Anchor Bay Bringing Pulp-Noir To The Masses When BAD TURN WORSE Hits DVD/Bluray This January!

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If there’s a subgenre of films that I adore as much as horror, it’s the Crime/Mystery one. I’m a sucker for pulpy, Noir-toned crime films in which things get worse and worse as the movie goes on, and films like The Coen Bros.’ BLOOD SIMPLE are some of my all time favorites. I eat and breathe […]

Beyond Fright Review: THE CONGRESS

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*Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, Derek Smith, tackled this review of Drafthouse Films’ THE CONGRESS for us. Be sure to check out his site (linked at the bottom) for his experiences taking on classic films for the first time!-Jerry Mankind by default is a selfish breed. We do our best to survive, with our […]

BEYOND FRIGHT: Marilyn Manson Teases “The Pale Emperor” Album With “Third Day Of A Seven Day Binge” Track

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It seems that in between filming a role in the final season of Sons of Anarchy, playing songs with Johnny Depp, and various other things, Marilyn Manson has recorded a brand new album. Titled “The Pale Emperor,” Manson gave fans a glimpse of what’s in store with the album, by releasing the brand new “Third […]

BEYOND FRIGHT: Every Time I Die’s “Underwater Bimbos From Outer Space” & “Revival Mode” Videos

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By far one of my favorite bands of all time, Buffalo, NY’s Every Time I Die has always been a juggernaut of craziness. A band that can be heavy as possible, but can throw out some soulful melodies at the drop of a dime, the band has always had a knack for not only creating […]

Review: DRIVE HARD

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It’s pretty apparent when a film takes itself a bit too seriously. On the flipside to that, it’s also apparent when you know that the actors involved in a film are well aware of it being a tad bit silly, and in turn, give performances that are not only in on the joke, but are […]

Icons Pirate Commentary: THE WARRIORS with Sean Clark & Rob G!

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It’s been a while since we here at Icons Of Fright have been able to host a new “pirate commentary.” And so we were excited when the prospect of this special WARRIORS one came together. I’ve always been a fan of the film; I have vague memories of seeing it during frequent re-runs on cable. A […]

Beyond Fright Double Review: IFC’s WOLF/HELLION

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I’ve always been drawn to films that have lead characters that don’t fall into a black or white area, ones that are in a very grey place. Characters like those ones tend to stay with you after watching the films they inhabit, and are able to make you stop and think for a while, making […]

Beyond Fright Review: COLD IN JULY

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Let’s just start this with an obvious statement: Jim Mickle is one of the best directors working today. Very few filmmakers have a track record as solid as Mickles, a track record of improving more and more with every single release. His 2006 debut, MULBERRY STREET showed horror fans a brand new take on a […]