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His House is the Most Underrated Horror Movie of the Year [Editorial]

Amid a global pandemic, no genre has survived – nay, thrived – like horror has. The misfit of the film world has always existed in the shadows, of course, covertly shared through VHS tapes and later w...

Dollar Double Feature: Christmas Horror: Rabid (1977) and Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?

Welcome back to Dollar Double Feature, Christmas horror edition. A digital throwback to bargain theaters, and the idiosyncratic slate of second run fare that often played them. Because even the surlie...

Leave M. Night Shyamalan Alone!

People are willing to accept a few missteps from many famous directors. Fans even seem to forget that Steven Spielberg directed Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Any creative directo...

Was the Goosebumps TV Series Too Disturbing for Children?

Everyone has those nostalgic movies and shows they wish they could re-watch for the first time every time. My favorite horror TV series from my youth was Goosebumps. It terrified me to my core. One ep...

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...