Kino Lorber has restored George Pavlou's Rawhead Rex (based on Clive Barker's short story of the same name) in 4K quality and the Hexploitation Film Festival will screen the newly remastered film for one night only this Friday, August 25th. Also: A Dark Song's Blu-ray / DVD release details, a look at preview pages from Wolfenstein #1, Dwelling and I Know You're in There release details, and Hex, a Halloween costume party extravaganza.

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2017/08/21 14:48:59 UTC by Tamika Jones

Full-fledged war has arrived, and with its outbreak, death is on the doorstep for countless souls on the season 7 finale of HBO's Game of Thrones, which is teased in a tense new preview video.

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2017/08/21 04:08:07 UTC by Derek Anderson

If you saw the posts on the Walker Stalker Con Twitter account on Friday, you may have thought that they had been hacked by a group called The Dead Truth. If so, you can put those cyberspace worries aside and replace it with excitement for this year's Walker Stalker Con Atlanta, because it's been revealed that The Dead Truth is actually a one-time-only immersive experience that will take place the week of the fifth annual ultimate Walking Dead celebration.

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2017/08/20 15:45:51 UTC by Derek Anderson

Man versus Nature, Man versus Beast, Man versus Food; all mythical in status to varying degrees and most represented on the silver screen. Of Unknown Origin (1983) tackles the middle myth with a tongue firmly planted in its giant rat infested cheek and is an obsessive tour through a domestic hellscape.

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2017/08/19 15:36:13 UTC by Scott Drebit

He had a strength on screen that was both palpable and genuine, and although his memorable screen presence will live on forever, it is with great sadness that we share the news that actor Sonny Landham has passed away at the age of 76.

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2017/08/19 12:28:21 UTC by Derek Anderson

What do you think of when you read the words “black magic”? Covens of witches? Cackling necromancers? Card games? Or maybe, you think of gross Asian horror. For over forty years, the black magic sub-genre has dominated all sorts of weird cinema discussions, encompassing a myriad of films from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Indonesia focused on hexes, curses, and witchcraft. Since there are tons of these films out there, it can be daunting to find where to jump in, but for my money, there’s no better place to start than at the beginning, with Ho Meng Hua’s genre-defining duology, Black Magic.

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2017/08/18 21:14:41 UTC by Perry Ruhland

If you listened to our Class of 1987 episode of Corpse Club, you heard us gush about the abundance of great horror films to come out that year, but the entire decade is a golden era for the genre, particularly for first-time directors just beginning their filmmaking careers. From Camp Crystal Lake to the creepy confines of Hill House, the new episode of Corpse Club takes a look back at some of the most memorable horror/thriller feature film debuts to come out of the ’80s.

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2017/08/18 18:56:05 UTC

From August 4th through August 6th, Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Con took over the Windy City, and Daily Dead was on hand for all the horror-fied festivities. Throughout all three days, this writer served as one of Flashback’s co-hosts, and brought back some highlights from several of the panels held over the course of the convention.

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2017/08/18 18:08:35 UTC by Heather Wixson

Alamo Drafthouse is heading to the woods to summon an ancient evil and a whole lot of fun this September with their outdoor screening of Evil Dead 2. Part of the theater's Alamo20 anniversary events, the outdoor screening will be attended by the groovy Bruce Campbell, who will be autographing his new book, Hail to the Chin:

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2017/08/18 16:10:43 UTC by Derek Anderson

For decades, the Southern Gothic genre has dominated the depiction of American life. Authors like Mark Twain, William Faulkner, and Carson McCullers have depicted the American South as an almost mystical region where the fear of God hovers thickly in the air and madness pricks at everyone’s overheated minds.

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2017/08/18 15:44:55 UTC by Ben Larned

Along with a roomful of journalists, Daily Dead participated in the Preacher press conference at this summer's Comic-Con in San Diego, and we have highlights from the event that will be of interest to fans of the series, including comments from executive producer Seth Rogen and co-stars Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, and Dominic Cooper.

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2017/08/18 15:11:20 UTC by Derek Anderson

Anyone who watches Blood Drive knows that Slink can't always be trusted, and the host of the show's titular race has devious plans in mind for Arthur and Grace in next week's episode that's teased in a new clip that you can watch right now.

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2017/08/18 14:38:01 UTC by Derek Anderson

For Trek fans, collectors, beer connoisseurs, and everyone in between, here comes Shmaltz Brewing Company's Star Trek Symbiosis, a collector's edition item to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Also in today's Horror Highlights: Rob Zombie's 13 Nights of Halloween, premiere details for Kindred Spirits and Evil Things, release details for both Screambox's Bloody Disgusting Collection and The Evil in Us, a look at the new comic book series Evolution, and guests from American Gods are set to attend Famous Monsters Halloween Convention.

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2017/08/18 14:01:44 UTC by Tamika Jones

From August 4th through August 6th, Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Con took over the Windy City, and Daily Dead was on hand for all the horror-fied festivities. Throughout all three days, this writer served as one of Flashback’s co-hosts, and brought back some highlights from several of the panels held over the course of the convention.

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2017/08/17 22:49:34 UTC by Heather Wixson

Since the first panels premiered on Daily Dead during Comic-Con, we've been excited to showcase artist Jeff Fuller's living dead comic strip Zomics, which finds the macabre humor in the everyday horrors of a zombie apocalypse. We'll be releasing a new installment of Zomics every Thursday, and we're excited to share the latest panel with Daily Dead readers today!

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2017/08/17 21:46:04 UTC