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Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Script to Pieces: Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street 7

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 ...

Scream reboot

Upcoming Scream Reboot to be Directed by the Ready Or Not Guys

A Scream reboot shouldn’t happen, let’s just get that out of the way first. Series creator, and all-round horror icon, Wes Craven passed several years ago and the truly terrible MTV series...

Summer of Fear [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 the occasional gu...

Worst to First: Ranking the Lois Duncan Film Adaptations

Last year for Women in Horror month, I listed some of my favorite Lois Duncan novels. Duncan’s stories were a major part of my life during my formative years. She had a way of putting her finger on th...

Wes Craven - Surprising Early Jobs of Your Favorite Horror Movie Directors

Remember One of the Greats with Wes Craven: Interviews [Book Review]

Wes Craven was a quiet, kind man who made violently transgressive films. The writers he chatted with pointed out the seeming conundrum frequently in the new compilation, Wes Craven: Interviews. Tony W...

Joseph Loveless

Was Freddy Krueger’s Body Just Identified?

On the first day of the new year, it was reported that the bones of Joseph Henry Loveless, bootlegger and murderer, had finally been identified. In 1979 his torso was found in in a burlap sack in a ca...

Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger

Ten of the Most Vicious Freddy Krueger Kills

The Nightmare on Elm Street series gave birth to one of the most iconic boogeymen ever to stalk the screen: razor-clawed, Christmas sweater wearing, profoundly burned madman Freddy Krueger. With the a...

Dracula (Gerard Butler) is awake and ready to raise hell in Patrick Lussier's 2000 vampire film Dracula 2000.

Dracula 2000 is a Noticeably Flawed but Often Enjoyable Update [Retrospective]

Upon its initial release, the majority of critics panned Dracula 2000. The film was accused of being a shameless rip-off of superior material and not brining anything new or noteworthy to the table. T...

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...

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