Filmmaker/Author Thommy Hutson Talks NEVER SLEEP AGAIN: The Elm Street Legacy: The Making of Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Having written and/or produced some of the horror genre’s best documentaries, including such extensive ones as 2010’s NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, 2011’s MORE BRAINS! A RETURN TO THE LIVING DEAD and 2013’s epic CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF FRIDAY THE 13TH, it’s easy to say that Thommy Hutson not only loves the horror genre, but wants […]

The Icons of Fright Team Remembers Wes Craven

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We all have heroes, and this week, one of the true horror heroes and legends, Wes Craven, passed away after fighting brain cancer. To say that Craven’s passing has affected the horror community would be an understatement, a statement that just doesn’t articulate how much of an absent we’ll have from here on out. The […]

Are You Ready For Freddy (Again)? New Line Dreaming Up A New NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET!

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The man of your dreams is returning! That’s right, Freddy Krueger is being resurrected once more by “the house that Freddy built”, New Line Cinema. Sources say that ORPHAN and THE CONJURING 2: THE ENFIELD POLTERGEIST screenwriter David Leslie Johnson is taking a slice at remaking A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET once more. No major […]

First Ever Official NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 2: FREDDY’S REVENGE Reunion Happening At Florida’s Shock Pop Comic Con!

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Florida’s Ft. Lauderdale SHOCK POP COMIC CON (running Feb. 13-15) already has a killer lineup for the convention, with everyone from Elvira, John Waters, Ralph Macchio, Fangoria EIC Chris Alexander and FRIDAY THE 13TH director Sean Cunningham, to what is (in my opinion) going to be the highlight for horror fans attending the event: the first ever official reunion […]

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET’s Heather Langenkamp gets herself a ‘Freddy Cut’ For Scares That Care!

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I’ve always loved seeing Heather Langenkamp in things, as the Elm Street spotlight typically goes to Freddy himself, bypassing how integral the character of Nancy was in the original film. While Freddy is the star of the series in most fans’ eyes, my preferences tend to fall more with the protagonists of horror, and when […]

“Is It Time To Say Goodbye To The Horror Trinity?” Part Three: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET

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*Author’s Note: With this 3rd and final article on whether it’s time to say goodbye to the HALLOWEEN, FRIDAY THE 13TH and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchises, the subject at hand is everybody’s favorite dream stalker, Freddy Krueger. Going on nine films having to do with Krueger, this editorial article takes you fans (and […]

Jerry’s TEN GREATEST HORROR FILMS OF ALL TIME!!

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What better way to celebrate Icons of Fright’s ten year anniversary, than with a barrage of our favorites?, whether they be lists of our favorite entries into the French horror genre, our favorite badasses, or like this one, the films that make up what is (in my opinion), the greatest horror films of all time. […]

THE 13 GREATEST HORROR MOVIE INSULTS!!

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The cinematic elites often criticize horror films for lacking a strong grasp of storytelling and containing cheap dialogue.  While the die-hard horror fans know this to be pure poppycock, a lot of horror films have incredible lines that go unnoticed.  We’re all aware of the iconic quotes and one-liners of our genre, but horror films […]