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...
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...
Pumpkinhead 1988

Vengeance: The Demon – How Pumpkinhead Became a Cult Classic

Stan Winston’s Pumpkinhead is one of the most underrated monster movies of all time. It took a couple of years after completion for it to gain an audience, and...

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...
Cujo the dog in the movie of the same name.

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...
Assault on Precinct 13

Why Assault on Precinct 13 Is A Classic Horror Movie (Without Actually Being A...

Assault on Precinct 13 was John Carpenter’s sophomore effort. Before this, his only feature film had been Dark Star, co-written and co-starring Dan O’Bannon. Yet even though Dark Star...
Creepshow 2 1987

Why Creepshow 2 is an Unexpectedly Balanced Anthology

While the anthology movie is a great and unsung type of horror feature, films of that type usually have the same set of problems. They rarely balance out the stories in a...

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Spasms (1983)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People where apparently I'm the horrible one since I keep on putting myself through these disasters. I questioned my place on this earth due...

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Blood Beach (1980)

Welcome to Horrible Films For Horrible People where I lash out on bad movies and then hate myself for watching them! This week I will be reviewing Blood Beach! Let’s dive...
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....
Tremors theatrical poster

How Tremors Became a Major Cult Classic

Tremors is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary this year, which makes it a great time to look back on the original film to see what made it so special. It...
Elves

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Elves (1989)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People, a segment where Wicked Horror's Zena Dixon revisits terrible, outrageously bad, worthless films so you don't have to!  This week, we have set our...