Cujo

Cujo – A Hauntingly Plausible Classic

Directed by Lewis Teague (just coming off of another rampaging animal movie, Alligator, at the time) Cujo tells the story of a St. Bernard that goes rabid after chasing...
Black Christmas

Five Horror Films from 1974 That Helped Define the Genre

The 1970's witnessed a massive change in the landscape of horror cinema. This was horror for a post-Vietnam world. The atomic age horrors were gone. Ancient ruined castles and...
Early slasher movies that should have become classics - The Burning -Shameless ripoffs that gave the original a run for its money

Early Slasher Movies That Should Have Become Classics

There are a lot of slasher movies have become classics in the horror genre. Psycho is widely thought of as the grand-daddy of this sub-genre and is viewed as one of the best...

Why Silver Bullet Could Have Been a Classic Werewolf Movie

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet certainly has its fans. It’s not one of the best adaptations of the author’s work, but it is far from the worst. There’s something almost...
Child's Play 3

Why Child’s Play 3 Deserves More Love Than it Gets

Child’s Play is pretty well regarded as one of the major horror franchises. It ranks right up there with A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween and Friday the 13th....
Serpent and the Rainbow - non traditional zombie films that broke the mold

The Serpent and the Rainbow is Wes Craven’s Underrated Zombie Classic

The Serpent and the Rainbow is based on a book by anthropologist Wade Davis that is an autobiography and as a result claims to be entirely true. Whether it is...
Abby

Wicked Reviews: Abby is a Weird Cult Classic

Welcome to Wicked Reviews, a new recurring VLOG segment at Wicked Horror where our own Zena Dixon tackles everything from the obscure to the mainstream and offers her always...
Virginia playing spider with Peter tied up in a chair in Spider Baby

Horror in Black and White: Spider Baby (1968)

Horror movies come in all shapes, sizes, and even colors. As we all eagerly anticipate the next new thing coming in genre film, it's important that we not forget...
Phantasm Ii

Why Phantasm II Was a Bigger, Better Action Epic That Nobody Saw Coming

Phantasm was a movie that came out of nowhere in 1979 and really took people by surprise. Nobody really knew what to do with it. It was full of...
Basket Case 1982

Why Basket Case is a Bizarre, Sleazy, Cheap Horror Film that is Still Absurdly...

I have to admit, while I've long been familiar with Basket Case, having always seen it in the video store growing up, I didn’t actually watch it until very recently....
Texas Chainsaw Massacre 1974

Off the Grid: Seven Backwoods Texas Chainsaw Ripoffs That Hold Up

Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is a fiercely original film that remains one of the best horror movies ever made to this day. It was not the...
Curse of Frankenstein 1957

How Curse of Frankenstein Did Re-Animator Before Re-Animator

Curse of Frankenstein is one of my favorite Frankenstein adaptation, but I’ll also admit that it’s one of the weirdest, aside from maybe the sci-fi exploits of Frankenstein Unbound....

Back to the ’80s: Body Double

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which...
Friday the 13th Part III

How Friday the 13th Part III Was Almost Ruined by Its Own Gimmick

Friday the 13th Part III is one of the most beloved entries in the series canon. It’s an incredibly important feature to the overall franchise, as it is the...
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings

Why Pumpkinhead II is a Fun Monster Movie (But a Terrible Pumpkinhead Movie)

Pumpkinhead was not a big hit in theaters, but it never really had the chance to be. The film was held off for release for a couple of years...