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    VOD & Theatrical Screenings: How Do You Watch Horror?

    I watch a lot of horror films, and for a majority of these films, I’m watching them at home on a laptop or through a streaming service on my television.  When you live in a cultural wasteland in Middle America, it’s not very often that the hot, new horror film is going to play in […]

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    BEYOND FRIGHT REVIEW: RIVER CITY PANIC

    A few months ago, we featured a crowdfunding project called RIVER CITY PANIC from director Tyler Amm.  Not only did the film successfully reach its crowdfunding goal, but the film recently premiered theatrically on March 20th in Ottawa, IL in addition to its participation in the River City Film Fest on March 22nd.  Icons of […]

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    Icons of Fright SXSW Interview: Director Jason Krawczyk Talks HE NEVER DIED!!

    Giving genre fans a film that bypasses the typical in your face approach in favor of subtlety, Jason Krawczyk’s SXSW hit HE NEVER DIED offered up one hell of a performance by the film’s lead, former Black Flag frontman Henry Rollins. Everything about the film is an unexpected treat. and was easily one of the […]

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    Review: APPLECART

    Dustin Wayde Mills isn’t your average genre filmmaker. While other filmmakers are busy trying to appease the mass consumption of horseshit, a certain small group of filmmakers like Mills are doing what any filmmaker not following the Spielberg playbook of tentpole and blockbuster event film do: truly create art. Not in a hipster, “I’m an […]

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    Beyond Fright Interview With THE WRECKING CREW Director Denny Tedasco!!

    If you haven’t had a chance to check out Denny Tedesco’s THE WRECKING CREW, then you should stop everything you are doing and watch it right this minute. This film goes above and beyond what you would expect in a documentary, and contains the perfect mixture of music, interviews, and photographs to tell the story […]

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Icons of Fright Interview With THE MULE/INSIDIOUS Star Angus Sampson!

Interviewing an actor or director regarding their current film is always a lot of fun. The interview typically tends to head in one of two directions: either the subject gives short, very brief answers and it’s like pulling teeth asking someone questions or having a nice conversation with them, or the preferred way: the subject […]

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Bluray Review: Scream Factory’s MONKEY SHINES/THE DARK HALF!!

Scream Factory gives fans the George A. Romero treatment with their release of both 1988’s MONKEY SHINES and 1993’s THE DARK HALF, allowing fans NOT familiar with Romero’s non-zombie work to experience two films that though underrated, are both equally as entertaining as hell and given the Scream Factory special features touch we’ve all come […]

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EXPLOITATION ALLEY: THE STREET FIGHTER (1974)!!

I suppose I could blame my recent martial arts movie kick (no pun intended) on the recent and very amazing WHY DON’T YOU PLAY IN HELL? For many fans of the Exploitation genre, martial arts movies are a necessity and were probably some of the first films we were exposed to (or at least that’s how it […]

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Review: THE DAMNED

Victor García has made a name for himself with being the guy who takes on straight-to-DVD sequels for popular films, having directed RETURN TO HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, MIRRORS 2, and the much maligned HELLRAISER: REVELATIONS. After going through those sequels, it’s no wonder that García would jump at the chance to direct something original with THE […]

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SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT & CHRISTMAS EVIL Scores Slashing To Vinyl From Death Waltz Records!

The Christmas season just got a hell of a whole lot better thanks to Death Waltz Records! The illustrious UK record label isn’t letting 2014 ring in without a bang, as tomorrow sees the release of not one, but two seminal-seasonal-slashers: SILENT NIGHT DEADLY NIGHT and CHRISTMAS EVIL! Dread Central got the exclusive word, complete […]

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BEHOLD and PRE-ORDER! Fright Rags Releasing FOUR Devilish Designs For THE EXORCIST III

This is, in my opinion, the best news to wake up to this morning. Fright Rags, always known to kick ass with their collection of horror film-themed t-shirts, are launching a new PRE-ORDER for four AWESOME THE EXORCIST III shirts for fans of the underrated 1990 film written and directed by William Peter Blatty (who also […]

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ANNABELLE Hitting DVD/Bluray This January 20th From Warner Bros

Warner Bros. is gearing up to bring ANNABELLE (the prequel to last year’s massive hit THE CONJURING) home to DVD/Bluray on January 20th, 2015, along with a decent amount of special features to please fans of this year’s possessed doll film.  With the recent announcement of THE CONJURING director James Wan signing on to helm […]