Scream: The TV Series: Season 1 set to hit DVD This May!

Fans of the SCREAM series got a show based on the popular franchise last year and though Ghostface wasn’t didn’t make an appearance, episodes directed by Ti West and various other directors really showed a unique approach to the teenage slasher subgenre. Starring Bella Thorne (The DUFF), Willa Fitzgerald (For the Love of a Dog), Bex […]

The Icons of Fright Team Remembers Wes Craven

We all have heroes, and this week, one of the true horror heroes and legends, Wes Craven, passed away after fighting brain cancer. To say that Craven’s passing has affected the horror community would be an understatement, a statement that just doesn’t articulate how much of an absent we’ll have from here on out. The […]

Jovy Skol’s TEN BEST OPENING KILLS IN HORROR

Alfred Hitchcock shocked audiences in 1960 with his black and white classic PSYCHO when he decided to kill of leading lady Janet Leigh in the first 45 minutes. Her death scene was considered brutal and almost pornographic in the standards of that day, but Hitchcock didn’t care. He wanted to scare and take you by […]

WHY THE FINAL GIRL IS THE WORST THING FOR WOMEN IN HORROR

Whenever I discuss the problems of female representation in horror films, I’m almost immediately bombarded with cries of, “BUT WHAT ABOUT THE FINAL GIRL!?”  Ah, yes, the final girl.  By Carol J. Clover (Men, Women, & Chainsaws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film)’s definition, the final girl is described as “a trope in thriller and […]

MTV’s SCREAM Pilot Greenlit For Summer 2014!

MTV had announced they were developing a television series based around Wes Craven’s SCREAM franchise around this time last year, and now it looks like they’re gearing up to actually make it a reality. MTV’s just greenlit a pilot centered around the slasher series that will proposedly air in Summer 2014. No word on casting, […]

2-Disc STILL SCREAMING Bonus Features Available to Preorder!!

Ryan Turek’s STILL SCREAMING documentary pretty much covered all there is to know regarding the SCREAM series, but a little known fact, is that Turek and producer Anthony Masi (producer of HALLOWEEN: 25 YEARS OF TERROR and also Icons of Fright head honcho Rob G’s THE PSYCHO LEGACY) handed over more than four hours of […]

Horror Posters Made Of Vinyl Records? Check Out TransylVinyl!

A couple of months back, I got together with a handful of friends to catch CABIN IN THE WOODS on the big screen and I met a filmmaker named Colton Tran through out mutual friends. When he found out that I worked at a record store (technically in the video department), he broke out his […]

Do YOU Remember The Days of VCR HORRORS? You Turned Out Fine, Right?

Ha! This is kind of interesting to watch now in retrospect, and I stumbled upon it completely by accident as I was searching for old live videos of the band Vision Of Disorder. (Long Island, NY represent!) It’s an “expose” segment from the 80’s on 20/20 about “VCR HORRORS” and how kids were too obsessed […]