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Horror Synth Artist Draven Deliver’s New Album

Synth music and horror have always complimented each other. From building suspense and terror to complimenting the sometimes horrific and beautiful visuals, synth and horror are forever wedded in mali...

Phantasm

Why Phantasm Works in All the Ways Movies Typically Fail

Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm is a mostly undisputed genre classic. It’s an intense, atmospheric ‘70s horror that spawned a franchise that has spanned several decades. Those that have seen it usually spea...

Wolf (1994) Takes a Mature Spin on Werewolf Lore [The Rabid Dog’s House]

The Rabid Dog’s House is a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where contributor Justin Steele uncovers hidden gems, lost classics, and overlooked indie offerings with a little bite. Flying solo or wit...

Lorenza Izzo and Malin Akerman in The Aviary

The Aviary Impressively Puts Cult Victims Front and Center [Review]

Cult movies – and by that, I mean movies about cults, not something like Rocky Horror – have grown exponentially in popularity thanks to high-profile exposés about Scientology, NXIVM, etc. The Aviary,...

Stuart Gordon

Stuart Gordon: Interviews, A Singularly Subversive Spirit [Book Review]

Stuart Gordon is best remembered for his 1985 debut film, Re-Animator. With buckets of blood and a decapitated head giving head (a visual pun Gordon’s high school buddy and frequent writer Dennis Paol...

Meg tied up and beaten in the basement in The Girl Next Door.

For Number One Fans: 5 Books to Cure Your Misery

It’s been 35 years since Misery’s Annie Wilkes found Paul Sheldon’s wrecked car in snowy Sidewinder, Colorado. Fans of the book—or the classic 1990 film adaptation, or the play starring Laurie Metcalf...

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation is Pure Madness [The Rabid Dog’s House]

The Rabid Dog’s House is a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where contributor Justin Steele uncovers hidden gems, lost classics, and overlooked indie offerings with a little bite. Flying solo or wit...

Elisha Cuthbert in The Cellar

The Cellar Proves Irish Horror Still Has Some Tricks Up Its Sleeve [Review]

Haunted house movies will never go out of style. Although the title of The Cellar, the latest offering from Irish writer-director Brendan Muldowney (Savage), suggests all the evil is contained to the ...

Neil Maskell is Absolutely Astonishing in Bull [Review]

Neil Maskell has been acting for a long time, but the weathered Brit will probably always be best known for his harrowing performance in Kill List. Maskell’s latest starring role, in Bull, appears to ...