Travel Beyond Bizarre Movies with These Top 3 Twisted Treats

Only a twisted mind could come up with these horror movie plots. Are you twisted enough to enjoy their brilliance? I guess I am. I enjoyed the three films on this list, not because they are perfectly executed and masterful… Continue Reading


Three Films that Remind Us: Don’t Mess with the Devil!

If I’ve learned anything from horror movies, it is this: Don’t mess with the devil. Sure, he’ll promise all kinds of things, but ultimately he doesn’t care if you’re screwed… and he has eternity to wait for it. Keep your… Continue Reading


Stephen King’s Most Frequent Film Collaborators

After the enormous critical and box-office success of It, director Andy Muschietti is at work on the sequel and has also made his interest known about helming a new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel Pet Sematary. While it might… Continue Reading


Top 10 Horror Remakes of the 21st Century

Horror fans often times groan at the prospect of another remake. It’s certainly become a trend to take a movie franchise with an established following and remake it for today’s audiences. Detractors of remakes often see them as a quick… Continue Reading


The Secret Societies of Horror Films

Les Vampires

So much of horror is about the hidden secret, the deadly truth that is revealed far too late to be of any help, so it only adds insult to the injury of the violence and death that surrounds the characters… Continue Reading


Horror’s Iconic Director/Actor Teams

Whale and Karloff

There is a long and respected history of filmmaking teams, whether they’re writers and directors (like Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader), directors and producers (like Danny Boyle and Andrew MacDonald), or directors and actors (like Tim Burton and Johnny Depp).… Continue Reading


Guest Post: Trip Out on These 1973 Horror Movies with Author Gary Scott Beatty

While Eighties nostalgia may be all the rage lately thanks to shows like “Stranger Things” and “GLOW” on Netflix, I’m still a big fan of the Seventies, particularly when it comes to horror movies.  Wounds author Gary Scott Beatty is… Continue Reading


A Hauntingly Good Time: Five Indie Novels with Wraiths and Ghosts

Generic Ghost

For whatever reason, our society, and popular culture in general, seems preoccupied with death. Whether it’s watching a group of survivors fend off zombie hordes or it’s a rag-tag group of scientists busting ghosts, death is all around us. Even… Continue Reading


10 Fantastic Alien Films, According to Rotten Tomatoes

I know that we’ve been covering Alien: Covenant like crazy on Dread Central over the past couple of months. It’s impossible to deny that the film’s marketing strategy hasn’t been effective because I’m sure that everyone and their grandmother is… Continue Reading


#CincoDeMayo: Party Through the Weekend with These Mexican Horror Classics

Ship of Monsters

Mexico… Man, we love that place. It’s beautiful and has great food, strong tequila, and a bevy of some of the most wacky monsters you’ve ever seen! To celebrate Cinco de Mayo today, we now present to you our picks for… Continue Reading