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Pet Sematary Two Oozes Fun and Terror [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...

Haunt Needs to be Added to Your Halloween Watchlist [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...

The Kindred Smashes on Special Edition Blu-Ray

The Kindred starts out feeling like a kitchen sink movie. An unnamed driver gets into a serious car accident. While he’s braindead on the way to the hospital, a van runs the ambulance off the road. Th...

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La Llorona Screams into the Criterion Collection [Blu-Ray Review]

La Llorona was one of the best films of 2020. Director/co-writer Jayro Bustamante’s story follows the family of General Enrique Monteverde (Julio Diaz). He’s a military leader on trial for...

Eve’s Bayou

Eve’s Bayou Remains Astonishing [Criterion Blu-ray Review]

Eve’s Bayou is just about as good as cinema will ever get. Writer-director Kasi Lemmons’ 1997 debut is a deeply resonant work that marries the possibilities of imagination with the power of reminiscen...

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Cure What Ails You [Blu-Ray Review]

Japanese horror boomed in the late `90s and early `00s. Takashi Miike’s profoundly disturbing take on romantic comedies, Audition, came out in 1999 and no one who’s seen it has looked at piano wire th...

Rob Zombie’s Spin on ‘The Munsters’ is a Stylish but Unfocused Prequel [Blu-ray Review]

Resuscitating classic films and television shows and infusing them with a modern twist can be a tricky task. There have to be enough reverence and callbacks to the original, but enough new material to...

horror sequels nobody asked for

Horror Sequels Nobody Asked For

Horror sequels are everywhere. They always have been. While every other filmmaking trend comes and goes, the sequel always survives. If a film is even modestly successful, a follow-up effort becomes s...

Flowers in the Attic: The Origin is a Promising Adaptation that Falls Apart at the End [DVD Review]

Incest. Poison. Revenge. Just a few elements expected by fans of V.C. Andrews that are delivered in spades in the most recent, four-part adaptation of her work. The first three parts are rather succes...