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Rob Zombie’s Halloween II is a Product of Its Time With a Surprisingly Modern Twist [Retrospective]

Halloween II was not a film Rob Zombie wanted to make. Industry suggests he was coerced into doing so by the Weinsteins, who promised him that magnum opus Tyrannosaurus Rex would be next. A decade lat...

Heather Donahue as herself in the closeup shot at the end of Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez's the Blair Witch Project

20 Years On, Still, Nothing Compares to The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project is 20 years old this week so, naturally, the “found” footage contained within has aged considerably. Rather than putting distance between the film and a modern audi...

The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue

How Well Does The Living Dead At Manchester Morgue Hold Up Today?

I recently decided to give the underrated Italian gem, The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue a try and I’m glad I did. The premise of the film is simple yet effective. An incident at a petrol station i...

House by the Cemetery

How The House by the Cemetery Inverted the Zombie Genre

Lucio Fulci’s House by the Cemetery is, I’ll admit, my least favorite of the director’s “Gates of Hell” trilogy. But that doesn’t mean that the film is without merits, it’s just that some of the...

'90s horror - Scream Franchise - '90s Horror

Scream: The Movie That Turned Me Into A Horror Fan

To mark the twentieth anniversary of Wes Craven’s game-changing slasher, Scream, Wicked Horror presents a week of specially-themed content celebrating the movie’s enduring appeal. In this ...

Silent Night, Deadly Night

Why Silent Night, Deadly Night Works Way Better Than it Should

Silent Night, Deadly Night caused a huge outrage when it was released in 1984. In fact, it was probably among the biggest movie controversies of all time. It wasn’t necessarily more violent than other...

Friday the 13th Part 2 1981

Friday The 13th Part 2 Retrospective- An Overlooked And Essential Slasher Film

While it was a big success in theaters, Friday the 13th Part 2 doesn’t seem as widely regarded by any but the fairly hardcore horror fans. People don’t want Jason in the potato sack, as the verd...

The Stuff

The Stuff is a Smart Social Satire [Retrospective]

Corporate espionage specialist David ‘Mo’ Rutherford embarks on an assignment to uncover the formula for the exceptionally popular dessert The Stuff. He quickly discovers that the ingredients are more...

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