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Say His Name Five Times; The Candyman Trailer Appears

We’ve been waiting what feels like forever and finally, finally the Candyman trailer is here in all its glory. At the risk of overselling it, this is the best horror trailer I’ve seen in a...

Halloween Meets Freaks in Josh Hasty’s Candy Corn [Review]

Halloween meets Freaks in Josh Hasty’s second feature, Candy Corn. The film tells the story of Jacob (Nate Chaney), an intellectually disabled young man who works as part of a “freak show.” Every Hall...

25 Years Later, The Crow Still Shreds, Still Broods, and is Still Very Sexy

The Crow is one of those movies that seem really cool when you’re a teenager but are quickly revealed to be garbage once you hit adulthood, or so popular opinion would have us believe. 25 years ...

Script to Pieces: Candyman Sequel that was also The Midnight Meat Train

Story Within a Story: Why the Structured Narrative of Candyman Works so Well

Candyman is, without a doubt, one of the best horror films of the 1990’s. This was a decade in which horror was constantly questioning and trying to redefine itself. What had worked in the 1980’s? Wha...

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Tony Todd Discusses The Final Wish and His Career [Exclusive]

The Final Wish is set to release January 24 in select theaters. The story follows a young man named Aaron, played by Michael Welch, who is down on his luck. Aaron is forced to return to his hometown t...

Hell Fest

Hell Fest is a Hugely Entertaining Slasher Throwback [Review]

Hell Fest might just lead the next slasher resurgence — that is, if there’s one on the way. The golden age of slashers has come and gone, and even calling it a golden age is kind of mislea...

Script to Pieces: Candyman 4

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

Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

Why Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh is a Much Better Sequel Than You’d Expect

Candyman might honestly go down as one of the best horror films of all time. It’s certainly one of the very best of its decade. It starts with such a simple premise—basically the most streamlined urba...

Candyman 3 Day of the Dead

Why We Need Better Day of the Dead Movies Than Candyman 3

I really liked the idea that, following Candyman, the sequels would take place on a different holiday, and a culturally specific one at that. Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh took place during Mardi Gr...