FANTASIA 2016 Round-Up Reviews!

This year, the 20th Anniversary of the Fantasia International Film Festival, was a good one for film lovers and cinephiles all around. Film like LET ME MAKE YOU A MARTYR (review), SLASH (review), ANOTHER EVIL (review) and THE ALCHEMIST COOKBOOK (review) really left an impression on me and with the fest coming to an end, […]

Fantasia Films Fest 2015 review: SHE WHO MUST BURN

Horror movies that delve into social commentary can be a tricky situation. While playing with visual metaphors is what good movies utilize, spreading a message can either be thought provoking or something to laugh at. The rich literally feeding off the poor in SOCIETY is very much in your face, but matches the movie’s campy […]

Fantasia Review: WOLFCOP

Canada has been cranking out some impressive horror films lately, and WOLFCOP is no exception.  In a genre over-saturated with zombies and found footage, it was a refreshing change of pace for an independent horror film to channel one of the most treasured subgenres; werewolf flicks.  The title alone lets audiences know that they’re in […]

CHEAP THRILLS Wins New Flesh Award At Fantasia Film Festival!

We have a review that just dropped for CHEAP THRILLS (here), but we also wanted to share a prestigious award director E.L. Katz was given for his directorial debut! The New Flesh Award for Best First Feature is awarded to first-time directors, and it is extremely well deserved. This is a film you will not […]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: REWIND THIS!

If you were fortunate enough to be a kid of the video store era, you know exactly what that entails. That feeling of overwhelming happiness that washed over you immediately as you gazed over the labyrinth of tapes housed within. The giant smile that began to form from cheek to cheek, right before making a […]

Fantasia Film Festival Review: BUSHIDO MAN!!

With the ever-increasing presence of computer generated imagery and special effects in today’s cinema, even the most action packed films have lost a bit of their adventure.  The low budget martial arts film BUSHIDO MAN seems to be making an attempt to eradicate this unsettling trend with this tremendously fun little flick.  The story follows […]

TRICK ‘R TREAT Writer/Director Michael Dougherty’s Halloween Movie Picks!

Happy Halloween weekend, devoted Icons Of Fright readers! Like most of you, we’ll be celebrating by carving pumpkins, eating tons of candy and watching our usual batch of classic horror movies all day! One of the movies that’s going to be getting heavy rotation this (and every) year is Michael Dougherty’s loving tribute to all […]

FRIGHT INTERVIEW – Tony Timpone from FANGORIA Magazine

Anthony Timpone has been the man behind the FANGORIA magazine for close to 18 years now. He’s also one of the key organizers and hosts of the popular FANGORIA WEEKEND OF HORROR conventions. We got the chance to catch up with him and get the exclusive scoop on his history with FANGO, and all the […]