Vampire Lestat Vampire Club's Tru Blood & Gold Ball

Ever since I first read Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, I swore one of these days I'd make it to her annual Vampire Lestat Vampire Club Halloween Ball. Unfortunately, this isn't my year, but if you live anywhere near New Orleans, you might want to make it yours as the group is presenting a "Tru Blood & Gold Ball" for 2009.

Elm Street's New Mom, Connie Britton, Talks Remake

Connie Britton, who plays Nancy's mom in Samuel Bayer's re-imagining of the Wes Craven classic A Nightmare on Elm Street, is never one to mince words, and she had some really interesting things to say about the new film. Curious? We know you are.

Death Note: L, Change the World Novel Now Available

VIZ Media is building on the psychological suspense of the popular Death Note series with the release of Death Note: L, Change the World, a new novel featuring the master detective from the hit animated and manga series. In this updated storyline detective L's name has been placed in a Death Note. He has twenty-three days to bring a terrorist group to justice, or they will use a deadly new virus to change the world...by killing off most of humanity.

MattFini's Halloween Top 10 Lists: Best Sequels

Saw VI, much to my surprise, turned out to be one of the better films in the franchise, and in honor of it, I thought we’d look at some of the genre’s best sequels. They’re a fact of life when it comes to horror films so here's my take on some of the follow-ups that either usurped the originals or, at least, turned out better than expected. 10. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

FVZA Issue #1 Sells Out at Distributor Level

Radical Publishing has announced that its first printing of FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency #1 from writer David Hine and illustrator Roy Allan Martinez has sold out at the distributor level prior to its release in the direct market. Accordingly, fans looking forward to purchasing FVZA Issue #1 are encouraged to contact their local comic store and reserve their copy prior to release.

Radha Mitchell Shows Her Crazy Side

Breck Eisner's remake of The Crazies is heading to theatres on February 26, 2010, so we can start expecting stills, clips, and more to start leaking out from Overture Films over the next few months. Already one new photo has hit the Net, and it's looking pretty damn crazy!

See a Gruesome Advance Clip from Splatter

The first episode of Netflix's Roger Corman/Joe Dante/Corey Feldman collaboration Splatter launches on October 29, and an advance clip with a gruesome murder has surfaced online. Of course we've got your hookup!

Richard Kelly Blogs about The Box & Provides a New Clip

Along with the new UK quad poster for The Box revealed earlier today, we've been following along with director Richard Kelly's week-long guest blog over at MTV. Today he discusses the music for the film composed and performed by Arcade Fire and provides a new clip.

Austin's Museum of the Weird Opens Haunted Exhibit

October 24, 2009, Austin, TX - When most people think of Austin, they think of live music, world-class food, and film productions that are running from the high price of Hollywood. Austin's 6th Street is famous for all of the above, combining a night-life with a bohemian attitude that really can't be duplicated. But now it's known for more as the Lucky Lizard Curios and Gifts has opened up a permanent attraction in the back of the shop: The Museum of the Weird.

Quad One-Sheet: The Box

The UK quad one-sheet for Richard Kelley's The Box found its way online today, and as the movie prepares to enter cinemas across the pond, we've got the artwork for you right here!

Left 4 Dead 2 TV Spot Knocks it Out of the Park

Fans of the original Left 4 Dead are gonna have a lot to cheer about once its sequel Left 4 Dead 2 hits stores on November 17th. The first TV spot for the zombie slaughter-fest has made its way online, and if this doesn't tickle your trigger finger, we don't know what will.

Hammer's Beyond the Rave Comes Home

There's not a seasoned horror fan in the world who doesn't get a big smile on his or her face when you mention the name Hammer Films. Their 2008 return to the world of horror, webisode series Beyond the Rave, is now available to bring home on DVD via PAL and NTSC versions (though both will be "Region Free")!

Back from the Dead: Dreadtime Stories Returns THIS FRIDAY!

Remember Dreadtime Stories? It was a feature we ran a while back that showcased authors reading their original works of fiction to you, our dear readers. It's been a while since we've had one, and we've decided to bring it back in an all new format!

Exclusive First Images: Like Half-Naked Cheerleaders? Welcome to Spirit Camp!

We never turn down a chance to ogle images of cheerleaders in their underwear here around the Dread Central offices, but it's especially cool when said sexy subjects are also starring in a horror film! Get ready for your first look at Spirit Camp!

Paranormal Activity Around the World

With Paranormal Activity (review here) dethroning the Saw franchise as the Halloween juggernaut here in the States, the rest of the world is about to get a chances to dig on the phenomenon that this film has become for themselves.