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...
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Why Clive Barker Has the Best Luck With Adaptations

Clive Barker is an extremely cinematic author, creating imaginative visual landscapes and unfolding worlds within worlds. You wouldn’t think that this would always lend itself to film as the...
28 Days Later - 101 Horror Movies to Watch Before You Die

All the Rage: Why We Still See Debate Over Zombies vs. Infection Movies

As horror fans, we love to endlessly debate our favorite topics. Healthy discussion is what keeps the passion alive and is what leads us to find friends in likeminded fans. And...
Otis from Devil's Rejects by Rob Zombie

Here’s What Rob Zombie Should Do With the Devil’s Rejects Sequel

When The Devil’s Rejects came out eleven years ago, it was a huge hit. It surprised everyone. Zombie’s previous film, House of 1,000 Corpses hadn’t done so well on...
Leatherface. TCM. Stephen Dorff

When Will We See the Next Horror Franchise Reboot?

The horror world has been abuzz with news of horror reboots for each of the major franchises. Articles across the web touted that 2016 would see the major return...
Halloween III 1982 poster

Why the Halloween Franchise Keeps Rebooting (And Why That’s a Good Thing)

Halloween has seen more reboots than any other modern franchise, which is something that a lot of people tend to overlook. There are many reasons for this, of course....

Doom And Columbine: The Effect Of The Columbine High School Massacre On The Video...

On April 20th, 1999, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered Columbine High School and, in just under an hour, killed 13, injured 21, and kick-started several controversies that are...

Really Snickers? A Look at a Horrifying Candy Commercial

If you have ever seen any foreign horror film then you already know that other countries have vastly different views at what they find horrifying. Even the films made...
House of 1,000 Corpses

Why House of 1,000 Corpses is the Best Movie Tobe Hooper Never Made

With the recent release of Rob Zombie’s latest film, 31, which opened to an overwhelmingly negative response even from his most rabid fans, I decided there was no better...
Giallo films shaped the face of modern horror.

Editorial – How the Giallo Helped Shape the Face of the Modern Slasher

I spent the entire weekend binging on some of my favorite Italian horror films and today felt inspired to put together a piece exploring the influence of the giallo...

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...
The Brood poster 1979

Why David Cronenberg Gets Heat for His Portrayal of Female Characters

David Cronenberg is one of the best directors that the horror genre has ever known. He burst onto the scene with Shivers, which was made for very little money....
The Guest

Why All Directors Doing Genre Throwbacks Need to Study The Guest

I’ve been a fan of Adam Wingard since I first saw A Horrible Way to Die. I had no idea what to expect from that film, but the character...
Ghostbusters

Why People Are Afraid To Talk About The Ghostbusters Reboot

I absolutely love Ghostbusters. In fact, I think it’s pretty much a perfect movie. Even if you just look at the structure, there is not one scene that doesn’t...

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...