Five Films Whose Origins Are Based Within True Events

*This list was contributed by up and coming writer Cassie, and we thought you fright fanatics might enjoy giving it a read-Josh   Many ingredients go into making the perfect horror film, but one thing that is guaranteed to make your skin crawl is when stories are based on real events. Watching the plot unfold […]

A 25TH ANNIVERSARY LOOK BACK AT: THE EXORCIST III (1990)

Mention THE EXORCIST in a conversation and most horror fans will declare it the scariest film of all time. While that declaration is well deserved (it’s an absolutely perfect film in every capacity), a film that is quite often overlooked when it comes to the legacy of that film, is the third film in the series, […]

EVENT REPORT: TEXAS CHAINSAW Screening with William Friedkin & Tobe Hooper!

Monday evening, July 21st, 2014 was a very special night for horror fanatics based in the Los Angeles area! The Vista Theater in association with the fine folks over at the Cinefamily  held a very special screening of the legendary horror classic ‘THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE‘ to celebrate it’s 40th (!) anniversary. This version boasts […]

Jerry’s TEN GREATEST HORROR FILMS OF ALL TIME!!

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. […]

A LOOK BACK AT: THE ANTICHRIST

(Editor’s Note: For this weeks A LOOK BACK AT, Josh Soriano tackles 1974’s supremely wild EXORCIST ripoff, THE ANTICHRIST! Check out his review below, which is guaranteed to be one of the most in-depth on the net!) THE EXORCIST is considered one of the most frightening films of all time for several reasons. Once of […]

THE 13 GREATEST HORROR MOVIE INSULTS!!

The cinematic elites often criticize horror films for lacking a strong grasp of storytelling and containing cheap dialogue.  While the die-hard horror fans know this to be pure poppycock, a lot of horror films have incredible lines that go unnoticed.  We’re all aware of the iconic quotes and one-liners of our genre, but horror films […]

Icons Of Fright Goes To The Saturn Awards!

This past Wednesday, we here at Icons Of Fright had the awesome privilege of attending the 39th Annual Saturn Awards. On the red carpet, our very own Graham Denman had the honor of speaking with some of the genre greats including the likes of William Friedkin (THE EXORCIST, KILLER JOE), Joss Whedon (THE CABIN IN […]

Chilling Cover Art For THE EXORCIST 40th Anniversary Blu-ray!

There’s already a quite definitive Blu-ray release of THE EXORCIST available, but 2013 marks the films’ 40th anniversary and Warner Bros is celebrating with another lavish release. THE EXORCIST 40th Anniversary Blu-ray includes two brand new featurette’s with author William Peter Blatty, as well as the Extended Director’s Cut & Original Theatrical Version! The above […]