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Exorcist III

Exorcist III is One of the Most Overlooked Horrors of the 1990’s

The Exorcist is known in many circles as one of the greatest horror movies ever made. It deserves its reputation. And given that the first follow up effort was a colossal disappointment, it made sense...

Return of the Living Dead 3

Return of the Living Dead 3 is a Criminally Underrated Zombie Film (Here’s Why)

In the name alone, Return of the Living Dead 3 sounds like a horror movie worth avoiding. Sure, Return of the Living Dead is a heralded cult classic, but how much room to grow is there in a franchise ...

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Bram Stoker’s Dracula Helped Define the Gory Excess of the 1990’s

So many people, even now, believe the 1980’s to be a golden age in horror history. By extension, the 1990’s is believed to be an incredibly dull period. Many people say that horror was dead in that de...

The People Under the Stairs - Black Horror Cinema

Why The People Under the Stairs is Still Relevant

Wes Craven is known for his classic films in the genre, things like A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Last House on the Left and Scream, and is also known for the ones that didn’t turn out so good, like ...

the craft - Feminism in the craft

Power Struggle: Feminism in The Craft

Historically, witches have been considered the outcasts of gender normality in society. These are women that seek independence from the stereotypes considered ideal for the female gender. The preconce...

One of the cult members in Clive Barker's Lord of Illusions makes fire appear out of thin air!

Why Now is the Time to Revisit Clive Barker’s Lord of Illusions

Clive Barker is widely regarded as one of the all-time masters of horror. It may seem weird, considering that most of his novels have been some form of fantasy. But on screen, he has definitely earned...

Castle Freak 1995 poster

Five 90’s Horror Movies That Fell Through the Cracks

The 1990’s were an up and down decade for horror. It was the height of video store popularity, with much of the decade’s success coming from the birth of straight-to-video labels like Full Moon and Ve...

The People Under the Stairs - Black Horror Cinema

5 Important Contributions to Black Horror Cinema

Matt Barone recently published a piece in the Dissolve which points out the disturbing lack of African American actors, producers, writers, and more within the horror genre. With Black History month d...

The Paperboy

Horrible Films for Horrible People: The Paperboy (1994)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People, a segment where Wicked Horror’s Zena Dixon revisits outrageous films that should be watched by no one. This week, we have set our sights on the 1994 Cana...

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