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Samantha (Jocelin Donahue) at the title screen of the Ti West supernatural horror film The House of the Devil.

Why it’s So Hard to do Throwback Horror

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.” We all know people who want everything to return to the glory days, everyone says that’s what horror needs to do to keep itself alive. Fresh ideas are importan...

Rocky Horror

Why Theatrical Horror is Still Important in the Streaming Age

Film is a rapidly changing medium. This isn’t surprising, really. It’s still relatively new. Something that’s been around for barely over a hundred years is going to find itself constantly evolving. C...

Saw - Wan and Whannell

Why It’s Okay to Not Get Certain Movies

Everyone has their favorite horror movies, so it’s only natural that people have their least favorites as well. Sometimes it might not even come down to that. Sometimes it’s just the fact that a certa...

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...

Jorel O’ Dell Discusses the Cinematography of HURT

The wait is finally over for Sonny Mallhi’s slasher film, Hurt. Originally premiering at Fantasia Fest in 2018, the film is now available in select theaters and VOD/digital platforms thanks to Gravita...

Have Horror Movies made you Automatonophobic?

A phobia is an extreme or irrational fear or aversion to something, real or imaginary and there are many common phobias such as germaphobia (fear of germs) or acrophobia (fear of heights). “Those who ...

We Should Be Talking About There’s Someone Inside Your House [Editorial]

Conventional wisdom suggests the slasher genre has had its heyday, technically twice (once in the eighties and again in the late nineties/early 2000s), and is done, which is why we’re getting more Hal...

Director of The Omen, Richard Donner Passes Away

Today is a very sad in the world of cinema, as we here at Wicked Horror, regret to announce the unfortunate passing of legendry director Richard Donner. Donner was the director of major Hollywood bloc...

Bad Ben

The Bad Ben Series by Nigel Bach is the Film Experience You Have Been Waiting for

I love independent cinema. There is something so awe-inspiring about people who do not have Hollywood connections or multi-million dollar budgets picking up a camera and deciding to run with an idea t...