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Apollo 18 Comes Home for Christmas

A funny thing about Apollo 18. Every time we tried to see it in the theatre, something happened to prevent us from going. Attempt 1: On vacation. Attempt 2: Not feeling well. Attempt 3: Massive West Coast blackout. Okay already. We get the hint! Well, at least we'll be able to catch it on Blu-ray and DVD.

Evil Things (UK DVD)

Starring Gail Cadden, Laurel Casillo, Morgan Hooper Directed by Dominic Perez Distributed by Scanbox Entertainment

1666 - Your New Address for Horror

Sometimes it's best to just leave well enough alone. You don't really expect to visit the scenes of horrible murders, lay in the exact spots bodies were found, while laughing about how it was better them than you, without stirring up some bad mojo, do you?

Exclusive Trailer, Stills and More from Paranormal Incident; Sorority Party Massacre Update

Sorority Party Massacre co-director (with Justin Jones) and writer-producer Chris Freeman caught up with Dread to give us the skinny on that flick (see our previous coverage here) as well as to provide us an exclusive trailer, new stills and key art from his completed found footage feature Paranormal Incident. Read on!

New One-Sheet for The Lost Coast Tapes Gets to the Point on Bigfoot

Cinéma vérité style filmmaking and Bigfoot should go together like peanut butter and jelly! Ash and the evil dead! Jason and naked teens! It's really a wonder that anyone has yet to make an effective film focusing on the legend of the Sasquatch using this technique, but if the first poster for The Lost Coast Tapes is any indication of what's to come, one may well be on its way.

The Convent Becomes a Haunted Dorm in Latest Paranormal Activity Copycat

Ever since the success of Paranormal Activity, everyone's walking around with cameras, setting up make-shift stunts, and passing it off as real footage. The latest to join the ever growing crop? The Convent, not to be confused with the Mike Mendez classic of the same name.

CONTEST CLOSED! UK Readers: Win an Atrocious DVD!

It's UK competition time here at Dread Central once again, and what could be more welcome this close to October 31st than a free fright flick? I'll tell you – nothing, that’s what! The ever so generous guys at Revolver Entertainment have shot us three copies of “found footage” shocker Atrocious to give to YOU! Rest assured that the quality of the flick is nothing like its namesake, so read on...

Generic Artwork for The Asylum's Amityville Haunting

The Asylum is back with an entry into the Amityville series, Amityville Haunting, and a warning that the footage contained within the film is REAL. Too bad the house on this latest piece of artwork isn't. Ironic, no? Maybe it's real footage from another house? Oh, we give up.

New Haunted Poland (Nawiedzona Polska) Trailer Creeps Online

The full trailer for the latest cinéma vérité fright fest from overseas, Haunted Poland (Nawiedzona Polska), is ready to try to send a shiver down your spine. Does it succeed? Read on and let us know!

Uncover the Mystery of Tape 407

We got a reader request today, and always trying to impress you guys, of course we followed up on it. Sarah in Hollywood had the trailer for a unique film entitled Tape 407 forwarded to her and wanted to know if we at Dread Central could help her out getting some more info on the film. Well, Sarah, have we ever let you down before? Of course not, and we don't plan on starting now.

Undocumented (2010)

Starring Scott Mechlowicz, Alona Tal, Yancey Arias, Greg Serano, Kevin Weisman, Chad Brummett, Tim Draxl Directed by Chris Peckover

An Atrocious DVD Release on its Way!

After a successful festival and limited theatrical run, the latest title in the Bloody Disgusting Selects catalog is finally on its way home. Are you ready for the terrors of Atrocious (review here)?

Eduardo Sanchez Talks Third Blair Witch Project

Like it, love it, or hate it, The Blair Witch Project defined the cinéma vérité style horror films that have exploded over the last few years. Without it we'd have no Paranormal Activity, no [REC] franchise, etc. Talk of a third entry, despite the horrid second film, has been going on for years; and we have the latest for you right here!

Ashley Bell Back for Last Exorcism Sequel

If there's one thing that worked in The Last Exorcism, it was the chilling and stunning performance of lead Ashley Bell. She absolutely hit it out of the proverbial park, and it looks like she'll be coming back for more!

First Haunted Poland (Nawiedzona Polska) Clip "Sees Something"

Ready for a quick look at the latest indie scarefest coming our way from overseas, Haunted Poland? Come on! You know your curiosity is going to get the better of you so just give in!