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FEARnet Announces Its December Holiday Programming Schedule

Wondering where you can get your holiday horror TV fix? FEARnet is the place to be! Read on for all of the network's December highlights, which include a "Tales from the Crypt" marathon on New Year's Eve!

FEARnet Presents Trick 'r Treat: 4 Rules; Announces New Acquisitions and Programing Initiatives

Are you all caught up on the very cool Trick 'r Treat shorts FEARnet has been putting out over the past several months? In honor of the Halloween holiday and the all-day Trick 'r Treat marathon they'll be running on the 31st, the network has released four more new videos entitled Trick 'r Treat: 4 Rules. In addition they've made a huge announcement about FEARnet's slate of Halloween and year-round programing initiatives that are sure to satisfy horror fans' thirst for genre content through 2012.

DVD and Blu-Ray Releases: December 28th - District 9 Comes With an Afterlife

It's another light week in horror title releases, but don't fret; the big name is out on a different form of media (hardcover book).

The Art of District 9: Weta Workshop Now Available for Pre-Order

Were you a fan of Neill Blomkamp's District 9? If so you'll want to check out The Art of District 9: Weta Workshop, which just became available for pre-order and illustrates the guns, the aliens, the vehicles, the graphic language - the whole world of District 9 that was designed and developed at Weta Workshop.

Weta's First District 9 Figure Revealed: Christopher Johnson and Son

Weta has revealed its first collectible figure from Neill Blomkamp's District 9: a sculpture of Christopher Johnson and his son, the two hero "prawns" as they are condescendingly referred to by the humans of Johannesburg.

2010 Saturn Award Winners

There weren't a lot of horror films or TV shows honored during the 36th Annual Saturn Awards, presented last night, June 24th, by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, but those that were certainly are deserving.

2010 MTV Movie Awards Nominees Announced; New Category for Horror

The nominees for the 2010 MTV Movie Awards have been announced, and shock of the century! The Twilight Saga: New Moon did not garner the most nominations. That honor went to The Hangover, but New Moon does boast a respectable five nominations. In addition, MTV has created a new category that should appeal to horror fans: Best Scared-as-Shit Performance.

Wikus from District 9 Hunting Down a Different Beast - Charlize Theron!

District 9 was one of the biggest surprises of last year, and while we all wait patiently for a sequel, we now have the chance to see what Wikus van der Merwe (Sharlto Copley) has been up to. Turns out he's got an all new problem on his hands.

2010 Saturn Award Nominees Announced

It's that time of year again: The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films has announced the nominations for its 36th Annual Saturn Awards.

District 9 Writer Tackling Stone Monsters

With the success of District 9 (which nabbed four Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture), everyone's been wondering what the people behind the smash hit alien flick will do next. Is there a sequel in the works, or maybe the time is right for something completely new ...

Seven Films in the Running for Visual Effects Oscar

While it's likely a foregone conclusion that Avatar will be taking home the Oscar, the Motion Picture Academy has announced the seven films that will compete in order to become one of three nominess for the Visual Effects Academy Award. And a couple of them are big favorites around the Dread Central offices.

DVD Releases: Dec. 22, 2009: Enjoy A Four Course Meal with the Captive in District 9

The year's winding down, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few good DVDs and Blu-rays still to be had. Case in point? The pick of the week of December 22nd: Neill Blomkamp's stellar District 9.

District 9 (Blu-ray / DVD)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Sharlto Copley, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike Directed by Neill Blomkamp Distributed by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

67th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announced

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for its 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards this morning, and while the horror genre was mostly absent from the theatrical categories, it was pretty well represented on the small screen.

Time Again to Help the People Choose Correctly

2009 is starting to wind down so of course that means it's time for all the various awards shows to begin rearing their heads. First up -- The People's Choice Awards, which (even discounting the predictable numerous mentions of Twilight) have a pretty healthy array of genre nominees.