Our First Times: THE LOST BOYS

Every once in a while, the Icons of Fright staff all band together to write what we like to call “Icons Firsts”, in which we all write about the first times we all experienced watching classic horror films (HALLOWEEN, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, THE EVIL DEAD). When it’s just one of us writing about […]

Mall Vendors and Nerd Rage: Natty’s First Time With RE-ANIMATOR!

My early twenties were a massive blur. It’s safe to say that I passed out at the age of twenty, and woke up on my twenty-eighth birthday. In that blur of an era, however, there were a few memorable moments, one of which being the first time I watched Stuart Gordon’s classic, RE-ANIMATOR. Now, before you […]

Our First Times: THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (1974)!!

Last year, the Icons of Fright staff and I all began contributing to what we called “Icons Firsts”, a series of articles detailing the stories of our first encounters with classic horror films. While it’s a task at times to wrangle everyone together, due to schedules and such, I’m very into the idea of sharing […]

Icons Firsts: HALLOWEEN!!

Like all of you fright fiends, the ICONS OF FRIGHT staff all have a genuine love for the genre. We eat and breathe this stuff, and it’s always fun to sit back and think of the first times that we each experienced the classics. Already having covered A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and THE EVIL […]

ICONS FIRSTS: THE EVIL DEAD (1981)

A while back, the ICONS OF FRIGHT team talked about the first time each of us experienced 1984’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (HERE). To coincide with the release of the Fede Alvarez-directed remake of Sam Raimi’s classic 1981 film THE EVIL DEAD, the team decided to once again spill our guts, this time regarding […]

ICONS FIRSTS: A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984)

Welcome to ICONS FIRSTS, a new bi-weekly column where your devoted ICONS contributors fess up and share their first experiences discovering a horror classic! We wanted to not only make things a bit more personal here on ICONS OF FRIGHT, but we wanted to open up the floor (so to speak) and encourage you to share your […]