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How Revenge R Us Succeeds at Being Even Worse than Chicken Chicken [Goosebumps Rewind]

Goosebumps Rewind is a feature where we take a look back at the best (and worst) of the R.L. Stine-created youth fiction series. In the inaugural installment, we will be looking back on ‘Revenge R Us”...

The Good Son Review [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 the occasional gu...

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow Should be Remembered as One of Tim Burton’s Best!

Almost everything Tim Burton has done in his career has been influenced by Gothic horror. His influences stretch back from the Hammer era to silent classics like The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. While he ...

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In the Mouth of Madness is One of the Most Underrated Meta-Horrors

Scream and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare are widely regarded as the two movies that kicked off meta-horror in the 1990’s. Both were, in their own way, deconstructions of the genre. But despite having the...

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...

Hellraiser Living Dead 3

Return of the Living Dead 3 is a Criminally Underrated Zombie Film (Here’s Why)

In the name alone, Return of the Living Dead 3 sounds like a horror movie worth avoiding. Sure, Return of the Living Dead is a heralded cult classic, but how much room to grow is there in a franchise ...

Mighty Max

Pocket Monsters: Why Mighty Max Was One of the Weirdest, Greatest Toy Fads of the ’90s

There’s a lot you probably remember about the ‘90s. Goosebumps. Animorphs. Dunkaroos. Dawson’s Creek. Crystal Pepsi—but there are a lot of things you probably don’t remember, even if they were popular...


3 Gateway Genres Scream (Re)Introduced Audiences To

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this ...

Macho Monster Hunters: Is John Carpenter’s Vampires a Sexist Movie?!

This is an extremely tough question for me to consider. Vampires came out at a time when I was only dimly aware of who John Carpenter was. It was the film that cemented him as a presence in my young m...

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