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Blu-ray Review: NOS4A2 Season Two – An Unstable and Disjointed Sophomore Season

Season one of AMC’s NOS4A2 (an adaptation of the excellent Joe Hill novel) was a bit rocky, but there was so much hear in the good vs. evil tale, that as a viewer, it was easy to look past its faults....

Amulet is a Must See [Review]

There’s a rule in creative writing: a story shouldn’t start with a character waking up. Writer/director Romola Garai breaks it twice in Amulet and the film is better for it. Her confidence...

Jeffrey Reddick’s Don’t Look Back is an Impressively Spooky Debut [Review]

Don’t Look Back is the directorial debut of one Jeffrey Reddick, i.e. the mastermind behind the unstoppable Final Destination series. Although there are thematic similarities here, Reddick is more con...

The Haunting (1999) Leans More on Looks and Less on Scares [Blu-ray Review]

Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House has been largely regarded as one of the greatest ghost stories of all time by critics, writers, and filmmakers. Jackson’s novels and short stori...

The Old Ways Revitalizes Exorcism Movies [Review]

Director Christopher Alender and Marcos Gabriel tell a different kind of exorcism story in The Old Ways. After witnessing her mother’s failed exorcism as a child, Cristina (Brigitte Kali Canales) was ...

Housesitter…The Night They Saved Siegfried’s Brain [Review]

Filmed entirely in 1987, Housesitter…The Night They Saved Siegfried’s Brain sat unfinished for thirty-two years. Now, with post-sound from Skywalker Sound and final picture from Paramount Pictur...

Survival Skills Nightstream Film Festival Review

Survival Skills Is A Meta Mix Of VHS Visuals And The Systemic Nature Of Violence [Nightstream Film Festival Review]

Survival Skills opens with a nostalgic analog aesthetic, which will be familiar to those who’ve watched 2019’s VHYes, the television work of comedians Tim & Eric, or any number of Adul...

Freeway is a Fearless Modern Fairy Tale [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 ...

Detention is a Missed Opportunity [Nightstream Film Festival Review]

Detention is an adaptation of a 2016 Taiwanese horror adventure game released exclusively on Steam by Red Candle Games, which has already stormed the box office in its home country as well as in nearb...

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