Let’s start with a fair warning: if you are not caught up on BATES MOTEL and want to avoid spoilers, then stop reading now!! In order to make my argument, I have to make specific references to events in the series. Ok, so as everyone knows, Rihanna was recently announced as the new Marion Crane […]

Scream Factory shows Mick Garris Some Love When PSYCHO IV: THE BEGINNING Hits DVD/Bluray This August!!

PsychIV copy

AMC’s Bates Motel has done a hell of a job giving viewers a fresh, new take on the horror classic PSYCHO and it’s sometimes protagonist/antagonist, Norman Bates. A lot of newer fans of the series have voiced their opinions on how interesting it is to see the genesis of why Norman became what he eventually […]

Why You Should Be Paying Attention To BATES MOTEL!!


When A&E first announced that they had greenlit a straight to series order on a show based on Norman Bates, I was very skeptical. This was in light of the rise of popularity in genre programming on television in which I welcome, but properties that I hold close to my heart make me anxious to […]

Event Report – The Big Picture: Hitchcock! Live!


Every once in a while, you’ll hear the details of an event that sounds so, so awesome, that it takes you a moment to properly process what you just heard. Such was the case when my friend Monica invited me to join her for what was being billed as “The Big Picture: Hitchcock!” – A tribute […]

RIP: Universal’s House Of Horrors


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 […]



What better way to celebrate Icons of Fright’s ten year anniversary, than with a barrage of our favorites?, whether they be lists of our favorite entries into the French horror genre, our favorite badasses, or like this one, the films that make up what is (in my opinion), the greatest horror films of all time. […]

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 […]

Chucky Invades PSYCHO, DRAG ME TO HELL, THE PURGE, & More!


Alright, this is admittedly pretty fucking weird. But hey, Chucky’s back (and from what I hear in solid fashion) and Universal is excited, so let’s indulge them. They’ve superimposed the infamous killer Good Guy doll into their roster of classic and recent horror hits, all of which you can watch below. CURSE OF CHUCKY streets […]