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Say His Name Five Times; The Candyman Trailer Appears

We’ve been waiting what feels like forever and finally, finally the Candyman trailer is here in all its glory. At the risk of overselling it, this is the best horror trailer I’ve seen in a...

Candyman Clive Barker Horror Movies Based on Short Stories That Nailed the Adaptation Process

Seven Jump Scares That Have Never Lost Their Impact

Jump scares are incredibly hard to pull off, which is interesting, because they’re so often criticized as being used to for easy, cheap moments to get a reaction out of the audience. A jump scare can ...

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Five Horror Sequels that are Better the Second Time

Everyone goes into certain movies with a set of expectations. This is especially true for horror sequels. The Friday the 13th series has some entries that are unjustly maligned simply because what peo...

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 horror was constantly questioning and trying to redefine itself. What had worked in the 1980’s? Wha...

Script to Pieces: Candyman 4

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 ...

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Repulsive Beauty: The Attraction to Monsters in the Films of Clive Barker

When Clive Barker first burst onto the scene with The Books of Blood, he changed the landscape of horror. The industry had never seen a style or, more importantly, an imagination quite like his. Consi...

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

Why Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh is a Much Better Sequel Than You’d Expect

Candyman might honestly go down as one of the best horror films of all time. It’s certainly one of the very best of its decade. It starts with such a simple premise—basically the most streamlined urba...

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Seven Horror Films That Should Have Been Nominated for Best Picture

With the Oscars coming on this evening, we’re taking a look back at horror films that should have been nominated for Best Picture and weren’t. It’s no secret that the genre has a history of being snub...

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New on Netflix: November 4th, 2016

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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