Wes Craven : the art of horror.

  • Jefferson, NC : McFarland 2004
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319 p.
  • 9780786419234
  • 0786419237
  • 1. Career overview. 2. The feature films. The Last House on the Left --The Hills Have Eyes --Deadly Blessing --Swamp Thing --The Hills Have Eyes Part II --A Nightmare on Elm Street --Deadly Friend --The Serpent and the Rainbow --Shocker --The People Under the Stairs --Wes Craven's New Nightmare --A Vampire in Brooklyn --Scream --Scream 2. 3. The television movies. A Stranger in Our House --Invitations to Hell --Chiller --Night Visions. 4. Craven as executive producer. A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III: Dream Warriors --Wes Craven Presents Mind Ripper --Wes Craven Presents Wishmaster. 5. The television series. The Twilight Zone --Nightmare Cafe. 6. The battle over censorship.
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  • Filmmaker Wes Craven has consistently and imaginatively scared movie audiences since the early 1970s. His films encompass a variety of styles, elements and themes, from nihilistic existentialism to hallucinatory dreamscapes. This is a a history of Craven's film career since 1972, examining all the themes and techniques the filmmaker explored.
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