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A.I. Goes Rogue in First Trailer for Mark Webber's Uncanny!

16 December 2014 9:43 AM, PST | | See recent QuietEarth news »

In another Quiet Earth premier, we've got the first trailer for Uncanny, a new science fiction thriller starring Mark Webber (Scott Pilgrim), Lucy Griffiths (Winter's Tale, Robin Hood) and even The Office's Rainn Wilson.

Uncanny is directed by Matthew Leutwyler, an executive producer on Super and the man who's writing the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's Creepshow.


The world's first "perfect" Artificial Intelligence begins to exhibit startling and unnerving emergent behavior when a reporter begins a relationship with the scientist who created it.

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Indie Spotlight: Lovecraft, Red Love, ZombieWorld, Lindsay Seim

16 November 2014 11:04 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We return with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a trailer for ZombieWorld, casting updates on The Private Eye and Desolation, DVD release details announced for Fantasm, a teaser poster from One Night of Fear, a Q&A with writer, Duncan Ralston, and much more:

ZombieWorld Trailer and DVD Release Details: “ZombieWorld is a horror anthology focusing on survivors across the world as they struggle to overcome horrifying circumstances when a pandemic brings forth a zombie apocalypse. The collection of blood, guts and mayhem will be brought to life by a group of new and up-and-coming directors from around the world that Ruthless Pictures and Dread Central will handpick from short film entries received between April 21, 2014 and May 30, 2014 on Dread The work of each chosen director will be featured in the film and will bring »

- Tamika Jones

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Indie Spotlight: Ghost Trek, Kane Hodder, The Kiss, State of Desolation

2 November 2014 12:24 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

We’re back with another edition of the Indie Spotlight, highlighting the recent independent horror news sent our way. Today’s feature includes a full episode of Ghost Trek, first details on a Kane Hodder figurine by DeConte Figures & Collectibles, a new State of Desolation poster, a casting update from Welcome to Purgatory, distribution details from Dark Was the Night, a trailer for What’s Kind About the Dark, and much more:

Watch Ghost Trek: Goomba Body Snatchers Mortuary Lockdown: “Ghost Trek is an episodic supernatural-comedy series that follows the Paranormal Underworld Detective Society (Puds) as they investigate haunts across the U.S. and abroad between tanning beds, babes, body-building, and bong hits – all the while risking life and limb capturing the undead and unexplained on video. The series is not a “parody” of paranormal reality shows, Admittedly, Ghost Trek pokes fun at all the ghost hunting programs but »

- Tamika Jones

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The Greatest Horror Anthology Film Segments of All Time

25 October 2014 7:35 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Popular in the 1960s and early 1970s with more rare appearances in the 1980s, 1990s and the 2000s, the anthology-style horror film has made a solid resurgence in recent years with such portmanteau releases as The ABCs of Death films and the V/H/S series.

With Mexico Barbaro, Fear Paris and other projects in various stages of completion, the anthology horror film looks to continue to be an important part of the horror cinema landscape.

Some anthology films employ a framing or wraparound sequence in an attempt to connect the segments that make up the film while others dispense with this classic Amicus-style approach entirely and simply present a collection of short films connected by genre.

Either way, a horror anthology film is ultimately about the quality of its individual segments and this article will take you on a tour of the greatest horror anthology segments of all time. »

- Terek Puckett

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Blu-ray Review – The Incredible Melting Man (1977)

13 October 2014 5:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Incredible Melting Man, 1977.

Directed by William Sachs.

Starring Alex Rebar, Burr DeBenning, Myron Healey, Ann Sweeny, and Michael Alldredge.


An astronaut returns to Earth after flying through the rings of Saturn and mutates into a gooey mess whilst going on a murderous rampage.

With one of the best movie titles ever, The Incredible Melting Man is a 1977 horror film with its roots in 1950s sci-fi and the horror comics of the day, where gloopy, radioactive monsters would roam the country and infect innocent people whilst the world was under the threat of nuclear war. The full details of the plot are basically what is in the summary above – astronaut Steve West (Alex Rebar) and his crew are flying their spacecraft through the rings of Saturn when Steve suffers some sort of seizure and blacks out. He wakes up in a hospital back on Earth covered in bandages and, »

- Gary Collinson

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Don Keefer Has Passed Away

25 September 2014 12:22 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Don Keefer left an indelible mark on the minds of horror and sci-fi fans with his crucial and courageous role in a classic episode of The Twilight Zone and his memorable turn in “The Crate” segment of George A. Romero and Stephen King’s Creepshow. Though his impressive onscreen personalities will last forever, we’re sad to report that Don Keefer has passed away at the age of 98.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Don Keefer passed away of natural causes on September 7th. In the 1961 “It’s a Good Life” episode of The Twilight Zone, Don played Dan Hollis, a man celebrating his birthday with his wife, a few friends, and the six-year-old mind-reading malevolent mutant, Anthony Fremont. Don turned in a powerful performance, standing up to the young telepathic murderer and challenging his friends to put an end to the madness. His desperate speech was a spine-tingler and helped »

- Derek Anderson

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Natty’s Five Horror Films To Get You Stoked For Halloween!

21 September 2014 1:19 PM, PDT | | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Oh, mid-September. The Halloween décor is creeping up on us, the candy corn is flowing like cheap vodka at a bachelorette party, and the biggest decision in your life is what costume to wear. True, the temperatures (if you are living in certain parts of California) are in the hundreds, and not very Halloween or fall-like whatsoever, but we’re currently less than a week away from the fall season, and that favorite time of year is in our hearts. So,..that means it is time to kick off the season with some classic films that are guaranteed to give us horror fans the excitement we need to speed up the coming of October. I thought I’d kick things off with my 5 Films To Get You Stoked For Halloween!!!


Creepshow (1982)

5.) Creepshow

There are quite a few reasons why Creepshow is an excellent choice to get you stoked for Halloween. »

- Natty

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Exclusive Film Blog - Week 3 with Spirit World Films' Creature Feature

27 August 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

We're back with the third installment of Dread Central's exclusive on-the-set coverage from Atlanta for Spirit World Films' Creature Feature, and this week we tackle "How to Reinvent the Indie Wheel... Or Die Trying."

Spirit World is the brainchild of three talented indie trendsetters: Chase Smith, Lance Paul and Edward Boss. These Southerners are turning the game upside down on what the true meaning of indie global films is.

With films budgeted at less than $20k, their combined multi “hat-wearing” skills are proving that you don’t need a giant budget nor a Hollywood soundstage to create cult classics.

Creature Feature is comprised of four short vignettes and one overall story that connects them all, similar to classics such as Creepshow and Trick 'r Treat.

Do clowns scare you? Have you ever looked at a scarecrow and wondered, "What if?" Are zombies or naked witches your thing? Or what about »

- Steve Barton

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TV Review: Monsters – S1E1: “The Feverman”

25 August 2014 11:07 AM, PDT | | See recent Icons of Fright news »

Horror is a genre that transcends all mediums, but package it in the form of an anthology-television series and you’ve found the key to my heart. If you’re familiar with my posts on Icons, you’ll know I’m a sucker for this stuff, especially Freddy’S Nightmares! Despite the fact that they really aren’t too many bonafide classics (apart from the obvious usual suspects), it’s a format I enjoy if anything for the eclectic variety and ability to quickly invest in a segment without worrying about continuity. One of my morning rituals is to turn on The Twilight Zone, Amazing Stories, or something of that ilk while I eat breakfast for those reasons. If I love it, I’ll continually revisit it (“Walking Distance” in particular), and if I’m not too keen on it, it’s ok because the next episode will be entirely independent of itself. »

- Justin Edwards

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Exclusive Film Blog - Week 2 with Spirit World Films' Creature Feature

20 August 2014 8:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

Welcome to Week 2 of Dread Central's exclusive on-set coverage from Atlanta for Creature Feature. In this blog Spirit World Films will be giving us glimpses of what goes into making movies on the fly, including first looks at the monsters soon to be taking over theaters.

Spirit World is the brainchild of three talented indie trendsetters: Chase Smith, Lance Paul and Edward Boss. These Southerners are turning the game upside down on what the true meaning of indie global films is.

With films budgeted at less than 20k, their combined multi “hat-wearing” skills are proving that you don’t need a giant budget nor a Hollywood soundstage to create cult classics.

Creature Feature is comprised of four short vignettes and one overall story that connects them all, similar to classics such as Creepshow and Trick 'r Treat.

Do clowns scare you? Have you ever looked at a scarecrow and wondered, »

- Creature Feature

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Cauldron of Blood Blu-ray / DVD Release Details & Cover Art

8 August 2014 11:53 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Reclusive blind artist Franz Badulescu makes beautiful life-like sculptures, but as photographer Claude Marchand discovers, they may be a little too realistic. There’s something macabre going on at Franz’s Spanish castle in 1971′s Cauldron of Blood (aka Blind Man’s Bluff), starring horror legend Boris Karloff, and Olive Films is bringing the film’s murderous mystery to Blu-ray and DVD this fall.

Coming to Blu-ray and DVD on October 14th, Cauldron of Blood will be available in time to secure a spot in Halloween movie marathons. For those unfamiliar with the Euro horror film, we have the synopsis and a look at the cover art (image courtesy of Amazon!):

“In a clever twist on the sculptor/murderer theme that runs throughout horror film history, the legendary Boris Karloff stars as blind artist Franz Badulescu, who creates startlingly lifelike statues with the help of his protective daughter, Viveca Lindfors »

- Derek Anderson

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Exclusive Video Interview: Ed Harris Talks Snowpiercer and Creepshow

27 June 2014 2:45 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

This week, South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho’s latest film, Snowpiercer, comes roaring into theaters courtesy of The Weinstein Company. During a recent press day, we spoke with Harris about his approach to the role of Wilford- a character who doesn’t necessarily get a lot of screen time, but has a huge hand in many of the film’s major turning points. Also, because this writer is a huge Creepshow fan and anyone who has seen the film knows just how amazing and memorable Harris’ performance was in the Father’s Day segment, we got Harris to quickly chat about the smooth dance moves he busted out while shooting the 1982 horror classic.

Set in the post-apocalyptic future where the Earth has entered into a new Ice Age and the only survivors left reside on a perpetual-motion train, also named Snowpiercer, the very fate of humanity hangs in the balance once a revolution breaks out. »

- Heather Wixson

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Heavy Metal (1981) Review

24 May 2014 12:10 AM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

Reviewed by Kevin Scott,

Heavy Metal (1981)

Director: Gerald Potterton

Writers: Daniel Goldberg, Len Blum, Dan O’Bannon, Richard Corben, Bernie Wrightson, Angus McKie, Jean Giraud

Voice talents: John Candy, Eugene Levy, Richard Romanus, Al Waxman, John Vernon

Soundtrack artists: Sammy Hagar, Journey, Riggs, Devo, Blue Oyster Cult, Cheap Trick, Don Felder, Donald Fagen, Nazareth, Grand Funk Railroad, Black Sabbath, Trust, Stevie Nicks

If you were a kid in a record store in the early 1980’s, you saw this poster. Our record store was poorly lit with carpet crawling up the walls where you could thumb through albums with provocative covers while your parents ran their errands. Ahh, innocence lost. I couldn’t recall an animated film like this before or since, but the most significant thing that I can remember about “Heavy Metal” is that it taught me that animation can have adult and horrific elements. This movie scared me a little. »

- admin

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Daily Dead’s Jonathan James Featured on The Walking Dead ‘Cast

20 May 2014 3:20 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Since the summer of 2010, The Walking Dead ‘Cast has been the go-to podcast about AMC’s The Walking Dead. Hosted by Jason and Karen, the popular podcast has included many insightful and reflective conversations about The Walking Dead and zombies in general. Our own Daily Dead Editor-in-Chief, Jonathan James, was the featured guest on their latest podcast, and he shared his thoughts on the horror field and the living dead in particular, including his top five favorite zombie stories that he’s covered.

If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, you’ll likely dig the interviews, conversations, and contests that have occurred in the 146 episodes of The Walking Dead ‘Cast. To learn more about the podcast, visit:

The Walking Dead ‘Cast Episode 146: “This episode Jonathan James, founder and Editor-in-Chief of the popular zombie and horror news site The Daily Dead ( tells »

- Derek Anderson

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Fright Exclusive Interview with Ghoulish Gary Pullin at Texas Frightmare Weekend!

15 May 2014 2:02 PM, PDT | | See recent Icons of Fright news »


If you’ve ever bought a score from Waxwork Records, a print from Mondo, a shirt from Fright-Rags, or a magazine from Rue Morgue, there’s a good chance that you own a piece of art from Ghoulish Gary Pullin. His unique vision allows him to take the love and admiration that all of us horror fans feel about our favorite work, and display it affectionately in his designs. I’m not just a friend of Gary’s but a fan as well, with some of his work decorating my very own walls. It’s always a pleasure talking to Gary at Texas Frightmare, not only because he’s a kind person, but also because he’s always coming up with new and exciting creations. In this interview, we discuss his pieces for Goblin’s tours, his inspiration behind his art for Texas Frightmare Weekend 2014, and who he’d like »

- Kalyn Corrigan

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Heather’s Favorite Mean Girls of Horror

9 May 2014 2:49 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

With Lucky McKee and Chris Sivertson’s All Cheerleaders Die arriving on VOD this week, I thought this would be the perfect time to celebrate some of my very favorite “mean girls” of the horror genre. And while I do love our beloved heroines as much as the next genre fan, there’s just something really fun about watching powerful women flaunt their cruelty and penchant for torturing others every now and again.

Check out my Favorite Mean Girls of Horror picks below and see if any of your favorite vengeful vixens made the list! Caution: Some of these may be a bit spoilery for the uninitiated!

Nancy Downs (Fairuza Balk)- The Craft

While she may have grown up a total darling in films like Return to Oz and The Worst Witch, Fairuza Balk was the true epitome of a nineties mean girl in The Craft. Her character, Nancy Downs, »

- Heather Wixson

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John Harrison’s Creepshow Score Comes to CD in Limited Edition

1 April 2014 1:12 PM, PDT | Horror News | See recent Horror News news »

One of my favorite horror film scores is to the first George A. Romero film that I ever saw, his 1982 cotton candy comic book film Creepshow. I always loved the music to this film and it was available for years on both LP and later on CD in a significantly truncated version that played very well as a listening experience but was woefully lacking as a representation of the film’s score since many … Continue reading → »

- Jonathan Stryker

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This Week's Criminal Minds to Feature Horror Icons Tobin Bell, Adrienne Barbeau and Bill Oberst, Jr.

31 March 2014 12:17 PM, PDT | | See recent Dread Central news »

Even though "The Walking Dead" has wrapped up another season, there's still a whole lot for horror fans to watch on TV this week, including new episodes of "Bates Motel" and "Hannibal."

If that's not enough for ya, then you may be interested in Wednesday night's episode of "Criminal Minds," which is jam-packed with familiar faces. Read on for details!

From the Press Release

Horror stalwarts Adrienne Barbeau (The Fog, Creepshow), Tobin Bell (Saw series, Dark House), and Bill Oberst, Jr. (Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, Take This Lollipop), are guest starring in an episode of “Criminal Minds,” entitled “Blood Relations.” This episode premieres Wednesday, April 2nd, at 9pm on the CBS Television Network. Series star Matthew Gray Gubler directed the episode, which was written by “Criminal Minds” producer Breen Frazier.

The official episode synopsis from CBS reads: "When two murder victims are found in a backwoods community in West Virginia, »

- John Squires

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New Look at Creepshow Vinyl Release from Waxwork Records

27 March 2014 4:25 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Earlier this month, we showed you a piece of artwork from “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin for Waxwork Records’ upcoming Creepshow vinyl release, but that was only the tip of the iceberg. We now have all the details, including a look at the all of the artwork that any fan of the 1982 horror anthology movie won’t want to miss.

Waxwork Records is thrilled to announce their next LP release to the 1982 horror anthology classic, Creepshow. The film was directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King. The score was composed and performed by John Harrison (Day Of The Dead, Tales From The Darkside).

This definitive release of the film score has never before been released. The original master tapes of the Creepshow film score were lost for over 30 years, but with the efforts of composer John Harrison and Waxwork Records, the tapes were located in the attic of Jeree Recording Studios in New Brighton, »

- Jonathan James

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Art, Release Details: John Harrison’s “Creepshow” Vinyl from Waxwork

27 March 2014 7:47 AM, PDT | Fangoria | See recent Fangoria news »

Waxwork Records, who’ve done stellar work with reissues of Rosemary’S Baby, Day Of The Dead and Re-animator have unveiled the full package behind their definitive release of John Harrison’s Creepshow score. The soundtrack of George Romero and Stephen King’s iconic ode to horror comics past will boast art by “Ghoulish” Gary Pullin, five variants so that […] »

- Samuel Zimmerman

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