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Horror at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards

It isn't often that we mention the Grammys here at Dread Central, but a few genre favorites have landed nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented February 12, 2012, on CBS, and we just wanted to share the news.

2011 Teen Choice Awards Winners Include The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Vampire Diaries, and Paranormal Activity 2!

The 2011 Teen Choice Awards winners have been announced, and while it's no surprise that The Twilight Saga: Eclipse and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows dominated, we're happy to report Paranormal Activity 2 and Black Swan both won in their categories.

Dread Central Salutes The 2011 Saturn Award Winners!

If you follow the horror genre at all, then you know that winning a Saturn Award is akin to taking home Oscar gold (since horror is generally overlooked by the Academy Awards, this year notwithstanding), and the prestige of taking home that golden symbol of all that is great about our beloved genre is an achievement that is definitely worth celebrating.

2011 Saturn Award Winners Announced

The 37th Annual Saturn Awards show is history, and we've got all the details on the winners and more! Read on for the gory details, and big time congratulations to everyone who took home that precious, precious gold!

9th Annual Rondo Hatton Award Winners Announced

This year's e-mail vote for the 9th annual Rondo Hatton Awards, conducted by the Classic Horror Film Board, drew more than 2,900 votes as fans chose among 30 categories; and we here at Dread Central are both honored and humbled to have once again been awarded a Rondo for Best Website! Read on to find out who our 2011 co-winners are.

Black Swan, The (Blu-ray / DVD)

Starring Natalie Portman, Mila Kunis, Barbara Hershey, Winnona Rider, Vincent Cassel Directed by Darren Aronofsky

DVD and Blu-Ray Releases: March 29th - Scream if You Are a Black Swan

It doesn't matter if you're a black swan or a white swan; we're sure you're going to want to bring home the dementedness that is Natalie Portman's Oscar-winning performance in Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan.

Four US Cities to Hold The Black Swan Experience: Midnight Screenings

Still haven't seen the multiple award-winning Black Swan yet? Well, if you live in one of the four cities hosting interactive midnight screenings of "The Black Swan Experience" on Saturday, April 2nd, you now have your chance -- for FREE!

Are You A Black Swan or A White Swan?

In celebration of the release of the Academy-Award® winning Black Swan, which is out on Blu-ray and DVD March 29th, we want to share with you a new website that will reveal your deepest secrets and desires: the Black Swan Experience.

Horror at the Oscars - Part Three

Tremors? Nightbreed? Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat? 976-EVIL? Are all on the list this year. And though there were not huge horror wins in sound editing through screenplays, the Technical Awards never cease to bring out the horror veterans.

Horror at the Oscars 2011 - Part Two

Rick Baker. Friend of apes. Maker of monsters. Seven time Oscar winner. And that lucky number seven was for The Wolfman, shared with fellow EFX maestro Dave Elsey. Their on-stage speech was great, but the extended Thank You Cam was even better. Both Baker and Elsey thanked Jack Pierce and Dick Smith for inspiring them.

Horror at the Oscars 2011 - Part One

It is that time of year again when Dread Central pays its respects to those who have worked in our beloved genre and made it to the red carpet on Oscar night 2011. The genre was in rare form when it came to the nominations.

DVD and Blu-ray Specs Revealed for Fox Searchlight's Black Swan

Fresh off its big wins at this weekend's Film Independent Spirit Awards and the 83rd Annual Academy Awards, 20th Century Fox has released the full set of specs to be found on the Black Swan DVD and Blu-ray, which will be hitting store shelves on March 29th. From the Press Release:

The Wolfman and Black Swan Take Home Oscars

While it was a fairly slow night for horror at the "83rd Annual Academy Awards", a couple of genre flicks did manage to take home some gold, and for that we are thankful!

Black Swan Sweeps Up Four Major Film Independent Spirit Awards

Now this is some award show news we are definitely happy to report! Black Swan took home four major prizes from the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards.