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Back to the ’80s: April Fool’s Day (1986)

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 category a particular film falls under...

The Rabid Dog’s House: Critters (1986) Review

The Rabid Dog’s House is a new reoccurring feature here at Wicked Horror. WH contributor Justin Steele has created a video series for horror fans that enjoy watching and/or listening to reviews ...

Six Flicks to Help with Your Halloween Hangover!

All year long you wait for Halloween to come. The scary movies, pranks, and all the other enjoyable activities. Then, like a way-too-much fun night at the bar, the festivities are over before you know...

A scene from "Teen Wolf" (1985)

Five Reasons Why “Teen Wolf” (1985) is Totally Tubular!

Family friendly horror comedies are generally hit and miss — and the glut of ho-hum and just plain crappy sub-sub-genre offerings from the 1980s proves it. Wicked Stepmother, Haunted Honeymoon, My Bes...

Stan Against Evil Season 3

Stan Against Evil Season 3 is the Best Yet!

FC’s horror comedy, Stan Against Evil features John C. McGinley as a small town ex-sheriff and local curmudgeon. Those who enjoyed McGinley’s performance on Scrubs work will like Stan Mill...

Fright Night

Back to the ’80s: Fright Night

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 category a particular film falls under...

Alien (1979) The problem with sub-genres - label makers

Label Makers: The Persistent Problem With Sub-Genres

Sub-genres are great for categorizing. In general, that’s the only real purpose that genre serves: putting films in a certain place so that they’re easier to find when you’re looking for them. In term...

Vidar the Vampire Reimagines Jesus as a Vampire [Review]

Vidar the Vampire is an irreverent, black comedy that reimagines Jesus as a vampire. The film plays on the obvious connections—drinking blood and rising from the dead—to highlight some of its issues w...

Parody Films

Six Horror Parodies That Almost Got it Right

Horror parodies are a tough lot. They’re hard to do and almost impossible to do correctly. However, horror comedies are often excellent, and easier to get right, which is part of the problem. Horror c...