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    John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES gets futuristic with”Night” Music Video!

    If you’re a fan of John Carpenter’s legendary film work (how could you NOT be?), then chances are, you’re equally a fan of his musical endeavors as well. The master of horror behind such classic films such as HALLOWEEN, THE THING, THE FOG and countless others has provided many of his films with synth-heavy music, […]

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    Exclusive: Premiere Of GHOSTLIGHT/LADYKILLER Director Jeff Ferrell’s “White Roses” Music Video

    Jeff Ferrell is one busy man. Having directed the very entertaining haunted theater film GHOSTLIGHT (review) writing a book of ghost stories (this year’s The Book of Whispering Spirits) recently finished directing his followup film, LADYKILLER, Ferrell also had the time to put out a new album as well. The self proclaimed “gothic acoustic” album, Color In […]

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    Horror/Romance Hybrid SPRING Gets New Artwork, DVD/Bluray Release Date

    It’s no secret that all of us at Icons of Fright loved Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead’s horror/romance hybrid of a gem, SPRING (review). The filmmaking duo not only caught people off guard with their previous film, RESOLUTION, but gave audiences one of the most interesting and unique films in a long time with the […]

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    Bluray Review: THE BABADOOK

    The film that made countless best of 2014 lists (including mine) hits DVD/Bluray today, courtesy of the new partnership between the folks at Scream Factory and IFC Midnight…that’s right, Jennifer Kent’s greatly entertaining film, THE BABADOOK. Available in a regular edition, as well as a limited pop-up cover Bluray edition that resembles the book itself, […]

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    Icons of Fright Interview With FROM THE DARK Director Conor McMahon and Star Niamh Algar!!

    Conor McMahon’s horror/comedy STITCHES hit genre lovers hard, quickly becoming a fan favorite and giving horror lovers a character that would actually warrant a franchise, given the right sequel. Instead of playing it safe and making another horror/comedy, McMahon returned with FROM THE DARK (out on DVD/Bluray now via Dark Sky Films), a film that […]

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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 […]

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Review: IT FOLLOWS

There comes a time that we all fear as movie fans–that moment when you actually sit down to watch a film that either you, or the media, has been hyping up in your head. The premise of IT FOLLOWS is somewhat preposterous at first mention: On their second date, Jay and Hugh have sex. Afterwards, […]

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XLrator Media Acquires Sci-Fi Thriller TIME LAPSE; Hitting theaters/VOD May 15th!!

This one sounds like a lot of fun, so I figured I’d let you crazy fright fanatics know about XLrator Media’s acquisition and release plans for the Danielle Panabaker-led SciFi thriller TIME LAPSE. I love me some Sci-Fi, and I also am typically on board with the majority of titles XLrator puts out, so it […]

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Scream Factory Gives Horror Lovers TWO Creature Double Features This May!!

In the words of the great Samuel L. Jackson: “Hold onto your butts”. Always known to please genre fans, whether they be the HALLOWEEN types of the more obscure genre films like EXTERMINATORS OF THE YEAR 3000, it’s safe to say the gang at SF know their audience and kick ass giving fans fun and […]

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Schwarzenegger Shows Dramatic Chops in Trailer For Zombie Film MAGGIE!!

 I don’t know about fright fanatics, but I have loved every film Schwarzenegger has made after coming out of acting retirement. Sure, THE ESCAPE PLAN was “eh”, but everything else, right up my alley. I’m absolutely in love with the idea of Arnold fronting a drama, this one (MAGGIE) being about a man (played by […]