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Seven Surprisingly Good Remakes Nobody Saw

Why do we have so many remakes? Is there any single question—maybe not worded quite exactly like that—that you hear more from horror fans on the Internet? I see it asked every single day in one form o...

The Thing

Horror Remakes That Equaled Or Surpassed the Original

Remakes are a longstanding tradition in cinema, especially in the horror genre. But there is no doubt that we have seen an over-saturation in recent years. The majority of remakes are realized for the...

the blob

How The Blob Remake Outdid the Original!

1958’s The Blob is the perfect monster monster movie for its era. It’s big, it’s campy, it’s funny. All in all, it is pure popcorn entertainment. The remake, made thirty years later, had a lot to live...

Black Christmas 2006 vs 1974 vs 2019 [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. Flying solo or with his co-host ...

The Haunting (1999) Leans More on Looks and Less on Scares [Blu-ray Review]

Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House has been largely regarded as one of the greatest ghost stories of all time by critics, writers, and filmmakers. Jackson’s novels and short stori...

House of Wax.

Fifteen Years Later, House of Wax Still Boasts Impressive Set Design and Great FX

House of Wax (2005) turns fifteen in April. So, what better time to take a look back at the oft-maligned slasher redux to determine if it deserves the hate that is so often thrown its way. For th...

Scream reboot

Upcoming Scream Reboot to be Directed by the Ready Or Not Guys

A Scream reboot shouldn’t happen, let’s just get that out of the way first. Series creator, and all-round horror icon, Wes Craven passed several years ago and the truly terrible MTV series...

The Intensity of High Tension: A Look at Plagiarism in Horror

In a time of remakes, reboots, re-imaginings and so forth, the genre fan has a narrowed selection in terms of originality. This debatable lack of creativity divides audiences on a regular basis. Wheth...

Friday the 13th 2009

Why Friday the 13th is the Best of the Platinum Dunes Remakes

In 2003, New Line Cinema and Platinum Dunes kicked off a massive remake trend with the release of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Released only two months after Freddy vs. Jason, it made a killing at the...

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