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We're not quite sure how in the world most of them actually sing given the ass-to-mouth nature of the cult phenomenon known as The Human Centipede, but damn it, it's not stopping anyone from trying! In this edition of the WTF Friday Video of the Week, we're happy to bring you Human Centipede: The Musical.
If you haven't been digging on This Week in Horror, you've been missing out on some truly tasty tidbits of terror news that you won't be finding anywhere else. In this latest edition Birdemic director James Nguyen talks about the sequel to his cult favorite romantic thriller. Dig on the videos below in which Nguyen reveals:
We know exactly what you're thinking. "What in the name of all that is unholy is Dread Central doing covering a comedic short film based upon a possible sequel to the Billy Crystal hit When Harry Met Sally? Trust us. We didn't think we'd be covering it either; however, once you watch it, you'll totally understand.
Hobo With a Shotgun director Jason Eisener believes one good turn deserves another, and since his film is the product of a won trailer contest, he's ready to give another young filmmaker the same opportunity.
We pick and choose exactly what kind of reality based stories to cover here on Dread Central, mainly because, well, real world news is depressing and more horrific than anything we can conjure up. However, every now and again something grabs us (or should I say bites us?), and we can't resist. Case in point ...
Filming in Kiev, Ukraine, and broadcasting on the Internet, Overturn bills itself as the first international science fiction/mystery series; and it has every right to do so. The performers hail from an incredibly diverse array of countries, including the United States, Australia (the country and the continent), Italy, Denmark, Russia, the Ukraine, Nigeria and Vietnam.
This week's WTF video isn't so much a WTF for its content as it is for the controversy it caused. A 1989 "Saturday Night Live" sketch written by Conan O'Brien called "Attack of the Masturbating Zombies" prompted several sponsors to pull out of the show, leading to the skit being banned from all future SNL rebroadcasts since.
Can’t make it to the Tribeca Film Festival? Don't despair. Just like last year, Tribeca 2011 will have an online component, allowing you to watch some of the films from this year's fest in the comfort of your own home. The only catch? Just one of them is a horror film: Rabies (aka Kalevet) directed by Navot Papushado and Aharon Keshales.
A couple of days ago we told you about a killer new podcast called The Night Crew. Now we have the official word for you to dig on! Check it out, fiends! From the Press Release
A brand new aural treat is on its way from some of the biggest names in horror journalism including, most humbly, us. Get ready for some good old supernatural themed mental floss with The Night Crew.
Over the years podcasts have quickly become one of the single most interesting bits of new media this generation has seen. Some talk news and opinion, and some ... well, some tell tales of terror the old fashioned way. Ever wonder what sitting in on your favorite podcast or radio drama would be like? Some zombie fans in particular are about to find out. From the Press Release
Love short stories but don't have a lot time to read them? Have an iPhone/iPod/iPad or an Android? Then you'll be interested in 3:15, a collection of nine standalone, spooky stories based on urban legends, B-movie horror, and classic ghost stories from innovative author Patrick Carman (Skeleton Creek). From the Press Release:
Web series "31" promises to be a supernatural thriller unlike anything that has come before. Over the course of 31 days, 31 episodes of 31 seconds each will air online. Transmissions begin 3/31/11 at 3:31 pm.
Comedian Billy Crystal has sure come a long way since his stint on "Soap" carrying around a dummy. The man has pretty much done it all. Everything, that is, except for an online webisode in which he'll play an aging vampire.
So you know you're gonna croak or someone close to you has kicked the bucket. Usually there are only two standard options ... burial or cremation. Both are for pussies! A new Swedish company has a third option for those of you out there tough enough to handle the spectacle.