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Horror Legend Wes Craven Dies

Creator of 'Scream,' 'Nightmare on Elm Street' was 76

(Newser) - He brought horror to the lives of countless millions and he'll be sadly missed. Wes Craven, the 76-year-old filmmaker best known for creating the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream movies, died of brain cancer yesterday, Variety reports. Craven—who started out as a humanities professor and made porn... More »

New Nightmare on Elm Street Is a Snoozer

Freddy Krueger's return is bland and pointless, say critics

(Newser) - Freddy Krueger may be haunting teen dreams once again in A Nightmare on Elm Street, but this "re-imagining" of the horror franchise is seriously short on imagination, say critics.
  • The remake of Wes Craven's 1984 horror flick "cops virtually every memorable image from the original, but loses the
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25 Can't-Miss Spring Movies

Alice in Wonderland, Iron Man 2, Shrek, and more

(Newser) - From the ones you’ve heard about endlessly (Alice in Wonderland, Wall Street 2, The Runaways) to those that might come as a surprise (they made another Shrek?) the Daily Beast rounds up the 25 hottest spring movies. Here are some more of the less obvious ones:
  • A Prophet (Un
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