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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...

Jacob's Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder and the Process of Dying

Jacob’s Ladder, released in 1990, puzzled audiences and critics. Dealing with complicated issues of loss, grief, paranoia, hallucinations, death, and rebirth, the film demands multiple viewings ...

Idle Hands

Idle Hands is an Essential Horror Comedy That Never Found its Audience

Horror in the 1990’s was a very different thing from the ‘80’s. Where the previous decade produced cult classic after cult classic (with the titles that didn’t make it to theaters becoming big hits on...

Exorcist III

Exorcist III is One of the Most Overlooked Horrors of the 1990’s

The Exorcist is known in many circles as one of the greatest horror movies ever made. It deserves its reputation. And given that the first follow up effort was a colossal disappointment, it made sense...

Interview with the Vampire

How Interview With the Vampire Defined A-List Horror in the 1990s

Horror movies in the late ‘90s were defined by Scream. Everything followed on its heels and tried to imitate that movie. I Know What You Did Last Summer, Urban Legend, Valentine, Cherry Falls, it spaw...

The People Under the Stairs - Black Horror Cinema

Why The People Under the Stairs is Still Relevant

Wes Craven is known for his classic films in the genre, things like A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Last House on the Left and Scream, and is also known for the ones that didn’t turn out so good, like ...

Are you afraid of the dark

Are You Afraid of the Dark?: Top 5 Saddest Tales

During its seven-season run on Nickelodeon (1992 to 2000), Are You Afraid of the Dark? featured a variety of chilling tales of the supernatural. Each episode revolved around a group of teenagers (The ...

the craft - Feminism in the craft

Seven Reasons Why The Craft Still Holds Up

We’re swiftly approaching two decades since the release of The Craft. 2016 will mark the 20th anniversary of a film that’s proven to be one of the most remembered horror hits of its decade. And that’s...

Fear Street

Fear Street Novels that Need to be Adapted for the Big Screen

After hearing the rumors of an upcoming film based on the Fear Street novels by R. L. Stine, we thought it might be fun to take a look at some of the author’s most memorable books and spotlight ...

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