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Vote Now for the 12th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

The nominees have been selected, and now it's your turn to voice your opinion and vote for your favorites in the 12th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards.

1959 Vincent Price Classic The Bat Flies in HD for the First Time

If you've never seen The Bat before, then we can promise you're in for a treat. If you have seen the flick, we can also promise you've never seen it quite like this! Read on for details.

Warner Bros. Announces THEM! For Blu-ray

Words cannot describe how excited I personally am about the following tidbit of news! The truly frightening 1954 classic giant ant flick THEM! is coming home to Blu-ray, and even though details are scarce, the news alone is like getting a ticket to horror movie heaven!

Chicago Screening of Creature From the Black Lagoon with Julie Adams Q&A to Follow

Now here's something you don’t see every day. In fact, it's a first! Julie Adams, star of Creature From the Black Lagoon, will be hosting a Q&A and autograph signing at a pair of 3D screenings of the film at the Patio Theater in Chicago on September 28.

Results Are in for the 11th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

The votes have been tallied, and what can we say but "you like us, you really like us!" As we help announce the results of the 11th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards, let us thank you, the voting public, for once again naming Dread Central as the best horror site on the web. It means the world to us. Thank you.

11th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards Names 2012 Nominees and Opens Voting

It's that time of the year once again, Dreadies! The nominees have been named for the prestigious Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards, honoring everything from best picture to best convention and everything in between. Take a look at the best of the best, and cast your vote now!

Winners of the 10th Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards Announced

The winners of the 10th Annual Rondo Awards have been announced, and we have the full list of winners! Before we continue, we at Dread Central would like to say how honored we are to have been named Best Horror Website for the third consecutive year. We humbly thank you.

Nominees Announced for the Tenth Annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards

It's time to announce the nominees for the prestigious Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards. The Rondos are classic horror's only true awards ceremony, and once again, we at Dread Central are honored to be among the nominees. Read on for voting information.

Industrial Artists Frausun Release Classic Phantom Film with New Score

We love things that are in the "public domain". They allow artists to use existing art as a launching point for their own creations, and that's never a bad thing in our book. Case in point: Dallas-based industrial twosome Frausun have created an original score to accompany Lon Chaney's classic The Phantom of the Opera. After performing the score live at popular Dallas venue La Grange, they have now released the film complete with the new score.

Phantom of the Opera, The (Blu-ray)

Starring Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Virginia Pearson, Norman Kerry Directed by Rupert Julian

Tune in to TCM's A Night at the Movies: Horror with Stephen King on October 3rd

TCM is airing "A Night at the Movies: Horror" with Stephen King on Monday, October 3rd, which features King talking about the genre of horror films from early days to the present day, including some of his own. In addition, the network is showing seven classic horror films in conjunction with the show.

Check Out Some Classic Horror in Dallas This Thursday, September 15th

Texas has become a hotbed of horror, and Dallas is the epicenter. With the massive haunt season just kicking off this weekend, it's only appropriate that one of DFW's coolest venues hosts a night of classic horror. La Grange, in the historic Deep Ellum neighborhood of Dallas, is hosting a double-feature this Thursday, September 15th, that genre fans in the area won't want to miss.

AIP: American-International Pictures is BACK!

Frankenstein Conquers the World, Monster from a Prehistoric Planet, Yonggary: Monster from the Deep, House of Usher, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Raven, The Masque of the Red Death. All classics, baby, and just like Hammer, another great motion picture studio from yesteryear, AIP: American-International Pictures, is now back and ready to churn out the horror for a new generation!

Poster for 'The Screaming Skull'

Poster for the animation 'The Screaming Skull', nominated for Best UK Short film at Raindance Film Festival 2009. For more info visit www.carrionfilms.co.uk
Tags: Animation, Classic Horror, Ghosts, hammer horror

'The Hairy Hands' poster B

Poster for the animation 'The Hairy Hands' based on a Dartmoor legend and featuring voiceovers by Doug Bradley and Nicholas Vince. For more details visit www.carrionfilms.co.uk
Tags: Animation, Classic Horror, Doug Bradley, Ghosts, Hairy Hands