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    Fantastic Fest Review: THE VOID

    Perhaps one of the most visual and distinctive horror films to be screened at this year’s FANTASTIC FEST is Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski’s visually disturbing and edgy film THE VOID, which played as part of the “midnight madness” selections at the festival. Moving away from the twisted humor of films like FATHER’S DAY and MANBORG, the writers, […]

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    GIVEAWAY: Win A Bluray Copy of Refn’s Latest, THE NEON DEMON!!

    Nicolas Winding Refn is one of few directors who live by the auteur approach, making each film his way and whether you are or aren’t a fan, it’s impossible to deny that the guy has an eye for details and the style of such details. Refn’s newest, the glitz, glamour and violence-filled film THE NEON […]

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    Fantastic Fest Review: SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD

    We all have dreams of being with someone older than us. The one that is out of reach and sits only in our fantasy like a teacher, co-worker or perhaps a babysitter. In director Chris Peckover’s latest horror film SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD, we learn that such desires can be deadly. Opening as a similar story line […]

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    Fantastic Fest Review: THE INVISIBLE GUEST

    Kicking off the latest incarnation of the Austin, Texas based genre bending film festival FANTASTIC FEST, fans got to witness the intense and powerhouse crime thriller THE INVISIBLE GUEST from Spain. As nervous laughs weaved through the theater, the audience was shown great respect by the project as a whole with smart execution, pinpoint timing […]

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    Artist Derek West Talks PURSUIT: THE SEARCH FOR BIGFOOT and The 4 BEST BIGFOOT FILMS

    Editor’s Note: Artist and Bigfoot enthusiast Derek West loves all things Sasquatch. The guy is a walking encyclopedia on the subject and when he’s not painting what I consider to be some of the best and most creatively interesting pieces or art (here), he’s pretty devoted to the Bigfoot cause. When PURSUIT: THE SEARCH FOR […]

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REPO!/THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL Composers Set To Release EP series of Old Time-themed Murder Ballads, AMERICAN MURDER SONG

REPO! THE GENETIC OPERA and THE DEVIL’S CARNIVAL has quite the fanatical fanbase and rightfully so, star/songwriter Terrance Zdunich and composing partner Saar Hendelman, along with director Darren Lynn Bousman co-created some absolute craziness with those musical rides into heaven (and hell). Now tackling a concept album of murder ballads set in 1816 American, Zdunich […]

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CALL TO ARMS: Horror Community Survivor of Domestic Abuse Needs Your Help!

Domestic violence is something that is sadly overlooked quite often, and as a child, seeing my mother being the victim of my step-father at the time, it caused me to have a strong passion when it comes to helping those who are victimized by cowardice behaviors and people who would rather punch than talk. Quite […]

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Jerry Talks HOLIDAYS’ CHRISTMAS Segment With Director Scott Stewart

When it came to DARK SKIES/LEGION director Scott Stewart’s segment for the horror anthology, HOLIDAYS, the director gave genre fans something very different than expected. A story of a man who goes to some interesting lengths to get a popular Virtual Reality gift for his wife’s Christmas gift, the segment shows how little mistakes can end […]

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Icons of Fright Talks 13 CAMERAS With Neville Archambault

At last year’s Fantasia Film Festival, one film that really left me with quite the gut punch reaction, was Victor Zarcoff’s SLUMLORD (review). It told a story of a young couple being stalked and watched (via cameras) by their creepy and almost silent landlord. While the concept might seem a bit “been there, done that”, SLUMLORD […]

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Short Film Review: 3 SECONDS

*Editor’s note – Jay Kay, head honcho over at HorrorHappens.com did us a solid and took a look at 3 SECONDS, a short film directed by Alex J. Mann and focused on the ever so lovely Snapchat. As always, thanks Jay!-Jerry The use of technology with smart phones, mobile devices, webcams and snapchat has been come […]

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SWMF Short Film Review: NASTY

*Editor’s note –Jay Kay, friend of Icons of Fright and head honcho over at HorrorHappens.com tackled this short film review from the STRANGER WITH MY FACE film festival in Tasmania. We’ve got a few more reviews from the festival coming your way, but for now, enjoy Jay’s review of NASTY. -Jerry With much acclaim and […]

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Nick Simon Talks THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS

Nick Simon’s terrifying slasher film THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS is currently impressing audiences in theaters and on VOD and rightfully so, it’s scary as hell. A very unique approach to the genre, TGITP bypasses a lot of horror tropes, giving horror fans something different and is a film that will most definitely stay with you […]