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Seven Horror Mashups You Definitely Have to See Monster Squad

Why ‘The Monster Squad’ is the Perfect Gateway Horror Movie

Most people who are fans of the genre started when they were young. Whether they began watching at that age or weren’t allowed to watch, but learned about them anyway, a fascination with horror was bo...

True Story: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Is ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Based on a True Story?

Is A Nightmare on Elm Street based on a true story? Yes, to an extent. But not entirely so. Read on as we separate fact from fiction and definitively speak to which elements of A Nightmare on Elm Stre...

‘Suspect’ Serves Neo Noir Suspense [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...

Why Jason Lives is a Near-Perfect Horror Comedy

Audiences were disappointed with Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning. They wanted Jason, doing what he does best. Despite the film’s other merits, they couldn’t get over the absence of the franchi...

political horror

Horror Has Always Been Political. Get Over it.

Over the years, the horror genre has adapted and grown. Whether good, bad, or indifferent, there’s no preventing its evolution. The new millennium has afforded a new group of filmmakers the oppo...

Five Films That Prove You Should Never Step Foot in the Water Again – Even the Shower

Winter is always an interesting time on the east coast of the United States. It is a time when many of us find ourselves uttering phrases like “it’s too cold to be alive” each time r...

Night of the Demons Parties Hard with a Fun and Scary Time [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...

Friday the 13th

Four Friday the 13th Spinoffs We Wish Existed

The Friday the 13th series is loaded with entertaining characters that are not hulking behemoths in hockey masks. Whether they be good, bad, or completely incompetent, those that stand out are always ...

Night of the Comet

How ‘Night of the Comet’ Made the Apocalypse Fun

“Daddy would have gotten us Uzis."