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The Horrors of Cannes 2009

The official lineup for the 2009 Cannes Film Festival has been announced, and we were pleased to see more than a few horror/thriller filmmakers mixed in with the likes of Quentin Tarantino, Alejandro Amenabar, Jane Campion, and Ang Lee. Who made the final cut?

Event Report: Fangoria Weekend of Horrors: April 17-19, 2009

Horror fiends were out in full force when the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors convention stormed the Los Angeles Convention Center this past weekend. As usual, Fango gave genre fans a lot to keep them busy over the three-day event.

Event Report: Black Devil Doll at the New Beverly Cinema

There's not a day that goes by that I don't realize what a fortunate individual I am. That's right, kids -- from time to time your old Uncle Creepy gets to take part in some truly mind-numbingly psychotic antics!

Off to the Fango Weekend of Horrors

OK, kids! The Dread Central gang are off to the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors. Know what that means? It means we're gonna be partying, and lord knows we need it!

LA Weekend of Horrors: Choice Cuts

Earlier this week we pointed you in the direction of the Fearsome Fango Film Show Line-Up for the upcoming Los Angeles Weekend of Horrors running April 17-19, 2009. Now that the full event schedule is live, we thought we'd point out a few "choice cuts" (i.e., those panels that we here at Dread Central are either moderating, participating in, or just generally think you shouldn't miss).

Chicago Horror Society to Honor Women of Horror

Listen up, Chicago-area horror fans! Looking for something charitable to do but still want to stick close to your horror roots?

Fearsome Fango Film Show Line-Up Announced

While they put the finishing touches on the panel schedule for this weekend's Los Angeles Weekend of Horrors, the folks at Fangoria have just released the line-up for the Fearsome Fango Film Show (running all three days: Friday in Room 502 A, second floor; Saturday & Sunday in Room 501 A-C, second floor; both located in West Hall B).

Gorezone Weekend of Horror Announced

The guys and ghouls who staff Dread Central are all located in the US, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have lots of love for our brethren in grue over on the other side of the pond.

Portland and Seattle Get Deep Red

Festival programmers Shade Rupe and Chris Bavota announce their first collaboration: the Deep Red International Festival of Fantastic Film, or DRIFFF, debuting in Portland, Oregon at the Clinton Street Theater, April 24-25, and in Seattle at the historic Grand Illusion Cinema, May 8-9.

Monster-Mania 12 Photo Gallery

Didn't make it to the last Monster-Mania convention? No worries! Nomad has chimed in with a boatload of images from the show!

Event Report: Boston Underground Film Festival 2009

This past week Boston was witness to the 11th annual Boston Underground Film Festival, which kicked off on March 19th and ran until the 26th.

Hollywood's Horror Drive-In Series Returns

Last fall the Steve Allen Theater teamed up with Hollywood Mobile Movie to bring fans one hell of a drive-in horror movie festival. Good news, California horror fans -- starting next week the mayhem begins anew!

Coffin Joe Embodies Evil at Cinefest 09

A few weeks ago HorrorChick Heather dropped all the details on us about the upcoming Philadelphia Film Festival/CineFest 09's Danger After Dark series. If you live in the area and were on the fence about attending, a slight change in the schedule should help you make up your mind in favor of taking the plunge.

DC to Co-Sponsor Live Horror Auction

Premiere Props announced today that they will be hosting a massive auction of never before seen movie props and costumes with Fangoria and Creation Entertainment for the Fangoria Live Auction at the Fangoria Weekend of Horrors.

Wes Craven Plans Live Commentary for Elm Street

Are you a fan of the classic A Nightmare on Elm Street and also enjoy DVD commentaries? If so, this is a live event you likely won't want to miss. Wes Craven is planning on attending a screening of his infamous 1984 film and will be doing a live commentary there with fans in the theater!