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Viz Reveals Artwork and Details of Monster Box Set 1 DVD Release

Looking for something to satisfy that anime-loving friend or relative on your holiday shopping list? On December 8th Viz Media is releasing Naoki Urasawa’s Monster Box Set 1 on DVD. Based on the acclaimed manga creator’s tense psychological masterpiece, Monster Box Set 1 features 3 DVDs (Episodes 1-15) and includes an exclusive digital booklet, which is a digitized version of the original Japanese booklet.

Look for D'Agostino to Erupt Sometime in 2010

Currently in post-production and eying a release date in 2010 is Hollywood Independents' upcoming D'Agostino, which promises that "Something volcanic is erupting at the caldera!"

Bring Gavin Castleton's Zombie Opera Home for the Holidays

Do you by chance have a highbrow friend or two on your holiday shopping list who equally love both horror and the finer arts? If so, you're in luck because the first zombie "popera", Home by Gavin Castleton, was recently brought to our attention, and now of course we're bringing it to yours.

Jane Austen's Emma Meets Her Match: Werewolves

Jane Austen's much beloved matchmaking character Emma Woodhouse has been portrayed by a wide variety of actresses including Alicia Silverstone, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Kate Beckinsale, the latter of whom would probably fare best in the story's latest incarnation: Emma and the Werewolves.

CONTEST CLOSED! In the UK? Win a Copy of Silent Night, Deadly Night on DVD!

It’s competition time here at Dread Central for our beloved UK readers, and courtesy of the ultra-fine folks at Arrow Video and The Associates we have THREE copies of the brand new Silent Night, Deadly Night DVD to give away. Whether you’re in for some psycho-Santa entertainment yourself or are looking for that top shocking stocking filler this Christmas for the horror fan in your life, we’ve got just what you need.

The Toxic Avenger 5: Behold the Toxic Twins

We love mutant kids. Sure they're ugly and you wanna hide them in a chained up box, but they grow up to be badass movie monsters who kill with reckless abandon! Really? What's not to like? A promotional image from Troma's The Toxic Avenger Part 5 slipped online recently featuring two such kids who we are sure you will find ADORABLE!

Rare Edgar Allan Poe Book Sets New Auction Record

A new record has been set for American literature sold at auction, and it belongs to none other than the master of mystery and the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.

Artwork for The Violent Kind

The Butcher Brothers have a bit of a spotty track record with genre fans. From pleasing the majority of us with The Hamiltons to savaging some good memories of ours with their insipid April Fool's Day remake, you just have to take their films with a grain of salt.

Top Ten High School Horror Movies: 1996 - Present

This past fall saw the debut of the supernatural horror/comedy Jennifer’s Body, and with the film's Blu-ray and DVD release being only a few weeks away (December 29th), I thought it might be interesting to take a look back at some of the most successful high school horror films that have been released over the past 10 to 15 years.

Exclusive Level 26 iPhone App Cyber Bridge Premiere

Several weeks ago we told you about the launch of the Level 26 iPhone app and digi-novel, and today we have an exclusive premiere of a "cyber bridge" (basically, a video clip) from the app, which plays out a few of the chapters of the digi-novel. This particular cyber bridge stars genre vet Michael Ironside and 24's Glenn Morshower.

Them Crazy Swedes! Full Norwegian Trailer - Cold Prey 3

The third time's the harm for the Norwegian slasher franchise Cold Prey's latest entry, titled simply enough -- Cold Prey 3 or Fritt Vily III for you hardcore fans out there. The trailer made its debut online today, and we have it for you all freezing and such!

Two New Clips from Case 39

Know what really scares us? Renee Zellweger's face. She used to be kind of cute during her Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation days, but once Hollywood came a'knocking, it was a quick tug here, a slight injection there. Now she looks as if she's just constantly shitting out whole lemons. Where was I? Oh, yeah! We have two new clips from her latest flick, Case 39!

Diagnosis: Death DVD Clip Will Kill You

Kill you with laughter maybe? Don't worry; this isn't some sort of Ring scenario when after watching you have seven days to forward it along ... though that would increase our traffic ... YES! This clip is deadly! Watch it and pass it on! Make sure your friends pass it on! You're all gonna die!

Dreadtime Stories: The Sins of the Father

What toll does the loss of a child take on a family? Do those wounds heal? Or do they fester into madness? When a family is torn apart by a tragic accident, it leaves a burden that must be shouldered by both parents. But just how deep does the pain run?

Rejoice! Alone in the Dark II on DVD in January

If ever there was a movie that did not require a follow-up, it would be Uwe Boll's disastrous Alone in the Dark. Uwe Boll only produced this time around, allowing the makers of the direct-to-DVD House of the Dead 2, Peter Scheerer and Michael Roesch, to write and direct this second installment of the Alone in the Dark franchise that continues its grand tradition of gobbledygook storytelling.