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    Review: REALITY

    When Quentin Dupieux arrived on the scene with his surreal (and VERY weird)”slasher tire” film, RUBBER, it was instantly apparent that this was a filmmaker who had absolutely no intention in making a point A to point B kind of film. It was a breath of fresh air, and his following films, WRONG, WRONG COPS […]

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    Bluray Review: STIGMATA

    Fans of religious horror can jump up and down (or..just pray??), with Scream Factory’s Bluray release of Rupert Wainwright’s 1999 thriller, STIGMATA, a film that didn’t quite find its audience theatrically, but has since become something of a cult hit for genre lovers. How does the release hold up, compared to the titles we’ve come […]

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    BEYOND FRIGHT: Heist Gone Wrong Film 7 MINUTES Gets Poster/Trailer/Release Date

    I don’t know about you fright fanatics, but I’m a massive fan of heist films. DOG DAY AFTERNOON, HEAT, and every other great entry into what can easily be one of the best intense genres around if done right. One film that seems to be a good contender into that kind of movie is Jay […]

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    5 Things I Learned From Gunnar Hansen’s ‘Chain Saw Confidential’

    Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 classic ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre‘ is not only one of the greatest horror movies ever made, but it also happens to be one of my all time favorite films of any genre. And even now, 40 years later, I still revisit it often, read articles and books, watch any & […]

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    Brand News Clips/Stills From Scream Factory’s Bluray Double Features of EMPIRE OF ANTS/JAWS OF SATAN & THE FOOD OF THE GODS/FROGS

    Scream Factory’s release of not only one solid double feature but two (2!!) doubles that feature four fan favorite creature feature flicks. On May 26th, the gang at SF is ready to unleash both a double feature of EMPIRE OF ANTS/JAWS OF SATAN, and the fan favorite old school classic films THE FOOD OF THE GODS/FROGS. […]

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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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Bluray Review: CLASS OF 1984

Mark L. Lester’s 1982 cautionary tale, CLASS OF 1984, makes its Bluray debut and takes the cake as far as Scream Factory’s recent releases go, easily being the most entertaining and definitely a must-own for any collectors of not only cult cinema but great films in general. Not only does the teachers vs. students classic look […]

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GIVEAWAY – Win A Bluray Copy Of ECHOES!!

Nils Timm’s supernatural thriller ECHOES hit DVD/Bluray today, and to celebrate the film’s release, we’ve got two Blurays of the film to give to a couple of lucky readers, courtesy of Anchor Bay. The film is a pretty entertaining ride, and filled to the brim with enough twists and turns to keep you guessing (review […]

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Bluray Review: CARRIE (2002)/THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 (1999) Double Feature

Scream Factory gives a double dose of telekinetic angst and revenge with the double feature of 2002’s Bryan Fuller (TV’s Hannibal)-scripted TV adaption of CARRIE and 1999’s THE RAGE: CARRIE 2, which is a sequel to the original 1976 film version of Stephen King’s novel. Done scratching your heads in confusion? We took a look […]