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    Icons of Fright Interview with 7 MINUTES Director Jay Martin!

    Having started his career as both a music video director (his video for Atreyu’s “Ex’s and Oh’s” is a fave of mine) and a storyboard artist on films like AMAZING SPIDERMAN 2 and CONSTANTINE, Jay Martin’s directorial feature debut 7 MINUTES is a heist gone wrong film full of tension and suspense. Dealing with jumping […]

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    Roger Corman-Produced SHARKTOPUS VS. WHALEWOLF Gets One Crazy Trailer!!

    Roger Corman is a legend, his film career having spanned decades after decades, providing a constant onslaught of entertaining B and exploitation films for film lovers. No stranger to the absurd, Corman is now prepping the release of SHARKTOPUS VS. WHALEWOLF (yes, you read that right), the third chapter in the SyFy channel series, this time […]

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    Icons of Fright Talks EXETER With Director Marcus Nispel!!

    Director Marcus Nispel might be primarily known for helming 2003’s THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE and 2009’s FRIDAY THE 13th remakes, as well as being in my opinion, one of the best music video directors of all time, but this week sees the release of EXETER, a film that has went through three years of shuffled […]

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    Jovy Skol’s TEN BEST OPENING KILLS IN HORROR

    Alfred Hitchcock shocked audiences in 1960 with his black and white classic PSYCHO when he decided to kill of leading lady Janet Leigh in the first 45 minutes. Her death scene was considered brutal and almost pornographic in the standards of that day, but Hitchcock didn’t care. He wanted to scare and take you by […]

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    Icons of Fright Chats With STUNG Director Benni Diez!!

    Icons own Jovy Skol loved the creature attacking catering workers tale STUNG (review), which hits VOD on July 3rd from IFC Midnight, and we thought what better way to help get you fright fanatics turned onto the film, than to have a small chat with Benni Diez, the film’s director. We asked Benni about what […]

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Josh Soriano Pays Homage To CHRISTOPHER LEE (RIP)

When I was asked by Jerry to say some things regarding the death of Christopher Lee(he knows how much of a Lee fan I am), I had no idea how difficult it would be. How do you articulate losing one of the cornerstones of the horror genre? To say that he was an icon is […]

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Lionsgate Premiere unleashes a new poster for COOTIES

From the twisted minds of Leigh Whannell (co-creator of Saw and Insidious) and Ian Brennan (co-creator of “Glee”), COOTIES is a horror comedy with unexpected laughs and unapologetic thrills. When a cafeteria food virus turns elementary school children into killer zombies, a group of misfit teachers must band together to escape the playground carnage. The […]

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FANTASIA FEST’S 2015 LINE-UP WILL MELT YOUR BRAIN

The 19th edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival, presented by Ubisoft and Anchor Bay, will soon be stunning Montreal with three weeks of cinematic ingenuity from July 14 until August 4, 2015. FROM THE OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Fantasia’s complete lineup of programming and special events will be revealed on July 7th. To tide you […]

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PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS, THE HOWLING II, DOG SOLIDERS and Many More Highlight Scream Factory’s Upcoming Lineup!

Let’s just face it: Scream Factory’s insane amount of releases aren’t about to slow down anytime soon, and well, I think I speak for most horror fans when I say that that’s something to celebrate. Not only are they continually putting out great Bluray releases of older and almost forgotten titles like their TENTACLES/REPTILICUS, but […]

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Review: STRANGE BLOOD

Most horror fans can agree that with so many styles and sub-genres that can be chosen from when that weekend itch for a movie comes along, it’s sometimes impossible to decide on the right one to grab the popcorn and get cozy on the sofa with. There comes those nights where one is in the […]

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Beyond Fright: GHOST B.C. Returns With “Cirice”

School talent shows can be filled with tension and fear, as the performers are anxious to perform in front of their fellow classmates and parents. Things can get pretty frightening for all involved, as the audience isn’t quite sure what they will see next; a future star or someone that should look up the word […]

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Review: INFERNAL

In June of 1975, a film was released in theaters that quickly became an international blockbuster, one that would ignite the fear of going to the beach in the American movie-going public and one which would make cinematic history. That film was Jaws. Ultimately grossing over 124 million dollars within only a few months, filmmakers […]