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Heather Langenkamp Horror sequels that cursed their own franchises - Nancy in New Nightmare - Badass Mothers in Horror

Four Horror Sequels That Cursed Their Own Franchise

When a horror movie is hugely successful, sequels are an inevitability. Quickly after that, it can blossom into a franchise. Typically, it doesn’t take long for the films that follow to become convolu...

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...

Dream Lover

Script to Pieces: Peter Jackson’s A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Lover

Welcome to Script to Pieces! This is a feature here at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting, and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will...

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 is Quirky, Bizarre, and Fun [Editorial]

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 sees Jesse and his family moving into a new home on Elm Street. While settling in, Jesse learns that Nancy Thompson previously occupied his new home. When Jesse finds Nancy...

Heather Langenkamp Horror sequels that cursed their own franchises - Nancy in New Nightmare - Badass Mothers in Horror

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare Was a Sequel Ahead of its Time [Retrospective]

New Nightmare sees Freddy leaving the realm in which he was created. After his escape, he begins to plague the performers from the first Nightmare film. Like in the first picture, Heather Langenkamp i...

Evil Ed Fright Night

Four Things You Have Probably Never Noticed about Your Favorite Horror Films

There’s a lot effort that goes into crafting our favorite horror movies. Not only a lot of time and hard work but (hopefully) a lot of thought. Some movies are meticulously planned. And some are not b...

Freddy's Nightmares

Eight Episodes of Freddy’s Nightmares That are Shockingly Good

While Friday the 13th: The Series was a show akin to Halloween III in that it was hated by fans for being different from the rest of the franchise but actually pretty good on its own, Freddy’s Nightma...

The Dream Child

Why Dream Child is the Least Effective Nightmare on Elm Street

The Nightmare on Elm Street franchise remains, to this day, one of the most acclaimed of all time. Unlike contemporaries like Friday the 13th and Halloween, every Elm Street sequel would at least pull...

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