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Craven, Freddy, and That Dream in Your Head
8 Sep 2015 // 8:02 PM

Wes Craven let Freddy Krueger into our world. With the director now departed, what remains of his monster in our minds?


'The People Under the Stairs' Is Craven's Most Original, Deranged, and Off the Wall Film
8 Oct 2015 // 1:00 AM

The People Under the Stairs falls into a category all its own, moving deftly from horror to comedy to social allegory, all wrapped in a wonderfully lunatic package.

'Swamp Thing' Rises out of the Swamps for a Blu-ray that Is Better than the Sum of Its Parts
5 Aug 2013 // 5:10 PM

Swamp Thing' may be more of a rubber monster creature feature than a truly accurate comic book adaptation, but with cast and creator interviews and other great extras, this combo is a treat for fans of the movie and the graphic novels.


'Room 237' and The History of Cinematic Representations of Cinephilia
4 Sep 2014 // 3:00 AM

Room 237 is one of the only films that respects and even admires cinephilia and its various forms.

The 13 Greatest Horror Directors of All Time
29 Oct 2013 // 3:00 AM

In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.


I 'Scream,' you 'Scream,' we all 'Scream' for Wes Craven
12 Apr 2011 // 4:30 AM

ST. LOUIS — Horror movie fans haven't had much to scream about lately, but that may be about to change. With "Scream 4," which opens Friday, director

Horror maestro likes to work significant themes into his stories
21 Mar 2007 // 9:31 PM

Wes Craven Audiences who think they see parallels between "The Hills Have Eyes 2" and the war in Iraq aren't imagining things. Writer-producer Wes Craven believes

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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