The first two guests for Creation Entertainment's upcoming Weekend of Horrors show that's taking place this May in LA have been announced and wow -- talk about a serious one-two punch!
The next step in a totally immersive movie-watching experience is available now as owners of the new Terminator: Salvation Blu-ray are able to participate in the first-ever audio-enabled Live Community Screening (LCS) on Saturday, December 5th, 2009.
Coming soon (this month to be exact) to a bookstore near you is Portable Grindhouse: The Lost Art of the VHS Box, edited by Jacques Boyreau, the guy behind Trash: The Graphic Genius of Xploitation Movie Posters. This 200-page soft cover tome documents our ghoulish favorites from video stores past in full splatterific detail, encased, ever so snugly, in a "facsimile VHS slipcase".
Writer/director Gregory Lamberson will add a special twist and a welcome scream to the 2010 Beloit International Film Festival when he returns to Beloit, WI, as the honorary Chair of the fifth annual BIFF, Feb. 18-21, 2010. Creator of the horror cult classic Slime City, which marked its 20th anniversary at BIFF in 2008, Lamberson will be on hand for the world debut of the recently completed sequel, Slime City Massacre.
Well, even though Ninja Assassin may not exactly be a horror flick, around these parts we find ninjas and gratuitous violence pretty badass. All that being said, Dread Central sent out the team of Heather Wixson and Brian Smith to cover the black carpet premiere of the movie last Thursday night at the historic Mann's Chinese Theater.
We first heard the other day about the Saw VI Soundtrack Tour that kicks off in early December in Minnesota but held off a bit on reporting about it while we worked out the details of a very cool contest we're running in conjunction with the event. Read on for the skinny.
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.