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Five Stephen King Villains That Still Give Us Nightmares

Stephen King has created a wealth of monsters over the years. With countless novels under his belt, he is the most prolific living author, regardless of genre. He is the undisputed master of modern ho...

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Horror Movies Based on Short Stories That Nailed the Adaptation Process

Short stories will always be the most underrated form of horror. Some, if not most, of the best horror stories ever told were short fiction. Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Richard Matheson, etc̷...

Firestarter

‘Firestarter’ is a Stephen King Remake Without Much Spark [Blu-ray Review]

There’s a scene early in Firestarter where parents Andy and Vicky McGee (Zac Efron and Sydney Lemmon) disagree about how to raise their young pyrokinetic daughter, Charlie (Ryan Kiera Armstrong). Andy...

Five Movie Monsters That Are Actually Kind of Adorable

It’s easier to be scared of monsters when you’re young. Everything’s new, everything’s mysterious. You’re never really sure what’s out there in the dark. Browsing the video store shelves as a kid, eve...

Tales from the Darkside

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie is an Awesome, Unsung Anthology

Anthology movies have enjoyed a bit of a resurgence in recent years. There was a time when anthologies were considered box office poison and a surefire way to make a movie that nobody would see. Even ...

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Why ‘Cujo’ is a Hauntingly Plausible Classic

Directed by Lewis Teague (just coming off another rampaging animal movie, Alligator, at the time) Cujo tells the story of a St. Bernard that goes rabid after chasing a rabbit into a cave inhabited by ...

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Why it’s so Hard to Make a Good Horror Miniseries

Out of every format in horror, the miniseries is among the most forgotten. Yes, there are some that are remembered as classics. Titles like It and The Stand. Stephen King has dominated the horror...

Silver Bullet Takes Aim at Werewolf Legend [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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The Stephen King 5-Movie Collection is a Great Deal if You Don’t Already Own the Films on Blu-ray [Review]

Paramount’s Stephen King 5-Movie Collection is now available on Blu-ray, and it contains a pretty great lineup. If you’re a King fan and you don’t already own the original Pet Sematary, its rema...