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 […]

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 […]

KILLER JOE hitting dvd/bluray on December 21st!

Fresh off of our review of the film, William Friedkin’s gothic Texas black comedy/thriller KILLER JOE is hitting VOD/DVD/BLURAY this month and we’ve got the details for you! LOS ANGELES, CA October 16, 2012 – Academy Award®-winning director William Friedkin (THE FRENCH CONNECTION, 1971) and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Tracy Letts (AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY) take a […]

SMITH’s review of KILLER JOE!!!

Murder, trailer parks, backstabbing, and…fried chicken? Some interesting ingredients to a film, but William Friedkin’s KILLER JOE utilizes all four of them into a movie that is at times hilarious, awkward and downright scary all at once. While it’s not necessarily a horror film per se’, there are quite a few interesting and sometimes brutal […]