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Wes Craven : the art of horror

Author: John Kenneth Muir
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Filmmaker Wes Craven has consistently and imaginatively scared movie audiences since the early 1970s. His films encompass a variety of styles, elements and themes, from nihilistic existentialism to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Wes Craven; Wes Craven; Wes Craven
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kenneth Muir
ISBN: 0786419237 9780786419234
OCLC Number: 66655309
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: 1998.
Description: viii, 319 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Career overview. 2. The feature films. The Last House on the Left --
The Hills Have Eyes --
Deadly Blessing --
Swamp Thing --
The Hills Have Eyes Part II --
A Nightmare on Elm Street --
Deadly Friend --
The Serpent and the Rainbow --
Shocker --
The People Under the Stairs --
Wes Craven's New Nightmare --
A Vampire in Brooklyn --
Scream --
Scream 2. 3. The television movies. A Stranger in Our House --
Invitations to Hell --
Chiller --
Night Visions. 4. Craven as executive producer. A Nightmare on Elm Street Part III: Dream Warriors --
Wes Craven Presents Mind Ripper --
Wes Craven Presents Wishmaster. 5. The television series. The Twilight Zone --
Nightmare Cafe. 6. The battle over censorship.
Responsibility: by John Kenneth Muir.

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