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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...

The Blair Witch Project

Ten Horror Movie Characters We Love to Hate

Most of the time, characters in movies, books and podcasts are memorable because of how relatable or likable they are or how much they impact the universe of which they are a part. But there’s a...

The Overlook Hotel

Gift Guide: Key Tag from The Overlook Hotel

Gift Guide is a recurring segment on Wicked Horror where we showcase macabre inspired gift ideas for you or the horror fan in your life. Have an idea for something we should feature on Gift Guide? Let...

New on Netflix

New on Netflix: October 5th, 2018

Welcome to New on Netflix, a feature here at Wicked Horror in which we provide the latest updates on what’s coming to the streaming service for the week. In recent times, Netflix’s shift in content ha...

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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 hor...

Eight Behind the Scenes Stories That Would Make Great Features of Their Own jack nicholson in the shining.

Eight Genius, Overlooked Moments in Classic Horror Movies

While horror fans love their genre and love to seek out hidden gems, both old and new, we also love to watch the same thing over and over. Our favorite franchises, the movies that shaped us as a fan, ...

Eight Behind the Scenes Stories That Would Make Great Features of Their Own jack nicholson in the shining.

Why The Shining is Just a Ghost Story (And Why That’s Okay)

Stephen King’s chief influence for his novel The Shining was Shirley Jackson’s classic book The Haunting of Hill House. He speaks clearly about this in introductions to the book and in interviews. Mor...

Greatest years for horror - Piper Laurie as Margaret White in Carrie

Tragically Overbearing Parents in Horror

Parents in horror movies can be a pretty horrific lot. They are prone to abuse and mistreat their children. Whether it’s emotional or physical, it’s probably present more often than not. Some of these...

New on Netflix

New on Netflix: January 6, 2017

New on Netflix is a weekly feature here at Wicked Horror where we take a look at the latest additions to everyone’s favorite streaming service. It can be tough sifting through all those horror titles,...

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