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The Fly

Five Short Story Adaptations that Ignored the Source Material

Short stories can often be the best place to mine for film adaptations as material doesn’t need to be cut left and right, the way it does when adapting a novel. At the same time, short fiction c...

New on Netflix

New on Netflix: June 24th, 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,...

Why Poe Fans Will Love Crimson Peak

Spoiler Alert: According to writer-director Guillermo del Toro, Crimson Peak was never intended to be a horror movie (despite its misleading trailer). Everyone was, understandably, thrilled at the ide...

Black Cats

Blu-Ray Review – Edgar Allan Poe’s Black Cats: Two Adaptations by Sergio Martino and Lucio Fulci

Edgar Allan Poe has been the inspiration for many filmmakers and writers over the years. Adaptations of his stories, and even his life, are all over the place and for very good reason. Tales of madnes...

Pit and the Pendulum (1991)

Evil Eyes: Forgotten Adaptations of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe is the biggest name in horror. Even Stephen King has never come close to being as prominent and influential in the genre. Even the highest selling living author can’t outrank the one t...

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