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Camera Obscura Terrifying Costume Contest Winners Announced

As you may recall, during the Halloween season Dread Central partnered with the fine folks at Dailymotion and "Camera Obscura" for the "Camera Obscura" Terrifying Costume Contest with a $1,000 first place cash prize, and today the winners were announced.

CONTEST CLOSED! Upload Videos of Your Halloween Costumes And WIN Big Bucks with Camera Obscura and Dread Central

Have you been planning your Halloween costume all month long? Since you have spent all this time, energy and moolah on your amazing threads, you might as well try to recoup some dollars. So we at Dread Central are partnering with the fine folks at Dailymotion and "Camera Obscura" to help you do just that.

Event Report: The Reapers Take over The Roosevelt Hotel

The second annual Reaper Awards descended onto the historic Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood on Tuesday, October 12th, in high fashion as the hotel was packed to celebrate the best horror titles released over the last year on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Dread Central Turns Four and Some HUGE Thank Yous!

It's hard to believe that just four years ago we were nothing more than a splash page placeholder with the promise that "The Dread Shall Rise", and rise we did. Not on our own though. If we stand tall at all, it's because we stand on the shoulders of you guys, our readers.

First Look, Dread Central, & Metuchen, New Jersey's Forum Theatre to Host East Coast Premiere of 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams

As if hosting the West Coast premiere wasn't enough, we've decided to hop in Tim Sullivan's maniac mobile and head on over to the East Coast to make sure New Jersey gets its fair share of bloody, tasteless mayhem!

First Look Studios, American Cinematheque, Dread Central & Les Deux Partner for LA Premiere of 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams

You want huge news regarding Tim Sullivan's 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams? We've got it for you here, and we're doing it in style, baby!

Haberman's Retrospective Hijinx - Pick Your Poison!

Venomous Mammals ... call me irresponsible, call me indecisive, but don’t call me lazy. Once again, I’m reaching out to you for assistance in choosing which film to retrospect upon. But it isn’t because I take quick glances at my obscene library and give up on making a special selection – no. It’s because I sweat blood night after night trying to determine what film should be picked from the bloated class. I refuse to go back to the hospital for horror films again (another story altogether), so we must try something else, mustn’t we?

Retrospective: Attention DC Readers: Where Do We Go Now?

Never let it be said that we're not a fan's website! With two killer retrospectives under his belt, our newest Dread Central scribe, Chris Haberman, is looking to find out what YOU want to see next! So take a second and let him know! In return for your input we may even send you out some free swag to go along with our undying gratitude.

Sneak Preview: Dread Central is Bringing You “Final Girls” This February

As one of the women of Dread Central, I thought it would be fun to do something a little different in honor of February being Women in Horror Month. Starting in just a couple of weeks we will be running an exclusive interview series called “Final Girls” profiling some of horror’s most kick-ass warrior chicks from the last thirty years.

Dreadtime Stories: Under the Bed

Every parent has to deal with nightmares. When a child screams in the night, it takes a special kind of patience to reassure the child that there's nothing in the darkness. But what if the child wasn't dreaming? What if the nightmares are real? What happens when the child's fears become the parents' nightmares? Join us for our Dreadtime Story called "Under the Bed."

Get Dread Central on Your iPhone. Right Now. FREE!

Just like the rest of the world, we here at Dread Central like to have everything in the palms of our hands. Especially ourselves! Wait ... that didn't sound right ... *ahem* Anyway, now you can have us with you anytime you want, everywhere you go ... for free!

Dreadtime Stories: The Caller

For the New Year the Dreadtime Players thought it might be cool to air our "Pilot Episode," the one that got us green-lit. Simple old-school terror reigns as a woman finds herself alone at night with a maniac loose in the neighborhood. We hope you enjoy our first effort, "The Caller."

Show Dread Central a Little Love by Voting for Us as Best Horror Blog

Hey! You know how we update this site like all year for you? Holidays included? Well here's your chance to do something kind of cool for us!

Happy New Year 2010

With 2009 winding up its final hours, we'd like to take a moment to say GOOD RIDDANCE! This year has taken from us some of our beloved stars, beloved idols, beloved friends, and beloved income and has generally sucked for the most part. To it we fondly give the finger and shout with as primal a scream as possible -- WELCOME 2010!

Dreadtime Stories: Twas the Night Before Christmas

The Dreadtime Stories Players would like to thank everyone for listening and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. And to do so, we thought we'd share a bit of macabre holiday tradition. Gather the children, drink some nog, and enjoy our version of "Twas the Night Before Christmas." We'll see you all in 2010!