Scream Factory’s upcoming Collector’s Edition of THE THING boasts Insane Amount of Special Features; Exclusive Extra Slipcover and More Available For Online Pre-Orders!

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Jesus Christ. That’s all that came to mind when I read the announcement that the gang at Scream Factory were prepping a September 20th Collector’s Edition Bluray release of John Carpenter’s horror classic THE THING. Never known to skimp on supplemental material as well as some excellent HD transfers, fans were left with their collective […]

VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED: 1960 v. 1995

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*A big fan of both versions of VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, Icons of Fright’s Jovy Skol wrote this piece about the differences between the two. Read on! -Jerry Smith When I was a kid, my parents worked long hours often leaving me to be on my own during the day. They knew not to worry […]

MASSIVE Scream Factory rundown Review PART ONE: THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE PART 2, VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED, THE HALLOW and More!!

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Let’s be honest here: Scream Factory is a continuous machine, releasing genre favorites and various other films every year, with a strong emphasis on putting out films that horror fans have been dying to see given the deluxe treatment. From the early days of putting out awesome special editions of films like HALLOWEEN III and […]

Icons of Fright’s Fave Music of 2015 Derek’s Picks: The Legends Return!

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2015 has been a banner year for new music, and with services like Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, as well as the ever growing popularity of vinyl, music fans don’t have a shortage of ways to legally get a hold of the tunes they crave. ICONS OF FRIGHT has always held music close to its heart, […]

Bluray Review: ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK

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Scream Factory has most certainly done a fine job of bringing a lot of John Carpenter’s filmography to genre fans everywhere. With great collector’s edition Blurays of everything from Carpenter’s PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THEY LIVE and ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, to the complete HALLOWEEN collection and even Carpenter’s BODY BAGS anthology. It’s been great to […]

John Carpenter’s LOST THEMES gets futuristic with”Night” Music Video!

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If you’re a fan of John Carpenter’s legendary film work (how could you NOT be?), then chances are, you’re equally a fan of his musical endeavors as well. The master of horror behind such classic films such as HALLOWEEN, THE THING, THE FOG and countless others has provided many of his films with synth-heavy music, […]

Retro Promenade releases All-Star CARPENTER Tribute Album; Available At Your Own Price

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I’m sure, like myself, you’ve all been blasting John Carpenter’s Lost Themes nonstop, and rightfully so, it’s amazing. Personally, I am an addict when it comes to all things Carpenter, so this bit of news has even me smiling ear to ear. Hitting your ear-waves today, is Retro Promenade’s all star tribute to the master […]

Get Ready For Snake When Scream Factory UNLEASHES 2-Disc Collector’s Edition of ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK This April!!

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Be still my beating heart. I adore everything John Carpenter has done, but there’s ¬†special place in my heart for ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK that leads back to experiencing it for the first time with my grandmother as a kid. It was a film that instantly made me smile ear to ear, and my eyes […]