Evolution of the vampire genre - The Lost Boys: The Beginning 1987

Why Lost Boys Got the Credit for Revitalizing Vampire Movies

Joel Schumacher’s The Lost Boys tends to get the credit for the rejuvenation of vampire movies in the late 1980’s. It’s a little strange, on one hand, considering that...
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A Look Back at the Best and Worst of Early 2000’s Horror

The early 2000’s were a very interesting time for the horror genre. This was a period just after the renaissance of the late 1990’s and before the swarm of...
Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

Killer Couples: Match Made In Murder

There have been hundreds of different murderers and serial killers, and being a killer seems like it could get lonely. But some couples are just made for each other in...
Mosquito

Why Mosquito is a Shameless, Goofy Good Time

If there’s one low budget monster movie that people my age tend to remember, even if they’re not necessarily horror fans, it’s Mosquito. I can’t really fathom why that...
Killers use many tools to murder there victims. Some shoot them with a gun, some stabbed them with a knife, some strangle, some bludgeon to death... unfortunately there are many ways to take a human life.

Real Life Villains- Serial Killers (part two)

There are many real life murderers who are in fact quite a bit more over-the-top than even the cheesiest B-movie bad guys. Read more below following on from our first post...
Making a Murderer

Making a Murderer: Was Steven Avery Framed By a Serial Killer?

Following the Netflix premier of Making a Murderer in December, there have been countless theories as to who could have killed Teresa Halbach. While many believe that Steven Avery...

Script to Pieces: Guillermo Del Toro’s At the Mountains of Madness

One of the most endearing stories from the revered H.P. Lovecraft, At the Mountains of Madness is a story that horror fans have long dreamed of seeing on the...

Bad Wrap: Why The Mummy is One of Horror’s Most Undervalued Monsters

When you think of the classic monsters, there are a few that immediately come to mind. Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man. The Mummy is always there, but kind of...
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Why Sidney Prescott Is An Incredible And Realistic Horror Heroine

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this installment, Nat Brehmer...
Bloody starbucks franchises pop up everywhere.

The Starbucks Obsession…

We all feel like The Walking Dead at times and coffee can indeed perk us up, but the Starbucks obsession needs to calm down. You can make coffee at...
The Problem with the kaiju comeback

Big Shoes to Fill: The Problem With the Kaiju Comeback

Kaiju movies might never mean quite what they did to me as a kid. I'll never be able to recapture that feeling, but that doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy them...
Tales from the Crypt

Why You Should be Worried About the Tales from the Crypt Reboot

So, Tales from the Crypt is coming back and I should be excited. I really should. That show was such a huge part of my youth and still holds...
Foxy Brown - Blaxploitation

Why Blaxploitation Cinema Was Not Necessarily Bad for the Black Community

When it comes to Blaxploitation cinema, most people either love it or hate it. I have always been a fan, particularly Blaxploitation horror. I love the ingenuity of the storylines and...
Poster for John Carpenter's The Thing

Why it Took Decades for The Thing to Become a Classic

John Carpenter’s The Thing is often heralded as his masterpiece. It really is one of his best, in addition to being one of the best sci-fi horrors, one of...
Horror films on Netflix - New on Netflix. Netflix logo for new to streaming movies.

New on Netflix

New on Netflix is a weekly feature here at Wicked Horror that looks at the most recent genre additions to everyone's favorite streaming service. Things are looking much better...