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    VOD & Theatrical Screenings: How Do You Watch Horror?

    I watch a lot of horror films, and for a majority of these films, I’m watching them at home on a laptop or through a streaming service on my television.  When you live in a cultural wasteland in Middle America, it’s not very often that the hot, new horror film is going to play in […]

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    A few months ago, we featured a crowdfunding project called RIVER CITY PANIC from director Tyler Amm.  Not only did the film successfully reach its crowdfunding goal, but the film recently premiered theatrically on March 20th in Ottawa, IL in addition to its participation in the River City Film Fest on March 22nd.  Icons of […]

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    Icons of Fright SXSW Interview: Director Jason Krawczyk Talks HE NEVER DIED!!

    Giving genre fans a film that bypasses the typical in your face approach in favor of subtlety, Jason Krawczyk’s SXSW hit HE NEVER DIED offered up one hell of a performance by the film’s lead, former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins. Everything about the film is an unexpected treat. and was easily one of the […]

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    Review: APPLECART

    Dustin Wayde Mills isn’t your average genre filmmaker. While other filmmakers are busy trying to appease the mass consumption of horseshit, a certain small group of filmmakers like Mills are doing what any filmmaker not following the Spielberg playbook of tentpole and blockbuster event film do: truly create art. Not in a hipster, “I’m an […]

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    Beyond Fright Interview With THE WRECKING CREW Director Denny Tedasco!!

    If you haven’t had a chance to check out Denny Tedesco’s THE WRECKING CREW, then you should stop everything you are doing and watch it right this minute. This film goes above and beyond what you would expect in a documentary, and contains the perfect mixture of music, interviews, and photographs to tell the story […]

Weird Al VS Dr. Loomis? Another HALLOWEEN 2 Pic!

Now that principle photography on Rob Zombie’s H2 has wrapped, the filmmaker’s having a bit of fun giving us glimpses of what we’ll see in his HALLOWEEN sequel. Who would’ve thought we’d see Weird Al Yankovic Vs Dr. Loomis?! Zombie writes, "Dr. Loomis is clearly out of his comfort zone as he takes on Weird […]

Trailer For Julie Delpy’s THE COUNTESS!

I’ve always greatly admired the work of Julie Delpy. Sure, I may have first encountered her in AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN PARIS (the far inferior sequel to AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON), but her performances in Krzysztof Kieslowski’s WHITE (as part of the THREE COLORS trilogy) and later in BEFORE SUNRISE & BEFORE SUNSET have […]

Michael Sheen Joins Cast Of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON!

British actor Michael Sheen (UNDERWORLD: RISE OF THE LYCANS) has joined the cast of THE TWILIGHT SAGA: NEW MOON, which began shooting last month in Vancouver. Variety reports, "Sheen, known for his roles in FROST/NIXON and THE QUEEN will portray the leader of the Volturi, an Italy-based coven of vampires, in the "Twilight" sequel. Sheen has played […]

First Look At Michael Myers (In Mask) In Rob Zombie’s HALLOWEEN 2!

HALLOWEEN 2 officially wrapped production this past week in Georgia and to celebrate, Rob Zombie has posted a new picture of Michael Myers (in mask) via his My Space blog. He writes, "Well, after 35 days of snow, freezing rain, fire ants, mud and blood we are done! The cast and crew kick ass beyond […]


We’re pleased to premiere the 2nd in our new ongoing series of exclusive, original video content here on ICONS OF FRIGHT! This time, we profile Bill Shafer, the owner of HYAENA GALLERY in Burbank, California. Obviously, Bill is no stranger to the site. His gallery was the subject of the very first episode of America’s […]


It’s Friday and that means it’s time for AMERICA’S BAD KIDS EPISODE 8: JIM VAN BEBBER! Introduction: Ohio chapter president of the Americas Bad Kids, Jim Van Bebber sites down with John Torrani to talk about Charles Manson, the Eli Roth phenomena and Jim’s future projects. Jim Van Bebber is the writer and director of […]

Another Uncle Seymour Coffins Clip! HALLOWEEN 2 Update!

Rob Zombie continues his viral videos with another vintage clip of Uncle Seymour Coffins, the late night horror host that throws the annual PHANTOM JAM bash during the 3rd act of H2 (aka HALLOWEEN 2). This clip introduces the creature double-feature of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Zombie writes, "This one was buried beneath a […]