Universal Brings THE PURGE: ANARCHY Home to DVD/Bluray On October 21st

Some horror fans were somewhat let down by 2013’s James DeMonaco-helmed THE PURGE and the lack of being in the middle of the plot’s carnage. Blumhouse & Platinum Dunes listened to those fans and brought this year’s sequel, THE PURGE: ANARCHY, a balls out, completely entertaining film featuring one intense performance by WARRIOR and THE GREY‘s […]

Why ‘THE PURGE: ANARCHY’ is the Most Important Horror Film of 2014

After watching THE PURGE: ANARCHY last week, I knew that I wanted to write something about the film and its commentary on today’s society.  I knew that to properly explain myself, I should probably re-watch the film now that I knew what was going to happen and could really zone my focus in on the […]

Learn Five Things To Know Before Watching THE PURGE: ANARCHY, And Win A Prize Pack From The Film!!

THE PURGE: ANARCHY hits theaters on July 18th, and it looks like one hell of a ride. While I wasn’t the biggest fan of the first PURGE film, ANARCHY looks like a cross between bad and ass (just kidding), or at least THE WARRIORS and MAD MAX in a strange sort of way. Let’s just […]

THE PURGE: ANARCHY’s Teaser Trailer Lives Up To Its Name!

As soon as a sequel was announced for last years home invasion-hit THE PURGE (review), the idea of where to take it was vocal and unanimous: show the widespread effect of “The Purge”‘s 12-hour legal killing spree. If this teaser trailer is any indication, that is exactly what we’re getting. THE PURGE: ANARCHY follows a […]

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 […]

Halloween Horror Nights 2013: Makeup & Costume Preview

It’s kind of hard to believe it’s almost September but along with the realization comes the fact that Halloween Horror Nights will once again be upon us in mere weeks. This morning, we had the chance to visit Universal Studios where HHN Creative Director John Murdy gave us a little taste of the effects and […]

Universal Studios Hollywood Unleashes THE PURGE And CURSE OF CHUCKY Scare Zones At Halloween Horror Nights

It’s that time of August where we here at Icons Of Fright really start getting giddy because the Halloween season is not too far away. One of the factors that always helps this excitement is the regular updates that comes through from Universal Studios regarding the goodies they have in store at Halloween Horror Nights. […]

Movie Review: THE PURGE

America sucks. I know it, you know it, and most importantly, horror films know it. Some of the best horror films of all time have a strong, underlying subtext that satires whatever current state our nation is in.  A major example of this resides in George A. Romero’s “…OF THE DEAD” films, most importantly 1978‘s DAWN OF THE DEAD. […]