Review: I AM THOR


There’s certainly a large amount of pain and suffering that comes along with trying to fulfill your dreams. The blood, sweat, tears and toll on an individual is often overlooked and that’s an unfortunate fact. Some people face the hardships that come with territory and throw in the towel, and some endure and keep it […]

Drugs, Sex and Violence Run Wild in THE WORLD OF KANAKO; Trailer/Poster Debut


How about this one for an early Christmas present? The wonderful people at Drafthouse Films are set to release Tetsuya Nakashima’s incredible sounding film THE WORLD OF KANAKO in select theaters on December 4th, as well as making it available on multiple digital VOD platforms including Amazon Instant, iTunes, Vimeo, and VHX. The violent and highly stylized thriller sounds […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE LEFTOVERS – Season One


In 2004, Tom Perrotta wrote the novel LITTLE CHILDREN, exploring the prison behind what it’s like to be normal in married suburbia. It later was turned into an Oscar winning movie starring Patrick Wilson and Kate Winslet, successfully translating the story to screen. He later wrote THE LEFTOVERS, where 2% of the world’s population suddenly […]

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 […]