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    POD/DARLING Director Mickey Keating Returns With CARNAGE PARK; Bloody Thriller Hitting Theaters/VOD This July!

    Here at Icons of Fright, we’re big fans of director Mickey Keating. From his Cult horror film RITUAL to his UFO conspiracy thriller POD, we absolutely love his work. Don’t even get us started with this year’s descent into madness film DARLING (review), as it’s quite possibly one of the most effective horror/thrillers in a […]

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    Anchor Bay Bringing VIGILANTE DIARIES Your Way When Action/Comedy Hits Theaters/iTunes June 24th And Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand July 5th

    I’m a sucker for a good action/comedy and this announcement of  Anchor Bay unleashing VIGILANTE DIARIES this June/July is news to my ears. Based off the popular web series on Chill.com, the film features quite the ensemble cast, with Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (The A-Team, UFC Light Heavyweight Champ), action […]

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    Supernatural Thriller THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR Hits Digital HD Tomorrow; We’ve got A Digital Copy to Give out!

    20th Century Fox is unleashing the supernatural shocker THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR onto Bluray/DVD on June 7th, but thanks to the fine folks over at Fox and Think Jam, we’ve got a Digital HD copy of the Jeremy Sisto & Sarah Wayne Callies-led thriller all ready to give out to one of you readers. […]

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    Icons of Fright Talks PEELERS, Award Nominations With Actress Wren Walker!!

    In a time where every actress who has appeared in a horror film self-labels themselves as “Scream Queens”, it’s refreshing to come across an up and coming starlet who is not only humble and appreciative of any recognition, but has the chops to back that up. Enter Wren Walker. The classically trained actress spent a […]

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    Rob Zombie Guitarist John5 Goes Ape@$#* with new HERE’S TO THE CRAZY ONES Music Video; Debuts John 5 & The Creatures Project

    Longtime Rob Zombie guitarist John5 is a man who likes the stay busy, having released multiple solo albums, scoring films and making multiple appearances at the annual NAMM convention. His newest project, John 5 and the Creatures, shows again, that the guitar virtuoso is absolutely on top of his game, and if you’ve never listened […]

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Why You Should Be Paying Attention To BATES MOTEL!!

When A&E first announced that they had greenlit a straight to series order on a show based on Norman Bates, I was very skeptical. This was in light of the rise of popularity in genre programming on television in which I welcome, but properties that I hold close to my heart make me anxious to […]

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INTVW: A SIX PACK OF NEW ENGLAND FILM-MAKING MASTER MINDS, PT.1

The “Boston Underground Film Festival” (http://bostonunderground.org) at the Brattle Theatre in Cambridge, MA is a hub for early film festival favorites, diverse programming, film culture and community along with multiple blocks of diverse short filmmaking visions. Whether it’s the celebration of local filmmaking talent with the “Homegrown Horror” short film block curated by Chris Hallock […]

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EDITORIAL: It’s About Time For A Female Slasher Icon

*Editor’s note– Genre writer Danni Darko asked me if there was a topic I was passionate about and I said, “I really want a female slasher icon, I think it’s time for Freddy and Jason to have a female counterpart,…wanna write a piece about that?”, and here we are, a piece that I absolutely love. […]

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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 […]