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...
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...

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...
Dressed to Kill

Back to the ’80s: Dressed to Kill

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...
Poster for John Carpenter's The Thing

Why it Took Decades for The Thing to Become a Classic

John Carpenter’s The Thing is often heralded as his masterpiece. It really is one of his best, in addition to being one of the best sci-fi horrors, one of...
Mosquito

Why Mosquito is a Shameless, Goofy Good Time

If there’s one low budget monster movie that people my age tend to remember, even if they’re not necessarily horror fans, it’s Mosquito. I can’t really fathom why that...

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Bloody New Year (1987)

Clearly the director of Bloody New Year was high on Sharpie Markers or White Out because this film was way out there! I guess it was supposed to begin...
Friday the 13th

Six Reasons We’re Still Nostalgic For ’80s Horror

The 1980s are considered by a great number of fans to be the golden age of horror cinema. A lot of people grew up in the era, so it...

Horrible Films for Horrible People: Witchtrap (1989)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People! This week, we will review Witchtrap (1989) from the director of Night of the Demons (1988), Kevin Tenney. Before you get way...

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...
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Retrospective – Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer

Henry is a testament to how powerful a film can be even without much of anything to work with at all. Based loosely on the story of serial killer...
Poster for Ryûhei Kitamura's Midnight Meat Train

The Midnight Meat Train Retrospective – Subterranean Slasher

The Midnight Meat Train finds Leon (Bradley Cooper), a struggling photographer trying to get in touch with his dark side at the behest of a gallery owner (Brooke Shields). In his...
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...
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....
Bloody Moon Movie 1981

Bloody Moon Is A Vintage Horror With Top Notch Gore

Bloody Moon opens with a disfigured man named Miguel. From the start you can't help but feel sorry for him. Not only is he sexually frustrated, but he's also misconceived....