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Beauties and Their Beasts in the Horror Genre

Throughout history there have been tales, legends, what-have-you about beautiful women and their effect on creatures considered unworthy or dangerous or abominations. The “love of a good woman” scenario carried to an extreme as these women do indeed usually fall in love with their hideous “captors”.

Drawing on Your Nightmares: After Crypticon

Lest I be taken for a pretentious twit with no place on this site after my last blog, I want to start this one with a quick review of Drag Me to Hell. I loved it.

Major Site Update for Hallows Eve

Indie feature Hallows Eve: Slaughter on 2nd Street has released a major site update revealing lots of details about their bloody new venture. We know only a little about this film, and it is yet to be reviewed here; but mixing a bit of grue with one of our favorite holidays can often be a good time. The synopsis is included below - check out their official website for more details!

Terror Tweets: Bousman on Comic-Con / Grimly on Cannibal Flesh Riot

A couple of updates came through via Twitter today from director Darren Bousman and mad creator Gris Grimly.

Cal McDonald Moving Closer to the Big Screen

My name is Cal McDonald. I’m a private detective. I don’t handle cases most detectives handle because I don’t have that kind of luck. I deal with monsters and freaks and every dark, fucked up thing normal law won’t.

Megan Fox Dishes on Jennifer's Body

Everywhere you look lately there's another story about Megan Fox! From Transformers to Jonah Hex the starlet is certainly riding high right now, but there's one project in particular that has us horror fans all hot and bothered -- Jennifer's Body!

Next Up on the Remake Carousel: Teen Wolf

It appears that Warner Bros. is actively looking for a writer to tackle a new approach toward the much beloved classic Teen Wolf. No surprise, really, but it still hurts a little.

Third Psycho-Looking Pandorum Poster

The third in a series of really disturbing posters for Pandorum popped up online today courtesy of IMP Awards, this time depicting Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler engaging in one of his trademark rock star screams.

The Poster of Dorian Gray

The poster has surfaced today for Oliver Parker's "more-horrific" adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Portrait of Dorian Gray, now shortened to simply Dorian Gray, and if you stare at it long enough, it will age before your eyes!

Official Halloween II One-Sheet

Well, it looks like we finally have the "official" name for Rob Zombie's follow-up to his Halloween reboot thanks to the official one-sheet released today. It's not H2 as most of us have been calling it, but instead the rather generic Halloween II.

SDCC 09 Eerie Exclusive: Mez-Itz Comic Book Hellboy

San Diego Comic-Con is SOLD OUT, meaning there will be more people than ever before gunning for the hottest convention exclusives. Dread Central does our part to help navigate the waters with a round-up of the bloody best the show has to offer. We kick things off with Mezco, who will be injecting a healthy dose of Hellboy into SDCC 09.

Exclusive: Chopping Mall - Lewis & Clark Commentary!

It's no secret The Signal (DVD review) is a big-time favorite here around the Dread Central offices, and millions of fans have thoroughly enjoyed getting themselves a taste of The Crazy. Part of what made that film so memorable were the performances of AJ Bowen and Scott Poythress as Lewis and Clark.

Terror Tweets: Pre-Production Begins on Mother's Day / No Neve in Scream 4

There's no doubt Twitter has changed the way that we get our information. From watching and taking part in revolutions to showing off onset pics from films, real time feeds have captured the imagination of many. Sometimes even some horror news stories arise, but usually they're hard to flesh out because they amount to something that's just under 140 characters. For these moments we now present Terror Tweets!

DreamWorks to Attend Boo U.

It seems even ghosts can suck at their jobs. Without old Beetlejuice around to help them through the rough spots, what's a spooker to do when he just stops being scary? According to DreamWorks Animation, they're to take a page out of Rodney Dangerfield's book and head back to school!

The Experiment Finalizes Cast & Ready to Shoot

One of the best films of the past decade is Oliver Hirschbiegel's based-on-a-true-story Das Experiment (review). When the inevitable remake reared its head months ago, the name being floated to write and direct was "Prison Break"'s Paul Scheuring.