The Crow: City of Angels

Is The Crow: City of Angels Really THAT Bad?

The Crow is one of the most emotional, powerful horror/action movies ever made. It still hits all the right notes for me. I still feel something every single time...
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...
Blair Witch

Why More Movies Need to Adopt Blair Witch’s Marketing

To clarify right out of the gate, I’m not talking about the marketing campaign of The Blair Witch Project. That in itself was one of the best marketing campaigns...
Bye Bye Man horror movie 2017.

In Defense of The Bye Bye Man (The Title, That is)

I haven’t seen The Bye Bye Man yet. I know the basic story and I’ve been spoiled on—I think—a few of the major beats, but I still haven’t seen...
Friday the 13th Part III

Does A Number Matter? Defending Horror Sequels as an Art Form

Horror sequels are almost universally looked down upon, considered something in the genre that just has to be dealt with because there’s no way to overcome them. They are...

Still Screaming: 20 Years Later, Craven’s Classic Is King

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 final installment, Joey...
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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...
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How Scream Was A Horror Game-Changer

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, Justin Steele...
Randy in Scream

Randy And Me: Growing Up With Scream

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...

Scream: The Movie That Turned Me Into A Horror Fan

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, Michele Eggen...
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3 Gateway Genres Scream (Re)Introduced Audiences To

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, Fox Emm...
The Exorcist 2016

Why You Need To Watch The Exorcist TV Series (Before It’s Too Late)

There are a ton of TV shows based on horror movies currently on the air, with more seemingly always on the way. Most of them are pretty great; Ash...
Dawn of the Dead - alternate cuts

Why George Romero is Both Right and Wrong About Mainstream Zombies

Recently, George Romero said that he blames shows like The Walking Dead and blockbusters like World War Z for why he can’t find funding for a zombie project of...

Is It Just Me, Or Is Scream Queens The Best Thing Ryan Murphy Has...

In this regular series, a Wicked Horror writer presents an unpopular opinion about a particular genre offering and asks the oft-repeated question, “Is it just me?” In this installment, Joey...

Deviously Vulgar And Showcasing Some Breathtaking Talent, Dragula Is A Truly Horrifying Experience

Before RuPaul, arguably the most famous drag superstar in the world, and her super-popular, attention-grabbing creation RuPaul’s Drag Race, drag queens were mostly seen as a novelty that existed...