4 Year Olds Can Watch Stephen King’s IT: and Other Questionable Decisions My Parents Made Raising Me

The days of sneaking into living rooms to catch midnight horror movies when your parents were fast asleep have now been replaced by minimizing Netflix browser windows when Mom thinks you’re playing Minecraft. The elusive “horror movie back rooms” in video stores are now just a few key words into Google. Considering how easy it is […]

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 […]

THE STRUGGLE OF SURVIVAL: Horror Films and Real Life Recovery

There’s a lot of dying in horror films.  A Lot of dying.  Even if there isn’t a single death in a horror movie, we can safely assume a great deal of the horror comes from the fear of dying.  For the most part, the comfort we feel as an audience member is either when our […]

BJ Colangelo’s Horror Movie Guide to Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

Happy November, Icons of Fright readers!  As you all recover from the Breast Cancer Awareness pink washed items at your local grocery store fighting with the Halloween themed goodies, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to paint the world purple for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month.  Boasting a 4% survival rate after five years, Pancreatic Cancer […]