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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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    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 […]

Cast Announced For Adam Green’s FROZEN!

Shooting begins next week in Utah for Adam Green’s latest film FROZEN and The Hollywood Reporter has announced that ‘TRANSAMERICA’S’ Kevin Zegers will topline the cast. Green wrote into Bloody-Disgusting to also announce Shawn Ashmore (X-MEN’s Iceman) and Emma Bell as members of the cast and drop the first details on the shoot. Check out […]

First Word On Robert Rodriguez’s NERVERACKERS!

Variety reports that Robert Rodriguez is set to reteam with Dimension for his next film, the futuristic thriller "NERVERACKERS." The multihyphenate will write and direct the pic, which already has a release date of April 16, 2010. Set in 2085, the story centers on a character named Joe Tezca who is part of an elite […]


One trailer that caught me completely by surprise was the very impressive preview to THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT, which… looks like a genuinely creepy & scary movie! Starring Virginia Madsen and Kyle Gallner (who’s done great appearances in THE SHIELD & SMALLVILLE), the new ghost flick opens in theaters on March 27th. Check out the […]

The Official [REC] 2 Teaser Trailer!

With QUARANTINE out this week on DVD, it’s good to see that the teaser trailer for the proper sequel to the original Spanish film [REC] (the basis of QUARANTINE) is official live and on-line! Judging from this clip, [REC] 2 (once again written & directed by Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plazo) looks like it picks […]

Jesse Dayton To Rock Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN 2!

Admittedly, I’m a bit late on this one, but a few days back Rob Zombie announced via his My Space blog that Jess Dayton will be in his upcoming sequel H2 (aka HALLOWEEN 2). "Jesse Dayton will appear in H2 as Captain Clegg and the Night Creatures — a local Haddonfiled shit-kicker group," says Zombie. […]


Filmgoers will have the rare opportunity to see Arthur Hiller’s 1979 thriller “Nightwing,” which has never been available on DVD in any region, at a special 30th anniversary screening, taking place at midnight on Friday, February 27th, at Landmark’s Nuart Theatre, 11272 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Los Angeles. Stars Nick Mancuso (“Heartbreakers”) and Stephen Macht […]

Haunted Dimensions THE BATES (PSYCHO) HOUSE Paper Model Kit!

Now this is pretty cool, especially for all you model makers out there! Haunted Dimensions is now offering a paper model kit of "The Bates House", aka the infamous PSYCHO house! Created by Ray Keim and based upon the house that appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s landmark film PSYCHO (as well as it’s 3 sequels), the […]