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Camp Twilight

Camp Twilight is a Must-See, Slasher Delight [Review]

Camp Twilight follows six senior high school students who have been given the opportunity to make up for their failing grades by taking a weekend camping trip to a place called Camp Twilight (obviousl...

It Cuts Deep Nightstream Film Festival Review

It Cuts Deep Never Even Scratches Horror Or Comedy [Nightstream Film Festival Review]

It Cuts Deep starts with the prototypical slasher film murder. Naughty teens decide to have sex instead of studying, and are promptly dispatched with a machete. Without explanation, we then jump cut t...

The Final Girl: Dancing Between Feminism and Misogyny

The slasher is arguably the most popular (and profitable) horror movie sub-genre. Historically, there are a specific set of guidelines that a slasher film must abide by to succeed. There must be a der...

Chastity Bites Horror Movie

Why Chastity Bites Was Years Ahead of its Time [Editorial]

Thankfully, feminist horror films and female-positive cinema are becoming more and more commonplace of late. And we owe a debt of gratitude for the shifting paradigm to movements like Me Too and Time&...

Animated Horror Film, To Your Last Death Offers a Refreshing and Twisty Slasher Mix

What a, well, wicked mixture To Your Last Death serves up. It’s a slasher film with a Twilight Zone-style framework narrated by William Shatner. Ray Wise stars as a villainous corporate CEO ...

Why Shocker was a surprisingly personal movie for wes craven

Shocker is Silly, Fun, and Under-Appreciated [Retrospective]

Upon its release in 1989, critics universally panned Shocker. It was a modest box office success but certainly didn’t set any records. Due to bad reviews and a less than perfect screenplay from Craven...

Severance.

Severance is a Brilliant Horror Comedy [Retrospective]

Severance finds the employees of an international arms manufacturer setting off on a teambuilding retreat. When a fallen tree blocks the path to their destination, the workers are forced to take an un...

Psycho Beach Party [Rabid Dog’s House Review]

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 the occasional gu...

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 is Quirky, Bizarre, and Fun [Editorial]

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 sees Jesse and his family moving into a new home on Elm Street. While settling in, Jesse learns that Nancy Thompson previously occupied his new home. When Jesse finds Nancy...

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