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‘A Nightmare On Elm Street 4’: How Freddy Became The Pop Culture Boogeyman

A Nightmare on Elm Street was a success that spread through word of mouth. It was made for very little money and was released on a limited number of screens. A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 was a hit in c...

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Why Behind the Mask is Still One of the Smartest Horror Films of the Past 20 Years

It’s hard to believe that Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon is already 17-years-old. Unlike many horror films released in the 20 years, I saw this one when it was still relatively new. It was...

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Six Surprisingly Great Sci-Fi Horror Movies That Nobody Saw

The science fiction and horror genres have always gone hand in hand, dating back even before Mary Shelley’s seminal work in both genres, Frankenstein. Many of the Gothic horrors of the nineteenth cent...

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Why ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ Deserves Greater Acclaim

The 1990s gave us a lot of great films. From big studio releases like Silence of the Lambs, Candyman, and Jacob’s Ladder, to smaller, more obscure releases like Castle Freak, The Ugly, and Audition. I...

‘Night Swim’ is a Melodramatic, Scare-Free Slog [Review]

In Night Swim, the always-welcome Wyatt Russell plays a father of two whose promising baseball career has been tragically cut short by an MS diagnosis. If that sounds like a surprisingly dark plot poi...

‘The Sacrifice Game’ is a Delightfully Chilly Festive Treat [Review]

The Sacrifice Game, Jenn Wexler’s highly-anticipated follow-up to her gnarly punk rock slasher The Ranger, takes the overdone but still amusing “god forbid women have hobbies” meme to its least logica...

Raising Cain Rates High for De Palma (Or Should!) [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...

‘Suitable Flesh’ is Horny AF and Remarkably Gory [Review]

Joe Lynch adds another movie to his delightfully eccentric oeuvre with his latest directorial offering, Suitable Flesh. Part psychosexual workplace drama, part Lovecraftian nightmare, the movie featur...

‘Night of the Demons 2’ is Twice the Campy Fun [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...