RIP: Universal’s House Of Horrors

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Well, as of yesterday, September 1st, for reasons still unknown, Universal Studios in Hollywood, California has shut down their popular House Of Horrors attraction at their theme park. We first got wind of these plans via an article¬†posted over on Inside Universal, which was later confirmed. One of the spotlight’s of the theme park is […]

Classic Horror Trailers: PSYCHO II

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I have a massive amount of love and respect for PSYCHO II. To take what is considered by many to be not only one of the greatest horror films of all time, but one of the greatest films of all time PERIOD, and make a sequel to it…that takes some courage. Not only did writer […]

6 ‘Psycho’ Movie Characters We’d Like To See On ‘Bates Motel’

I don’t know about you guys, but I am beyond stoked for the return of ‘Bates Motel‘ on A&E, which kicks off its 2nd Season on March 3rd. As a die-hard Psycho fanatic (hell, I made a documentary about the entire original franchise), the funnest part of the show for me has been seeing what […]

Two Promos & A Featurette For BATES MOTEL Season 2!

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In preparation for the second season of BATES MOTEL, A&E has whipped up a couple of promos that teases what the deranged family has been up to. Also, our pals over at Shock Till You Drop got an exclusive featurette that shows a look behind the scenes, all of which you can watch below! BATES […]

BATES MOTEL To Re-Open For Season Two In 2014!

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I flaked out of finishing Season 1 of BATES MOTEL (I’ll be fixing that soon thanks to the just released Blu-ray!), but what little I saw I extremely liked. Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore are perfectly cast as the iconic mother and son. Farmiga’s Norma finely straddles the line of seductive & deranged, and seeing […]

Check Into The BATES MOTEL Season 1 Blu-ray & DVD September 17th!

Norma & Norman Bates’ murderous exploits are coming home September 17th when BATES MOTEL hits DVD & Blu-ray! Icons editor-in-chief Jerry & I had started doing our TAG TEAM TV REVIEW for this first two episodes of the season (read those here & here), but we stopped and now we’re kicking ourselves because we’ve heard […]

ICONS MOST ANTICIPATED HORROR OF 2013!

You just read our TOP PICKS OF 2012 right HERE and HERE. But that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting excited for the new stuff arriving in 2013! And there’s quite a bevy of intriguing and diverse genre material on its way. Some of it original, some are sequels, and a good chunk are remakes, […]

First Look At Norman & Mother In A&E’s THE BATES MOTEL!

A&E’s new series THE BATES MOTEL, a modern retelling of the prequel story that lead up to the events in PSYCHO is currently well underway in production for the 10 episode first season. And now, we finally have our first look at the new young Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his infamous “mother” Norma Bates […]