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    Uncork’d Entertainment sends Alien Abduction film ENCOUNTER to Dvd This June; Trailer & Exclusive Stills

    We all love a good alien abduction film, and gearing up to hit DVD shelves and VOD this June 2nd, is director Robert Conway’s ENCOUNTER. Releasing the film is Uncork’d Entertainment, who was recently responsible for the VERY entertaining “I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE meets THE CROW“-like revenge film, AVENGED (review soon), as well as […]

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    John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES gets futuristic with”Night” Music Video!

    If you’re a fan of John Carpenter’s legendary film work (how could you NOT be?), then chances are, you’re equally a fan of his musical endeavors as well. The master of horror behind such classic films such as HALLOWEEN, THE THING, THE FOG and countless others has provided many of his films with synth-heavy music, […]

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    Exclusive: Premiere Of GHOSTLIGHT/LADYKILLER Director Jeff Ferrell’s “White Roses” Music Video

    Jeff Ferrell is one busy man. Having directed the very entertaining haunted theater film GHOSTLIGHT (review) writing a book of ghost stories (this year’s The Book of Whispering Spirits) recently finished directing his followup film, LADYKILLER, Ferrell also had the time to put out a new album as well. The self proclaimed “gothic acoustic” album, Color In […]

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    Horror/Romance Hybrid SPRING Gets New Artwork, DVD/Bluray Release Date

    It’s no secret that all of us at Icons of Fright loved Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead’s horror/romance hybrid of a gem, SPRING (review). The filmmaking duo not only caught people off guard with their previous film, RESOLUTION, but gave audiences one of the most interesting and unique films in a long time with the […]

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    Bluray Review: THE BABADOOK

    The film that made countless best of 2014 lists (including mine) hits DVD/Bluray today, courtesy of the new partnership between the folks at Scream Factory and IFC Midnight…that’s right, Jennifer Kent’s greatly entertaining film, THE BABADOOK. Available in a regular edition, as well as a limited pop-up cover Bluray edition that resembles the book itself, […]

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Icons of Fright Interview With LATE PHASES Star Ethan Embry!!

*Editor’s note: Ethan Embry has made a definite leap from the types of roles he once played in films like CAN’T HARDLY WAIT and THAT THING YOU DO!, to more recent meaty roles in films such as CHEAP THRILLS and now LATE PHASES (now on VOD/iTunes), a werewolf film with a lot of heart and meaning. […]

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Natty’s FIVE CLASSIC HORROR MOMENTS THAT I’M THANKFUL FOR

When you think of Thanksgiving, chances are that you aren’t really counting the things you’re thankful for. Instead, like so many of us, you’re probably stressing about which stores are going to have the best sale on Blu-rays, or being an introvert and cyber shopping the deals. Perhaps you’re stuffing your face, and hoping you […]

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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 […]