Paranormal Activity

Why the Paranormal Activity Franchise Owes us One More Film

The Paranormal Activity franchise should not be allowed to get away with this. Oren Peli's premise for the original Paranormal Activity was very simple: It focused on the story of...
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New on Netflix

New on Netflix is a weekly feature appearing every Friday, listing all of the week’s newest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service–and just in time for the weekend!  So...
Jay and Silent Bob

Script to Pieces: Jay and Silent Bob Meet Pinhead

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...
Twilight Zone: The Movie poster

Why Twilight Zone: The Movie is One of the Most Overlooked Anthology Films

Horror anthology films were very successful in the 1980’s in a way that they have not since been, unfortunately. Some of the best of the sub-genre came about during...
True Life Easter Horror Stories

5 Shocking Real Life Easter Horror Stories

Holidays like Easter are meant to be a time of celebration with family and peace. But, criminals never take a day off. Unfortunately, some hooligans see the holiday as the perfect opportunity...
Dawn of the Dead Horror Remakes.

Editorial – In Defense of the Remake

Remakes get a bad rap from horror fans and that's not entirely without due cause. With Cabin Fever poised to be remade from the exact same script as the 2002...
Horror soundtracks can make or break a movie, find out the scariest here.

Soundtrack Scares- Tunes Of Terror

For horror films, the soundtrack can turn a movie from slightly scary to god damn creepy. Many horror movies have done an excellent job at producing scores and soundtracks...
Session 9, 2001

Why Session 9 is One of the Smartest Horror Films of the Last 15...

It’s hard to believe that Brad Anderson’s Session 9 is almost fifteen years old. Many of the horror films from the era in which it was made have not...

Exclusive Interview: Adam Green (and Surprise Guest) Talk 3-Day Movie Crypt Podcast

Adam Green is among the most prolific of the current crop of modern horror directors. Not only has he created the successful Hatchet franchise—of which he directed the first two installments—but...
Critters 2 - overlooked horror franchises that need more love

Why Critters 2 is the Perfect Easter Horror Movie

With so many holiday-themed horror movies, you’d think Easter would be fairly well covered, but it’s not. Compared to the wealth of pictures set on Christmas and Halloween, Easter gives...
DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Why Wishmaster is Kind of a Mess (But Still Really Fun)

I remember a time when Wishmaster was thought of as one of the bigger horror icons. He was the last guy to emerge in the ‘90s as a central...

The Intensity of High Tension: A Look at Plagiarism in Horror

In a time of remakes, reboots, re-imaginings and so forth, the genre fan has a narrowed selection in terms of originality. This debatable lack of creativity divides audiences on...
vampire

How Martin and Vampire’s Kiss are Strikingly Similar in Their Portrayal of Vampires

Whether it's treated as an ancient bloodline or a chronic disease, vampirism has been depicted in countless forms across popular culture. Though some of the most common vampire traits...
The Wolfman 2010

Script to Pieces: Mark Romanek’s The Wolfman

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 Witch

Are We Really Surprised Horror Was Snubbed By The Oscars Yet Again (And Should...

Following the announcement of the 2017 Oscar nominees earlier this week, social media was flooded with protestations of "why him?", "why not her?" "why THAT movie?". Think-pieces emerged almost...