Screamfest Hosts L.A. Premiere of Richard Bates, Jr.’s TRASH FIRE; Photos/video included

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Richard Bates, Jr.’s TRASH FIRE (hitting limited theaters and VOD on November 4th) has been blowing people away at every festival screening around and it’s really no surprise. One of the most unique and singularly original filmmakers working today, Bates made mouths drop with his feature debut EXCISION and made  just as many laugh with his […]

ROB G.’S TOP HORROR PICKS OF 2012!

Has it already been a year since I last did this?! Wow, 2012 is just about behind us and our beloved genre has seen some interesting offerings this year. I honestly had a really tough time coming up with 10 great horror selections, but then again, there are still a handful of titles I missed […]

FRIGHT EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – RICHARD BATES JR. Director of EXCISION!

From the moment I first saw the trailer to EXCISION, I knew it was going to be something special. It reminded me slightly in tone (judging from that promo clip) to Lucky McKee’s debut feature MAY and featured an incredible all star cast consisting of AnnaLynne McCord (90210), Traci Lords, John Waters, Malcolm McDowell, Ray […]

Clip, Cover Art, Stills & More from EXCISION!

One upcoming film that we can’t wait for is writer/director Richard Bates Jr.’s debut film EXCISION! Ever since we caught that first teaser trailer (the cool one with the Nine Inch Nails music, dammit!) boasting an impressive and eclectic cast including AnnaLynne McCord, Traci Lords, Malcolm McDowell, Ray Wise, John Waters and more, we’ve been eagerly […]

What Happened To The Trailer for EXCISION?!

So a few weeks back, our ICONS staffer Justin brought to my attention this little indie flick called EXCISION via his news post here about it. I had never heard of writer/director Richard Bates Jr who makes his feature length debut with this flick, but I was immediately blown away by the concept, the tone, […]