Review: THE GIFT

Considering Joel Edgerton acted as the director/writer/producer and star of THE GIFT, it’s safe to say that the newest Blumhouse release was sincerely presented as his vision. Bleak, unnerving, and at times, difficult to stomach, THE GIFT is a thrilling exploration of the consequences of how we treat one another.  The yuppie couple of Simon (Jason Bateman) and Robyn (Rebecca […]

Why ‘THE PURGE: ANARCHY’ is the Most Important Horror Film of 2014

After watching THE PURGE: ANARCHY last week, I knew that I wanted to write something about the film and its commentary on today’s society.  I knew that to properly explain myself, I should probably re-watch the film now that I knew what was going to happen and could really zone my focus in on the […]

DARK SKIES Brings the Invasion to DVD/BLURAY May 28th!!

Anchor Bay and Dimension Films have teamed up to release the Scott Stewart (LEGION, PRIEST) directed DARK SKIES onto BLURAY and DVD on May 28th. Icons of Fright‘s own Justin Edwards reviewed the film a while back (here), and while a lot of people didn’t pick up on the themes and allegories than Justin saw […]

ICONS MOST ANTICIPATED HORROR OF 2013!

You just read our TOP PICKS OF 2012 right HERE and HERE. But that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting excited for the new stuff arriving in 2013! And there’s quite a bevy of intriguing and diverse genre material on its way. Some of it original, some are sequels, and a good chunk are remakes, […]