‘The Soul of Wes Craven’ – New Book Dives Deeper into Craven’s Life & Career Than Ever Before

From Harker Press, the publisher behind Taking Shape, House of Rejects, and Reign of Chucky, comes The Soul of Wes Craven, a brand new book that is NOW AVAILABLE! You know him as the Sultan of Slash, the Guru of Gore, and the Father of Freddy. Now get to know the real person behind some […]

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‘Scream 2’ Puts a Killer Mother Behind the Mask [The Lady Killers Podcast]

“You killed my son! And, now, I kill you and I can’t think of anything more rational.” Compared to traditional slasher fare, there are many things that set the Scream franchise apart: multiple survivors, metatextual commentary, Matthew Lillard, the list goes on and on. But one of the most unique aspects of this beloved string […]

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Original ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Making 4K Debut Later This Year

Several of our favorite horror franchises have gotten upgraded 4K collections, but one franchise that you can still only own on Blu-ray is A Nightmare on Elm Street. The bad news? A full franchise collection hasn’t yet been announced. Good news? The original is coming to 4K! Wes Craven’s original horror classic is getting a […]

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Wes Craven Produced Horror Movie ‘The Breed’ Getting a Remake

Anyone remember The Breed? Released in 2006, the Nicholas Mastandrea-directed killer dog movie is notable for being produced by the late Wes Craven, though it’s been largely forgotten in the many years since its release. Almost 20 years later, The Breed gets a remake! Variety reports this week that Grace Caroline Currey (Fall) will star […]

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“A Delicious Scare”: Wes Craven Felt ‘The Omen’ Was a Perfect Horror Movie

The Omen was a blessed success upon its release, earning a spot among the top 10 highest-grossing films of 1976. One of those ticket buyers was Wes Craven, who had already made his debut with The Last House on the Left and was gearing up for his sophomore film, The Hills Have Eyes. “I remember […]

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Netflix Celebrating 1984 Cinema With 40th Anniversary Collection Including ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’

Netflix kicked off their Milestone Movies: The Anniversary Collection initiative back in January with a 50th anniversary collection paying tribute to the movies of 1974, which notably included Larry Cohen’s horror movie It’s Alive. We were also promised collections celebrating 1984, 1994 and 2004 in the coming months, and the 1984 collection is now live. […]

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Original ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Pitch Poster from Artist Duncan Eagleson Has Gone Up for Auction!

It’s hard to imagine today but there was a time when Wes Craven was having trouble securing the funding to make A Nightmare on Elm Street, which has of course gone on to become one of the most iconic and beloved horror movies ever made. Enter Duncan Eagleson, an artist Craven and New Line approached […]

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Cillian Murphy Reflects on Wes Craven’s ‘Red Eye’; “I Don’t Think It’s a Good Movie”

It’s been just about 20 years since the late Wes Craven directed suspense thriller Red Eye, a taut tale of a woman (Rachel McAdams) who gets kidnapped by a charming stranger (Cillian Murphy) on a routine flight. Threatened by the potential murder of her father in the 2005 movie, she’s pulled into a plot to […]

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‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ at 40: Wes Craven’s Cautionary Tale About Ignoring the Past

Why is Freddy Krueger scary? And yes, that’s a serious question. There are obvious reasons, like the burned face, the knife fingers, and his hideous fashion sense, but what’s at his core that makes him terrifying? Like some of horror’s best creations, Freddy is a byproduct of secrets. He’s the untold truth that people kept […]

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‘The People Under the Stairs’ – Universal and Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Remaking Wes Craven Classic

It was only a matter of time until Hollywood took a stab at remaking Wes Craven‘s criminally underrated and appreciated The People Under the Stairs, which will be penned by Doom Patrol and Night Sky scribe Ezra Claytan Daniels for Universal Pictures and Jordan Peele‘s Monkeypaw Productions, reports Deadline. Monkeypaw Productions will produce the film with Jordan Peele and […]

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The Original Screen-Worn Freddy Glove from the Original ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Is Up for Auction!

The original Freddy Krueger glove armour – seen in Wes Craven’s horror classic A Nightmare on Elm Street – has been located and put up for auction by Propstore this week. This prop has been screen-matched, meaning Propstore was able to verify that it’s the very same metal glove armour and razor blade fingers worn by […]

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Cellar Dwellers: How ‘The People Under the Stairs’ Shaped ‘Barbarian’ and ‘Cobweb’

One of the oldest horror tropes in the book, the old, dusty, unfinished basement/crawl space setting has provided a cornucopia of stories about the universal fear of what lurks in the darkest and least-coziest corners of our homes. Yet, in Wes Craven’s 1991 lesser mainstream, still beloved cult favorite The People Under the Stairs, the […]

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‘Swamp Thing’ 4K Review – Wes Craven’s Superhero Movie Is More Welcome Than Ever in 2023

Long before every conceivable comic book character received a film adaptation in the hopes of becoming the next blockbuster, there was Superman. While box office returns diminished over the course of four movies, the Man of Steel’s big-screen success heralded a crop of other superhero movies. Producers Benjamin Melniker and Michael E. Uslan swooped in […]

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‘Scream 3’ Joins the First Two Movies on 4K Ultra HD in October

In the wake of Wes Craven’s Scream and Scream 2 getting 4K Ultra HD upgrades, we’ve learned this week that Craven’s Scream 3 will also be coming to 4K Ultra HD this Halloween. Scream 3 slashes into 4K and 4K SteelBook on October 3, 2023! You can pre-order your copy over on Amazon today. Special Features […]

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‘Scream VI’ Finishes Box Office Run With Right Around the Same Total as the Original Classic

The Radio Silence-directed Scream VI has now been playing in theaters for well over a month, but with the film now available to watch at home, its box office run is coming to an end. The good news? Scream VI surpassed the impressive box office totals for last year’s franchise relaunch. In fact, Scream VI […]

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