Posts Tagged ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’
For a movie studio, having a successful movie with a multiple franchise sequels is like adding toppings on a pizza. Sure, a plain cheese and tomato base will still taste good, and people will still happily buy it – but producing a subsequent range of extra ingredients, each with their own increased cost, will raise profits and keep […]
Wes Craven: The most influential horror director of the late 20th Century – in memoriam. Monday brought the sad news that American horror auteur Wes Craven had died at the age of 76, after a battle with brain cancer. The man responsible for two of the longest lasting and financially successful franchises in the horror genre, […]
With the line-up being announced, Peter Ray Allison explains why people need to go to the Sheffield Film and Comic Con, lamenting how he missed it last year.
If you’ve been following my Free Film Friday blog then you know that I am seriously in to cinema. There isn’t really anything that I won’t watch, and what I do like I follow obsessively. One area which has always intrigued me is the horror film, and in particular the slasher sub-genre. I wanted to […]
A few months ago I was intrigued by a number of reviews which had called the remake of The Evil Dead the best horror film in years. I allowed such high praise to influence my decision to see the movie, and in the end I kind of regretted it because I actually did not find that particular […]