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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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‘Come True’ Review: A Hypnotic Dream Thriller About a Creepy Sleep Study

“Come True” wears its many influences on its sleeve, notably the work of David Cronenberg and Philip K. Dick, “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Donnie Darko,” with nods to “The Shining,” “Night of the Living Dead” and “The Terminator” thrown in for good measure. Nonetheless, filmmaker Anthony Scott Burns (“Our House”) melds those inspirations […]

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Ronee Blakley Returns to Music With a Dylan Cover and a George Floyd Song Bookending New Album, ‘Atom Bomb Baby’

Ronee Blakley still remains better known to many as an actor than a singer-songwriter, thanks to screen appearances like her Oscar-nominated turn in “Nashville” and later appearance in “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” But she was releasing major-label albums in the early ’70s before a plum Robert Altman part landed her on the cover of […]

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‘Stranger Things’ Season Four Adds Horror Legend Robert Englund To The Cast

It’s been a while since we last heard any news about season four of “Stranger Things,” other than the fact that Hopper will return — in Russia. Well, sticking to the promise of a “scarier” season four, Netflix just announced a slew of new cast members, including horror legend Robert Englund, the man behind Freddy […]

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John Saxon, ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Star, Dies At 83

John Saxon, character actor known for his roles in Westerns and horror films, died Saturday. His career spanned more than sixty years tallying more than 200 film credits. He co-starred with Bruce Lee in Enter The Dragon and starred in Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984. He was 83.His wife stated he […]

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