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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
Castle Freak

Why Castle Freak Works as a Dark Family Drama

Stuart Gordon’s first feature film, Re-Animator, was one of those rare movies that became an instant cult classic. It didn’t have a huge release. It was exhibited without an...
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...
PIN

Back to the ’80s: Pin

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...
The cover art for Dave Parker's The Hills Run Red.

The Hills Run Red Retrospective – Underrated Modern Slasher Classic

A documentary filmmaker named Tyler and his crew journey to the middle of nowhere in search of the only print of a notorious slasher film called The Hills Run...
Poster for Peter Sasdy's Nothing but the Night.

Nothing but the Night Retrospective – A Lost Classic

Nothing but the Night begins with a series of mysterious deaths befalling the board members of an orphanage. A police officer (Christopher Lee) and a physician (Peter Cushing) team up...

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....
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...