Director Robin Hardy was present for a screening of his 1973 film The Wicker Man and a 10-minute clip of his upcoming feature The Wicker Tree at the 92nd St. Y in Tribeca on All Hallows Eve.
October 31st, the day on which Twilight fans were able to purchase a commemorative The Twilight Saga: New Moon Tour T-shirt and procure a wristband entitling them to attend the New Moon Cast Tour event in their hometown, has come and gone. Just about all the stops are sold out, but some locations will offer Q&A's open to the public. In addition, we now know exactly who will be where (subject to last-minute changes, of course).
Mark your datebooks for November 15th for a signing at Dark Delicacies of the recently released Girls and Corpses winter issue and 2010 calendar.
November 20th is fast approaching, which means Summit Entertainment will be pulling out all the stops over the next several days to keep the momentum going for The Twilight Saga: New Moon's premiere. On tap for today: a "Meet the Volturi" featurette and details on the November 11th UK fan party that promises devotees a Q&A with director Chris Weitz and stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner.
As we mentioned in our previous story about Web content provider Babelgum's new series "The Occulterers", TONIGHT FROM 6:00 pm TO 7:00 pm, Pacific, Dread Central will be providing LIVE streaming footage of the 2009 West Hollywood Halloween Parade. Check back here at that time for the goods!
I Can See You, director Graham Reznick's mind-fuck film that stars Ben Dickinson, Heather Robb, and Larry Fessenden, came out on DVD earlier this week, but if you live in or around the Boulder, Colorado, area, you have the chance to catch it on the big screen as part of the city's International Film Series.
So what are you guys doing for Halloween? If you're in Dallas, I suggest you swing by the Granado Yard Haunt, where I'll be helping entertain the masses.
This scribe and my bowling team - Dread Central’s ‘The Horror Starlets’ comprised of Carlee (Wicked Lake, the upcoming Alluvial) Baker, Heather (The Poughkeepsie Tapes, Alluvial) Snell, Brooke (iMurders) Lewis, and Tracy (Dark Woods) Coogan - took part in Tuesday night’s fifth annual non-profit Bowling for Boobies Los Angeles breast cancer event, and we wish to thank those in the horror community who so generously donated to this wonderful cause (see the list below).
Horror comes in many forms: films, novels, music, video games ... even art. Here at Dread Central we do our best to keep you informed about all of them, and for those of you in and around New York City, you have a chance to experience Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni's solo exhibition of acrylic paintings entitled Untraceable Spaces.
Ever since I first read Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, I swore one of these days I'd make it to her annual Vampire Lestat Vampire Club Halloween Ball. Unfortunately, this isn't my year, but if you live anywhere near New Orleans, you might want to make it yours as the group is presenting a "Tru Blood & Gold Ball" for 2009.
Last year, Jeff Schiefelbein's Saw: The Haunted Attraction scared up a lot of business and became recognized as one of Southern California's biggest and best Halloween mazes. This year, Scheifelbein and his crew have returned to deliver Sinister Pointe - a new attraction with two brand spankin' new mazes: "Fear", an original maze of Jeff's design and "Silent Hill" which throws you right in the middle of Konami's terrifying game series.
Playwright Allison Moore captivated audiences at the 2009 Humana Festival with this edgy, satirical and laugh-out-loud thriller, Slasher. This Halloween, The Zephyr on Melrose Theatre brings to Los Angeles all the hilarity, blood and gore of Moore’s witty and brilliantly written black comedy.
The Dread Central crew were in attendance at the recent Spike TV Scream Awards reporting on the events as they happened, and to get you geared up for watching the show tomorrow night, October 27th, Spike has released a few more highlights!
Some Canadian zombies are coming, and they want you to volunteer. No, not to be eaten, but to participate in their Halloween Walk. Actually, being zombies, it is technically more of a “shuffle”, but the concept is the same. And Mezco Toyz will be helping to support the Zombie Walk by supplying goodie bags to 150 participants and, for a limited time, giving a 10% discount on all orders that enter a special code.
Although they said they were waiting until they hit 200,000 followers on Twitter, Summit Entertainment went ahead and released the title treatment artwork for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse this evening, and of course we've got a look at it for you ... in all its sparkly glory.