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 […]

Icons of Fright Interview With EJECTA/PONTYPOOL Screenwriter Tony Burgess!!

Screenwriter/actor Tony Burgess has done a hell of a job creating a name for himself by writing such unique genre films that really stand out from most others. Films like the awesome PONTYPOOL and the disgustingly surreal, yet completely entertaining SEPTIC MAN, are just two examples of a screenwriter who refuses to be confined by […]

IFC Midnight Gearing Up Sci-Fi/Horror Hybrid EJECTA For A Theatrical/VOD Release This February!!

This movie had me from “Reclusive blogger”, but even taking that out of it, it sounds like one to check out. IFC Midnight, who has been kicking some major ass the last few years with many great releases, are getting ready to bring Chad Archibald (ANTISOCIAL) and Matt Wiele’s Sci-Fi/Horror hybrid EJECTA to both theaters and […]

Team Behind PONTYPOOL, SEPTIC MAN & EXIT HUMANITY Join Forces Again For Stephen McHattie-Led HELLMOUTH; Trailer Looks GREAT!!

Adding a third collaboration between Tony Burgess (writer, PONTYPOOL, SEPTIC MAN) and  John Geddes (Director, EXIT HUMANITY, Producer, SEPTIC MAN), the Foresight Features production of HELLMOUTH is set to announce their US and foreign distribution plans while screening the Stephen McHattie (300, A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE)-led film at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). […]

Review: SEPTIC MAN

In the words of the great poets of WORKAHOLICS…”Let’s get weird!”. If there is a film that absolutely lives by that motto, then it would definitely be the Tony Burgess (PONTYPOOL)-written, Jesse Thomas Cook (MONSTER BRAWL)-directed SEPTIC MAN.  It’s a film that takes the “Shit just got surreal” tagline it had during last year’s festival […]

Feel Like Regurgitating Your Food? This Opening Clip From SEPTIC MAN Will Help Get The Job Done!

Just in case you fright fanatics are in the gross-out mood, we’ve got a pretty gnarly opening clip from the Tony Burgess (PONTYPOOL)/Jesse Thomas Cook (MONSTER BRAWL) collaboration SEPTIC MAN. Having seen the film, it’s definitely not for the squeamish, but is guaranteed to please genre fans who live to be shocked. I honestly don’t […]

Check Out The New One Sheet For PONTYPOOL CHANGES!

Okay, I’m not usually the one that posts pieces about posters for upcoming films but this one caught my eye.  Since we’re not at The Fantasia Film Festival, we must live vicariously through those who are.  This tidbit was just reported on TwitchFilm and I had to share it with you.  Roughly a year ago, […]