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Seven Great Sequels That Were Made Insanely Quickly

We all know how it goes. When a horror film becomes successful, it becomes a franchise. Once that happens sequels start to be churned out at amazing speed. Usually, when a studio forces a sequel out t...

Samantha (Jocelin Donahue) at the title screen of the Ti West supernatural horror film The House of the Devil.

Why it’s So Hard to do Throwback Horror

“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.” We all know people who want everything to return to the glory days, everyone says that’s what horror needs to do to keep itself alive. Fresh ideas are importan...

Tom McLoughlin

Five Reasons Tom McLoughlin Needs More Love

A lot of people make their living directing horror movies. But they don’t always get the name recognition of John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper or George Romero, even if they’re very good. Even t...

Friday the 13th

Latest Friday the 13th Collection Remasters First Four Films, Recycles Previous Features [Blu-ray Review]

The Friday the 13th series is by far one of the most celebrated horror franchises. I think it is fair to say that most of our readers here at Wicked Horror have seen our favorite hockey mask wearing m...

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Seven Pure Comfort Food Horror Movies

There’s something great about discovering a great new horror movie for the first time. The genre is huge and diverse. There’s so much happening at any given moment. Every year produces some great new ...

Gizmo Furby horror movie tie in

Horror Tie-In Toys We Can’t Believe Actually Got Made

I’ll admit it, part of me is jealous of the kids just discovering the genre now. I’ll never forget what it was like for me as a kid to see all of my favorites for the first time. To watch each Hallowe...

The Right Maniac for the Job: Six Current Horror Talents and the Franchises They Should Reboot

Why It’s so Hard to Trace the Origins of the Slasher Movie

There’s an endless debate as to what the first slasher movie actually is. Looking back on it, I think it’s a subject that warrants further investigation. But it doesn’t do any good for me to simply ju...

Why Paranormal Activity Owes Us One More Film

Seven Franchises That Could Benefit from Going DTV or VOD

Even today, terms like straight-to-video, DTV and VOD are regarded as dirty. They’re second-rate. Movies that get that kind of release are treated as failures before they even come out. We’re getting ...

Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th [SteelBook Blu-ray Review]

There isn’t really much that I can say about Friday the 13th that hasn’t already been said over and over. So, with that in mind, I won’t attempt to say anything new. But I will touch...