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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 ...

Cujo - Donna from Cujo

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 ...

banner and poster art for stephen kings hit horror novel and mini series adaption IT.

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 ...

Pet Sematary Stephen King collection

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...

The Outsider is a Must Watch [Series Review]

It’s already been two years since the release of Stephen King’s The Outsider which follows a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy. When the mutilated body of...

Christine 1983

Christine is John Carpenter’s Unsung Love Story [Retrospective]

Even after directing Christine, John Carpenter would say in interviews that while he loved directing horror, he dreamed of directing a love story. And while Starman may have been a more mainstream, cu...

The Fly

Five Short Story Adaptations that Ignored the Source Material

Short stories can often be the best place to mine for film adaptations as material doesn’t need to be cut left and right, the way it does when adapting a novel. At the same time, short fiction c...