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Chronicling the Death of Italian Horror Cinema

There was a time, fondly remembered and not all that long ago, when Italy was the pinnacle of horror filmmaking. In the 1960’s Mario Bava helped define the giallo,...
Bram Stoker's Dracula

How Bram Stoker’s Dracula Helped Define the Gory Excess of the 1990’s

So many people, even now, believe the 1980’s to be a golden age in horror history. By extension, the 1990’s is believed to be an incredibly dull period. Many...

Exclusive Interview: Actor Betty Buckley Talks Split

Betty Buckley is horror royalty, thanks to a couple of attention-grabbing performances in Brian De Palma's seminal Carrie and M. Night Shyamalan's The Happening, over the course of her...
the cabin in evil dead II

Why Evil Dead II is Not a Remake of the First

Evil Dead II is a very similar movie to the first in terms of its setting and plot. It opens with a bit of backstory on the Book of...
The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

The True Story Behind The Town that Dreaded Sundown

A cold case is an unsolved criminal investigation that remains open indefinitely pending the discovery of new evidence. There have been numerous unique cases throughout history, some of which...
Spooky Empire

Event Recap: Spooky Empire Retro

Spooky Empire Retro was clearly designed with an attitude of “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” The location is exactly the same as last April, at the Wyndham...
IT - Stephen King - Cary Fukunaga

Script to Pieces: Cary Fukunaga’s IT

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will...
The infamous and known serial killer Edward Theodore Gein.

Ed Gein – Farmhouse of Human Flesh Horrors

Ed Gein is a name that many horror fans will know. He is the man that influenced the creation of several fictional killers, including Norman Bates (Psycho), Leatherface (Texas Chain...
Psycho-II

Why Psycho II is Almost as Good as the Original

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is one of the best horror movies ever made. It’s often cited as the best and for good reason. It’s the kind of feature that was not...
Were Ed and Lorraine Warren actually frauds?

True Horror: Are Ed and Lorraine Warren Actually Frauds?

Ed and Lorraine Warren are two of the most divisive names in the paranormal field. Their cases, of course, are legend. And they have found even more success as...
Critters 1986

Studio Schlock: Why We Needed Low-Budget Studio Horror (And Why it Disappeared)

I want to talk a bit about one of my favorite eras in horror. It’s a time that I think will sound completely alien to the horror climate we...
Tales from the Darkside

Why Tales from the Darkside: The Movie is an Awesome, Unsung Anthology

Anthology movies are thankfully enjoying a bit of a comeback right now. With movies like Tales of Halloween and the V/H/S franchise, it’s nice to see more of a...
Cecil Hotel

The Twisted History Of The Cecil Hotel

All throughout history, there have been locations that secure their spot in infamy thanks to their illustrious pasts. Locales such as the Amityville House, Eastern State Penitentiary the Sands...
New on Netflix

New on Netflix: April 14th, 2017

New on Netflix is a weekly feature here at Wicked Horror where we take a look at the latest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service. It can be tough...
Manhunter 1986

The Hannibal Time Forgot: Why Manhunter Needs More Love

After the cult success of Hannibal, there are now two generations who embrace their own version of Hannibal Lecter as the one true representation of the character in their...