Friday, January 25 2013
Sharon Stone wears lingerie and other things happen. This one's for Wes Craven completists only.
Monday, October 3 2011
Wes Craven once again gets the audience on his side, this time doing a postmodern take-down of postmodern take-downs.
Friday, April 15 2011
The Screams have always focused on the grisly business of turning horror into entertainment, and predictable entertainment at that.
Friday, August 19 2005
Tough, ingenious, and completely fun to watch, Lisa makes the narrative absurdities seem largely irrelevant.
Wednesday, June 22 2005
'I guess there's no such thing as safe sex with a werewolf,' whines one victim.
Friday, October 21 2011
(F)ew could have anticipated the impact the late David Hess would have. Without him Last House on the Left would not be a horror classic. With him, it definitely is.
Friday, October 7 2011
Instead of playing it really smart and finding a way to make the core aspects of Scream work for a far more sophisticated and savvy cult, the movie backpedals, only to eventually fall off the edge of its own relevance
Monday, April 18 2011
Before its awful ending, Scream 4 was routine and repetitive. After the reveal, it's just ridiculous.
Tuesday, October 19 2010
Perhaps it's too soon in the career arc to write off some of these wannabes as less than meaningful maestros. As we wait, however, the void continues to grow...and grow...
Wednesday, April 28 2010
Yet the most reasonable explanation for A Nightmare on Elm Street's continuing relevance has less to do with subtext and more to do with simplicity. Like a good ghost story, it lasts because it works.
Tuesday, April 12 2011
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…
Thursday, March 22 2007
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…