FrightFest 2017: Horror Channel Announces 13 Nights of Genre Double Features

In honor of the 18th annual FrightFest, UK’s Horror Channel is dedicating 13 nights in August to giving fans a double dose of horror goodness! Running from August 18th through the 30th, the channel will be airing two horror movies… Continue Reading


13 Great Modern “Retro” Horror Flicks

There’s something undeniably charming about films that try to be “retro.” I’m not one to get all sappy over 90s cartoons like the rest of my generation, but even I am prone to the odd bout of nostalgia. More than… Continue Reading


Shudder Announces Movie Mayhem; New Title Added Every Weekday in May

As you’ve probably noticed, we’re big fans of the streaming service Shudder here at Dread, and they have a pretty awesome promotion taking place during the upcoming month of May.  Shudder will be hosting “Movie Mayhem” and adding a new… Continue Reading


FANT Bilbao Announces Two New Strands and Panorama Jury

With this year’s Bilbao Fantasy Film Festival, FANT, right around the corner, the organizers have announced their intention to round off the May 6th opening ceremony with the festival’s first ever midnight moviethon. Aside from the yet-to-be-revealed opening feature film and… Continue Reading


The Ugly Truth Behind the UK’s Hateful Spate of Horror Artwork

The Sacrament

Back in 2013, one of the biggest supermarket chains in the UK issued a public apology for stocking the family-unfriendly The Hospital (Dir. Tommy Golden and Daniel Emery Taylor) before it was swiftly pulled from shelves. The film in question had been brought… Continue Reading


Dread Central’s Best and Worst Horror Films of 2015

Dread Central Best Worst 2015

Another year has come to an end, which means it’s time for the Dread Central staff to weigh in with their picks of the best and worst of 2015’s horror offerings. What tickled our fancy? What made us pine for… Continue Reading


Grimmfest 2015: Full Lineup Announced Including The Hallow, Bloodsucking Bastards, Turbo Kid, Hellions, and Lots More!

Grimmfest, the UK festival of horror, cult, and fantastic film in Manchester, is back; and its 2015 lineup is bigger, bolder, and bloodier than ever before. Read on for all the details! From the Press Release: During the first four… Continue Reading