Though they never officially entered the world of horror entertainment, The Doors was a band that many genre fans, including myself, hold extremely near and dear to our hearts. That being said... we've lost another true genius.
The film world has lost another loved one this evening as we are saddened to report the passing of The Stepford Wives (1975) director Bryan Forbes. Read on for all of the current details.
"Legend" is not a word that should be thrown around lightly when used to describe someone; yet, Ray Harryhausen is one of the few to whom it applies and then some. It is with a truly heavy heart that we report this absolute genius is no longer with us.
The music world suffered a shocking loss today as Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman has passed away at the all too young age of just 49 due to liver failure. Read on for details and some words from his surviving bandmates.
The world of special effects has lost another great one as artist Marcel Vercoutere has passed on at the age of 87. While his name may not exactly jump out at you, we can guarantee that his work caused many a people to jump out of their seats.
Extremely sad news has hit the internet regarding one of the finest actors to ever play the horror mega-icon Jason Voorhees. It's with a heavy heart that we have to say goodbye to Friday the 13th Part 3's Richard Brooker.
It's a crying shame that Roger Ebert will never get to see and review the upcoming films that are just screaming for his critque. However, that doesn't mean that we cannot take a look back at some of his views on several much beloved horror films.
Though not associated with the horror genre directly, film critic Roger Ebert has been an integral part of the film community and our lives for several decades now. It's with a heavy heart that we report he's no longer with us.
Some truly sad news has come out of Spain this morning as the horror genre mourns the passing of one of its most prolific filmmakers: Jess "Jesus" Franco.
We rarely cover celebrity passings outside of the horror genre, but if you're at all familiar with the WWF / WWE character of Paul Bearer then you know that his name on this website fits like a glove. It's with a heavy heart that we report that this sports entertainment legend is no longer with us.
A bit of sad news has come in regarding the passing of an actor who's very familiar to fans of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" along with gamers. On his 62nd birthday, word has come that Robin Sachs has died unexpectedly.
The world has lost another great one as Screen Daily reports that today (Jan. 21) director Michael Winner has passed on at age 77 at his home in Kensington, south London due to to heart and liver problems.
Some truly shocking and sad news has hit the wire as director David R. Ellis (Snakes on a Plane, Shark Night, Final Destination 2) is no longer with us. Details are scarce at the moment, but read on for what we know as of now.
A genuine mystery and all-around obsession arose in 1986 during the “discovery phase” of my relationship with horror in the mid-1980s. It would last until the early summer of 2008.
One of the saddest stories I've ever written here on Dread Central. Danny Steinmann didn't have the longest career, nor was his work appreciated by mainstream critics. But genre fans loved his crass and darkly humorous voice, and if you're anything like me, you hoped he'd revisit that territory one day. Unfortunately, that's not going to happen now.