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Fact-Checking The Acid King

June 19th, 1984, the words “Northport” and “Satan” became synonymous, fused together for decades by the stabbing and mutilation of a 17-year-old in an alleged Satanic sacrifice. It was almost a month ...

Insane Clown Posse Takes on FBI in Poignant Documentary [Review]

One of the things that make our country so great is the freedoms that we as citizens enjoy. We have the right to free speech, religion, press, and the ability to assemble outside of government interfe...

Alicia Silverstone’s ’90s Thrillers Lookback [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. Flying solo or with his co-host Zena ...

Sleepy Hollow High

Sleepy Hollow High Gave Me Nightmares (And Not the Good Kind)

With the recent announcement of 2022’s Scream, the fifth in the series, and the upcoming arrival of Halloween, I could only think of one thing. A film once praised by Femme Fatales Magazine as &...

The Estate is a Fast-Paced and Fun Comedic Thriller

It’s been a while since I’ve watched a thriller with intentional humor in the mix. I knew from the start that The Estate was a dark comedy, and it delivered beyond my expectations.  George (Chris Bake...

The Green Knight

The Green Knight is One of the Best Films of 2021 [Blu-ray Review]

A24 has become a reliable source for quality arthouse films. Minari was a triumph last year as were Uncut Gems and Midsommar the year before. The Green Knight, the latest film from David Lowery, is no...

Old

Old is Another Hit for Shyamalan [Blu-ray Review]

M. Night Shyamalan has been surprising audiences ever since the release of The Sixth Sense in 1999. I have thoroughly enjoyed a few of his flicks, been annoyed by a few others, and found myself indiff...

Poser Nightstream 2021 Movie Review

Poser Is A Music-Fueled Mania That Isn’t Quite The Thriller It Appears To Be [Nightstream Film Festival Review]

Poser is set in Columbus, Ohio, but the sort of indie music scene it depicts will be familiar to anyone who grew up in a moderately sized city. They all have a neighborhood where the buildings are cru...

Landlocked Nightstream Film Festival Movie Review

LandLocked Is A Low Fi Look At The Menace Of Nostalgia [Nightstream Film Festival Review]

LandLocked was one of the virtual premiers at the 2021 Nightstream film festival, and marks the narrative feature debut for documentarian, writer, and director Paul Owens. In addition to location shoo...