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B-Movie Directors Who Should Have Helmed Mainstream Movies

B-Movie directors tend to get made fun of just for doing what they do, which has always been a little ridiculous to me. Look at the way in which these productions are typically made, especially in the...

Ghoulies 1985

Why Ghoulies Would Have Been Better Had it Focused on Toilet Monsters [Retrospective]

I love movies about weird little monsters. Gremlins and Critters were two of my favorites as a kid. I discovered Ghoulies right in the middle of all of that and was allowed to rent the film because it...


Dolls is a Thrilling Modern Fairy Tale for Adults [Retrospective]

Dolls takes place on a dark and especially stormy night. The film finds an eclectic group of people taking refuge from the storm at the home of a seemingly sweet but ultimately creepy older couple. Th...

Charles Band

Charles Band Talks Bunker of Blood, Puppet Master, Primevals and More [Exclusive]

Charles Band is one of the most successful independent producers in the genre’s history. He helped spearhead the VHS boom with Wizard Video, he helped create two of the first licensed horror games eve...

Tate Steinsiek - Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich Acquired For Distribution

It was one of the biggest talking points out of this year’s Overlook Film Festival, and if you’re dying to see the latest, completely insane entry in the Puppet Master series, fear not: Th...

Dagon 2001

Script to Pieces: Stuart Gordon’s Shadow Over Innsmouth

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 ...

Puppet Master - No Strings Attached: Nine Puppet Master Movies That Never Happened - Blade in Puppet Master

Many Strings Attached: The Troubled History of Puppet Master

Puppet Master is one of the most successful independent horror film franchises of all time. It’s spawned an action figure series, Halloween costumes, T-shirts, comic books and even a reboot from the p...

Empire Pictures

Why Empire Pictures Was the Perfect B-Movie Company (And Why it Couldn’t Last)

Through the mid-1980’s, Empire Pictures was a company at the top of its game. It dominated the B-Movie field. The ‘80’s was known for its inherent camp and cheesiness, which was largely what helped to...

Cult Corner: Dollman

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick… Albert Pyun’s Dollman. On the planet Artutos, which bears a striki...

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