Frightfest 2016 Interview: Alanna LeVierge

It's difficult to believe that Let Her Out, a body horror shocker from the twisted mind of Cody Calahan (Antisocial 1 and 2) is the debut feature of actress...
Batman Returns

I am the Night: Why Batman Returns is Actually a Horror Movie

Nobody really knew what Batman was going to be, but they wanted it badly. The buzz surrounding that film was absolutely insane. We live in an age of hype,...
Day of the Dead

Why Day of the Dead Might Be the Best of Romero’s Dead Trilogy

George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead is the concluding chapter of his original trilogy. He would go on to make three more zombie films in later years that...
Poster for house.

Editorial – Why House (1977) is an Under Appreciated Classic

When the conversation shifts to mind-bending, logic defying, grindhouse classics, House (1977) is the first film I think of. It is a fever dream combined with an acid trip and I love every...

The Insane History Behind Escape From Tomorrow

Escape from Tomorrow, the infamous debut film from writer-director Randy Moore, revolves around Jim (Roy Abramsohn, Area 51, Weeds) and his wife Emily (Elena Schuber, American Horror Story, Killer...
Poster for Wes Craven's Scream.

A Viewing Guide to the Scream Franchise

The original Scream trilogy was something of the quintessential horror franchise of the 1990s. It was not only accessible to casual horror fans, but was also of interest to...
Jen and Sylvia Soska at Fan Expo Vancouver

Six Great Horror Filmmaking Duos

Two minds are sometimes better than one. Many of the most influential and popular horror films of recent years have actually been the product of two filmmakers working together behind...
New on Netflix

New on Netflix: June 17th, 2016

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...
Featured image, Kari Wuhrer in Eight Legged Freaks

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Sam from Eight Legged Freaks

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror is a recurring segment on Wicked Horror where we shine the spotlight on a female character from the annals of horror history that has made...
CHUCKY DOLLS - Is Child's Play the most competent horror franchise? - Child's Play 2.

Is Child’s Play Actually the Most Competent Modern Horror Franchise?

This is a bold statement, so hear me out. I’m not saying Child’s Play is my favorite horror franchise, although I certainly don’t bash anyone who regards it as...
R.L. Stine Interview (Goosebumps Movie 2015)

Exclusive Interview: R.L. Stine Talks Monsterville, Goosebumps Movie, and Fear Street!

Bestselling author R.L. Stine is best known for Goosebumps and Fear Street, which combined have sold over 400 million copies worldwide. At age 71, Stine shows no signs of...
Masters of Horror

Whatever Happened to the Masters of Horror?

It’s a legitimate question. When it comes to the modern masters of horror, we all know their names. John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Clive Barker, George Romero, Joe Dante, Stuart...
Alien 3 H.R. Giger Design

Script to Pieces: William Gibson’s Alien 3

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...

Viewing Guide: The Silent Night, Deadly Night Series

There are a lot of names that immediately come to mind when people think of horror franchises. Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, and Halloween. Hellraiser and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre...

Top 5: Best Of Frightfest 2016

Frightfest 2016 was a year for discovering new favourites, rather than drooling over big-name titles. After The Woods was removed from the line-up, the biggest draw was probably 31,...