Horror Headlines: Monday January 11th, 2009

IFC has picked up the North American distribution rights to Tom Six's twisted horror/thriller "The Human Centipede (First Sequence)." Is it weird that I really want to see this one? Probably.

Fans of the After Dark Horrorfest will be pleased to hear that Chris Moore's upcoming horror/thriller "Kill Theory" is the latest film to be added to the lineup. Call me crazy, but this year's selection seems a little stronger.

Legendary filmmaker and horror icon John Carpenter sits down to discuss his latest genre offering "The Ward." The interview is lengthy, so make sure you've got plenty of time on your hands.

In Real People News: 

A Melbourne, Australia warehouse employee was crushed after a 200-kilogram pallet filled with computer equipment fell on him. CTRL-ALT-DEL failed to reboot his system.

A recent scientific study revealed that watching TV can increase your risk of heart disease by 18-percent Guess what? I'm screwed.



Todd has been a slave to the horror genre for as long as he can remember. After cutting his teeth on late-night Cinemax schlock and the low-budget offerings found on the classic USA program "Up All Night," our hero moved valiantly into the world of sleazy obscura, consuming the oddest films from around the world with the reckless abandon of a man without fear or reason. When he isn't sitting mindlessly in front of a television set, he can be found stuffing music, video games, and various literary scribblings into his already cluttered mindscape.