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Wes Craven’s Top 10 Nightmare Scenes

Master of horror Wes Craven was obviously well-known for creating the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise, but the man explored the nature of nightmares in more than just his Freddy Krueger films. Throughout his career, one of his favorite ways to explore the psychology of a character was to throw them into their worst fear […]

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Are Freddy Krueger and Slender Man the Same Person?

The boogeyman exists, and it exists for just one purpose: to scare the bejeezus out of you. That’s why I spent a significant portion of my childhood cowering under my bedsheets, hoping that Freddy Krueger wouldn’t kill me in my sleep. Because say what you will about the disfigured child murderer who became an all-powerful […]

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THE FINAL CHAPTER: When Horror Franchises Call It Quits

On this week’s Killer POV episode, aptly titled “The Final Chapter,” we delved into a discussion about the final films in various horror franchises. What constitutes the “final” film? FRIDAY THE 13th, for example, is a curious beast. Technically, they named Part 4 “THE FINAL CHAPTER.” But that was followed up by “A NEW BEGINNING.” […]

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The Lost Years Of Wes Craven And Sean S. Cunningham

It’s hard to imagine the horror genre as we know it today without the influence of Wes Craven and Sean S. Cunningham, the filmmakers who gave us LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT and later revitalized the genre by creating Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees.  Ironically, neither man set out to be a horror filmmaker. Embed […]

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5 Things We Want To See In The Next ‘NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET’

Last month, it was reported that New Line Cinema has dreams of conjuring up another remake to the late, great Wes Craven’s seminal horror classic A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET. Like most fans, I took and accepted the news with much trepidation and skepticism, especially considering the general fan consensus regarding the 2010 Platinum Dunes reboot. But […]