Anchor Bay Set to Pit Michael Dudikoff Against Flesheaters in NAVY SEALS VS. ZOMBIES!


We’ve seen pretty much everything and everyone fight zombies by now, with everybody from Jesse Eisenberg to Abraham Lincoln to Frankenstein. Sure the shtick has definitely ran its course, but it would be a Cannon Films-era Dudikoff fan dream down the drain if I didn’t gush about how excited we are for Anchor Bay’s upcoming […]

Popular YouTube Series MARBLE HORNETS gets feature film treatment in ALWAYS WATCHING;Hitting DVD This August!

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Taking the successful YouTube series “Marble Hornets” and turning into a feature film, James Moran and his ALWAYS WATCHING film is set to make its DVD debut, when Anchor Bay/Gravitas Pictures sends the found footage shocker to shelves near you on August 4th. Already familiar with the YouTube series, I’m curious how it’ll translate to […]

’80s Throwback LOST AFTER DARK Bringing Retro Horror Home With September DVD/Bluray Release!!

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It’s a royal pain in the ass to get a good retro horror film to genre fans these days. Every film and their mother’s are trying to stamp a “Throwback to..” onto their poster, hoping to bring some sense of nostalgia to the table, and more times than not, they fail at doing so. Enter […]



It’s a pretty good week for genre releases, with a decent amount of titles hitting shelves today. Everyone from Scream Factory, Virgil and Anchor Bay, to a double dose of Jess Franco from Severin…there’s just something for everyone. We thought it would be nice to tell you fright fanatics about some of the highlights of […]

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

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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 […]

Icons of Fright Interview With THE ATTICUS INSTITUTE Writer/Director, Chris Sparling!!


Chris Sparling turned heads in circles when his 2010 screenplay BURIED was made into one of the most intense films in years. The Rodrigo Cortés-directed and Ryan Reynolds-led film brought the suspense in heavy doses and kept viewers completely on edge until its very end. Following that film, Sparling wrote another confined area film, 2012’s ATM. […]

ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD Gets New Trailer; Hits DVD/Bluray This Februrary


A while back, we reported on Anchor Bay acquiring the rights to B. Harrison Smith’s genre ensemble film, ZOMBIE KILLERS: ELEPHANT’S GRAVEYARD. Featuring the likes of Billy Zane, Dee Wallace, Mischa Barton, Brian Anthony Wilson and friend of Icons of Fright, Felissa Rose, the film deals with a group of young soldiers trained to protect a small […]



It’s a miracle that as horror fans, we haven’t seen everything under the sun by now. It’s rare for a film to come along that, while it might fall somewhat within a particular genre or subgenre, not only breathes new life into said subgenre, but does so in a way that you’re able to lose […]