Icons of Fright Chats With BLOODTHIRSTY: ONE NATION UNDER WATER Writer Mark Landry!

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Taking a cue from the real life tragedies hurricanes Katrina and Rita and crafting a very emotionally resonant tale involving a former Coast Guard and a murderous mystery that he stumbles upon, writer Mark Landry gives fans the very entertaining and human story of BLOODYTHIRSTY. A mixture of real tragedies injected with a vampiric consipiracy, […]

Vampires, Sex and BLOOD in Dead Day Revolution’s “Vampire Blues” Music Video!!

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Whenever we get turned on to bands we previously weren’t privy to, we’re all about letting you fright fanatics know about them. Case in point: the LA-based Rock ‘N’ Roll trio, Dead Day Revolution, a band that raises their middle fingers to any classification, providing songs all across the musical board and offering a breath of […]

Bluray Review: THE HUNGER (1983)

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Combining the sensual approach to vampirism with the angle of treating it like a drug addiction, Tony Scott’s 1983 film THE HUNGER is now availble on Bluray, giving fans both new and old a chance to see one of the best vampire films of all time in HD. While somewhat bare when it comes to […]

DRACULA UNTOLD Heading To Digital HD This January; DVD/Bluray Coming In February!

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While Luke Evans has officially left the upcoming reboot of THE CROW, one film that he definitely WAS in this year, was Universal’s DRACULA UNTOLD. Divisive between most horror fans, who either loved or hated the “Dracula as an antihero” angle of the film, the film made a decent amount of money at the box office, […]

Our First Times: THE LOST BOYS

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Every once in a while, the Icons of Fright staff all band together to write what we like to call “Icons Firsts”, in which we all write about the first times we all experienced watching classic horror films (HALLOWEEN, A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, THE EVIL DEAD). When it’s just one of us writing about […]

A Look Back At: John Carpenter’s VAMPIRES

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John Carpenter is one of the greatest directors of all time, but you already knew that. Is there a more influential director that has transcended genres with such ease, all the while creating massively iconic characters and becoming a “master of horror” in the process? A director who’s scores you can play on loop and […]

TV Review: FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series (Episode Five: “SELF-CONTAINED”)

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 *Editor’s note: these episode recaps contain many spoilers, so if you haven’t seen the episode yet, we suggest watching it first After an intense shootout and having taken the Fuller family hostage, The Gecko brothers head towards the border in “Self-Contained“, the fifth episode of FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series. An episode mostly contained […]

TV Review: FROM DUSK TILL DAWN (Episode 2: BLOOD RUNS THICK)

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*As always, these FROM DUSK TILL DAWN: The Series reviews will feature quite a few spoilers, so you’ve been warned*   While the pilot episode of El Rey’s FROM DUSK TILL DAWN TV series did a great job of establishing their version of the Gecko brothers and Earl McGraw (and introduced viewers to the character of Freddie), […]