On October 16th Sony and director Nelson McCormick will be bringing us their remake of The Stepfather, which will hopefully rise above its PG-13 rating and deliver a taught and suspenseful little thriller. Hey, it could happen!
Hot on the heels of releasing the video for the first single from The Twilight Saga: New Moon's soundtrack, Death Cab for Cutie's "Meet Me on the Equinox", the powers-that-be have finally graced us with the full track listing. Of note is that unlike with predecessor Twilight, all the songs are original and exclusive to New Moon.
Here at Dread Central those of us old enough to remember the goodness that was "The Odd Couple" television series are all HUGE fans of Jack Klugman. And though he hasn't ventured into our genre all that often, all I can say is better late than never!
The name Tim Seeley is one that always perks up the ears of horror fans. His artwork is among the best out there, and we can't get enough of his projects like Hack/Slash and Loaded Bible. So we are very pleased to present a limited edition poster from Seeley of illustrated film Godkiller's lovable organ-stealing duo Halfpipe (Danielle Harris) and Angelfuck (Tiffany Shepis).
A handful of rather bizarre DVD re-releases are on tap this week for some reason including Evil Remains, Shallow Ground, and Satan's Little Helper; but at least they're accompanied by several new films, a box set of the entire Friday the 13th: The Series, a twin-pack of Carnival of Souls in both color and black & white, and Shaun of the Dead and Godzilla on Blu-ray!
Never mind his six, count 'em, six Oscars, come October 2nd Rick Baker will be getting his due from Universal and horror fans everywhere as he's set to take home the Chiller-Eyegore Award for his incomparable designs and makeup effects that have created indelible imagery in over forty-two horror films!
Can't get enough vampires? IFC's original five-episode Web series Dead & Lonely, written, produced, and directed by cult indie horror filmmaker Ti West (The Roost, Trigger Man, The House of the Devil), will have its premiere on IFC.com Monday, October 26, at 12:00 noon ET/PT. Each additional episode will air every day that week on IFC.com at noon.
You see, now here's a vampire flick we can get behind! The first good still of one of the toothy creatures from Daybreakers (review here) surfaced today, and there are no overly thick eyebrows and no black clothing, brooding, sparkling, or silly haircuts. There's just terror. So ... very ... good.
Saw fans should be pretty happy today as two new images have appeared on the official Saw Facebook group page, one of which show's everyone's favorite game playing killer alive, well, and pre-horrid neck wound.
Fans who missed Park Chan-wook's vampire opus Thirst (review here) when it played in a limited capacity in theatres won't have to wait very long for the film's DVD release. In fact, it's right around the corner.
Monster-Mania 13 may have come and gone, but we have photographic proof of all the shenanigans, hijinks, and murderous highlights! Our key man in Jersey, aka the man with all of the free stuff you look forward to each year, Nomad, was on the scene with his camera and eye for naughtiness.
The infection of twitching undead will surface in New Jersey once more. Saturday, October 3rd, be prepared for the New Jersey Zombie Walk & Fest! At 11am the madness begins... 11:00AM – Anatomy FX Presentation on zombie make-up effects and prosthetics 11:30AM – Professional Make-Up Panel demonstration featuring special guest artists 12:30PM – Award-winning zombie fiction author Brian Keene Presentation
Ready for an online comic straight out of the grindhouse? Then your wait is over! Rich Stahnke's When Drive-Ins Attack is Dread Central's online horror anthology series that combines the mayhem and gore of drive-in movies of yesteryear and serves it up for you right on your PC. The feature will be running right here every Monday! Let the madness begin!
Proving unequivocally that yes, female filmmakers (even one who's won an Oscar!) can make just as crappy a movie as their male counterparts can, Jennifer's Body (review here) tanked at the box office, coming in a mere fifth place with a measly $6.8 million (estimated).
There's one thing no one can deny about filmmaker Darren Bousman: When it comes to getting the word out about whatever project he's working on, he's an equal opportunity kind of guy. Whether he's tweeting the latest news to the public at large or releasing photos and other such goods to the horror websites, he makes sure everyone has evenly balanced access to information. Case in point -- two new behind-the-scenes stills that debuted on Brian Collins' "Horror Movie a Day" review blog.