Icons of Fright Talks Murder Mystery UNCLE JOHN With Steve Piet and Erik Crary


We all love a good murder mystery, whether it flashy and hypnotic or like I prefer, a good southern noir tale. Enter co-writers Steven Piet & Erik Crary and their film UNCLE JOHN (now playing in theaters and on VOD), which was directed by Piet. Starring John Ashton (BEVERLY HILLS COP), the film revolves around a […]

Fright Exclusive Interview with Boysetsfire/NTHNGRY Vocalist Nathan Gray!


Nathan Gray is a hardcore staple. Having fronted the seminal Delaware post-hardcore band Boysetsfire since its 1994 inception, Gray has always been a very charismatic and outspoken figure in the music scene, putting in thousands of miles touring, releasing five very influential albums (1999’s After The Eulogy is easily one of the five best hardcore […]

Films That Mean A Lot To Us: PUMP UP THE VOLUME


Growing up, my local video store, Major Video, was god to me. I lived across the street and to say that I spent hours in that place EVERY day after school would be the understatement of the year. It was like my second home. Looking over every single box, cardboard standout, and even forking over […]

Arc Entertainment Heading Into Battle With Sci-Fi Epic GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID; Hitting Theaters/VOD This October!!


Preparing to bring one hell of an FX-driven ride to your eyes, ARC Entertainment announced today that they’ve acquired the North American rights to the Mamoru Oshii (GHOST IN THE SHELL)-directed/Geoffrey Gunn (SIREN) co-written scifi epic, GARM WARS: THE LAST DRUID. The film, which features a pretty solid cast and quite the impressive SFX-lineup working on […]

Beyond Fright: A24 Books A Gig For Jeremy Saulnier’s GREEN ROOM!


Here at Icons, we’re massive fans of BLUE RUIN. Jeremy Saulnier’s independent tale of one man’s revenge against his family’s killer is so nuanced and assured, grim yet humorous, that it was one of our favorite films of that year. If you haven’t seen it yet, purchase a copy or stream it instantly on Netflix […]

Beyond Fright Review: VENDETTA


When the name Dead Cain pops into your head, I doubt the word “badass” hitches a ride with it. For me, hearing his name typically means old memories of his role as Superman in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, or even his chilling performance as Scott Peterson in the made for TV film, The […]

Beyond Fright Review: OLIVER, STONED


The man child is a concept that feels pretty heavy in male driven comedies, more in particular to those starring Seth Rogen and Adam Sandler. Adult men who refuse to grow up and partake in toilet humor rack up box office tickets and seemingly influence a generation of young adults surrounded by statistics provided by […]

Beyond Fright Review: COMET


We’ve all been there, crossing paths with someone who is able to completely take you back and keep you enthralled just at the idea of spending more time talking to them. That awkward feeling in your stomach and the adrenaline-filled, almost child-like excitement that makes you think or at least hope that you’ll be able […]