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Belle Gunness to Paint the Silver Screen Red

Never mind Freddy, Jason, and Michael. The story of Belle Gunness is the stuff of real nightmares. Way back at the turn of the 20th Century, she went on a rampage and a half, and to this very day old Belle's known as one of the most prolific female serial killers of all time. Now that, folks, is what we call perfect horror movie fodder!

First Stills: Dream Home

How far would you go to keep your dream home? That's the question director Pang Ho-Cheung will ask of audiences when his new movie Dream Home comes out later this year. Judging by the stills this film's main character is willing to go pretty damned far!

Rick Trembles Unleashes Motion Picture Purgatory Volume 2

Whether you're a long-time reader of Dread Central or a brand new one, one feature we have around here that's an all-time favorite is without question Rick Trembles' Motion Picture Purgatory (archive here). The first print collection of Rick's unique brand of film critiquing madness has been available for sale for some time now, and Volume 2 is just around the corner!

Hard-Boiled Horror Tales: The Hit Got Hairy Part VIII

Time for another installment of Doug Slack's horror anthology serial Hard-Boiled Horror Tales! Dread Central is proud to present "The Hit Got Hairy" Part VIII.

New Stills: True Blood Season 2

Step right up, kids! We got a gaggle of new stills from HBO's epic vampire series "True Blood" for you to sink those incisors straight into. Make sure you wipe your mouth when you're done. We wouldn't want you to waste!

Extreme Paranormal Haunts A&E

Who doesn't love shows about the things that go bump in the night? What? No, we're not talking about the Playboy channel, you friggin' pervs! We're talkin' about the new sliver of paranormal shivers coming to us courtesy of A&E Network -- "Extreme Paranormal"!

Strangest. Clip. Ever. Big Man Japan

We've seen a lot of stuff over the years. Some bad. Some good. And the rest? They just defy rational explanation. This, my friends, is one of the really strange times when we're at a loss for words. One look at this clip for Big Man Japan (review here), and I think you will be too.

Smokin' Hot One-Sheet: Blood: The Last Vampire

Anticipation is growing high for Chris Nahon's live action adaptation of the manga hit Blood: The Last Vampire, and rightly so. The movie looks pretty damned cool! Every cool lookin' movie should have an equally as badass poster, and this latest one is just that!

Gamer One-Sheet and Trailer

The wonderfully twisted duo who brought us Pathology and the Crank movies, Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, are at it again -- This time with a new film called Gamer starring Gerard Butler, Ludacris, Milo Ventimiglia, Alison Lohman, and Kyra Sedgwick. Curious? We've got the goods for ya!

New True Blood Season 2 Promo

The second promotional clip for HBO's hit vampire show "True Blood" Season 2 appeared today on the network's official "True Blood" site and it's looking damned fine!

Motion Picture Purgatory: C.H.U.D.

It's been a while since we've gotten any kind of update on the proposed C.H.U.D. remake, so let's take a look back at the original, shall we? This week Trembles reminds us what we love about it!

Niles' Wake The Dead Thwarted by a Hobbit

According to MTV's Splash Page, Steve (30 Days of Night) Niles' Wake The Dead has been delayed by work being done for The Hobbit, which is being directed by Guillermo (Hellboy) Del Toro and is slated for a 2012 release.

Christopher Lloyd Hired On as Piranha Expert

Our man on the scene in Lake Havasu City, Roger Galloway, has reported in again from the set of Piranha 3D, this time with some very cool casting news: It seems everyone's favorite mad scientist, Christopher Lloyd, is joining the project.

Simon Baker to Hunt The Killer Inside Me

As far as I'm concerned, Simon Baker improves just about any project he touches, and the upcoming remake of Jim Thompson's crime novel The Killer Inside Me was already looking pretty great! Baker joins the previously announced Casey Affleck, Bill Pullman, Ned Beatty, and Elias Koteas in the noir thriller.

DVD Releases: May 12, 2009: S. Darko Holds a Grudge for Plague Town

With all the news that keeps pouring in today, I'm gonna keep this short and sweet. If you own a Blu-ray player, this is a very good week for you. But even if you don't, there are plenty of releases that should make your wallet feel the pinch.