Wes Craven: The Man and his Nightmares
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 movi...more
Those words reflect my feelings about Wes Craven.
The year was 2011. Scream 4 had just been released. Imagine how excited little 10-year-old Christian was. He was so excited to go see it. Unfortunately, his parents wouldn't let him see it. Imagine the feeling Christian got when he received the film on DVD that Christmas. The smile lighting up his face, the joy he felt. ...more
Starting from Craven's childhood in a rabidly fundamentalist Christian household, Wooley traces his career from his earliest days as a messenger and director of skin flick ...more
That being said, this is a great book for those who want an examination of the man and the films/TV shows/etc. that he created. It delves into each film and how these movies changed Hollywood (or the grin ...more