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Five Must See Horror Films from the ‘30s and ‘40s That Don’t Feature the Universal Monsters

When you think of classic horror movies from the 1930s and 1940s, what comes to mind? For most people, it’s probably the Universal Classic Monsters. Films like Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Wolf Man ...

The Dunwich Horror

Script to Pieces: Mario Bava’s Scarlet Friday (AKA The Dunwich Horror)

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will be ...

The Mummy - Dracula - Mummies on Film

How The Movie That Set the Template for Dracula Movies Wasn’t Even a Dracula Movie

Tod Browning’s Dracula certainly had an impact on the vampire genre. Over seventy years later, Bela Lugosi as the Count is still the most recognizable on-screen vampire. And while it has always been i...

Bride of Frankenstein

How Bride of Frankenstein Set the Template for Every Horror Sequel

Everyone has their favorite horror sequel. And, of course, everyone has their least favorite as well. Following up a classic can be incredibly difficult to pull off. The first problem is justifying wh...

Poster for Universal's 1932 movie The Mummy

Horror History: Mummies in Movies

Mummies—both natural and man-made—have been found on every continent on the world, however it is the Egyptian mummy that holds the most mystique to the general public. This is at least partially owed ...