Hereditary Isn’t Perfect, But We Should Still Be Glad It Exists

There's something worrisome going on with horror fans lately. It first reared its ugly head around the time of The Witch's release, and it's happening again in response to Hereditary....
Halloween

Every Easter Egg and Reference in the Halloween Trailer Broken Down

Fans are still riding the high of that Halloween trailer. It’s a stunning look at a movie that, for people who love horror, feels like an event. Halloween is...
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It’s Only a Movie: Is There Such a Thing as Too Far?

There are plenty of fans out there for extreme horror. And most of them are well-rounded, well-adjusted people. There’s an appeal to seeing the most violent, shocking thing you...

Get Out Is Nominated For Four Oscars (And Horror Is Finally Getting Its Due)

The 2018 Oscar nominations are here and, with the usual contenders (The Shape Of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) came some delightful surprises (Willem Dafoe is up for...
Nightbreed

Repulsive Beauty: The Attraction to Monsters in the Films of Clive Barker

When Clive Barker first burst onto the scene with The Books of Blood, he changed the landscape of horror. The industry had never seen a style or, more importantly,...

The Killing Of A Sacred Deer Is One Of The Best Horror Movies Of...

Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing Of A Sacred Deer opens with gory, unflinching, seemingly live surgery footage. It's easily the most graphic moment in his movie, but how stomach-churning virtually...

Todd Kohlhepp: A Chilling Profile of one of America’s Newest Serial Killers

Todd Kohlhepp is one of America's newest serial killers. He was caught in November 2016 after being undiscovered for thirteen years in the American South. The following is an...
Gerald's Game

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Jessie from Gerald’s Game

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 who has made a...
Ashley Laurence as Kirsty in Clive Barker's violent, 1987 S&M inspired, horror film Hellraiser.

Growing Up Kirsty: The Evolution of Hellraiser’s Heroine

Hellraiser changed the game. It was far from the first or last movie to do so, but when audiences were introduced to it in 1987, they had never seen...
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Why Netflix’s Death Note is Kind of Genius

People have been having some very strong reactions to Adam Wingard’s American adaptation of Death Note. Fans of the anime have been almost overwhelmingly negative, while people who aren’t...
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The Saw is Family: Remembering Tobe Hooper

John Carpenter, Wes Craven, George Romero, Tobe Hooper. These weren’t just the first horror directors I knew, they were—other than Steven Spielberg—the first directors I knew, period. These were the...
Apartment 1303

Remake Comparison: Apartment 1303

Note: This article contains SPOILERS for the films Apartment 1303 (2007) and Apartment 1303 3D (2012). America used to love remaking Japanese horror films. The Ring and The Grudge have...

The Horrifying True Story Of The Scandal At Tri-State Crematory

On February 15, 2002, police were called to the Tri-State Crematory, an establishment built to properly cremate the dead located in Noble, Georgia. Investigators were called numerous times over the preceding two years,...

Sexual Cannibalism And The Curious Case Of Armin Meiwes

Sexual cannibalism refers to a person having sexual ideations of the consumption of human flesh, with criminologists and psychologists associating sexual cannibalism with socio- and/or psychopaths. This is now...

Sorry Not Sorry, The Dark Tower Isn’t That Bad Of An Adaptation

After the constant stream of entertaining advertising for The Dark Tower, I decided to sit down in my local theater and see if the film lived up to the...