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Send us your questions for Robert Englund, Aka Freddy Krueger

Do you have a question for the Nightmare on Elm Street actor, who became the star of many actual nightmares? Let us know and we’ll put it to himIt’s hard to think of a horror movie character more iconic than Robert Englund’s Freddy Krueger. He stars in Wes Craven’s 1984 film A Nightmare on Elm […]

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‘Fellowship of the Ring,’ ‘Return of the Jedi,’ ‘Wall-e,’ and 23 More Movies Join National Film Registry

The National Film Registry — known as the preservation arm of the Library of Congress — has added 25 new films to its 825 titles of culturally, historically, and aesthetically significant movies. But that’s just a small portion of the Library’s whopping 1.7 million titles.Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, the movies […]

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‘Wall-e,’ ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ and ‘Selena’ Among Movies Added to National Film Registry

Pixar’s “Wall-e,” “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi” and “Selena” have been selected for preservation by the National Film Registry.Each year, the Librarian of Congress names 25 motion pictures that are “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant. Under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act, the movies have to be at least 10 years old.Other […]

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The Scariest Scene In The Friday The 13th Remake Happens Right Out Of The Gate

(Welcome to Scariest Scene Ever, a column dedicated to the most pulse-pounding moments in horror with your tour guides, horror experts Matt Donato and Ariel Fisher. In this edition: Ariel talks about what makes the opening of the “Friday the 13th” remake so terrifying, while Matt breaks down the unholy amounts of ass it whips.)Horror […]

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The Tournament Of Terror Results: Alien Is The Greatest Horror Franchise Ever

For the past two weeks, we have pitted the greatest horror franchises of all time against each other in /Film’s Tournament of Terrors. And they have fallen one-by-one. A few dark horses were defeated early and a few top contenders lost some very tight races (no one here saw “Halloween” going down so early). And […]

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The Daily Stream: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare Brought The Horror Genre To A Meta Crossroads

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: “Wes Craven’s New Nightmare”Where You Can Stream It: AMC+The Pitch: “Let me cut to the chase. How would you like to join us in the definitive […]

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All The Films Of Don Coscarelli Ranked Worst To Best

The Halloween season sees many horror film fans exhuming familiar favorites — from Tod Browning’s “Dracula” and James Whale’s “Frankenstein,” to John Carpenter’s “Halloween” and Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” — but one filmmaker who always deserves more recognition, especially as the daylight hours grow shorter, is Don Coscarelli.Coscarelli’s resume can be a […]

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The Movies That Made Us Creator Brian Volk-Weiss On Learning To Love Horror [Interview]

“The Movies That Made Us” has a new third season now available on Netflix, releasing episodes on quite a few horror classics just in time for Halloween. As always, the mini-doc series promises to bring together the cast and crew behind your favorites to look at the origins, unknown tales, and interesting stories behind a number of […]

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Wes Craven’s Favorite Movies: 5 Films to Buy on Blu-Ray

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Wes Craven was a master of horror movies. The Cleveland native, who made his directorial debut with 1972’s “The […]

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‘Fear Street’: Why Filmmaker Leigh Janiak Fought for Lots of Gore, Especially Her ‘Shocking’ Favorite Kill

[Editor’s note: The following post contains spoilers for “Fear Street Part 1: 1994.”]Author R.L. Stine’s long-running YA series “Fear Street” might be decidedly PG in its thrills, chills, and kills, but when it came time to transfer his creepy vision to the big screen, things took one hell of an R-rated turn. In filmmaker Leigh […]

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