Make a Case #2— Wes Craven’s SHOCKER (1989)

Father Gore’s 2nd Make a Case looks at the squandered potential in Wes Craven’s 1989 SHOCKER.

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THE HILLS HAVE EYES: America Deformed, America Divided

Alexandre Aja’s remake of the 1970s Wes Craven original has big, scary, political balls.

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THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW: Wes Craven’s Political Zombies

THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW proves Wes Craven was as political as any of his contemporaries while remaining totally horrific

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Father Gore’s October Recommendations – Vol. 2: Zombies

Ten zombie flicks perfect for any creepy Halloween season movie marathons you might have planned

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In Defence Of & In Love With SCREAM 4

Before Wes Craven passed away, he gave us one last SCREAM. With Kevin Williamson along as screenwriter again, these two leave Ghostface’s legacy full of terror.

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SCREAM 3: One of These Things is Not Like the Other

SCREAM 3 doesn’t match up with the other films in the series. Don’t count it out, though. Craven still brings the horror, with a dash of depravity & a stellar Neve Campbell performance.

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Why SCREAM 2 is Better Than People Are Willing to Admit

One of the better horror sequels, SCREAM 2 takes aim at the sensationalisation of true crime, media exploitation, and yes, even the horror genre and sequels themselves.

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Put Off Developing The Girl in the Photographs

The Girl in the Photographs. 2015. Directed by Nick Simon. Screenplay by Robert Morast, Osgood Perkins, & Simon. Starring Christy Carlson Romano, Katharine Isabelle, Claudia Lee, Kal Penn, Mitch Pileggi, Kenny Wormald, Eva Bourne, Toby Hemingway, Miranda Rae Mayo, Toby Levins, Autumn Kendrick, Luke Baines, Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Oliver Seitz, & Corey Schmitt. Alghanim Entertainment. NotContinue reading “Put Off Developing The Girl in the Photographs”

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A Nightmare on Elm Street: Wes Craven, Torturer of Dreams

A Nightmare on Elm Street. 1984. Directed & Written by Wes Craven. Starring John Saxon, Ronee Blakley, Heather Langenkamp, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia, Johnny Depp, Charles Fleischer, Joseph Whipp, Robert Englund, Joe Unger, & Lin Shaye. New Line Cinema/Media Home Entertainment/Smart Egg Pictures/The Elm Street Venture. Rated R. 91 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ All those whoContinue reading “A Nightmare on Elm Street: Wes Craven, Torturer of Dreams”

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Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes Part II: A Bad Acid Trip

The Hills Have Eyes Part II. 1985. Directed & Written by Wes Craven. Starring Tamara Stafford, Kevin Spirtas, John Bloom, Colleen, Riley, Michael Berryman, Penny Johnson Jerald, Janus Blythe, John Laughlin, Willard E. Pugh, Peter Frechette, Robert Houston, David Nichols, Edith Fellows, Lance Gordon, and Suze Lanier-Bramlett. VTC. Rated 18+. 86 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★ WhenContinue reading “Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes Part II: A Bad Acid Trip”

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A Family Terrorized: Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have Eyes. 1977. Directed & Written by Wes Craven. Starring John Steadman, Janus Blythe, Peter Locke, Russ Grieve, Virginia Vincent, Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Dee Wallace, Brenda Marinoff, Robert Houston, Martin Speer, James Whitworth, Michael Berryman, and Lance Gordon. Blood Relations Co. Unrated. 89 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ (Film) ★★★ (eOne DVD release) I want toContinue reading “A Family Terrorized: Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes”

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