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Land of the Dead (Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Simon Baker, John Lequizamo, Dennis Hopper, Asia Argento Directed by George A. Romero Distributed by Universal Home Video

Dawn of the Dead 2004 (Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Jayne Eastwood, Matt Frewer Directed by Zack Snyder Distributed by Universal Home Video

Thing, The (Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, T.K. Carter, Keith David Directed by John Carpenter Distributed by Universal Home Video

Second Halloween Horror Nights Webisode is Live!

Yes, you read that right. The second behind the screams video for this year’s Halloween Horror Nights is ready to please your ocular senses (that means eyeballs)! Check it out below, and be sure you get your tickets for the festivities by hitting up Universal Studio’s site right now!

Vote Now for Halloween Horror Nights' Short Film Competition!

Hand selected by Don Mancini, Bill Moseley, and Corey Feldman, ten filmmakers have a chance at four tickets to Universal's Halloween Horror Nights 2008, an exclusive invitation to the opening night Eyegore Awards ceremony and a $1,000 cash prize. The final decision on who wins, however, is all up to you!

Wolfman Invades Halloween Horror Nights!

If you thought Universal Hollywood's Halloween Horror Nights was going to be rocking hard with just Freddy, Jason, and Leatherface, then think again!

Universal Helps Fund Park's Thirst

Now this is the kind of news I like to end the week with! Variety reports this morning that Universal and Focus Features have jumped on board Old Boy director Chan-Wook Park’s Thirst, his vampire film that’s currently in production, putting in money and adding themselves as co-producers on the film.

Sigmund & the Sea Monsters Invade Theaters

And the world has become just a little less magical ... Variety reports that Universal has sealed the deal on yet another film adaptation of a Sid & Marty Kroft production from the 70’s, “Sigmund & the Sea Monsters”. Already a $100 million Land of the Lost movie has been made and an H.R. Puffnstuff film is in pre-production.

Hellboy II DVD Details!

Finally, news on the Hellboy II: The Golden Army DVD has come out, though it seems like it was just the other day we were raving about our first time seeing it.

Behind the Scenes of Halloween Horror Nights!

Nothing beats a hot girl in a Freddy Krueger outfit (maybe it's some Freudian thing), and we at Dread Central saw plenty of 'em when Universal Studios Hollywood held the casting call for "Freddy's Fly Girl Dancers" to kick off the festivities at this year's Halloween Horror Nights.

New Attractions for Halloween Horror Nights!

The most celebrated and wonderful holiday in the history of mankind, Halloween, is approaching us quicker than I think any of use realize and with the holiday comes the hauntings. The best place to experience real terror this season? Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights!

End of Days (Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollak, CCH Pounder Directed by Peter Hyams Distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Complete Limits, More Gallery on DVD

Loyal reader Sam Hell dropped us a line this weekend, pointing us to some very cool DVD news for fans of old-school anthology horror shows.

Nightmares Short Competition Over Soon!

Just a quick reminder; the competition to have your short film seen by thousands at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights will officially be closed on September 3rd! Visit the Halloween Horror Nights “Where Nightmares Come Alive” page for all the details on how to enter and possibly win $1,000!

Goyer Dishes More Invisible Man Details

A few weeks back, you may recall the first bit of news about David Goyer working on a new version of The Invisible Man for Universal. Well, recently he chatted with MTV's Movies Blog and revealed that either that or X-Men Origins: Magneto will be the next project he’s working on.