While certainly not the first meta-movie, an argument could be made that Scream has been the most influential – it’s a slasher film about slasher films. 365 more words
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The Serpent and the Rainbow is a 1988 horror film, directed by filmmaker, birdwatcher and George Carlin lookalike Wes Craven.
Bill Pullman plays an anthropologist sent by a pharmaceutical company to politically volatile Haiti, to research voodoo methods of “zombification”, whereby the dead are seemingly brought back to life using hypnotic drugs – drugs that the boys at big pharma want to commercially mass produce. 278 more words
EXCLUSIVE: Kal Penn has booked a lead role in The Girl In The Photographs, a horror pic from exec producer Wes Craven. The project is the first from Al-Ghanim Entertainment, the Kuwaiti-backed film financing and production company that launched in January. 168 more words
It was announced on a hazy Monday afternoon that iconic horror director Wes Craven is set to create two new television programs for Syfy. The master of horror will develop television productions for THE PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS and WE ARE COMPLETELY FINE. 171 more words
The People Under the Stairs is not only my favorite Wes Craven film, it’s one of my favorite childhood films (yes, my childhood was slightly askew), partly because it plays like a demented fairy tale with a magical fairy that lives in the walls, and the evil stepmother — in this case, parents — who keeps the beloved princess, Alice, locked in her room. 97 more words
Horror kingpin Wes Craven has scared up several new projects, inking a first-look deal with Universal Cable Productions that includes developing a television adaptation of his 1991 movie “The People Under the Stairs” and the Daryl Gregory novel “We Are All Completely Fine” for Syfy, … 343 more words