• Advance Review–WolfCop is a Riotous Good Time!

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    WolfCop tells the story of Lou Garou a hard boiled officer of the law who is also a full blown alcoholic. Things change for Lou when he wakes up with a pentagram carved into his chest and discovers that he has been transformed into a lycanthrope. Along with the help of his partner Tina, Lou works to uncover the cause of his sudden transformation and expose a ring of corruption that is plaguing […]

  • Bates Motel Releases A Highly Stylized Season Three Teaser

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    In anticipation of the premiere of Bates Motel Season 3, A&E has released another teaser video that touches on Norman’s transformation to Norma. Again, this is not actual season three footage but rather a very stylized teaser that the network worked with artist and photographer Steven Sebring to create. In the process, they used over 300 cameras, providing a 360 degree view. The clip features stars Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga. The […]

  • New Trailer and One Sheet for Action-Horror Film Wyrmwood Make their Debut!

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    We have a new trailer and a brand new one sheet in support of the upcoming release of the action-horror hybrid Wyrmwood. Head inside for your first look at the newly debuted trailer. One sheet pictured left. The storyline follows a band of survivors dealing with a zombie epidemic in The Australian Outback. The film is directed and cowritten by Kiah Roache-Turner and stars Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill, Luke McKenzie, Yure Covich, Catherine […]

  • Why Alien 3 is the Most Unsung of the Entire Franchise

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    Alien 3 is a movie that gets a lot of hate. Even now, after twenty years, most people do not consider it good. Director David Fincher has gone onto stardom and numerous Academy Award nominations. He’s done movies like Fight Club, Seven, The Social Network, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, Zodiac and the recent hit Gone Girl and yet his first film has never found much of an audience. […]

  • Five Australian Horror Films to Watch After The Babadook

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    With Jennifer Kent’s chilling movie The Babadook topping nearly everyone’s list of 2014’s best horror films, you may be interested to see what else the people of Australia have to offer. It’s a lot more than just Crocodile Dundee and koala bears, no matter what the news outlets would have you believe. The country’s history with genre film doesn’t run as deep as in some areas, due to the fact that […]

News and Reviews

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Major News Regarding the Release of Eli Roth’s The Green Inferno!

Poster for Eli Roth's The Green Inferno.

The theatrical release of Eli Roth’s latest film, The Green Inferno, was recently delayed indefinitely. World View Pictures up and removed the picture from its release calendar due to a legal battle pertaining to the film’s marketing. It was scheduled for a nationwide theatrical release on September 5th of last year but until today, the ultimate fate of the picture was unknown. However, IndieWire caught up with Roth to discuss his appearance at Sundance and the director has […]

Top 10 Lists

Horror Actors You’ll Recognize But Can’t Name

Character actor David Warner

There are a number of character actors that have made their name in horror and science fiction and become major stars to fans of genre film. Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee all became typecast in horror, never really escaped the genre. Actors like Robert Englund, Roddy McDowall and Doug Bradley shared the same fate. While many of these performers have been embraced by the genre and its fans, a few of them […]

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Digging Up the Marrow Unleashes a Trailer!

Poster for Digging up the Marrow - directed by Adam Green (2015).

The upcoming Adam Green mockumentary Digging up the Marrow has released an official trailer. We have had a chance to check this one out and can say that it should definitely be on your radar! Stay tuned for our official review in the coming days. Head inside for your first look at the newly debuted trailer. Digging Up the Marrow is written and directed by Adam Green and stars Adam Green and Ray Wise. […]

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Late Phases Announces a Blu-Ray Release Date, Reveals Cover Art

Late Phases poster.

Dark Sky has just released a first look at the Blu-Ray cover art for Late Phases. Head inside for the newly revealed artwork and a release date announcement. Late Phases is directed by Adrian Garcia Bogliano and stars Nick Damici and Ethan Embry. Blu-ray cover art is pictured below. For the home video release, the film is being called Late Phases: Night of the Lone Werewolf. It will be available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital Download March […]

Top 10 Lists

Five Horror Director Cameos You Probably Never Noticed

original poster for American Werewolf in London

Many directors are fond of appearing in their own work in some capacity or another. Given that there are plenty of people who aren’t entirely familiar with what their favorite directors look like, it’s easy to miss them when they appear onscreen. Even those who might be familiar with the various horror filmmakers could easily have overlooked their appearance in their own movies. Whatever the reason, here are director cameos you probably […]

Retrospectives

Why Demon Knight Still Holds Up After 20 Years!

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After five successful seasons on television, the creative team behind HBO’s Tales from the Crypt decided it was time for a new feature film. Given that there had been a Tales from the Crypt feature film in the 1970’s, nobody involved with the show wanted to retread old ground. This new movie went in a different direction. It wasn’t related to any existing Tales from the Crypt storyline. Instead, it was […]

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Watch Elsa Mars’ Final Performance of the Season Now!

American Horror Story: Freak Show Elsa Mars. Rose SIggins. AHS: Freak Show. This American Horror Story Teaser poster for Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story: Freak Show.

FX has just sent over a video clip featuring Elsa Mars’ final performance of the season on American Horror Story: Freak Show. In the excerpt below, Ms. Mars covers the song ‘Heroes’ by David Bowie. Head inside for your first look. The fourth season of the popular FX horror series features returning cast member Sarah Paulson as conjoined twins Dot and Bette Tattler,  Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, Evan Peters as Jimmy Darling, Kathy Bates […]

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Gift Guide: Loch Ness Monster Kitchen Ladle

Loch Ness Monster Kitchen Tool.

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 us know in the comments below. On this installment, we are showcasing an item that is sure to appeal to fans of The Loch Ness Monster and colorful kitchen accessory enthusiasts alike. This kitchen ladle in […]

Retrospectives

Why Salem’s Lot Should Have Been Awful but Wasn’t

Salem's Lot poster 1979

Tobe Hooper’s Salem’s Lot is not only a seminal vampire movie but a great Stephen King adaptation as well. It has held up for over thirty-five years and is remembered as a classic, which is pretty astonishing because there’s no real reason that the movie should have been good. Stephen King wasn’t at the level of fame he is now when Salem’s Lot was published and had only just broken through when […]

Retrospectives

How Halloween 4 Saved the Franchise

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When John Carpenter’s Halloween was released, it was the most successful independent film of all time. It held that record for many years. The success didn’t happen right away, though. It made no money in its initial release and John Carpenter moved on to his next directing project believing that it was a failure. For some time, the director didn’t even know it had become a hit, let alone one of […]