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The Columnist Fantasis Fest 2020 Film Review

The Columnist Is A Hot Take That Isn’t Spicy Enough [Fantasia Review]

The Columnist is one of the North American premiers at Fantasia Fest 2020, and with its timely take on the occupational hazards for female identified creatives on the Internet, particularly relatable ...

Fun Loving and Fed Up: Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives [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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Mother’s Day (1980) is a Brutal Revenge Thriller [Retrospective]

Mother’s Day (1980) follows Abbey, Trina, and Jackie, who were roommates and best friends in college, as they embark on their annual weekend getaway. Each year, one of the girlfriends plans a surprise...

Slick in Prom Night

Prom Night (1980) is an Average Revenge-Soaked Slasher [Retrospective]

The accidental death of a young girl is so haunting to the killer in Prom Night (1980), that six years after the event, he strikes out and seeks vigilante justice against the group of friends involved...

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Monster Within: Seven of the Most Unconventional Revenge Horrors

Revenge is a tricky thing in horror. It can take many different forms. Most common are supernatural slashers or rape/revenge features. With the new trailer for Eli Roth’s Death Wish remake having just...

American Mary - Angry Planet - Revenge Movies From Around the World

Angry Planet: Great Revenge Horror Movies from Around the World

Rape/revenge is one of the trickiest sub-genres in horror. Revenge in general is a difficult motivator for the duration of a feature-length narrative. Many people have huge criticisms of the genre, an...

Katie attacks man in the bathroom in I Spit on Your Grave 2

In Defense of Rape-Revenge Films

Through some of my writings as of late, I’ve come to discover that I have a greater concern for the way women are treated in horror films. If you call me a feminist, I’ll just say thank yo...

Peter Stormare on Autumn Blood [Exclusive Interview]

Peter Stormare is one of the busiest and most successful character actors working today. He is exceptionally versatile, having taken on roles across all genres and is always looking for diversity in t...

DVD cover for Scott Schirmer's Found.

Found is a Visceral and Disturbing Journey [Review]

Found focuses on Marty, a seemingly normal fifth grader. He excels in school and stays out of trouble. But beneath the surface, there are a series of problems that are causing him to slowly unravel. H...

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