Death Note

Death Note Prequel Helmer Revealed!

We're still anxiously awaiting news regarding a U.S. release of Shusuke Kaneko's two amazing Death Note (review) films, which pumped some much needed life back into the J-horror scene last year.

Death Note II: The Last Name (DVD)

Reviewed by Andrew Kasch Starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Taekshi Kaga, Shido Nakamura, Erika Toda Directed by Shusuke Kaneko Distributed by VIZ Pictures

Death Note (2006)

Reviewed by Andrew Kasch Starring Tatsuya Fujiwara, Ken'ichi Matsuyama, Asaka Seto, Shigeki Hosokawa Directed by Shusuke Kaneko

Dread Central at AFM!

The American Film Market in Santa Monica is like Christmas for the movie industry: You never know what great titles will pop out of the woodwork. This year over 800 films were screened for distributors, quite a few of them horror. Dread Central was on hand for the week-long extravaganza, braving the ice-cold stares of exhibitors and studios to catch the new hot genre titles. The following is a mini wrap-up of the event brought to you by insomnia and SoBe™ brand energy drink. Enjoy!

Death Note Gets Animated

While we wait to see if the Japanese horror film Death Note, based on the manga of the same name about a kid who finds a notebook that kills anyone whose name is written in it, is actually as good as its homeland box office indicates, D.N. Dream Partners have announced that they’re sinking money into TV toon based on the film.