Longtime Genre Journalist Alyse Wax Releases CURIOUS GOODS: BEHIND THE SCENES OF FRIDAY THE 13th: THE SERIES Book; Features 60+ Interviews!

Alyse Wax has been a horror community staple for years, formerly being the Associate Editor of FEARnet.com (RIP), and currently writing for an impressive roster of genre sites/publications including ComingSoon.net, Fangoria, ShockTillYouDrop.com, and Blumhouse.com. An accomplished and respected journalist, Wax now can add book author to her bio, with the recent release of Bear Manor Media’s CURIOUS […]

Jason Takes Manhattan and does a lot of dancing in VOORHEES STOMP video

This fun little video comes straight from Sweden and into your horror loving eyeballs. Swedish composer/producer Magnus Sellergren (who goes by Videogram) has sent us the first video off of his Cineploit debut album, “Pre-Cert”. The video, “Voorhees Stomp” (directed by Aaron Romero), is an homage to not only the FRIDAY THE 13TH video game, […]

Final Girls and Crystal Lake Lifers Front and Center in Brand New Infographics from HalloweenCostumes

The gang over at HalloweenCostumes.com sent these two awesome infographics our way and we knew that we just had to share them with you fright fanatics. The first one, designed by Gentry Boeckel details various survival girls throughout the years and horror films that for the most part, lived to see another day after defeating […]

Review: CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES

2010’s NEVER SLEEP AGAIN, a comprehensive documentary about the A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise, was a major hit with fans, and a true turning point in genre documentaries. The Daniel Farrands/Andrew Kasch-helmed film left not a single thing to the imagination, revealing all there was to know about the series and each of the sequels that […]

FRIDAY THE 13TH Series Slashing Forward At The CW!

Last year, it was reported that creator Sean Cunningham and his Crystal Lake Entertainment were in development on turning their flagship slasher franchise, FRIDAY THE 13TH, into an hour-long television series. It took a while to get going, but today saw the light turn from red to green as The CW has picked it up! […]

The Passing of An Icons of Fright First; RIP BETSY PALMER

Today is a dark one for horror fans, and not in the way that we typically prefer. It’s also a dark day for Icons of Fright, as one of the site’s very first interview subjects has now passed away. When genre fans mention the FRIDAY THE 13TH franchise, it would be a lie to say […]

Jason Lives! New FRIDAY THE 13th Video Game Due Oct 2015!

Look, I’ll be honest. I’m not much of a video game buff these days. I fell out of video games a long time ago and now feel like an idiot that I never got the hang of first person perspective games. I have enough anxiety as it is. However, I unapologetically loved and was terrified […]

WHY THE FINAL GIRL IS THE WORST THING FOR WOMEN IN HORROR

Whenever I discuss the problems of female representation in horror films, I’m almost immediately bombarded with cries of, “BUT WHAT ABOUT THE FINAL GIRL!?”  Ah, yes, the final girl.  By Carol J. Clover (Men, Women, & Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film)’s definition, the final girl is described as “a trope in thriller and […]