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Take Five With Alan Wake

By the looks of this 5-minute video of gameplay provided by Gamerblog.fr, it seems Remedy has made good on its promise and found the key to appease the film buff in every gamer kid and the gamer kid in every film buff with the upcoming title Alan Wake.

Darren Bousman Blogs a Mother's Day Update with a New Still

Things have been quiet on the Mother's Day redux front for the past month, but today director Darren Bousman let loose with an extensive update and provided a new still from the flick.

Transylmania DVD Specs, Laughs Remain Bare Bones

If you are reading this right now, then chances are you did not see the vampire comedy Transylmania when it opened on 1,000 screens this past December to the fourth lowest wide release opening weekend per theater average of all time. And you are better off that way.

CONTEST CLOSED! UK Exclusive: Win Triangle on DVD

Our recent revelation of the wealth of special features available on the upcoming UK release of Triangle must certainly have some fans of the film giddy with anticipation. So, how can we help with that? By giving two copies of the DVD away, of course!

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Horror of Our Love

As the old adage goes, good things come in small packages, so here at Dread Central we're always on the lookout for standout short films that deliver the goods, and this weekend we found one: Elftwin Films' "Horror of Our Love", a romantic horror comedy that twists the normal love story back until it breaks!

Exclusive Interview: Catriona MacColl Talks Fulci, French Horror, and More

Dread Central's own Heather Buckley recently sat down with Catriona MacColl to discuss her collaborations with Lucio Fulci as well as her courtship with French horror cinema.

In the UK? Bring Home Some Salvage on DVD This March

One of the films I was most impressed with at last year’s Film4 Frightfest in London is Lawrence Gough’s claustrophobic creature feature Salvage (review here). Finally the flick will be slamming in with a limited UK theatrical release (along with Sky Box Office, iTunes, FilmFlex, and LOVEFilM) on March 19th. A few days later, on the 22nd, it will appear on retail shelves on DVD -- all courtesy of Revolver Entertainment.

Zombieland Takes Over UK DVD and Blu-ray on March 15th

If you’re in the UK and, like me, love zombies, comedy, and Woody Harrelson, you officially have permission to begin the happy dance as Zombieland comes shuffling onto DVD and Blu-ray on March 15th courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Paranormal Activity to Haunt UK Homes This March with Some Exclusives

Mark your calendars, UK fans, as Oren Peli’s love-it-or-hate-it spookfest Paranormal Activity will be ready to make you very uncomfortable in your own home on March 22nd courtesy of Icon Home Entertainment. Even better is that both the Blu-ray and DVD editions will be sporting some UK EXCLUSIVE special features!

Saturday Nightmares: The House on Sorority Row (1983)

If you’ve ever seen a slasher movie, you’ve seen The House on Sorority Row, a movie that stalks its way through the motions with such tenacity that you can gauge its success by keeping a cliché checklist at the ready.

Dread Central’s Final Girls: Caroline Williams

Caroline Williams made her mark in the horror genre very early in her career. Her first notable role came in 1985 with a small part in The Legend of Billie Jean. The very next year Williams took on Leatherface and the whole crazy Sawyer family in Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, which would forever endear her to the horror masses with her portrayal of final girl Venita “Stretch” Brock.

Albert Pyun Opens Official Website

With Bulletface, a sexually charged noir-tinged thriller set near the US/Mexican Border, Albert Pyun is looking to reassert himself on the genre scene. The film is hitting DVD now, freeing Pyun up to focus on his vampiric Tales of an Ancient Empire, which is scheduled to premiere in April. To keep his fans apprised of all he has going on, the director has launched his own official website.

Gris Grimly Artwork on Exhibit at Hyaena Gallery

With well over a dozen books to his credit, Gris Grimly has been steadily carving a unique niche for himself in the art world for many years now. His talent ranges from fine art to illustrated children’s stories, including work with Neil Gaimen and illustrated volumes of Edgar Allan Poe and Sleepy Hollow. Through the end of this month his books and t-shirts will be on display at Hyaena Gallery in Burbank.

Danielle Panabaker Talks The Crazies and John Carpenter's The Ward

In anticipation of Overture’s release of The Crazies next week, Dread Central was given the opportunity to chat with one of the stars of the film, Danielle Panabaker.

The Killer Inside Me Causes a Ruckus in Berlin

There's a sometimes thin line between hyperbole and fact. During the European Film Market event in Berlin, Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me was apparently so violent that dozens of people walked out of the press screening in disgust. Okay. Sign us up!