Editorial: The Many Faces of CARRIE


Everyone, horror fan or not, knows who Stephen King is. Whether they read one of his books or watched one of the many film adaptations of his work, you will recognize one of his creations. Many children have a formed a fear of clowns after meeting Pennywise in IT or are hesitant to stay at […]

CARRIE Turns 40 With AWESOME Looking Bluray From Scream Factory; Hitting This October!


While we previously got the Bluray double feature of the TV adaption of Stephen King’s CARRIE & the sequel to the 1976 adaption of the film, horror fans have been waiting for a GOOD HD release of Brian De Palma’s Sissy Spacek-led film. Previous releases have been “eh” at best, and it’s a title that […]

A Look Back At Rob G.’s FEARnet Video Interviews


This upcoming April will mark the one year anniversary of the dissolution of FEARnet, both as a network and a website. For me in particular, it’s difficult because a lot of the staff I was fortunate enough to share office space with worked really, really hard on the output that appeared both on the cable […]

Get A Double Dose of CARRIE When Scream Factory Releases CARRIE/THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 To Bluray This April!!


Don’t we all love us some telekinetic teenage angst? The gang over at Scream Factory certainly do, and are set unleash a double dose of Carrie White onto Bluray, when the double feature of 2002’s Angela Bettis-led CARRIE adaption and Kat Shea’s 1999 CARRIE sequel, THE RAGE: CARRIE 2 hits shelves on April 14th. While […]

Lionsgate Sends Stephen King Story-Inspired BIG DRIVER To DVD/Digital This January!


After making waves at Lifetime, the folks at Lionsgate are now gearing up to bring the Mikael Salomon-directed BIG DRIVER to DVD (and Digital) on January 27th. Based on a Stephen King short story of the same name, the Richard Christian Matheson-penned film first made its premiere on the Lifetime channel of all places, but still looked like a […]

Bluray Review: Scream Factory’s MONKEY SHINES/THE DARK HALF!!


Scream Factory gives fans the George A. Romero treatment with their release of both 1988’s MONKEY SHINES and 1993’s THE DARK HALF, allowing fans NOT familiar with Romero’s non-zombie work to experience two films that though underrated, are both equally as entertaining as hell and given the Scream Factory special features touch we’ve all come […]

Review: HORNS

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Editor’s note: Friend of Icons of Fright, author Derek Botelho tackled this review of Alexandre Aja’s film adaption of the Joe Hill novel, HORNS for us. Short but to the point, here is Derek’s review: Upon reading Joe Hill’s novel Horns I recall thinking how difficult it would be to adapt into a movie. Like […]

IKEA Singapore Does Halloween Right With This Spoof Of ‘THE SHINING!’


Despite sharing only a small handful of similarities to it’s source book by Stephen King, it’s funny how the imagery from Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING has become so indelible in the minds of both horror fans and the general public at large. Hell, the world over! I love spoofs of THE SHINING. Remember that one […]