Tag Archives: Wes Craven

Trespassing Bergman

Edited together (with partly new material) from a documentary series, this film examines (in chronological order) the career and films of Ingmar Bergman through the eyes of numerous prominent filmmakers and actors who have been more or less touched by the Master’s work. Some of them also visit the stark island in Sweden where Bergman … Continue reading Trespassing Bergman

A Nightmare on Elm Street

IF NANCY DOESN’T WAKE UP SCREAMING, SHE DOESN’T WAKE UP AT ALL… The quality of slasher pics improved with this story about Freddy Krueger, a scarred murderer with knives attached to his fingers who has the ability to kill teens in their sleep. The character made Robert Englund famous, his appearance now instantly recognizable, much … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street

Scream 4

NEW DECADE. NEW RULES. Many years after the original murders in Woodsboro, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to her hometown to promote a new book… and then the killings start all over again. 11 years after the last movie, Wes Craven got back together with the franchise’s original writer and came up with a story … Continue reading Scream 4

Scream 3

THE THIRD AND FINAL CHAPTER IN THE TRILOGY THAT MADE YOU LAUGH, AND MADE YOU SCREAM. Sidney (Neve Campbell) leaves her life in isolation and goes to Hollywood where a new killer terrorizes the cast and crew of “Stab 3”. The third part of the Scream franchise doesn’t have a script by Kevin Williamson, and Wes Craven only … Continue reading Scream 3

Scream 2

SOMEONE HAS TAKEN THEIR LOVE OF SEQUELS ONE STEP TOO FAR. At the same time as “Stab” (the movie version of the murders in Woodsboro) opens, a new killer with a “scream” mask torments the survivors and their friends. It only took a year for the Wes Craven-Kevin Williamson duo to crank out this sequel, but … Continue reading Scream 2

Scream: Movie Murder Mania

SOMEONE’S TAKEN THEIR LOVE OF SCARY MOVIES ONE STEP TOO FAR! In 1994, Wes Craven directed his New Nightmare, the only Freddy Krueger flick he made after the original. It was a surprisingly intelligent outing, a meta-slasher that incorporated Craven himself into the movie and made Krueger a killer who existed both in the films and … Continue reading Scream: Movie Murder Mania