Man, want to talk about being busy? Writer Eric Heisserer has his fingers in several high profile pots as of late including the A Nightmare on Elm Street redux, which is in theatres now, and the upcoming The Thing prequel for Universal as well as Final Destination 5, but he's not stopping there!
The CW Network invites viewers to “Watch and Tweet” with stars and executive producers from each of its shows next Monday, May 3, through Friday, May 7. But we know the only ones you guys are interested in are The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural (okay, maybe a few of you watch Gossip Girl) so read on for further details.
I, like many, am a big fan of the original Sam Raimi classic The Evil Dead. The flick and its sequels have gone on to inspire many a filmmaker over the years, and this latest Aussie flick is no exception.
So the 3D craze is in full swing and doing huge box office, and we're still wondering ... where the hell is Joe Dante's (shot in 3D, NOT converted) The Hole? Last we heard It might be coming maybe late summer or early fall. While that's cool and all, the 3D backlash is also building momentum. Let's hope this flick doesn't fall victim to it because from what we hear, it's pretty damned good.
Who doesn't love free stuff? Especially comic books featuring all of horror's big bads: zombies, vamps, demons, and more! In case you've forgotten, this Saturday, May 1st, is Free Comic Book Day!
Although Count Dracula may have only drunk blood, the man behind the cape, Bela Lugosi, was quite a wine connoisseur. With the creation of Lugosi Wines, the Lugosi family pays tribute to their patriarch, a man of distinction, while acknowledging the icon that will forever be - Dracula.
When last we spoke about an adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower, JJ Abrams and company had bailed on the on-again/off-again project. Now, however, some really interesting news has broken. Apparently Stephen King, Imagine Entertainment, and Weed Road are deep in discussions to get the ball rolling on a big-screen trilogy and TV series out of King's beloved series!
Here at Dread Central we love us some indie features. Mainly because things made off of Hollywood's grid have a tendency to exhibit a bit more balls than your standard fare. Especially when said feature is rockin' some horror star power!
A popular thing on YouTube right now is to take scenes from television or movies, swap the music, and/or re-edit it to completely change the tone of the piece. Perhaps you've already seen a horror soundtrack turn the opening of "Diff'rent Strokes" into "Disturbing Strokes" and transform Mary Poppins into Scary Poppins. None of them are quite as hilariously unsettling as what happens to the lovable alien ALF in this remix.
In 2005 horror audiences worldwide were introduced to a terrorizing descent into the depths of madness with Neil Marshall’s modern horror masterpiece The Descent. The film followed a group of young women, led by Sarah (played by Shauna Macdonald), who are pushed to the brink as they get more than they bargained for during a cave-diving expedition that goes horribly wrong.
One DVD we are DYING for is Shout! Factory's re-release of the original Gamera, The Giant Monster, if only so we can throw out all those awful cheapo copies that have been permeating the marketplace forever now. To get fans even more excited, two clips of the remastered flick have hit online, and we have them both for you right here.
With the Platinum Dunes version of the Wes Craven classic A Nightmare on Elm Street slashing its way through theaters this weekend, it is pretty much a given that fans of the franchise will either be looking for more Freddy goodness to sink their claws into or maybe something to wash that weird remake taste out of their mouths. Either way, Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy is just what the doctor ordered, and we have an exclusive clip for you to help kick off your nightmarish weekend!
DVD company Shout! Factory has been kicking a mucho amount of ass lately, and they're showing zero signs of slowing down. Their latest crowning jewel is without question their slate of upcoming DVD and Blu-ray releases of some true Roger Corman most beloved classics! For those not playing along ... Shout! Factory and New Horizons Picture Corporation have entered into an extensive multi-year alliance to release a vast library of classic and new films from legendary producer-director Roger Corman to the home entertainment marketplace.
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A Nightmare on Elm Street isn't the only horror ticket in town if you're planning on heading out to theatres. The Human Centipede (First Sequence) is also slithering around, albeit in a much smaller release; however, if you can find it ... this flick is well worth the time and trouble to catch on the big screen! The film, written and directed by Tom Six, stars Dieter Laser, Ashley C. Williams, Ashlynn Yennie, and Akihiro Kitamura. The Human Centipede (First Sequence) will be opening in New York with other cities to follow starting on April 30th courtesy of IFC.