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


10 Awesome Movies You Might Have Forgotten About

Black Sheep

It feels as though we see more horror films hit the market with each year that sprints by. The genre isn’t just growing, it’s thriving: Get Out just made nearly $200 million at the box office; Kong: Skull Island raked… Continue Reading


5 Made-for-TV Stephen King Films that Deserve a Theatrical Reboot

Sometimes They Come Back

We’re all pretty spent on remakes. It’s not that remakes are always dreadful films or that they never succeed in surpassing their source picture; it’s that Hollywood has a tired tendency to approach classic pictures. We love those originals because… Continue Reading


10 Upcoming 2017 Horror Movies I’m Excited About

It Comes At Night

We’re almost at the halfway point of 2017, if you can believe that. Since the year started, we’ve gotten some pretty incredible horror films that have been scoring big at the box office and there are no signs of that… Continue Reading