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Films 

From Broke to Blockbuster: Indie Directors That Deserve Studio Films

We live in the age of the remake, sequel, prequel and spin-off. Fans like us have to delve deep into the smaller independent circuits to find new and original horror films and we drudge through a lot of crap, but we do happen upon some gems from some really cool new talented filmmakers. Lately there’s been […]

Real Life Scares 

The Real Life FROZEN: Woman Stranded On Ski Lift For 5 Hours

In Adam Green’s ski-lift horror FROZEN, viewers witness the horrifying ordeal of three friends who become stranded on a ski lift. One mistake made by a ski-lift operator changed the lives of the characters forever and forced them to fight for survival against the elements. The film made a simple ride to the top of […]

Films 

6 MORE Horror Gems From The 2000’s You May Have Missed!

Believe it or not, the 2000’s were a very fertile time for horror. I had launched the website Icons Of Fright with my co-creator Michael Cucinotta back in 2004 and through the second half of that decade, we were always striving to find the best independent horror titles to recommend to our loyal readers. I’ve […]

Films 

Lesser-Known Found Footage Horror Films We Dare You to Watch — Part 2!

After we published our first list of lesser-known horror features from the “found footage” or “mockumentary” horror subgenre, we received an avalanche of feedback from fans and detractors alike. But regardless of which side you choose in this debate, you’ve got to admit folks are passionate about their preferences. I suspect both camps will find their […]

Films TV 

THE WALKING DEAD, AMERICAN HORROR STORY and a Whole Lot of Clowns – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

The biggest horror TV shows in the world might be joined by the weirdest horror TV show in history, but we’re getting ahead of ourselves. This week on the Horror News Rundown we’re looking at hit shows, exciting upcoming blockbusters, clowns… and klowns? Read on, if you dare… AMERICAN HORROR STORY: You Know, For Kids! […]

Films 

Even Horror Film Locations Can Get Bad YELP Reviews!

Often in horror it’s hard to understand how a certain place can stay in business for so long. One would think establishments that prey on vulnerable guests or hotels that are ridiculously haunted would be hard pressed to find patrons. But, business is always booming in the horror genre because if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t […]

Films 

Who Would Win? HATCHET’s Victor Crowley VS BEHIND THE MASK’s Leslie Vernon!

Two of my favorite indie flicks from the 2000s both came from Anchor Bay Entertainment in 2006. HATCHET from writer/director Adam Green. And BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON from director Scott Glosserman and writer David Stieve. HATCHET told the story of a group of tourists stranded in the swamps of Louisiana after […]

Films Scary Fun 

HALLOWEEN Deleted Scene of Michael Myers Driving Lesson!

A huge plot hole in the HALLOWEEN franchise has always been just how did Michael Myers get back to Haddonfield from Smith’s Grove Sanitarium. After all, Michael had been locked away in the Sanitarium since he was a young boy. So how could you possibly explain how a young deranged man, who had seemingly never driven […]

Films Scary Fun 

5 Frightening and Fun Horror Short Films You Can Watch Online Right Now

Have a a quick 10 minutes to spare during a coffee break? You have time for some horror! Check out these five chilling short films below. MONSTER PROBLEMS– Every Halloween, Adam Green’s company, ArieScope Pictures (HATCHET, HOLLISTON), releases a short film. This year’s short is especially fun demonstrating the power of the bed blanket when […]

Films 

On The Set Of TALES OF HALLOWEEN With Actor Graham Skipper!

If you don’t recognize actor Graham Skipper just yet, rest assured you will! Having made a name for himself by portraying Herbert West in RE-ANIMATOR: THE MUSICAL, he’s also appeared on screen in 2013’s ALMOST HUMAN, and has reteamed with director Joe Begos for his upcoming feature THE MIND’S EYE. He’s also got DEMENTIA and Jackson […]

Films 

On The Set Of TALES OF HALLOWEEN With Neil Marshall

It’s a few days after director Neil Marshall (THE DESCENT, DOG SOLDIERS) has wrapped his segment of TALES OF HALLOWEEN, and now he’s resting comfortably at one of the tables by the crafts services while his wife Axelle Carolyn (SOULMATE), one of the producers and contributing directors on the project, is in a room not too […]