I’m […]

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HALLOWEEN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION Wins “Best DVD/Bluray Collection Release” Saturn Award!!

You’ve got it. I’ve got it. Hell, we all have it, and well, rightfully so. Anchor Bay and Scream Factory’s AMAZING Bluray release of HALLOWEEN: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION did what horror fans have been dying to have done: collect EVERY single film in the HALLOWEEN franchise in one deluxe set, complete with SO MANY special features […]

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Review: ANARCHY PARLOR

Every so often, a new sub-category of fright film comes along that takes the horror community by surprise, generated by a one film with a simple idea, capturing it onto celluloid, and delivering it to a mass audience. When that one film that starts a revolution and re-vitalizes interest in the genre his it big, […]

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Review: BOUND TO VENGEANCE

Women in peril only to exact vengeance on the men who do them wrong is pretty much its own genre now, especially in the horror community. What’s unfortunate is it is commonly used as a motif to allow plenty of screen time for graphic rape sequences. While it can add to a movie’s overall arc, […]

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Brand New Poster/Fantasia Screening Info For Adam Egypt Mortimer’s SOME KIND OF HATE!!

Early last month, we told you fright fanatics that Image Entertainment had acquired the Adam Egypt Mortimer-helmed SOME KIND OF HATE, a film that I for one, cannot wait to check out. Mortimer has done a hell of a job juggling producing (the upcoming horror anthology HOLIDAYS), directing, and even put out a pretty great […]

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Review: THE MIDNIGHT SWIM

Whether she’s playing a conservative dance coach defending the pedophile motivational speaker or the nagging grade school teacher every child had only to meet her demise at the hands of a killer doll, Beth Grant always holds a strong presence in her roles. She has one of those voices that demands attention, no matter how […]