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Big Kill

Western homage “Big Kill” is an entertaining genre throwback

When people think “B-movies,” they usually think of the usual suspects; your no-budget slashers, your cheapo alien invasion features, all those chop-socky flicks with more roundhouse kicks than dialog...

Restrospectives and Editorials

From Dusk Till Dawn

Why From Dusk Till Dawn is Still Going Strong After More Than 20 Years

More than twenty years ago, filmmakers Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino spun the vampire genre...

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Jump Scares: Cheap Thrills or Legitimate Chills?

If there is one fight worth having about horror in 2019, it’s in regard to jump scares. They are qui...

Script to Pieces: Candyman Sequel that was also The Midnight Meat Train

Story Within a Story: Why the Structured Narrative of Candyman Works so Well

Candyman is, without a doubt, one of the best horror films of the 1990’s. This was a decade in which...

Urban Legend

Urban Legend: Giallo Inspired Horror or ’90s Slasher Trash?

The 1990s were a significantly under-appreciated time period for horror. Although the decade brought...

Death Walks at Midnight

Giallo Madness: Death Walks at Midnight

Giallo Madness is a recurring segment where Wicked Horror managing editor Tyler Doupe’ looks b...

DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Make Your Wish: A look back at Wishmaster

Robert Kurtzman’s Wishmaster was made with the avid horror fan in mind, but it is a film that ...