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Michael C. Hall Looks Toward Next Season of Dexter

This past season of Showtime's hit series "Dexter" was everything that a television show should be. With equal parts comedy, drama, and horror, it delivered an absolute knock-out punch to fans of the series with its final episode.

DVD Releases: Dec. 22, 2009: Enjoy A Four Course Meal with the Captive in District 9

The year's winding down, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few good DVDs and Blu-rays still to be had. Case in point? The pick of the week of December 22nd: Neill Blomkamp's stellar District 9.

RIP Brittany Murphy

Death, no matter how it comes, is always tragic on some level. But it's most tragic when it strikes down those who are still on the young side of the fence. It's with a good deal of both sadness and shock that we report the passing of Brittany Murphy.

New Clip: Diagnosis: Death

In preparation for a DVD release on December 29th, Lightning Entertainment has set loose another clip for Diagnosis: Death. Directed by Jason Stutter, this new horror comedy stars Raybon Kan, Jessica Grace Smith, Suze Tye, and The Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, and Jemaine Clement.

Dread Central Visits the Set of Mirrors 2

This scribe just got in from a quick visit to the set of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s just-wrapped Mirrors 2, and while I can’t spill much yet regarding the Baton Rouge, Louisiana production (although horror fans can expect scenes featuring disembowelment, nudity and decapitation, among others), I can provide you a series of behind-the-scenes pics (see ‘em below), as well as an update on the Victor (Return to House on Haunted Hill) Garcia directed feature.

Saturday Nightmares: To All a Goodnight (1980)

Introduction: Is there a better time to watch horror movies than on Saturday night? Be it alone or with friends, with beer or without, there’s just something about letting the stresses of the week slip away in the presence of a deranged killer, a zombie apocalypse, alien invaders, hungry vampires, werewolf orgies (if you haven’t seen Howling II, shame on you!) or any such combination.

True Blood Adds Yet Another Recurring Character for Season Three

And the powers-that-be behind HBO's popular series True Blood still aren't done filling out the character roster for Season Three. Today another new female was added, one named Crystal Norris, who shares an "electric connection" with Jason Stackhouse (Ryan Kwanten).

Get the Free Paranormal Activity App from iTunes

I guess getting your own iPhone application means you've really arrived because we just learned that Paranormal Activity has done just that. Users can scan their surroundings to see if they are haunted or possessed and share the "evidence" with friends via e-mail or Facebook Connect.

Seventh Film to Die For Announced -- The Reeds

With January 29, 2010, right around the corner, the After Dark Horrorfest 4 draws closer and closer. Today they announced their seventh film to die for -- The Reeds.

Outpost II: Black Sun Artwork and Stills

As previously reported, one of 2008's surprise direct-to-DVD hits, The Outpost, is getting itself a sequel, entitled Outpost II: Black Sun. To further get you excited about this glorious news, some badass stills and artwork have slipped online for it! Ready for a little more undead Nazi action?

Two New Daybreakers Clips Bring the Goodies

Another day, another bit of Daybreakers goodness! This time two new clips that aren't afraid of showing some monsters and action! YAY bringing the violence to close out the week!

See Slipknot's Short Film Snuff Starring Some Familiar Faces

The Grammy-award winning band Slipknot premiered the new video for their song "Snuff" today in the form of a short film co-directed by Slipknot's own M. Shawn Crahan and renowned photographer/director P.R. Brown. The film features frontman Corey Taylor as never seen before, interwoven in an intricate storyline, but he's far from alone as two legends in the horror genre accompany him.

US Rights to Survival of the Dead Acquired by Magnet Releasing

Zombie fans got an early Christmas present today with the announcement that the genre arm of Magnolia Pictures, the Wagner/Cuban Companies' Magnet Releasing, has acquired US rights to George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead, the latest in the legendary director's beloved series of Dead zombie films.

First Paranormal Activity Blu-ray and DVD Review

Since we had the very first review of Paranormal Activity way back in 2007, it's only fitting that we should be the ones who bust out the first Blu-ray and DVD review, too, no?

Uncover Twilight Saga: New Moon Easter Eggs via Your iPhone

Just when we thought the news stories about The Twilight Saga: New Moon were done for a while, they keep pulling us back in! This time it's Chris Weitz who's to blame as the director is revealing ten "easter eggs" that you may have missed when viewing the film, five of which are only available via an application for the iPod touch and iPhone.