Bluray Review: THE EDITOR

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Scream Factory knocks yet another one out of the park (do they ever NOT kick ass?!) with the Astron-6 homage to all things Giallo, THE EDITOR, a film filled with so much love for the subgenre that it feels like authentically brilliant. With the film hitting shelves this Tuesday (September 8th), we thought we’d give […]

Giallo Homage THE EDITOR Finds Its Way To DVD/Bluray This September Via Scream Factory!!

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For those who are familiar with the imaginative and very talented Astron-6 gang (filmmakers Matthew Kennedy, Adam Brooks, Conor Sweeney, Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie), the next logical step in their repertoire of films (having previously tackled FATHER’S DAY and MANBORG) would be to try their hand at paying homage to the Giallo subgenre of horror, […]

DEAR ASTRON-6: AN OPEN LOVE LETTER

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In 2011, I was walking around the convention floor at the Cinema Wasteland Movie and Memorabilia Expo when I spotted a huge advertisement out of the corner of my eye.  A beautiful brunette woman was lifting her shirt to expose her underboob while curled closely to an eye-patched man clad in black and pointing a […]

Movie Review: MANBORG!

It’s no surprise that the latest feature from Canadian film collective Astron-6 is a laser blast of fun. A sort of fun that’s been long absent from genre cinema since the days of magnetic tapes & buzzing video stores. With their recent feature FATHER’S DAY and the collection of shorts, it’s clear Astron-6 strive to […]

CONTEST – Win a MANBORG Prize Pack!!

*CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED, THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED!!* It’s ICONS OF FRIGHT‘s 9th birthday today, but we’re not the ones getting a gift, you are! The good folks over at Dark Sky Films have partnered up with Icons to give two lucky readers a MANBORG prize pack, in celebration of Astron-6‘s low-budget but highly […]

MANBORG Trailer Is A Retro Rager With Cyborgs & Kung-Fu!

Astron-6, Canada’s forefront collective in true independent filmmaking, are back with their second feature that’s sure to become a staple in your midnight rotation, MANBORG! It’s got cyborgs, kung-fu, evil doctors, lasers, Sega CD effects, and best of all it’s Troma-less! After having played in some major festivals for two years, the group has found […]

Astron 6’s MANBORG Blasts Onto DVD This April!!

Astron-6, the Canadian film-making group behind 2011’s fun as hell FATHER’S DAY, is set to bring fans their latest low-budget yet highly entertaining masterpiece, MANBORG, when Dark Sky entertainment releases it onto DVD on April 30th. “The armies of hell have taken over the Earth, and all that stands in the way of the villainous […]