New Stills From Pontypool

Some new stills from the speech-to-infection inspired zombie flick, Pontypool surfaced today and they showcase a bit of the violent chaos that goes down. Yay, violent chaos!

Pontypool Gets an Artsy East Coast Premiere

Canada’s inventive new take on the zombie genre, Pontypool, will be celebrating its East Coast premiere at the famous Museum of Modern Art located at 11 West 53rd Street in New York City. The first screening will be held Thursday, March 19th, at 6:15 p.m. with a second showing on Saturday, March 21st, at 8:45 p.m.

Pontypool Clips Now Online

Ready for some kick ass clips from Pontypool? I know you are, and we've got several for you to peruse. Get in here and start diggin' on the goodness!

Badass New Pontypool Trailer

I love trailers. Especially trailers for movies about the world going to hell in a handbasket. Makes our economic woes seem a little less troublesome, does it not?

Author Talks Pontypool Film

This morning we got a heads up from a video producer up in Toronto, Canada, who recently got the chance to sit down with Pontypool author/screenwriter Tony Burgess to talk about the film. Instead of hording the info for themselves, they’ve put the interview up on YouTube for all to enjoy, so you can check it out below!

Badass Pontypool Poster

This is the Canadian poster for the film, but hopefully when IFC Entertainment distributes Pontypool on May 29th they’ll use a similar design cause man, that is eye-catching!

Pontypool Finds Distribution via IFC Entertainment

Bruce McDonald's Pontypool will finally be seeing some Stateside distribution thanks to the good folks at IFC Entertainment who have been steadily giving horror fans good reasons to get excited as of late.

Pontypool Poster Now Live!

Remember that flick Pontypool we told you about a while back? No? You should be ashamed! Well, maybe not, but still! In any event, the official poster is now online, so here's your chance to dig!

AFM: The 2008 Round-up!

Horror may currently be in a slump, but the 2008 American Film Market has shown a huge light at the end of the tunnel. This year showcased a record number of horror titles and Dread Central was on hand to catch a great deal of them. Some were good, some were bad but all showed that this genre still has plenty of lifeblood left. Many exhibitors were also kind enough to show us movie promos, while others coldly showed us the door (Lesbian Vampire Killers, I’m looking at you).


 Year  Country
  • Year: 2009
  • Country: USA
  •  Run Time   MPAA Rating
     Category  Color
  • Category: Feature
  • Color type: Color
  •  Director
  • Director: Bruce McDonald
  •  Writer(s)
  • Writer: Tony Burgess
  •  Starring
     Sub Genre
  • Sub Genre: Siege
  •  Keywords
  • Themes: Virus
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    Plot Synopsis:

    Morning radio personality Grant Mazzy is having a bad month. His career from Toronto radio personality has been diminished to broadcasting small town radio from the basement of a church; a task he makes bearable by thinly veiled sarcasm and small town mockery. His producer wants him to talk about school closings and traffic hick-ups. He wants drama a controversy.

  • Pontypool (2009)

  • Interviews:

    Early Sales Art: Pontypool Changes
    DVD Releases: Jan. 26, 2010: Who Saw VI of The Double Born Sink into the Madness of Pontypool?
    Pontypool Finally Heading Home on DVD - US and UK Artwork
    IFC's Midnight Movie Summer of Horrors!
    Editorial: Is Horror Dying?
    Four Clips from Pontypool
    Pontypool - Theatrical One-Sheet
    Pontypool Changes - New Sequel
    DVD Art and Date: Pontypool
    First Pontypool Sequel News


    Alphabet Killer & Pontypool Trailers

    Those sickos over at Arrow in the Head got their hands on the trailer for Rob Schmidt’s The Alphabet Killer, coming our way soon from Anchor Bay, and all you have to do is scroll down a bit to feast thine eyes upon it!

    Maple Nabs Pontypool

    Canada’s very own Maple Pictures has nabbed the rights to Bruce McDonald’s Pontypool, jumping on the bizarre zombie tale before its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, according to a report in this morning's Variety.