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New on Netflix: January 18th, 2019

Welcome to New on Netflix, a feature here at Wicked Horror in which we provide the latest updates on what’s coming to the streaming service for the week. In recent times, Netflix’s shift in content ha...

The Mummy

What Universal’s Dark Universe Franchise Can Learn from The Mummy

So, The Mummy’s been out for a few weeks now, but I think it still warrants discussion. Usually, I’m one to try and defend something, even if it doesn’t gain much critical praise, but I can’t do that ...

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How The Movie That Set the Template for Dracula Movies Wasn’t Even a Dracula Movie

Tod Browning’s Dracula certainly had an impact on the vampire genre. Over seventy years later, Bela Lugosi as the Count is still the most recognizable on-screen vampire. And while it has always been i...

Bad Wrap: Why The Mummy is One of Horror’s Most Undervalued Monsters

When you think of the classic monsters, there are a few that immediately come to mind. Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man. The Mummy is always there, but kind of off to the side. Like the Creature fr...

Seven Horror Mashups You Definitely Have to See Monster Squad

Why The Monster Squad is the Perfect Gateway Horror Movie

Most people who are fans of the genre started when they were young. Whether they began watching at that age or weren’t allowed to watch, but learned about them anyway, a fascination with horror was bo...

The Mummy Returns

Six Female Mummy Movies to Prepare You For Universal’s Upcoming Reboot

So Universal’s Mummy reboot has a female mummy and this has people up in arms, although not as much as the fact that Tom Cruise was cast as the lead. I can understand people being upset about Cruise i...

Greatest years for horror - Piper Laurie as Margaret White in Carrie

Seven of the Greatest Years for Horror Fans

Hollywood is in the thick of the superhero era, pushing out movies following the adventures of costumed crusaders too frequently for anyone but lifelong fans to keep up. Horror movies have experienced...

Major Casting News and Updates For Upcoming Reboot Of The Mummy

Precious little is known about the upcoming Universal reboot of The Mummy (like, for example, why it’s even happening in the first place). The studio is developing a monster universe using reboo...

The Mummy - Dracula - Mummies on Film

Cursed: The Troubled History of Mummies on Film

Mummies haven’t really gotten their due on film. They’ve never been as popular as vampires or werewolves and zombies have always been the ruling class of shambling corpses. Sure, there have been no sh...

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