Sam Peckinpah's classic Straw Dogs remains one of the best cinematic explorations of the consequences of violence. However, you may not realize the film was based on a short book by Gordon Williams called The Siege of Trencher's Farm, which is about to be re-released by Titan Books, who has provided us with an exclusive excerpt.
It's no secret that many members of the Dread Central staff are big fans of The CW's "Supernatural" so when Titan Books asked if we'd be interested in posting an exclusive extract from its upcoming Supernatural: The Official Companion Season 5, of course we jumped at the chance.
You'll often hear us complain about the sad state of movie posters nowadays, but come October you'll no doubt hear us singing the praises of Titan Books' The Art of Hammer, the first ever collection of rare and iconic Hammer film posters with nearly 300 examples drawn from Hammer’s own archive and private collections from around the world.
Reviewed by Mr. Dark Written by Jane Austen, Seth Grahame-Smith, Tony Lee Art by Cliff Richards
While we dig the concept of mashing up classic fiction and/or historical events with zombies and vampires, the trend is starting to become a little like 3D - it's anywhere and everywhere with no end in sight! But we have to admit we're intrigued by the two latest such projects we've heard about: The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Seance for a Vampire and Frankenstein Has Left the Building.
Author Joe Schreiber is probably best known as the man that brought horror to the Star Wars universe with his novel Death Troopers
Author Joe Schreiber is probably best known as the man that brought horror to the Star Wars universe with his novel Death Troopers. He's decided to bring his brand of chills to another universe we love quite a bit here at Dread Central: the world of the Winchesters and "Supernatural".