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    Icons of Fright Talks Filmmaking Challenges/Successes with Tristan Clay

    Imagine co founding a production company, creating three short films and finishing up on the post production details on your first feature. These are endeavors usually only dreamed about with most folks, let alone successfully and passionately completing. What is even more incredibly impressive about all this, is that Mr. Tristan Clay is only 20 […]

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    Tons of Tension and Terror In Brand New SIREN Clip; Release Set For December 2nd

    We’ve been pretty anxious to see SIREN, a feature which was first conceived as a short in the first V/H/S film. Taking the premise and expanding on the mythos of the story and characters, SIREN looks like it’s heading into a very different yet welcomed direction at the hands of Gregg Bishop (DANCE OF THE […]

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    Icons of Fright Chats With BLOODTHIRSTY: ONE NATION UNDER WATER Writer Mark Landry!

    Taking a cue from the real life tragedies hurricanes Katrina and Rita and crafting a very emotionally resonant tale involving a former Coast Guard and a murderous mystery that he stumbles upon, writer Mark Landry gives fans the very entertaining and human story of BLOODYTHIRSTY. A mixture of real tragedies injected with a vampiric consipiracy, […]

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    Review – THE STRAIN: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON

    Guillermo Del Toro has a fascination for traditional old school horror that can’t be denied. His films have reached both hardcore and mainstream audiences, developing a relationship with fans that most directors crave. His childhood fantasies have been brought to the big screen in the form of creations like the faun creature in PAN’S LABYRINTH […]

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    A Mansion, Scares and Kate Beckinsale lead THE DISAPPOINTMENTS ROOM; New Poster/Trailer

    Wentworth Miller caught audiences off guard with one hell of a script for the Chan-Wook Park helmed thriller, STOKER, proving that though he’s known for his acting in TV’s Prison Break, he’s also a very talented screenwriter. Personally, I’ve been anxious to see what Miller would do next, writing-wise, and judging from the trailer for […]

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Boston Underground Film Festival Announces Full Lineup; TRASH FIRE and more offers impressive roster

BUFF or the Boston Underground Film Festival is one of the great festivals that happen each year, featuring a good selection of films and providing some fun times. Running  from March 23rd through the 27th at the Brattle Theatre and Harvard Film Archive, the festival is not only showing some great features, but also will feature […]

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Scream: The TV Series: Season 1 set to hit DVD This May!

Fans of the SCREAM series got a show based on the popular franchise last year and though Ghostface wasn’t didn’t make an appearance, episodes directed by Ti West and various other directors really showed a unique approach to the teenage slasher subgenre. Starring Bella Thorne (The DUFF), Willa Fitzgerald (For the Love of a Dog), Bex […]

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Icons of Fright Talks Westerns and More With KILL OR BE KILLED Directors JUSTIN MEEKS & DUANE GRAVES

The western subgenre has seen somewhat of a resurgence lately, with films like Quentin Tarantino’s HATEFUL 8 and S. Craig Zahler’s shocking BONE TOMAHAWK. Hitting the market (available on DVD now) and adding to that resurgence, is directors Justin Meeks and Duane Graves’ excellent entry, KILL OR BE KILLED.  Revolving around a group of outlaws […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Icons of Fright Chats with DEADLY FAMOUS Star Jackie Moore!!

PERNICIOUS scene-stealer Jackie Moore returns to the horror genre for DEADLY FAMOUS, an extremely chilling but horrifyingly fun horror jaunt about an actor that’ll do anything to be famous. We had a short chat with Moore regarding the film, so read on! Jackie Moore (Pernicious) joins Oscar Nominee Eric Roberts (The Human Centipede III) in Jim […]

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Apocalyptic Satire “HOT” Lauching EXCLUSIVELY On Digital Platform VHX

Who doesn’t love a good apocalyptic comedy? I sure am a fan, and the recent news of digital streaming company VHX acquiring HOT, Victor Warren’s adaption of the Daniel Keleher play sounds like quite the good time. VHX is looking to provide a good amount of exclusive content, with its desire to give independent filmmakers […]

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Horror Anthology HOLIDAYS Set to Make Tribeca Premiere in April; VOD/Theatrical To Follow

I was lucky enough to be able to do a couple of set visits on the horror anthology HOLIDAYS last year for Fangoria (here and here), and what I found was a very unique approach to the anthology subgenre. Featuring an impressive set of directors such as Kevin Smith (Tusk), Gary Shore (Dracula Untold), Scott Stewart […]

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Demonic Creatures and Chainsaws Revved Up For Scream Factory’s April Lineup!!

We previously reported that the gang at Scream Factory are about to make the month of April an awesome one, with the 4/12 double feature of Anthony Perkins-led films DESTROYER and EDGE OF SANITY (link). Personally, that alone is reason enough to celebrate, but any respectable horror fan knows that the SF crew likes to […]