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The Art of Hammer Coming this October

You'll often hear us complain about the sad state of movie posters nowadays, but come October you'll no doubt hear us singing the praises of Titan Books' The Art of Hammer, the first ever collection of rare and iconic Hammer film posters with nearly 300 examples drawn from Hammer’s own archive and private collections from around the world.

The Woman in Black Makes Harry Potter Star Daniel Radcliffe Jump and Gasp

Anyone who is familiar with us knows that we've been singing the praises of the first movie adaptation of writer Susan Hill's The Woman in Black from 1989 for what seems like forever. Simply put - the flick is relentlessly frightening and, dare I say it, even better than the book. Track it down if you can. You will not be disappointed.

Official US Red Band Trailer - Let Me In

The official US red band trailer for Matt Reeves' Let Me In, which takes its title directly from the Americanized translation of the source material by author John Ajvide Lindqvist, is finally here, so get ready for your slightly grimmer look at the upcoming redux that has the industry buzzing.

Third Let Me In One-Sheet Makes Angels of Us All

Yet another piece of artwork for Matt Reeves' upcoming Let Me In, which takes its title directly from the Americanized translation of the source material by author John Ajvide Lindqvist, is finally here, and just like the buzz on the movie itself, it's pretty damned sweet.

Official US Green Band Trailer - Let Me In

The official US trailer for Matt Reeves' Let Me In, which takes its title directly from the source material by author John Ajvide Lindqvist, is finally here, so now's your chance to decide if this one is a sinker or a swimmer for your box office dollar.

Harry Potter Star Daniel Radcliffe Signed to The Woman in Black; No Longer in 3D?

The Woman in Black is a big favorite of several members of the Dread Central staff, and we've been anxiously awaiting casting news for Hammer Films' upcoming remake. Today we learned who would be playing the main character, young lawyer Arthur Kipps, and we have to say it's an inspired choice!

Let Me In Crime Scene Evidence Comes in the Mail?

Opening the mail around the Dread Central offices is always a treat. Today we got a plain brown box with a Los Alamos, New Mexico return address, PO Box 666.

Let Me In Score to Be Composed by Michael Giacchino

Few items are more crucial to setting the right tone and mood in a film than the score, and based on today's news that Oscar winning composer Michael Giacchino will be handling that duty for Matt Reeves' Let Me In, it looks like things are on the right track.

New Let Me In One-Sheet Showcases Blood on the Snow

Ever since the announcement of Matt Reeves' Let Me In, which is based upon the book by author John Ajvide Lindqvist, fans of both the written work and its first film adaptation Let the Right One In have been locked in heated debate about what to think of an Americanized telling of the tale. Now we've got some more fodder for you to fan your flames with.

New Website, Official Synopsis - Let Me In

What a difference a day can make. Yesterday we brought you a look at the leaked trailer for Matt Reeves' Let Me In, which is based upon the book by author John Ajvide Lindqvist, and today we have directions to a new website and the official synopsis! Happy Friday!

Leaked International Trailer: Let Me In

We've all been holding our breath and hoping for the best when it comes to the Americanized remake of the foreign vampire sensation Let the Right One In, and now through the power of the interwebs the international trailer for Matt Reeves' Let Me In, which takes its title directly from the source material by author John Ajvide Lindqvist, is here.

More Details on Hammer's 3D The Woman in Black

As should be obvious from my screen name, The Woman in Black is a big favorite of mine, as well as several other members of the Dread Central staff, so today's confirmation that a new 3D version of the film is on its way from Hammer Films was met with much rejoicing.

Second Let Me In Image Features Our Protagonists at Play

Hot on the heels of the first image of Chloe Moretz as Vampire Abby comes a new still featuring her and her playmate Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee).

Let Me In First Look: Chloe Moretz as Vampire Abby

We don't know about you guys, but after watching Chloe Moretz dole out the violence in Kick-Ass, we have become a lot more comfortable with the idea of her playing the lead vampire in Matt Reeves' remake of Let the Right One In, which takes its new title Let Me In directly from the source material by author John Ajvide Lindqvist.

Hammer Films and Dark Horse Comics Forming a Partnership

While lately it seems that just about every other film in pre-production is based on a graphic novel, now comes word of a partnership between Hammer Films and Dark Horse Comics that will give us the reverse: a series of original graphic novels and comic books, the first of which is based on an upcoming Hammer film.