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Wes Craven: The Man and His Nightmares
     

Wes Craven: The Man and His Nightmares

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by John Wooley
 

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The life and film genius of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director Wes Craven

Wes Craven is one of the most successful and iconic horror movie directors in Hollywood. His masterful examination of the nightmarish nexus of dreams and reality helped spark a career that has spanned close to forty years. Then, with their mix of horror, sex, and humor

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The life and film genius of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream director Wes Craven

Wes Craven is one of the most successful and iconic horror movie directors in Hollywood. His masterful examination of the nightmarish nexus of dreams and reality helped spark a career that has spanned close to forty years. Then, with their mix of horror, sex, and humor, Craven's Scream movies helped revitalize the slasher film genre.

  • An absorbing portrait of cult film director Wes Craven's life and career in film
  • Draws on the author's new interviews with Craven, including little-known details about the director's life and work
  • Insights into the making of the Nightmare on Elm Street movies and the Scream films—the #1 horror franchise of all time
  • Fascinating stories about the director's work with a range of producers, screenwriters, and actors, including Robert Englund
  • Publication timing ties in with the release of Scream 4

 

If you've ever had nightmares about Freddy Krueger or psychopaths wearing Halloween scream masks, or if want to know more about the director behind the new Scream 4, this is one book you simply have to read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118012758
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/23/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,196,319
File size:
868 KB

Meet the Author

JOHN WOOLEY spent more than two decades as the horror-film writer for the Tulsa World and as a regular contributor to Fangoria magazine. He coauthored The Big Book of Biker Flicks and the Forgotten Horror series, and his novels include Old Fears, which was optioned for film adaptation by Wes Craven.

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Wes Craven: The Man and his Nightmares 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
SHE TRIES TO BRAINWASH THEM BUT THEY RESIST AND USE THEIR POWERS TO DEFEAT HER AND HER ARMY DIPPER IS THE DREAM MASTER AND HIS FRIENDS TRANSFER THEIR ABILITES AND TRAITS TO HIM
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
He is the man
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
KATERINA TRIES TO BRAINWASH THEM BUT MARK FELIX GAVIN AND MATT HELP THEM BREAK FREE FROM HER MANIPULATION IN THE FANFIC INNER DEMONS KATERINA TAKES CONTROL OF KATIE'S BODY AND TAKES OVER TOONARIA AND NEARLY TOOK OVER EARTH ONLY THE DREAM MASTER CAN DEFEAT HER AND IT TURNS OUT ANDREW IS THE DREAM MASTER
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
IMAGINE MICHAEL JACKSON TORTURES AND MURDERS HIS BEST FRIEND PAUL MCCARTNEY FOR HIS ORGANS THAT ARE THE SPECIAL INGREDIENT FOR HIS CUPCAKES THAT WOULD BE AN AWESOME CREEPYPASTA
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Freddy's hauting my dreams now
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Scream is the best movie ever!