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...
Lucy

I Love Lucy: A Brief Cinematic History of Dracula’s Most Unsung Character

There are several characters we think of when we think of Dracula. First and foremost, there’s the Count himself. The most famous vampire in the history of literature, film,...
Late Wes Cravens home up for sale.

Master of Nightmares, Weaver of Dreams: Remembering Wes Craven

I’ll be honest, the only reason I’m able to write this is because it hasn’t fully sunk in yet. I know it happened. I’m aware of it and, believe...
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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...

If You Can’t Wait For Alien:Covenant, Watch Life

There's only one Alien. The ultimate haunted-house-in-space movie has spawned many wannabe replicators over the years, along with a dodgy sequel/prequel in the form of the excruciatingly dull Prometheus....
publicity still of Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore for Bates Motel

Dream a Little Dream of Me: Farewell, Bates Motel

I never thought Bates Motel was going to work. Back in 2013, I just saw it as one of the first in a lineup of several TV shows based...
Blair Witch - The Woods

Why The Woods Has to Tell You It’s the Scariest Movie Ever Made

The Exorcist is pretty immediately conjured up in the collective minds of horror fans as the film that is referred to/claims to be the scariest movie ever made. But...
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...
Five More Horror Movies That Never Happened

Why the Anthology Film is Dying (And Why it Should be Saved)

We all have our favorite sub-genres in horror. Even the people who love everything (which is probably most of us to some degree) have their preferences. Some people can’t...
The Witch

Why The Witch Deserves Your Attention, Like, Right Now

Each year, a movie is released that has everybody claiming the "new world" of horror is upon us. Finally, after years of rip-offs, reboots and unnecessary sequels, our faith...
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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...

Editorial – Why Halloween III is an Unsung Classic

With the big day just around the corner, it's time to get in gear with some Halloween themed content. But rather than throw together a retrospective on the original Halloween, we...

More True Crime Documentaries Should Be Like Tower

Tower is a 2016 documentary about the 1966 Charles Whitman shootings on the University of Texas campus in Austin. Whitman, a former U.S. Marine, killed both his mother, Margaret...

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...
Evolution of the vampire genre - The Lost Boys: The Beginning 1987

What Happened to Pop Horror Soundtracks (And Why We Need More of Them)

For certain horror movies, the soundtrack release became as famous and well regarded as the film itself. The Lost Boys is a classic example of this, as is The...