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It was a dark and stormy night... Wes Craven and Carol J. Clover...

March 10, 1995 was the culminating evening of a UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television symposium entitled “The Aesthetics of Violence.” Melnitz theater was packed for a discussion panel comprising writer-director Wes Craven, writer-director Paul Schrader, and feminist film scholars Carol J. 1,315 more words

Encounters

MTV Killed All Their Stars In This Bloody New Promo For 'Scream'

In the new promo for MTV’s Scream series, stars from Awkward, Teen WolfRidiculousness, and more get together for a fun party, or so we’re led to believe. 118 more words

TV

Horrifying Mother's Day!

The day we set aside to celebrate moms is here. Motherhood is usually portrayed as a noble and saintly pursuit, which it is, most of the time. 831 more words

Spooky

Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)

Wes Craven returns to the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise with a film that manages to both shut the door on the franchise (only Freddy vs. 308 more words

Movie Review

A Nightmare On Elm Street - DVD Review

In 1984 Wes Craven redefined the horror movie forever, bringing his own rules to the game, avoiding the clichés that had gone before, making an exciting, inventive, gory, wickedly clever, and above all-scary film. 1,165 more words

Movies

And The Award For Scariest Mother Goes To…

Yesterday was dental appointment day for my sons. I approach my sons’ dental appointments with a terror roughly equal to water board torture. They have a long, sordid history of horrific dental appointments that has nothing to do with cavities or tooth decay of any kind. 1,486 more words

Parenting

Scream (1996)

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

Horror