The Toronto International Film Festival '09 is in full swing, and you'll be happy to know that Dread Central has partnered with the fine folks over at The Substream to bring you daily video coverage of the event that will feature news, interviews, and maybe even a couple of reviews here and there.
This October 16th-18th the biggest horror party of the Halloween season invades the unsuspecting inhabitants of Worcester, Massachusetts, for the 6th straight year. By day fans converge on the DCU Center to meet and greet their favorite celebs, snap up some hard to find goodies among the vendors, and walk away with as much free stuff as they can carry, courtesy of your friendly neighborhood Dreadites. As the sun sets, we head over the the Palladium, where the gods of rock smile upon us every night.
The good folks at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights have sent us along some character concept art and images from their new maze: "Halloween: The Life and Crimes of Michael Myers". It's been a long time since we've felt excited about anything pertaining to Halloween. This feels good!
Pittsburgh, PA has ten days before all hell breaks loose. That's because from September 18th through the 20th at the Crowne Plaza, those fine folks that put on ZombieFest have broadened their horizons into a new convention, now called "Horror Realm."
Speculation about the official release date for Oren Peli's debut feature Paranormal Activity is still swirling around the film, but those of you who are attending the Telluride Film Festival have an earlier chance than most to see it as it will be screened on Saturday night, September 5th, as part of the fest's "Sneak Preview" series.
Dread Central and actress Carlee (of Wicked Lake and the upcoming Alluvial) Baker hit the world premiere of Summit Entertainment’s Sorority Row (opening wide September 11) last night at Hollywood’s Arclight Theatre.
So, the August bank holiday has passed for another year and that means one thing – The Film4 Frightfest in London has just finished. This year held a special meaning to the festival though, with it greeting its 10th year in existence having moved, during that time, from humble beginnings in the Prince Charles Cinema, to the grander Odeon Leicester Square and finally, for the first time this year, to the Empire Cinema (also in Leicester Square).
Perhaps at some point in your life you've spent $20 in a strip club. If so, can you spare another $20 for a woman battling breast cancer? You know you can!
“Resistance is futile” this October as Spike TV presents the fourth annual Scream, the first and only global event of its kind to honor the best in sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic genres. Taping on Saturday, October 17, at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA, Scream 2009 celebrates the hottest films, TV shows, comics, actors, creators, icons, and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry. This year’s show will also continue the tradition of featuring exclusive world premieres from some of the most anticipated movies of 2010.
San Antonio, Texas, is getting down with the bloody goodness this weekend, August 27-30, with their second annual Horrific Film Fest. For three days, horror fans, and fans of movies in general, can show up to meet horror icons, watch independent and high-budget horror flicks, and basically have a bloody good time.
On August 20th Hollywood's historic Egyptian Theatre hosted a 10th anniversary screening of The Blair Witch Project followed by a Q&A with several members of the film's cast and crew. Of course Dread Central was there, camera in-hand, to record the auspicious occasion.
South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, has become one of the preeminent events in the United States. What started out as a music festival has added conferences and festivals for the film industry as well as for the blossoming interactive media, mirroring the ever-increasing convergence of entertainment/media outlets. So of course we here at Dread Central want to be a part of it -- and you guys can help us achieve that goal!
If you've ever been to Montreal's Fantasia Film Festival, then you know that Mitch Davis is a legend. As Co-Director of both the festival and International Programming, he can usually be found howling into a microphone as he introduces his favorite films to the adoring audience.
Finally fans in two of the country's most happening cities are going to get their chance to see Grace the way it was meant to be seen ... up on the big screen and dripping with disturbing chunks of after-birth!
It's taken a while to get up our official San Diego Comic-Con 09 photo gallery up, and we have a good reason why it's taken so long ... it's friggin' massive!