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Back to the ’80s: Heathers

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which category a particular film falls under...

My Boyfriend's Back

Lukewarm Heart: The Charming Absurdity of My Boyfriend’s Back

In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, something amazing started to happen. The teenage-themed horror movies of the ‘50s were basically getting remade, rebranded as teen comedies. It’s not something that, o...

Not Quite Horror: You Get Me (2017)

Horror is evolving as a genre. Although your local multiplex is still loaded with the usual contenders, look a bit closer and you’ll find the latest drama, thriller, or crime offering is closer to hor...

A Nightmare on Elm Street - The Weird Unspoken Double Standard of Horror Movies

Why Teen Horror is Still Relevant (Even if it’s Basically Disappeared)

The 1980s and 1990s thrived on telling exhilarating, coming-of-age horror stories centered around teenagers. Most of the early slasher films had adolescent casts. That was a staple of horror when I wa...

Cherry Falls

Why Now is the Time to Revisit Cherry Falls

I’m a bit of an apologist for the post-Scream era of horror. I think I Know What You Did Last Summer is actually kind of fun and stylish, Urban Legend is a slick feature with a great cast, The Faculty...

New on Netflix

New on Netflix: December 11th, 2015

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,...

Cult Corner: Neon Maniacs

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick… Joseph Mangine’s Neon Maniacs. While Neon Maniacs feels like a ver...

the craft - Feminism in the craft

Why The Craft is a Cult Favorite (Almost Twenty Years Later)

If you ask almost anyone to list their favorite horror films from the 1990’s and The Craft will likely come up. It’s beloved by horror fans and even non-horror fans. It’s become not just a standout ho...

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