Beyond Fright Review: BLUE JAY (2016)


We all have one. A first love that made us see life through optimistic blinders and caused us to look at our future in an eyes wide open type of way. We wished and expected the best for each other and there wasn’t a damned thing that would sway that young love flowing through those […]


GF Experience

In 2009, director Steven Soderbergh made an interesting casting choice by placing adult film star Sasha Grey in the lead role of his film THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE. The movie played the role of exhibitionist as we watched Grey portray a high end call girl who experiences challenges balancing her professional and personal life. The movie […]

Shannon Chats With OUTLAWS AND ANGELS Star Ben Browder!!


This past Friday, JT Mollner’s western/thriller OUTLAWS AND ANGELS came out in select theaters and VOD, after previously garnering love from the festival circuits.  In anticipation of the films release, Icons of Fright’s Shannon McGrew, sat down with actor Ben Browder to discuss his role of George Tildon in OUTLAWS AND ANGELS, the danger of wild […]

Beyond Fright: Shannon’s 4 Non-Horror (and 1 Horror) FILMS TO MAKE YOU LOSE YOUR FAITH IN HUMANITY


When it comes to horror movies, there are so many sub-genres: slasher flicks, creature features, supernatural and more. However, there are always those few films that transcend the horror genre and nestle themselves into a special niche category. That category is one where we watch a film and as the credits roll we promise ourselves […]

Anchor Bay Bringing VIGILANTE DIARIES Your Way When Action/Comedy Hits Theaters/iTunes June 24th And Blu-ray™, DVD and On Demand July 5th


I’m a sucker for a good action/comedy and this announcement of  Anchor Bay unleashing VIGILANTE DIARIES this June/July is news to my ears. Based off the popular web series on, the film features quite the ensemble cast, with Paul Sloan (I Am Wrath, The Night Crew), Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (The A-Team, UFC Light Heavyweight Champ), action […]

Rob Zombie Guitarist John5 Goes Ape@$#* with new HERE’S TO THE CRAZY ONES Music Video; Debuts John 5 & The Creatures Project


Longtime Rob Zombie guitarist John5 is a man who likes the stay busy, having released multiple solo albums, scoring films and making multiple appearances at the annual NAMM convention. His newest project, John 5 and the Creatures, shows again, that the guitar virtuoso is absolutely on top of his game, and if you’ve never listened […]

Anchor Bay Sends Some Tolstoy Your Way When WAR & PEACE Hits DVD/Bluray This May!


Let’s just be honest for a second…I’m a sucker for period dramas. No, not films that deal with menstrual issues, but the grandiose parties, attire and sweeping epics that keep you on the edge of your seat. It’s not a horror thing, but hey, I’m the editor in chief of this site, so you’re going […]

Vampires, Sex and BLOOD in Dead Day Revolution’s “Vampire Blues” Music Video!!

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Whenever we get turned on to bands we previously weren’t privy to, we’re all about letting you fright fanatics know about them. Case in point: the LA-based Rock ‘N’ Roll trio, Dead Day Revolution, a band that raises their middle fingers to any classification, providing songs all across the musical board and offering a breath of […]