Horror News

Santa Claus Re-Conquering the Martians in Theaters on December 2nd

Theatrically re-releasing popular films from the past is a trend that seems to be on the rise. Ghostbusters got another theatrical run this past October. Star Wars and Titanic will be returning to theaters in 3D next year. So why not Santa Claus Conquers the Martians?

Stephen King Promises Doctor Sleep Will Be Goddamn Scary!

For my money neither of the adaptations (film, TV miniseries) of Stephen King's The Shining did the book justice, and it remains my favorite of everything he's written, which is why I'm really looking forward to its sequel, Doctor Sleep, and am super happy to pass on King's recent description of it.

AFM 2011: Hypothermia Monster Takes a Bite out of Your Afternoon!

Be warned, kids! If you don't want to know what the monster from the upcoming flick Hypothermia looks like, you may just wanna pass over this story and move on to the next.

Exclusive: Second Annual PollyGrind Film Festival Announces Winners

The 2011 PollyGrind Film Festival recently wrapped up in Las Vegas, and the madman behind the scenes, Chad Clinton Freeman, checked in with Dread Central to share with us exclusively the winners of this year's fest.

CONTEST CLOSED! Win a Signed Copy of The Night Eternal: Book Three of the Strain Trilogy

Are you a fan of great horror literature? What about Guillermo del Toro? Chuck Hogan? Vampires (the non-sparkly kind of course)? Then you'll want to take a minute to enter to win one of ten signed copies of The Night Eternal, the final chapter in The Strain Trilogy from Messrs. del Toro and Hogan, which was released earlier this week. Read on for the details!

The Night Eternal: Book Three of the Strain Trilogy Arriving October 25th

Fans of the first two books in The Strain Trilogy from Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan will be happy to hear that the final chapter, The Night Eternal, is coming out on October 25th, and of course we have all the details for you right here!

Millennium Entertainment Secures Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's Intruders

Hot on the heels of its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo's latest film, Intruders, has found itself a home with Millennium Entertainment.

The Host Converted to 3D

Why? Just why? That's a question we find ourselves asking a lot lately. And you can officially add the following statement to your "Wow, really?" list - Bong Joon-ho's acclaimed creature feature/family drama The Host has been converted to 3D.

2011 Shriekfest Film Fest Names Winners; Absentia Takes Home Best Feature!

And the praise continues to come in for director Mike Flanagan's stunning atmospheric thriller Absentia as the film nabbed the Grand Jury prize during the 2011 Shriekfest Film Festival awards ceremony last night, closing out the Shriekfest's four-day celebration of the world of independent horror.

Stephen King Brings a Shining Sequel to Life With Doctor Sleep

I'm sort of ashamed to admit I only read "The Shining" for the first time this summer. But I'm a big Stephen King fan, regardless, and have kept up with the majority of his recent output. That's precisely why this bit of news excites me. King's been on a winning streak with his last few forays into the horror genre so what better time to hone a sequel to one of his most beloved works?

Ghoul One-Sheet Will Leave You with Your Mouth Agape

A new one-sheet for the Chiller TV adaptation of Brian Keene's Ghoul has come across our desks and we figured we'd share it with you. Well, then again ... that's our job. We never get to keep any of the good shit for ourselves!

LA Shriekfest 2011 International Horror/Sci-Fi Film Festival Announces Official Line-Up

Can you smell it, kids? It's the faint aroma of fall all around us; the kids are back to school, the days are shorter and the nights are longer which all indicate one thing- Halloween, our favorite time of the year, is fast approaching! Rejoice, fiends!

Shark Night Bites It At The Box Office, Apollo 18 Grounded

Last weekend there was speculation as to how much Hurricane Irene sweeping across the East Coast negatively impacted the box office. Nobody is going to blame Tropical Storm Lee drenching the Gulf Coast region for this weekend’s poor box office.

Bloody Cuts Leaves You In Stitches With New Short

Bloody Cuts is an anthology of 13 low/no budget short horror films that are being released periodically on the internet for us all to feast our hungry peepers on. The team wowed us with their initial offering, Lock Up, and have now followed that up with an even more impressive bit of nastiness entitled Stitches

Hudson Horror Show IV Adds Mystery Sixth Film to Lineup

Never let it be said that Chris Alo, Ted Ledger and the rest of the crew over at the Hudson Horror Show rest on their laurels. Far from it. Already having a kick ass lineup of films slated for their fourth event, the boys decided to take it a step further and add a mystery sixth film to the day. Goddamn boys, how much horror can you expect to squeeze into one day?