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Is A Nightmare on Elm Street Based on a True Story

Is ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Based on a True Story?

Is A Nightmare on Elm Street based on a true story? Yes, to an extent. But not entirely so. Read on as we separate fact from fiction and definitively speak to which elements of A Nightmare on Elm Stre...

Night of the Demons Parties Hard with a Fun and Scary Time [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 with a little bite. Flying solo or wit...

The Ring

Ten of the Most Chilling Settings in Horror

One of the most obvious parts of the filmgoing experience is the presentation of images given to the audience. Many factors contribute to the scare factor in a horror film, such as sound, acting, tens...

When I Consume You Fantasia Fest 2021 Movie Review

When I Consume You Puts A Fractured Supernatural Spin On Self Actualization [Fantasia 2021 Review]

Some scars never really fade. When I Consume You centers on the Shaw siblings, who escaped their abusive family home for a new life in New York City. The (mostly) unexplained horrors of their upbringi...

Five VHS Era Female Directed Horror Films You Should Have Rented

Five Female Directed VHS Horror Films You Should Have Rented

The rise of the video store was a treasure trove for genre fans, and the nostalgia for VHS horror has spawned everything from documentaries detailing the primarily independent industry that helped lin...

Sator

Sator Mixes Family Videos Into Supernatural Horror [Review]

Both Cannibal Holocaust and The Blair Witch Project claimed to be “found” footage, which led to a murder trial for the former and box office success for the latter. Auteur Jordan Graham’s first featur...

Dolly Dearest is Playful Nineties Fun [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 ...

The Dark and the Wicked

Review: THE DARK AND THE WICKED is a Supernatural Pressure Cooker Ready to Scare the Hell out of You

When Bryan Bertino hit audience with one of the most impressive debuts in 2008’s The Strangers, the director was immediately met with labels of being the next big name in the genre and rightfully so, ...

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...