Remember when it was just sharks or piranha we had to worry about when getting into the water (sorry, that isolated crocodile hunter stingray attack doesn't count)? Now there's a whole new breed of watery terrors waiting for us in the new UK chiller from Nick Cohen The Reeds -- ghosts!
While we don't typically like comedy slapped together with our horror around these parts, we'd be lying if we said that the new horror/comedy flick Tucker and Dale vs. Evil looked anything less than badass.
While Universal's banking on Ouija boards to be the perfect fodder for a ghost film, there's another flick that's totally beating them to the punch -- the new Lou Diamond Phillips (yes, he's still making movies) vehicle, The Invited.
We first told you about Rider Strong (Cabin Fever)'s new flick The Darkening Sky way back in August, and now, just in time for AFM, the flick has gotten itself a brand spankin' new trailer.
It's a Foy-a-palooza this week with several releases that have his name all over them like Beast Within, Mutants (not the French film of the same name), Night Watcher, and Sand Serpents. Mixed in with those are the more promising sounding Dark Mirror and a four-pack of Hitchcock classics that includes Suspicion, Strangers on a Train, The Wrong Man, and I Confess.
Watertown, Connecticut - Every 34 days he appears, a shambling form that moves from the Connecticut River to the Hudson with grunts instead of words his only form of communication. To those unaccustomed, he can be a frightening sight, some sort of wild man descending from the mountainous terrain. But even to those he's visited before, his presence is somewhat disquieting. It isn't his appearance or his animal growls. Rather, it's the fact that he died more than one hundred twenty years ago.
The format of new media is always evolving, and one thing that's white-hot right now is exclusive short-form online series. Though there are dozens out there, Eduardo Rodriguez's "Blood Cell" has really caught our eye. Now it can grab yours, too, as we have all eighteen episodes right here for you to dig on!
Besides MattFini, we're really not too sure who else is excited about the ninth entry into the Puppet Master franchise entitled Puppet Master: Axis of Evil. It's filming in China and possibly shooting in 3D, but not much else is known about the flick other than it stars newcomer Levi Fiehler, August White wrote the screenplay, and Dave DeCoteau is in the director's seat. That is until now.
Darin Scott's highly acclaimed indie feature Dark House starring Jeffrey Combs has opened up its doors online in the form of a spooky new website that's chock full of stills, videos, and other goodies.
Stephen King's next massive new book, Under the Dome, hits bookshelves on November 10th, and publisher Scribner posted a preview on YouTube teasing some of the spooky to be found in this epic new tale. How epic, you ask? 1,088 pages epic. Hope you're ready to read!
The first review for Platinum Dunes' A Nightmare on Elm Street redux is now alive and kicking. Good? Bad? It's both a little and a lot of both, if that makes any sense. Then again, in Krueger land ... does anything really make sense?
Ouija boards. We just can't understand how someone could believe that something made by Parker Bros. or Hasbro could possibly be of help in contacting the dead. But what of the real deal kind?
"It's it's Halloween... It must be Saw!" is how Lionsgate has touted the latest sequels in the Saw franchise the past few years. They might need a new tagline when Saw VII in 3D comes out next year. This year, if it's Halloween... It must be Paranormal Activity. And a concert film starring a freaky looking dead guy. Not to mention Law Abiding Citizen and Couples Retreat, both of which easily outgrossed Saw VI.
Talk about a treat for Halloween! What looks to be a rough cut of a new promo (for the upcoming AFM perhaps?) for George A. Romero's Survival of the Dead (review here) showed up on YouTube, and we've got it for you right here! Just beware that spoilers abound ... as does a glorious amount of gory gags.
As we mentioned in our previous story about Web content provider Babelgum's new series "The Occulterers", TONIGHT FROM 6:00 pm TO 7:00 pm, Pacific, Dread Central will be providing LIVE streaming footage of the 2009 West Hollywood Halloween Parade. Check back here at that time for the goods!