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Film Review: The Last House on The Left (1972)

The Last House on The Left (1972)

SYNOPSIS: In this cult horror favorite from twisted writer-director Wes Craven, a pair of repulsive, sadistic escaped convicts kidnap, rape, torture and murder two teenage girls — but the criminals have picked the wrong teens to victimize. One of the girls’ parents, not content with turning to the law, set out to exact an equally brutal revenge on the vicious ...

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan ...

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Gorgeously Gruesome Posters Celebrating the Films of Wes Craven

Mondo proudly announced the films of Wes Craven as their next subject in their “Director’s Series” of posters. Artist Alex Pardee took on A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET and the SCREAM series with a ghoulish delight in the two new posters. Internal organs swirl and bloody sneakers drip to create the visage of the murderous Ghostface for the SCREAM poster. ...

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Film Review: Scream (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: Horror maven Wes Craven — paying homage to teen horror classics such as Halloween and Prom Night — turns the genre on its head with this tale of a murderer who terrorizes hapless high schooler Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) by offing everyone she knows. Not your average slasher flick, Scream distinguishes itself with a self-parodying sense of humor. Courteney ...

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