Poster for house.

Editorial – Why House (1977) is an Under Appreciated Classic

When the conversation shifts to mind-bending, logic defying, grindhouse classics, House (1977) is the first film I think of. It is a fever dream combined with an acid trip and I love every...

Why Bob Clark’s Deathdream is an Overlooked Classic

This past week I checked out the 1972 Canadian horror film Deathdream, also known as Dead of Night. It was produced and directed by Bob Clark. You may be familiar...
The Zero Boys 1986 Movie

Why The Zero Boys is Almost a Perfect 10

One of the best and most exciting things about being a horror fan to me is the act of discovery. The deeper you delve into the genre, the more you...

Back to the ’80s: Why Cutting Class Should Have Done Its Homework

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...
Diabolique

Horror in Black and White: Diabolique (1955)

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...

Back to the ’80s: Dario Argento’s Phenomena

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...
Monster Movies

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...
Leatherface. The popular Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie directed by Tobe Hooper.

“What happened is true” Revisiting The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

In some ways, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the first modern horror movie. In some even deeper ways, it may be possible to consider it as the first modern...
Poster for Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror.

Planet Terror Retrospective – A Neo-Grindhouse Classic

In Planet Terror, A biological weapon escapes into the atmosphere and begins to turn those affected by it into zombie-like creatures with postulating sores all over their body. The dwindling group...
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...

Why Ghostbusters 2 is Actually Kind of Awesome

Ghostbusters 2 gets a lot of hate. I mean, it’s gotten hate for over twenty years, but all of that hate is flooding back now that there’s a new...
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...
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....
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...

Back to the ’80s: Scream for Help Will Make You Scream for Help

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...