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...

Exclusive Interview–Filmmaker Jared Bratt

Wicked Horror had the opportunity to chat with filmmaker Jared Bratt about his influences as a filmmaker, the challenges of working on a short versus a full length feature,...
Subspecies poster 1991

How a Low-Budget 90’s Vampire Movie Predicted the Next Decade of Horror Filmmaking

While theatrical horror was few and far between in the 1990’s, the decade marked a boom in straight-to-video genre film releases. More and more content was being made directly for the video...
The opening title screen to the monster cartoon Drak Pack.

Saturday Mournings: Drak Pack

Saturday Mournings is a recurring segment on Wicked Horror where we revisit some of the greatest horror-inspired cartoons from years past. On the inaugural installment of the segment, we...
How Martin and Vampire's Kiss are Strikingly Similar in their Portrayal of Vampirism

Why One of George Romero’s Best Pictures isn’t Even a Zombie Film

The name George Romero is synonymous with the zombie sub-genre. His first feature, Night of the Living Dead, was absolutely groundbreaking. It changed the game in a lot of...
Horror films on Netflix - New on Netflix. Netflix logo for new to streaming movies.

New on Netflix

New on Netflix is a weekly feature appearing every Friday, listing all of the week’s newest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service–and just in time for the weekend!  So...

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Zombie Ass: The Toilet of the Dead (2011)

This week on Horrible Films for Horrible People, we are setting our sights on Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead. Does the film's title make you a bit curious? Let’s see...
Jason Voorhees mug shot

A Response to The New Republic: In Defense of Horror Fans

I’m writing this primarily as a fan. I have loved the genre as long as I can remember and it means the world to me. This article, which comes...
gorgeous white collar star matt bomer makes an appearance in american horror story freak show.

Bloody Bomer–Remembering Gorgeous Matt Bomer in AHS Freak Show

So I’m late, inexcusably late, in my American Horror Story viewing. I’m still playing catch up and have just finished episode five of Freak Show, “Pink Cupcakes”, in which...
Tales from the Crypt.

The Terrible Trials of Tales from the Crypt

When Max Gaines first began EC Comics in the 1940s, the ‘E’ stood for ‘Educational’, and the last things that he had on his mind were vampires, werewolves, and...
Tobe Hooper

Disaster/Artist: The Mind-Boggling Career of Tobe Hooper

Of all the masters of horror, Tobe Hooper has the most confounding career. He’s done enough to earn the title, but not enough to stand comfortably beside contemporaries like...
Asami (Eihi Shiina) getting ready to engage in some torture in Takashi Miike's Audition.

Audition: Disturbing Torture Film or Black Romantic Comedy?

Audition is fairly widely regarded as one of the most disturbing Japanese horror films, if not simply one of the most disturbing horror films, worldwide. And that is a valid...
Alien 3 H.R. Giger Design

Why Alien 3 is the Most Unsung of the Entire Franchise

Alien 3 is a movie that gets a lot of hate. Even now, after twenty years, most people do not consider it good. Director David Fincher has gone onto...
Eliza Dushku as Jessie in Wrong Turn

Noteworthy Heroines of Horror: Jessie from Wrong Turn

I'm back with my latest pick for Noteworthy Heroines of Horror! Last time I spotlighted the underrated Kyle from Child's Play 2, and now it's time to talk about someone...

How Near Dark Explores the Dark Side of Family Structure

Kathryn Bigelow’s Near Dark is a horror movie about family. That does not make it a family horror movie, mind you. But its center focus is on the structure...