Posts Tagged ‘Wes Craven’

Friday the 13th’s Sean Cunningham will receive a lifetime achievement award

Friday the 13th’s Sean Cunningham will receive a lifetime achievement award

Tweet So at this year’s New York City Horror Film Festival, Sean Cunningham will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Sean is the writer/director/producer of the indispensable classic Friday the 13th and the iconic Jason Voorhees, and since the festival runs from Nov. 12-15, naturally, he’ll be honored on Friday, November 13th. Sean’s had a great career: […]




A Review of The Haunted Casino

A Review of The Haunted Casino

Tweet A casino isn’t your typical setting for a horror flick, so in a way writer Domonic Muir and director Charles Band should be praised in their efforts on breaking new ground in the industry. Unfortunately, their desire to up the ante did nothing but reveal their level of amateurity in the genre. Upon discovering […]




Last House on the Left

Last House on the Left

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David Hess’s Last House On The Left Soundtrack Gets A Proper Vinyl Release Via One Way Static Records…

David Hess’s Last House On The Left Soundtrack Gets A Proper Vinyl Release Via One Way Static Records…

The Baddies music makes its way to wax!




Son of a Hundred Maniacs: A Nightmare on Elm Street Retrospective

Son of a Hundred Maniacs: A Nightmare on Elm Street Retrospective

Tweet Since his 1984 debut in the original A Nightmare on Elm Street, the child murderer turned crazy dream ghost known as Freddy Krueger has been one of the most instantly recognizable icons of the horror genre.  He spawned a seven-movie franchise (plus a television series, a crossover film, and a remake) and singlehandedly turned New […]




Barbequing the Sacred Cows

Barbequing the Sacred Cows

“For although nepenthe has calmed me, I know always that I am an outsider; a stranger in this century and among those who are still men.” — H.P. Lovecraft




All Skeletons Out Of The Closet…NOW!!!

All Skeletons Out Of The Closet…NOW!!!

I’m not a proud man. At all…




Last House on the Edge of the Park on the Left: David Alexander Hess Remembered

Last House on the Edge of the Park on the Left: David Alexander Hess Remembered

Tweet What can you say about a man who was shot in the groin, shot multiple times before receiving a coup du gras in a swimming pool no less? How about a man who was butchered by a chainsaw like one of Farmer Vincent’s future fritters and by a Doctor no less?  What do you […]




I Know You Are, But What Am I?: An Interview with Heather Langenkamp

I Know You Are, But What Am I?: An Interview with Heather Langenkamp

The Pride of Elm Street discusses her new documentary, the state of the NOES franchise, and more.




Scream 4: A Return To Woodsboro (2011)

Scream 4: A Return To Woodsboro (2011)

Tweet December 20th 1996, I was only fourteen years old and I was about to witness the new franchise from master of horror Wes Craven entitled Scream. Little did I know as a young horror fan that I was about to be apart of horror history and was going to be viewing a film that […]




What’s Mr. Craven Getting At?

What’s Mr. Craven Getting At?

Tweet I’m of the opinion that Wes Craven has yet to make a truly bona fide classic. A horror picture that from stem to stern is what could be deemed “perfect.” Even his best and most beloved works, like A Nightmare on Elm Street, are saddled with little narrative tics that seem tailored for mainstream […]




Corn-Fed Killings: My Top Five Favorite Killer Redneck Flicks

Corn-Fed Killings: My Top Five Favorite Killer Redneck Flicks

Rednecks: Does the word elicit mental images of Daisy Duke…or Leatherface? This author weighs in with his top five favorite films about killer rednecks.




A Ghost Dressed in Weeds: My Life-Long Obsession with Swamp-Thing

A Ghost Dressed in Weeds: My Life-Long Obsession with Swamp-Thing

Inspired by Brian Solomon, my own letter of devotion to DC Comic’s Muck-Encrusted Mockery of a Man.




New Posters for Scream 4 and Jonah Hex Released

New Posters for Scream 4 and Jonah Hex Released

First official Scre4m teaser poster w/ an official release date and a new Jonah Hex movie poster




Scream Again In 2011

Scream Again In 2011

Tweet Dimension Films gave the go ahead and Wes Craven will be back in the saddle to direct Scream 4 this spring. The production team and the studio are looking for the film to hit theaters on April 12, 2011. Scream 3 was released 10 years ago in 2000. Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox-Arquette and David […]