Review: BURYING THE EX

There’s a regular opinion of popular filmmakers hitting their peak and not being able to make good films after said peak. Masters of horror such as Carpenter, Argento and Hooper are quite often thrown into those false statements because of a film here or there (sometimes more than one), and as fan of those filmmakers, […]

Joe Dante Retrospective Hits Hollywood’s Egyptian Theaters; Sneak Peek of BURYING THE EX Included!

Bringing fans quite the Joe Dante experience, the Los Angeles-based American Cinematheque is gearing up to give fans a pretty extensive retrospective of the legendary filmmaker, including a special sneak preview of Dante’s brand new film, BURYING THE EX. All  playing at Hollywood’s Egyptian theater, the following Joe Dante classics will be playing for four […]

Dante Returns With A Bit When BURYING THE EX Hits VOD/iTunes This June; Trailer/Stills

Who loves Joe Dante? Trick question: EVERYONE does. The legendary director cut his teeth editing trailers for Roger Corman, before doing an excellent job at transitioning into a director himself, helming such classics as PIRANHA, GREMLINS, THE HOWLING, THE BURBS and MATINEE just to name a few. While Dante’s last offering, THE HOLE didn’t exactly […]

Debut Teaser For NYC Blackout Thriller DARK Arrives; Exec.Produced By Joe Dante

Let’s face it, as people, we rely so heavily on technology and especially electricity to get through our daily tasks. I don’t know about you, but when there’s a power outage, most of my tasks fall apart. There also comes a sense of dread in those times, making your mind wonder what’s going on and […]

L.A. Readers: Head to The New Bev This Saturday for A HMAD Screening of THE HOWLING!!

Short notice, I know, but it’s worth it! Horror Movie a Day‘s Brian Collins is hosting a special screening of the 1981 Joe Dante classic, THE HOWLING, this Saturday at the great NEW BEVERLY CINEMA, and from what Collins says, it sounds like it’s going to be a fun time! Hope you didn’t make any […]

Scream Factory Announces Full Specs for THE HOWLING DVD/BLURAY!!

It’s no secret that all of us at Icons of Fright are huge Scream Factory fans. The studio is by far the coolest group of folks putting out releases for either long lost or never before released on Bluray genre titles, and they have yet to put out a mediocre release. The folks at Scream […]

Scream Factory Releasing Joe Dante’s THE HOWLING Onto Blu-ray!

Prepare to howl at the moon Fright-fiends, Joe Dante’s THE HOWLING is getting a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray from Scream Factory! The rising cult/horror video label is set to give Dante’s lycanthrope classic the HD treatment come June 18th! Dig on the newly commissioned cover art from Nathan Thomas Milliner, and preliminary bonus features below! From […]

ROB G.’S TOP HORROR PICKS OF 2012!

Has it already been a year since I last did this?! Wow, 2012 is just about behind us and our beloved genre has seen some interesting offerings this year. I honestly had a really tough time coming up with 10 great horror selections, but then again, there are still a handful of titles I missed […]