Just a week or so after giving you guys an exclusive interview with director Oren Peli (read it here), we now bring you the stars of the phenomenon known as Paranormal Activity (review here): Katie Featherston and Micah Sloat!
Another paranormal themed found footage film has surfaced detailing the horrifying exploits of a very ... very ... haunted house. Dare you enter the house at 1013 Briar Lane? Don't forget your nightlight!
With Paranormal Activity (review here) dethroning the Saw franchise as the Halloween juggernaut here in the States, the rest of the world is about to get a chances to dig on the phenomenon that this film has become for themselves.
It was No. 1 at the box office last weekend and has been the topic of more discussion among horror fans than just about any other film in recent years. So of course Rick Trembles had to add his $.02 about the phenomenon known as Paranormal Activity.
EDITOR'S NOTE: We're always on the lookout for good new writers here at Dread Central, and with the addition of MattFini we hit pay dirt! Matt's not only one of our best and brightest, but he's also as opinionated as they come. You're almost always guaranteed to be either infuriated or amused at his musings. Each day this week he'll be posting his own Halloween Top 10 lists. Agree? Disagree? Laugh! Cry! Sound off inside!
Fitting that this film be announced during Breast Cancer Awareness Month because if there is one man who is keenly aware of breasts, it would be Jim Wynorski. Having given us such horror-inspired softcore sex spoofs as The Witches of Breastwick, The Bare Wench Project, The Breastford Wives, and Cleavagefield, Wynorski is now setting his sights on a current horror hit with Para-Knockers Activity.
One of the many cool things about Paranormal Activity's success is that the supernatural subgenre is roaring back in a big way. I’m sure every major studio in Hollywood is looking through their scripts to find comparable material. Overseas the doors are opening as well with one such flick, The Possession of David O'Reilly, well under way!
On Thursday, October 23rd, Heather Wixson (also known around these parts as "The Horror Chick") was on hand for a special Paranormal Activity Midnight Screening and Party at the AMC at the Block in Orange, California. Those in attendance got special VIP passes to the event as well as a gift bag stuffed with a poster, limited edition t-shirt, and other goodies.
A few days ago we told you about Paramount throwing Paranormal Activity parties across the country for the first ten theatres selling out their midnight shows this Thursday. Now we're trying to make that happen for Orange County, California residents.
We bet you had no idea that such a thing existed! Austin's own Museum of the Weird will be opening up a new exhibit that details the ghostly history of the Texas State Capitol, and Dread Central will be there. Not only that, but our own Paranormal Studies Editor and resident spooky guy, Scott A. Johnson, will be signing copies of his new book about the haunted history of Austin.
We're all suckers for great ghost stories. They come in very different varieties. Some are funny, some action packed, and some ... well, some just scare the shit out of you. The subject of the day is one that falls into that last category,
Once again Wes Craven has taken to Twitter to update everyone on the status of his upcoming 25/8. Wait ... what's that? The film has a new title? Read on for more!
Two words are on the lips of lots of horror fans this Halloween season and they're not "remakes suck", "PG13 blows", or "Saw VI". They are "Paranormal Activity" (review here). Recently we sat down with director Oren Peli for an in-depth talk about the film, the phenomenon, and even the potential sequel.
The final weekend box office numbers are in, and once again Paranormal Activity kicked a copious amount of ass, earning a per screen average that was almost three times as much as its closest competitor. And to celebrate, Paramount is throwing a party at the first ten theatres that sell out their midnight screenings for this coming Thursday night.
Now that you and 999,999 of your closest friends have demanded it, Paranormal Activity is opening wide this weekend, and in honor of that event, Paramount has released a new trailer for the film, which they were kind enough to provide to Dread Central.