The WTF Friday Video of the Week: The Darker Side of Alf

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.

Exclusive: Shauna Macdonald Talks The Descent Part 2

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.

New Clips: Shout! Factory's Gamera Re-Release!

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.

Exclusive Clip: Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy

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!

Shout! Factory Offers Glimpse of New Roger Corman DVDs and Blu-rays

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.

Help Screamfest LA Give Back to the Indie Horror Filmmaker

Here at Dread Central we pride ourselves on getting behind a good cause, and few are more precious to our hearts than keeping the horror community as strong as possible. We have a chance for you to help out, and it will only take a second for you to do your part!

The Human Centipede (First Sequence) Reviewed!

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.

UPDATED: Latest Clips for George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead

The fifth and sixth clips for George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead (reviews here and here) are here and in one of them you are urged to stash the kids while you can lest they be dealt with in the harshest of manners possible. Screw sparing the rod!

Sean Kanan Signed to Both Watch Island and Slayers!

Two new projects that we learned about this week have something else in common besides being written by Brian Pickard and co-starring Melinda Chilton: Soap opera heartthrob Sean Kanan ("The Bold and the Beautiful", "The Young and the Restless") has joined the casts of both.

Stitch Your Mouth to the Human Centipede's Midnight Premiere

It seems like we've been waiting for The Human Centipede to get some kind of a release for about a year now. But thankfully the time is finally upon us. And if you're in the New York area, you can check it out at midnight tonight!

Reviews: A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010

This weekend one of the single most beloved cinema icons returns to the big screen to terrorize an entire new generation of fans. Sounds enticing, doesn't it? Well, of course it is, but the question beckons: Is it worth your time and money? We've got two different reviews to help you make your decision.

CONTEST CLOSED! Enter Scott Sigler's Video Contest for His Upcoming Novel Ancestor

To get the word out about his upcoming thriller, Ancestor, best selling author Scott Sigler is holding an exclusive video contest. The book comes out June 22nd from Crown Publishing, and Sigler junkies who are eagerly awaiting its release now have the chance to participate in the action by submitting their own productions based on sections from the book.

In or Around LA? Then Here is Your Chance to Take Part in the Biggest A Nightmare on Elm Street Reunion Ever!

If you're anywhere near the LA area this weekend and are a fan of the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, believe us when we tell you that the first and only thing you're going to want to do this Saturday is head on over to Dark Delicacies to attend the most massive Elm Street reunion and signing you'll ever witness!

Writer Eric Heisserer Talks Getting Final Destination 5 Right

We told you last week about horror's latest hot commodity, writer Eric Heisserer (A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010, Universal's prequel to The Thing), taking on the surely arduous task of getting The Final Destination franchise back on track, and today the scribe spoke a bit about what he has in mind!

Teachers Get an F in Staying Alive

When we grew up and went to school, there were certain teachers who would hurt the children anyway they could. By pouring their derision upon anything we did exposing every weakness however carefully hidden by the kids. Well, then. It's about time that the kids struck back, wouldn't you say?