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    Head Into THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE With Brand New Stills Gallery/Key Art!!

    Anchor Bay is unleashing THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE onto DVD/Bluray on January 20th, but to keep you horror lovers excited for the clairvoyant thriller, we were sent the brand new key art for the film, along with a whole gallery for the film directed by BURIED writer Chris Sparling. When an official trailer drops for this […]

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    Scariest Film of 2015? IT FOLLOWS Trailer Proves Indie Horror Reigns!

    Ever since this hit the festival circuit earlier this year to wide acclaim, I’ve been patiently awaiting a glimpse at what many are calling the must-see, scariest film of 2015. Hyperbole or fact? Decide for yourself below by watching the newly released trailer, which certainly looks to have an incredibly original idea with a minimalist […]

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    Writing Mix Tape #6: Jerry Smith

    For our sixth entry into the “Writing MixTape” series, I thought I’d go back to the beginning, with another set of songs I love to listen to while writing. We’re going to make this a regular series, with Writing MixTapes posted from the Icons crew every once in a while, in an attempt to perhaps […]

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    THE RAID’s Original Score Blasts Onto Vinyl From Death Waltz Records!

    Gareth Evans’ game-changing action epic THE RAID was a shotgun blast to the face when it exploded onto our shores, collectively showing us that we had a new classic on our hands. One thing we didn’t get to experience was the film’s original score, from composers Aria Praygoi & Fajar Yuskemal, but now thanks to […]

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    Jerry Smith’s TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF 2014

    Jesus Christ, this has been one hell of a year for horror. There were so many genre films that for one reason or another, really spoke to me. Some were intense experiences, ones that led me to think about certain parts of life differently. Some were just plain ol’ fun entertainment and just brightened my […]

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Kane Hodder Leads Anchor Bay’s MUCK; Getting Your DVD/Bluray Players Dirty In March

Bypassing CGI in exchange for some good ol’ practical gore, Anchor Bay’s upcoming MUCK now has not only a limited theatrical release date (Friday, March 13th..get it..Kane Hodder is in it and.. Friday The 13th? eh?) but is gearing up to make its bloody, marsh-filled debut on DVD/Bluray when it hits hard on March 17th […]

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Image Entertainment Acquires CONTRACTED Director Eric England’s Action/Thriller ROADSIDE

Image Entertainment announced the acquisition of action/thriller ROADSIDE, directed by CONTRACTED/MADISON COUNTY helmer, Eric England and co-produced by Ace Marrero of Swim with the Fish Productions, Daniel F. Dunn of Dunn-Rite Productions and Eric England . While ROADSIDE was filmed after MADISON COUNTY and before CONTRACTED, it’s great to hear news of it finally seeing the […]

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Icons of Fright Interview with actor/writer/director Amanda Aday!

(photo credit: Collette Lash Photography www.collettelash.com) Known for her recurring role as Dora Mae Dreifuss on HBO’s CARNIVALE (amongst countless other projects), Amanda Aday has surely proven herself as much more than “Meat Loaf’s Daughter.”  An actress and writer, Aday has recently taken the leap to try her hand at directing, with her new horror […]

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DRACULA UNTOLD Heading To Digital HD This January; DVD/Bluray Coming In February!

While Luke Evans has officially left the upcoming reboot of THE CROW, one film that he definitely WAS in this year, was Universal’s DRACULA UNTOLD. Divisive between most horror fans, who either loved or hated the “Dracula as an antihero” angle of the film, the film made a decent amount of money at the box office, […]

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Team Behind FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS Debuts Vampire Mockumentary WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Trailer; Looks Like Hilarious, Dry Fun

Personally, I absolutely loved HBO’s The Flight of the Conchords. That dry, witty sense of humor was perfectly in line with the kinds of comedies that I dig. With that said, it’s safe to say I was over the moon when it was announced that the team behind the hit show was making a “mockumentary” […]

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New [REC] 4: APOCALYPSE Stills Show Quite A Bit Of Gore; Virus Spreads Globally!

We’re all big fans of the [REC] series, and when we were sent a batch of brand new stills from the upcoming [REC] 4: APOCALYPSE (coming January 2nd via Magnet Releasing) we just had to show them to you fright fanatics. The film, which takes the original film’s reporter, Angela, out of the apartment building and […]

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Review: DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD

Tommy Wirkola’s 2009 spectacularly gory Nazi zombie film, DEAD SNOW, left quite the impression on horror fans, with its heavy on the practical effects and even heavier on the comedy side of horror approach. While  the film dealing with a group of Norwegian friends unleashing a horde of zombies wanting their blessed gold back left […]