Jovy Skol’s FIVE FAVORITE REVENGE FILMS

Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, Jovy Skol, wrote this little list of his five favorite revenge films. Filled with everything from multiple countries, his picks are pretty solid, and worth checking out if you have yet to do so. -Jerry Cannibal Holocaust An American film crew disappears in the Amazon rain forest while […]

5 Horror Movies That Deserve a Broadway Musical Adaptation

I’ve written a lot about horror musicals over the years on Icons of Fright, and it would appear that I’m not the only one out there with a deep and abiding love for musical adaptations of beloved horror films.  YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE, EVIL DEAD, CARRIE, AMERICAN PSYCHO, THE SILENCE OF THE […]

10 Random Horror Movie Questions with BJ Colangelo

No two horror fans are alike, and our differing tastes is a large part of why horror remains such a successful genre.  Fear is universal, but what exactly inspires that fear varies from person to person.  Over on Halloween Love, journalist John Squires tagged me in a “10 Random Horror Questions” survey that’s been circulating […]

10 Ways To Not Suck at Being A Convention Attendee

(still from the documentary FANTASM) Horror convention season is underway and many of us are already looking forward to our weekends of panels, celebrities, and debauchery.  This weekend I will be attending the Cinema Wasteland Movie & Memorabilia Expo in Strongsville, OH (Come say hello!) to see the DAY OF THE DEAD reunion.  For most […]

FIVE MOMENTS IN OLD-SCHOOL HORROR THAT EVEN MODERN FANS CAN APPRECIATE

If you’re a diehard horror fan, you no doubt recognize the strides that “classic” horror films took to get us where we are today. While these films are indeed respected, they are often considered hokey, now that the bar for our tolerance of fear has climbed so high in the last 85 or more years. […]

Josh Soriano’s TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF 2014!

*Editor’s note: Our own Josh Soriano gave us his Top Ten of the year, so enjoy!-Jerry I want to make a quick disclaimer before you read this: I’ve somehow managed to not see a fair amount of the most highly-praised horror films on everyone’s top ten lists this year like CHEAP THRILLS, STARRY EYES, ​or […]

Natty’s TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF 2014

Sitting down and jotting down a top ten list of great films from 2014 was no easy feat. Why? Because some damn good horror films grabbed this year by the balls and refused to let go. After much pondering, (and debates with my inner thoughts) I have finally figured out my list. To me, this […]

Jerry Smith’s TOP TEN HORROR FILMS OF 2014

Jesus Christ, this has been one hell of a year for horror. There were so many genre films that for one reason or another, really spoke to me. Some were intense experiences, ones that led me to think about certain parts of life differently. Some were just plain ol’ fun entertainment and just brightened my […]