EDITORIAL: MAGGIE, THE MIST and Why Children In Peril Are Important Elements In Horror

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This is not a review. In fact, if you’re looking for a recap of the now on VOD/in limited theaters Schwarzenegger film MAGGIE, look elsewhere. What this is, for all intents and purposes, is something of an editorial, a reflection on why the presence of children in danger and what can sometimes come from that […]

GIVEAWAY: GET THE MUCK OUTTA HERE WHEN ICONS OF FRIGHT GIVES (3) MUCK BLURAYS AWAY FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY!!

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Happy St. Patrick’s day, you fright fanatics!! Thanks to the wonderful folks over at Anchor Bay, we’ve got our hands on (3) Bluray copies of MUCK, the now available gory as hell film featuring Kane Hodder, a lot of blood and well…enough boobs to fill ten films, if that’s your thing. We love giving things […]

BAD DREAMS: False Start For A Slasher Anomaly

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Slashers were all the rage back in the 80s. Whether it was horny teens, camp counselors, institutionalized adolescents, or virginal babysitters, you can guarantee a vengeful assailant was in the near vicinity. It was a tried and true formula that may have lacked originality as the years went by, but ultimately a necessary evil when […]

A Look Back At Rob G.’s FEARnet Video Interviews

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This upcoming April will mark the one year anniversary of the dissolution of FEARnet, both as a network and a website. For me in particular, it’s difficult because a lot of the staff I was fortunate enough to share office space with worked really, really hard on the output that appeared both on the cable […]

MANIAC COP 2 and ZOMBI 2 Scores Drop On Vinyl From Mondo/Death Waltz!

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Now here’s some great news that’ll be sure to perk up your Monday; Mondo and Death Waltz are raising two iconic scores from the dead with vinyl releases of MANIAC COP 2 and ZOMBI 2 (or ZOMBIE, or ZOMBIE FLESH EATERS, whichever you desire) tomorrow! Dropping at a random time on February 23rd, these one-time […]

Icons of Fright and Relativity Team Up For Pretty Impressive THE LAZARUS EFFECT Giveaway!!

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You like free stuff, we like giving away free stuff, and we BOTH love horror films, so guess what? It’s time to combine those loves into one hell of a giveaway, thanks to the folks at Relativity Media and their upcoming film, THE LAZARUS EFFECT (hitting theaters nationwide on Feb. 27th). Dealing with a group […]

Icons of Fright Interview With GIRL HOUSE Director Trevor Matthews

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Director Trevor Matthews might be one up and coming force to reckoned with when it comes to the horror genre. Having played the stressed out and pissed off title character in 2007’s JACK BROOKS: MONSTER SLAYER, Matthews has now unleashed his first feature directorial debut, the very entertaining (and VERY SCARY) GIRL HOUSEĀ (out now in […]

They’re Here…Again. POLTERGEIST Remake Poster & Trailer Debuts!

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Tobe Hooper’s (or Steven Spielberg’s, depending on if you follow credit or fact) POLTERGEIST was and is a highly effective, horror masterpiece. I recently revisited the film and found that even during the day, it’s still scary as ever and had me corner checking my own apartment. More than that is the film’s fully realized […]