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Urban Legends: Final Cut is Still a Solid Horror Sequel [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 Zena ...

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Six Horror Sequels With Subtle References You May Have Missed

Fans love to pick apart their favorite movies and franchises. There are threads upon threads of fan theories, some of them interesting, and some of them completely insane—but still interesting in some...

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Eight Movies That Would Have Been Terrible if They’d Been Exactly What Fans Wanted

We’re all horror fans. So, by doing an article about what fans do and don’t want, I’m speaking as a fan myself. The intent is not to talk down to anyone, but as a group, fans want what they want. We’r...

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Five Bad Sequels That Were Almost Good

Many horror sequels don’t live up to the original. Many more are simply bad. But nobody sets out to make a bad sequel. Things just get in the way, whether it be time budget or any other consider...

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Five Horror Sequels that are Better the Second Time

Everyone goes into certain movies with a set of expectations. This is especially true for horror sequels. The Friday the 13th series has some entries that are unjustly maligned simply because what peo...

Back to the ’80s: Dario Argento’s Inferno

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which category a particular film falls under...

Halloween II (1981): “Don’t You Forget About Me”

A new Halloween film was released in 2018 to great financial and critical success. So, of course, a new trilogy beginning with the last installment is being developed, all stemming directly from John ...

Rob Zombie’s Halloween II is Way Better Than You Remember

I always have a problem trying to understand the automatic resistance so often accompanying a remake. Let alone a follow-up to a remake such as Rob Zombie’s Halloween II (which is celebrating th...

Seven Direct-to-Video Sequels That Are Better Than Expected

The purpose of a sequel is always in debate. There is a sense that a follow up is automatically inferior due to being derivative of another work. And, if that sequel is released direct-to-video then i...