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Street Trash

One Man’s Trash: The Sleazy Majesty of Street Trash

We all know the old saying. “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” It bears repeating because Street Trash is certainly not a treasure for everyone. In some ways it doesn’t really feel like it’s...

Black Belly of the Tarantula

Giallo Madness: Black Belly of the Tarantula

Giallo Madness is a recurring segment where Wicked Horror managing editor Tyler Doupe’ looks back on a noteworthy giallo from years past and makes a case for why it should be on your radar. The ...

Case of the Bloody Iris. Giallo Madness.

Giallo Madness: The Case of the Bloody Iris

Giallo Madness is a segment on Wicked Horror where we revisit the classic giallo films of yesteryear. We will certainly touch on titles you’ve seen before but maybe we will uncover a few hidden ...

Ten Found Footage Films that Redefined the Genre - The Blair Witch Project

What Made The Blair Witch Project Work (Hint: It Wasn’t the Marketing)

I will remember the marketing campaign for The Blair Witch Project as long as I live. As a kid at the dawn of the Internet age, I had never seen anything like it. This movie went out of its way to mak...

Patriotic Horror to Binge Watch This Summer. I know What You Did Last Summer Banner Image

Summer Lovin’: Why I Know What You Did Last Summer Doesn’t Deserve the Hate it Gets

The 1990s is not known as being one of the best times in horror history, but the truth is that it actually gave us a lot of great stuff. From big studio releases like Silence of the Lambs, Candyman an...

Phantasm

Why Phantasm Works in All the Ways Movies Typically Fail

Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm is a mostly undisputed genre classic. It’s an intense, atmospheric ‘70s horror that spawned a franchise that continues to this day with the upcoming Phantasm Ravager. It’s a ...

Why High Tension Still Divides Fans 13 Years Later

High Tension, which is also known by the names Haute Tension and Switchblade Romance, is one of the most important horror films of the early 2000’s. It helped to usher in the movement now known as New...

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...

Poster for Peter Hyams' Stay Tuned.

Stay Tuned Effectively Warns Against the Evils of Too Much TV

Stay Tuned finds Roy Knable and his wife Helen on the verge of divorce. They no longer communicate and Roy has a constant preoccupation with television. After their TV set breaks, Roy purchases a new ...

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