Phantasm

Script to Pieces: Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm Reboot

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...

This Sinister True Crime Case is Reminiscent of Don’t Breathe

Last year, Don't Breathe broke out in a major way, as a wildly original story that shocked audiences all over the world. The premise of the film was fantastic from start...
Event Horizon

Why Event Horizon is the Purest Space Horror Since Alien

So, let’s be honest right out of the gate: Paul W.S. Anderson is not known for making great movies. He is, absolutely, known for making fun movies. The Resident...

Bad Wrap: Why The Mummy is One of Horror’s Most Undervalued Monsters

When you think of the classic monsters, there are a few that immediately come to mind. Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man. The Mummy is always there, but kind of...
New on Netflix

New on Netflix: March 31st, 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...

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....
Bride of Frankenstein

Script to Pieces: Guillermo Del Toro’s Frankenstein

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...
Christopher Lee Dracula Adaptation

How Hammer Films Revived the Horror Genre

From the 1930’s into the early 1950’s, Universal Pictures dominated the horror genre. During the age of the gothic, supernatural movie they were king. Things began to change heading...
Reasons Halloween: Resurrection is the worst

Dangertainment: Why Halloween: Resurrection Never Really Stood a Chance

When Dimension Films acquired the rights to the Halloween franchise and made The Curse of Michael Myers, people weren’t really sure what to make of it. It was a...
Puppet Master

Many Strings Attached: The Troubled History of Puppet Master

Puppet Master is one of the most successful independent horror film franchises of all time. It’s spawned an action figure series, Halloween costumes, T-shirts, comic books and even a...
The Amazing Spider-Man 2

I Was a Teenage Spider: The Atomic Age Influence Behind Spider-Man

The journey that Spider-Man has had to become the most iconic Marvel superhero of all time is nothing short of, well, amazing. Created in 1963 by Stan Lee and...
Iron Man 2008

Script to Pieces: Stuart Gordon’s Iron Man

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...

Panic at the Theater: How Demons Reimagined Meta Horror

In the 1980s, the horror genre experienced immense cultural backlash. Parents groups, religious groups, critics and especially censorship committees fought back against the genre as hard as they could....
Seed of Chucky

Family Matters: Defending Seed of Chucky (Sort of)

The greatest thing about the Child’s Play franchise can also be one of the most alienating things to fans, and that’s the fact that every entry is a completely...
New on Netflix

New on Netflix: March 24th, 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...