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Twilight Saga: New Moon Sets Midnight Opening Box Office Record

It's finally here -- the opening weekend of The Twilight Saga: New Moon (review here), and it's already shattering box office records. Reports are that New Moon set a new high for opening midnight show grosses with an estimated $26.27 million playing at 3,514 theaters for a per theater average of $7,476.

The Descent Part 2 TV Spot

A new TV spot debuted today on the official The Descent Part 2 website, and of course we've got it for you fresh from the cave! Synopsis

CONTEST CLOSED! In the UK? Win a Copy of Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles from Grimm Up North

Attention: UK Dread Central readers! Are you ready to "Let the Darkside Out?" Grimm Up North, Manchester, UK's premier horror festival, has partnered with Capcom to bring you an exclusive chance to win a copy of their new game in the Resident Evil franchise, Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles, which promises to be the bloodiest, most challenging release yet.

Asylum Mockbuster Activity Conjures a Paranormal Entity

Some of you have asked the question, "So where is The Asylum's mockbuster of Paranormal Activity?" To be fair, who expected a $15,000 home movie to become a $100 million dollar blockbuster? Never fear; when a blockbuster makes money, The Asylum smells money, and a mockbuster soon follows. They'll see your Paranormal Activity and raise you a Paranormal Entity.

Shield Writer Tapped for Fourth Underworld Film

The Underworld franchise is pretty rare in that it actually has been getting better as it goes along. In fact, we'd call that a goddamn anomaly. With a fourth entry on the way, can the wheel keep rolling uphill?

Vampax: All the Twilight Love You'll Ever Need in Your New Moon

Heading out to theatres to see The Twilight Saga: New Moon this weekend but experiencing that "not-so-fresh" feeling? Ever wonder how that kind of a thing can affect your sparkly little pale-faced fanger?

Stephen King and Steven Spielberg to Bring Us Under the Dome

Talk about a horror dream team! Under the Dome already sounded pretty cool, but this latest development could really push it over the top for King fans looking for a return to form.

Left 4 Dead 2 - Coach's Review

The zombie horde is back and in full effect, and four more survivors have risen from the carnage to help gamers across the world combat these walking pus-brain bags of shit. We've got the skinny on what you can expect during this latest zombie apocalypse.

Capcom's Dark Void a Possible Franchise for Brad Pitt

Another video game is about to be made into a feature film -- as a possible franchise for Brad Pitt of all people -- and it hasn't even hit the market yet! The game is Capcom's Dark Void, which is scheduled for release January 12, 2010.

S&MAN Screening in Brooklyn, NY on November 29th

Looking for the perfect movie to take your parents and kids to after indulging in a bit of Thanksgiving turkey? Well, JT Petty's horror documentary S&MAN is probably not it, but if live in or around Brooklyn, NY and can tear yourself away from your filial obligations, you owe it to yourself to check out the film's screening on Sunday, November 29th.

She-Wolf of London Hitting DVD

Remember the show "She-Wolf of London" from 1990? Anyone? Hello? Well, don't worry, you're gonna get your chance to rediscover it when the complete series hits DVD courtesy of Universal Home Entertainment. Synopsis

Scream Queens 2: Jaime King and Tim Sullivan Join In / Winner Receives Role in Saw 3D

With James Gunn moving on to other things, the question beckoned: Who would be at the helm of this season's "Scream Queens" for VH1? It didn't take long for the answer to come.

Left 4 Dead 2 Hi-Rez Movie Posters / Midnight Riders to be Playable?

Left 4 Dead 2 is out now, and it's kicking a copious amount of ass. Whereas the first game innovated, this one polishes the concept and really makes it shine. So all you guys on the anti bandwagon -- you're missing one hell of a game. Probably the best zombie themed game I've ever played.

Thieves, Zombies, and a Joker Dominate the 2009 VGAs

The nominations are in for Spike TV's 2009 Video Game Awards, and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves leads the pack with a total of eight. But right behind are Batman: Arkham Asylum with seven, followed by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Left 4 Dead 2 with six each. Rounding out the nominees for "Game of the Year" is Assassin's Creed 2.

Vampires Go to Prison in Nightfall

In an unprecedented move, a production company is getting set to turn a graphic novel (the term given to comic books when people want them to sound more adult, kind of like calling lotion "age-defying ointment") into a movie! Crazy bastards! That approach to finding new content will never work!