Jack Frost

Looking Back on Campy Christmas Slasher Jack Frost

Jack Frost tells the story of a serial killer named Jack Frost (a little on the nose) on a prison convoy through Snowmonton (much too much on the nose) until one...

Christmas Chiller Comparison: Black Christmas vs. Black X-Mas

When it comes to festive fright flicks, there’s one movie that’s usually at the top of everyone’s “Nice” list. Black Christmas has been a go-to for horror fans for...

Ghosts of X-Mas Past: Remembering the Horror Toys of the ’90s

We’re living in the middle of a horror toy revolution. There are figures coming out every year that I could have only dreamed of as a kid—and I did...
Finn Carter as Rhonda in Tremors

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Rhonda from Tremors

It's hard to find anything to hate about Tremors, the much-loved sci-fi creature feature from 1990. It has a genuine sense of humor, impressive practical effects, and an array of likable and quotable characters...
New on Netflix

New on Netflix: December 15th, 2017

New on Netflix is a weekly feature here at Wicked Horror where we take a look at the latest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service. It can be tough...
Motel Hell

Why Motel Hell is a Smart, Satirical Horror Movie

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the quintessential barbecue horror movie, if such a thing exists. It may even be surprising to learn that there are others, but Texas...

Script to Pieces: Candyman 4

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...
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,...

Long Live the Yorkies: Recapping the 2nd Annual Movie Crypt 48 Hour Marathon

They did it again. Adam Green and Joe Lynch not only managed to sit down and podcast for 48 hours straight, they shattered last year’s 14,000 record for donations...
Aliens

How Aliens Perfected Action/Horror (And Why it’s So Hard to Get Right)

Aliens is a classic. Whether you consider it part of the horror, science fiction, or action genres, that fact is pretty much undisputed. To this day, fans continue to...
Bad Luck 2010

Script to Pieces: Bad Luck

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...

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...
Amityville II

Why Amityville II is the Most Effective of the Franchise

The Amityville Horror may be the most infamous haunted house movie ever made. It’s tied to a supposedly true story that may never be lived down. There are new...
New on Netflix

New on Netflix: December 1st, 2017

New on Netflix is a weekly feature here at Wicked Horror where we take a look at the latest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service. It can be tough...
Van Helsing

Script to Pieces: Van Helsing 2

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...