4 Year Olds Can Watch Stephen King’s IT: and Other Questionable Decisions My Parents Made Raising Me

The days of sneaking into living rooms to catch midnight horror movies when your parents were fast asleep have now been replaced by minimizing Netflix browser windows when Mom thinks you’re playing Minecraft. The elusive “horror movie back rooms” in video stores are now just a few key words into Google. Considering how easy it is […]

10 Random Horror Movie Questions with BJ Colangelo

No two horror fans are alike, and our differing tastes is a large part of why horror remains such a successful genre.  Fear is universal, but what exactly inspires that fear varies from person to person.  Over on Halloween Love, journalist John Squires tagged me in a “10 Random Horror Questions” survey that’s been circulating […]

THE STRUGGLE OF SURVIVAL: Horror Films and Real Life Recovery

There’s a lot of dying in horror films.  A Lot of dying.  Even if there isn’t a single death in a horror movie, we can safely assume a great deal of the horror comes from the fear of dying.  For the most part, the comfort we feel as an audience member is either when our […]

Short Film Review: SEVEN MINUTES

Everyone likes shorts. I’m not talking the tiny little pieces of fabric we are currently wearing in California during winter for some reason, I mean short films. Mostly because every so often, one comes a long that is great in more ways than one, and provides viewers with a lot of entertainment…in a short amount […]

Editorial: Where 2014 Took Us and Where 2015 Will lead Us

2014 was a year full of interesting times. A mixed bag with so many varying degrees. With it finally being over, and 2015 starting off with a New Year’s bang for me (more on that soon), I felt the need to write this editorial piece on how 2014 led to what will, in my opinion, […]

BJ Colangelo’s Top 15 Horror Movies of 2014

We’re only half a month away from 2015, and it’s time to look back on the year, jump on our soap boxes, and crank out our “Best of the Year” lists.  2014 may have been a weak year for theatrical horror films, but the independent circuit was booming. I saw films in 2014 that have […]

BJ Colangelo’s Horror Movie Guide to Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

Happy November, Icons of Fright readers!  As you all recover from the Breast Cancer Awareness pink washed items at your local grocery store fighting with the Halloween themed goodies, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to paint the world purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.  Boasting a 4% survival rate after five years, Pancreatic Cancer […]

Book Review: HIDDEN HORROR!

  *Editor’s note: Our good buddy (and author of the newly released THE ARGENTO SYNDROME) Derek Botelho tackled this review of Hidden Horror for us, so after you read this, do yourselves a favor and visit his site here for info on everything he has going on. -Jerry    When my review copy of Hidden Horror: […]