Home » wes craven

wes craven

Is A Nightmare on Elm Street Based on a True Story

Is ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Based on a True Story?

Is A Nightmare on Elm Street based on a true story? Yes, to an extent. But not entirely so. Read on as we separate fact from fiction and definitively speak to the real-life story that inspired A Night...

Five Horror Director Cameos You Probably Never Noticed

Many directors are fond of appearing in their own work in some capacity or another. Given there are plenty of people who aren’t entirely familiar with what their favorite directors look like, it...

Serpent and the Rainbow - non traditional zombie films that broke the mold

‘The Serpent and the Rainbow’ is Wes Craven’s Most Underrated Movie

The Serpent and the Rainbow is based on anthropologist Wade Davis’ autobiography and as a result, claims to be entirely true. Whether it is or not doesn’t really matter because it makes for one ...

The Ring

Ten of the Most Chilling Settings in Horror

One of the most obvious parts of the filmgoing experience is the presentation of images given to the audience. Many factors contribute to the scare factor in a horror film, such as sound, acting, tens...

Scream 4

Here’s What Most Fans Don’t Comprehend About Scream

I love the Scream movies, as many fans do. I don’t think Scream, as a franchise, is necessarily divisive, but I do think that both the people who do and don’t like it are passionately vocal. But one o...

DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Why Wishmaster is Kind of a Mess (But Still Really Fun)

I remember a time when Wishmaster was thought of as one of the bigger horror icons. He was the last guy to emerge in the ‘90s as a central character of his own franchise. The guy even had his own acti...

Wes Craven Movies New Nightmare

Overlooked Wes Craven Movies That Need More Love!

The late Wes Craven is widely regarded as a master of horror. Of all the modern horror directors, he may have become the most mainstream, being the creative force behind not only the Nightmare on Elm ...

Alien - Rebecca Ferguson - Alien 5 - Alien Identity

Icons Behind Icons: The Cinematic Influences of Your Favorite Horror Movies

One of the best things about being an avid fan of film is that there is always more to discover. It’s fascinating to hear directors talk about the movies that influenced them. To go back and wat...

Wes Craven's New Nightmare

Script to Pieces: Wes Craven’s Nightmare on Elm Street 7

Welcome to Script to Pieces, a recurring feature at Wicked Horror where we look at the best, most interesting and at times most unbelievable horror movies that never happened. Sometimes these will be ...