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CONTEST CLOSED! It's Argento Overload for UK Readers! Win a DVD Triple-Pack!

To celebrate the release of their latest batch of Dario Argento DVDs, Arrow Video and The Associates are teaming up with Dread Central to give two lucky UK readers a triple-threat pack including The Card Player, The Stendhal Syndrome, and Terror at the Opera!

Shellter Lands its Tenth Film Fest Entry

It's been around six months since we've heard any news about Shellter, which bills itself as "more than a horror film", but today we got news that the flick has landed itself its tenth entry in a film festival.

Early Word on and Test Pics for Dinosaurs Unleashed

Even though there are still three weeks to go before Poison Apple Films wraps up production on Vampire Diaries Renfield (for which they've been providing r

New Twilight Saga: Eclipse One-Sheet Revealed

It looks like the "Twilight Tracker" iPhone app has officially come of age as that's the medium Summit Entertainment utilized to release the new one-sheet for David Slade's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.

Kevin Smith Horror Flick Red State Getting Ready to Roll

We've been talking about Kevin Smith's horror project Red State for several years now, and through it all a lack of funding has been what was keeping this baby at bay. Until now.

Juno Temple to Howl Us a Little Ditty 'Bout Jack & Diane

Bradley Rust's lycanthropic tale of lesbian love Jack & Diane just officially landed itself a new leading lady! One cute enough to get the masses howling (even though the flick is billed as being "not a horror movie".

Sneak Peek at Living Dead Dolls Series 20: Day of the Dead

Living as close to Mexico as we do, next to Halloween, many Dread Central staffers' favorite holiday is the Day of the Dead (or El Día de los Muertos) so you can bet we'll be first in line to order the super badass Living Dead Dolls Series 20, which is based around the festivities.

NECA Gives Us a Better Look at Freddy's Glove From A Nightmare on Elm Street 2010

What would Jason be without his machete? Michael without his butcher knife? Pinhead without his numerous implements of torture? Probably okay, but Freddy? He just wouldn't be the same without his trademark glove!

Famous Monsters Teases New Cover

There will always be a soft spot in the hearts of every horror fan old enough to remember the goodness of Famous Monsters of Filmland magazine. It inspired hundreds of today's biggest filmmakers, and now that the publication has joined forces with IDW, it looks to inspire countless more. We've got a teaser look at Famous Monsters of Filmland Issue #251 for you that features new, dynamic artwork by legendary comics artist Richard Corben. As if you needed any more reasons to get excited!

The Landlord Holds the Keys to DVD Release

When it comes to indie films, it's getting harder and harder to weed out the good titles from the bad. Mainly because there are so many of them. Though despite being lost in an abyss of thousands of low-budget efforts, sometimes a flick with enough enthusiasm will shine through the darkness caused by the massive pack. A film like ... The Landlord.

Official: Wes Craven Back for Scream 4

It seemed as if we'd be stuck on 'maybe' forever, but finally the official word has come to pass. The man who started it all will be back to begin anew, and Ghostface fans now have reason to cheer!

Monster Movies Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Marathon Webcast

Happy Birthday, monster movies! An unprecedented birthday party is planned over at the newly launched 100YearsofMonsterMovies.com website for the monster movie genre, which turns 100 years old this month. Beginning Friday, March 26, at 5PM EDT, the “100 Years of Monster Movies” campaign kicks off with a nonstop webcast of monster movies from classics like Night of the Living Dead and The Wasp Woman to modern gorefests like Creature from the Hillbilly Lagoon and Bacterium.

CONTEST CLOSED! Win Aliens vs. Predator DLC!

Last week Sega released the first bit of downloadable content for its latest game, Aliens vs. Predator (review here). Titled the "Swarm Pack", it enables gamers to finally check out some of the goodies that players who bought the Hunter Edition of the game had been enjoying.

Rec 2 Going Theatrical in July?

Could it be?!? Could it really be?!? Those of us in the United States had to wait what felt like forever for the home video release of [REC], and for a while it seemed as if we'd be doing the same for its sequel [REC] 2 (review here). However, some news slipped out today that tells a very different story.

Monsterpalooza Details; Show-Runner Eliot Brodsky Speaks

With the second annual and highly anticipated horror convention Monsterpalooza – The Art of Monsters returning Friday, April 9–11, 2010, to The Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel in Burbank, CA (get your tickets here now, and how could you not, when they’re only $20 a day?), Dread caught up with the con’s creator, Eliot Brodsky, to talk about the F/X and monster-heavy event.