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The Last Matinee is a Gloriously Gory Throwback [Review]

From the opening strains of Power Glove’s classic power-pop anthem “Motorcycle Cop,” we know we’re in safe hands with The Last Matinee (aka Al Morir La Matinée). A Spanish-language slasher set in Mont...

The Sadness Fantasia Fest 2021 Movie Review

The Sadness Takes Contagion Horror To Splatter Soaked Extremes [Fantasia 2021 Review]

Rob Jabbaz’s The Sadness absolutely earned the trigger warnings that accompanied its screenings at Fantasia Fest 2021. Those who do not wish to contemplate copious gore, cannibalism, sexual abus...

Ultrasound Fantasia Fest 2021 Movie Review

Ultrasound Combines Sharp Sound Design And An Unreliable Narrator Into A Genuinely Surprising Sci-Fi Thriller [Fantasia 2021 Review]

Ultrasound is unafraid to introduce the abstract and off kilter within its first few frames. A wash of inky blue and jet black is shot in wide angle, only recognizable as a car driving down a mountain...

MARTYRS LANE

The Haunted House in Martyrs Lane is Empty [Fantasia 2021 Review]

With a title like Martyrs Lane, you might be expecting something relentlessly gory, but Ruth Platt’s third feature doesn’t actually take place in the eponymous spot. Rather, it’s key to unlocking the ...

Blood Conscious is a Tense Thriller with a Message

Blood Conscious gets off to a great start with a retro feel to the opening credits and score. These aspects along with the opening scene drew me in as a viewer, and there were several other factors th...

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#Blue_Whale is Internet Horror Lite [Fantasia 2021 Review]

Internet horror continues to be big business, but for every Unfriended or The Den, there’s a Friend Request. Russian offering #Blue_Whale lands somewhere in between the two. Not convincingly creepy en...

Midnight movie 2021

Midnight is Next-Level Horror [Fantasia 2021 Review]

Deaf protagonists are a curiously untapped market in horror. The best example of their use is arguably in Mike Flanagan’s Hush, which sees a masked killer descend upon a home occupied by a deaf woman ...

All The Moons Fantasia Fest Movie Review

All The Moons Adds A Stunning Fairy Tale Aesthetic To Familiar Vampire Fare [Fantasia 2021 Review]

All The Moons/Ilargi Guztiak immediately thrusts the audience into the middle of a crisis. Late in 1876, the Third Carlist war’s last gasps are being fought in the Basque region of Spain. The te...

Friday the 13th

Latest Friday the 13th Collection Remasters First Four Films, Recycles Previous Features [Blu-ray Review]

The Friday the 13th series is by far one of the most celebrated horror franchises. I think it is fair to say that most of our readers here at Wicked Horror have seen our favorite hockey mask wearing m...