5 Things I Learned From Gunnar Hansen’s ‘Chain Saw Confidential’

Tobe Hooper’s original 1974 classic ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre‘ is not only one of the greatest horror movies ever made, but it also happens to be one of my all time favorite films of any genre. And even now, 40 years later, I still revisit it often, read articles and books, watch any & […]

Report: Son Of Monsterpalooza 2014!

I’ve said it before publicly and I have no problem repeating myself by saying it again, Monsterpalooza is my favorite convention out there. It perfectly captures that sense of awe and wonder that genre fans my age had when they first went to the old Fangoria Weekend of Horrors conventions and yet, it still feels new, […]

PHANTASM V: RAVAGER Teaser Shows The Return Of Reggie & The Tall Man!

*UPDATE* Today, an official press release, featuring quotes straight from Coscarelli himself hit the internet, to shed some light on the film. Read on! (Hollywood, CA) ― “Filmmaker Don Coscarelli announced today that PHANTASM: RAVAGER, the long-awaited fifth and final entry in his classic horror Phantasm series, has completed principle photography. The original Phantasm was […]

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, […]

Destroy Your Mind With The New JOHN DIES AT THE END Trailer!

Apple Trailers premiered a shiny new trailer for Don Coscarelli’s JOHN DIES AT THE END, and it’s a cavalcade of weird and amazing. I cannot gush enough how excited I am for this film, which should be very evident if you’re a daily reader of Icons (I posted about it here, here, and here)! The […]

Don Coscarelli’s JOHN DIES AT THE END Finds A Home With Magnet Releasing!

Today, Magnet Releasing acquire worldwide rights to Don Coscarelli’s cult classic adaptation in the making of the novel of the same name, JOHN DIES AT THE END. This is the best news of the week, readers. Why? A couple reasons actually. First of all, we’ll be seeing a new film in theaters from the director […]

Toronto International Film Festival Includes JOHN DIES AT THE END, ABC’S OF DEATH & More!

Hot off the heels of being selected to screen as part of the Midnight Madness portion of the Toronto International Film Festival, Bloody Disgusting has exclusively premiered the latest poster from Don Coscarelli’s JOHN DIES AT THE END! No word on when this will get a wide US release, but our Canadian readers will be […]