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The Final Girl: Dancing Between Feminism and Misogyny

The slasher is arguably the most popular (and profitable) horror movie sub-genre. Historically, there are a specific set of guidelines that a slasher film must abide by to succeed. There must be a der...

Beloved Actor John Saxon Passes Away At 83

We recently received word here at Wicked Horror that beloved actor, martial artist and horror icon John Saxon, unfortunately, has passed away on July 25th 2020, at the age of 83. Saxon’s wife Gloria a...

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Not Appropriate for Children? An In-depth look at Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

In each generation, there are the must read books in grade school, despite the fact such literature may not be appropriate for the children vying after it. Today’s youth fight over The Hunger Games, T...

The Government’s Worried About UFO’s. Why?

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s…….well we don’t know what it is. Unidentified Flying Objects, or UFO’s, have always been a controversial subject among believers and non-beli...

Why We Need More Queer Horror Movies [Editorial]

Pride month is upon us and, with the release of Shudder’s rather brilliant, yet still devastating new documentary, Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street, comes the desire to immerse ourselve...

Carmilla

You And I Are One Forever: Why Carmilla Remains One of the Most Important Vampire Stories Ever Told

Dracula was an obsessively well-researched book. While the novel was published in 1897, Stoker had written his first notes on the story—of a young solicitor unknowingly venturing into the home of a va...

Fangoria is Not Your Final Girl [Editorial]

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A woman gets a job. She’s very excited. She meets her new coworkers. Some of them are men. Some of them don’t understand boundaries and cross hers. She’s seen ...

Devil's Rejects

The True Story Of The Real-Life Devil’s Rejects

Rob Zombie’s critically-acclaimed masterpiece The Devil’s Rejects is the far superior sequel to the equally gut-wrenching and terrifying House of 1000 Corpses. The pair of gore flicks follows th...

The Horrifying True Story Of The Scandal At Tri-State Crematory

On February 15, 2002, police were called to the Tri-State Crematory, an establishment built to properly cremate the dead located in Noble, Georgia. Investigators were called numerous times over the pr...

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