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Night of the Living Dead

How the ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake Fixed the Fatal Flaw of the Original

George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is an absolute classic. It’s one of the films that truly defined the genre. It created a sub-genre that we’ve come to know as the modern zombie movie, alt...


How ‘Creepshow’ Perfectly Recaptures the Essence of the EC Comics

The EC comics of the 1950s were revolutionary. In some ways, they were the decade’s only source of horror. On screen, nearly all horror was science fiction, to at least some degree. There was no separ...

Graveyard Shift

Script to Pieces: Tom Savini’s Graveyard Shift

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will be ...

Tales from the Darkside.

Eight Creepy Tales from the Darkside Episodes That Still Stand Out

Even after being turned into a feature film and nearly being rebooted for The CW, Tales from the Darkside is an anthology show that I still think never got the credit it deserved. It hasn’t had the ti...

The Prowler

The Prowler Boasts Brutal Kills and a Twisted Ending [Retrospective]

The Prowler sees young Rosemary making the ill-fated decision to abandon her lover who is serving in the war. She puts her goodies on display for all the boys to see by flaunting her stuff at the grad...

Dawn of the Dead

Four of the Most Innovative FX-Driven Horror Movies

The 1980’s was a decade of completely innovative practical effects work. Makeup artists were actually becoming known in the horror genre. There was a sort of stardom among fans for the people who crea...

Early slasher movies that should have become classics - The Burning -Shameless ripoffs that gave the original a run for its money

How The Burning Beat Friday the 13th At its Own Game

After the success of Halloween, Sean Cunningham—in attempt to recreate that success—directed Friday the 13th. From there, the slasher craze of the early 1980’s was born. Movies like Terror Train, Prom...

Tom Savini

Exclusive Interview: Tom Savini Talks Friday the 13th: The Game and More

Tom Savini is an absolute legend in the world of horror. Beginning his career by establishing himself as one of the premier makeup artists of all time, he created shocking gore scenes and creatures fo...

Tales from the Darkside Episodes That Still Give Us the Creeps

Tales from the Darkside is one of the best horror anthology series ever made. Yet it is also a bit of an underdog. It didn’t have the mega success of Tales from the Crypt and it’s not a widely regarde...

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