Michael McElhatton, Anthony DiBlasi - Corin Hardy, Barbara Crampton Ted Geoghegan Frightfest, Neil Marshall, Pollyanna McIntosh

Top 5: Best Of Frightfest 2015

The Frightfest line-up was particularly strong this year, with far more good films on offer than bad, or even passable. On average, those with weekend passes would've caught about...
twenty terrifying torture devices

20 Terrifying Torture Devices And Methods

Before the Saw franchise, torture was considered a legitimate way to punish, extract confessions and (eventually) execute a human being. Some methods of torture were considerably crueler than others,...
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Don’t Wanna Dream No More: How A Nightmare on Elm Street 3 Empowered the...

The slasher genre has always fallen under a critical eye for showcasing the deaths of teenagers as gratuitous fun. They are generalized as having no characterization and no depth of...

Frightfest 2016 Review: Night Of Something Strange

Claiming a movie is worth seeing for the gore alone might sound like a backhanded compliment, but in the case of Night Of Something Strange, well, you ain't seen...
Waxwork 1988

Script to Pieces: Waxwork III

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...

Second Opinion: Unfriended is a Sharp Film with a Strong Anti-Bullying Message

Wicked Horror ran a review of Unfriended on opening weekend  (original review) and rated the film fairly negatively. But back with a second opinion is Joey Keogh, who will make a case for...
Internet Troll

Editorial: Why You Should Resolve to Stop Being a Troll in 2015

I am jumping on my soapbox for a minute to discuss something I can't quite wrap my head around: The nasty tendencies brought out in people by the Internet. Gamergate brought Internet trolls to the...
Zombie 1979

Why Fulci’s Zombie is the Distilled Essence of Zombie Cinema

It’s a movie of many, many titles. Over thirty years, it’s been known as Zombi 2, Zombie Flesh Eaters, Zombie Dawn of the Dead and more, but the American...
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

Friday the 13th – The Final Chapter: The Essential Jason Movie

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter. Of course the film turned out to not be as the title promised. But nonetheless it is...
Phantasm

Script to Pieces: Phantasm’s End

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...
Puppet Master's Blade

A Viewing Guide to the Puppet Master Series

With so many popular series in the horror genre, it's easy for one to get lost in the madness. Though the franchise is quite prolific with nine sequels and...
2009 The Last House on the Left directed by Dennis Iliadis.

Remake Comparison – The Last House On The Left

The 2009 remake of The Last House on the Left had a fairly warm reception. A lot of people liked it. But it never had the name power nor...
Bloody Moon Movie 1981

Bloody Moon Is A Vintage Horror With Top Notch Gore

Bloody Moon opens with a disfigured man named Miguel. From the start you can't help but feel sorry for him. Not only is he sexually frustrated, but he's also misconceived....
A Brief History of Meta Horror - Scream - Witty Horror movies as funny as they are scary

A Brief History of Meta Horror

Meta horror is something we’re starting to see less of now, which makes sense on one hand because it was pretty much capped with Cabin in the Woods. That...
publicity still of Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore for Bates Motel

Horror on TV: Is the Bubble About to Burst?

I’ve written a lot about horror on television and the boom we’ve been seeing over the past six years. Most of what I’ve had to say is pretty optimistic....