A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Directed by Chuck Russell. Written by Russell, Wes Craven, Frank Darabont and Bruce Wagner. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, Rodney Eastman, Ken Sagoes, Jennifer Rubin, Craig Wasson, Priscilla Pointer, Laurence Fishburne and John Saxon. Plot: Nancy's back and she's helping a group of kids in Weston Hills survive Freddy. The movie opens with … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Written and directed by Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Ronee Blakley, John Saxon, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia and Lin Shaye. Plot: a child killer stalks teenagers in their dreams. Tina has a nightmare about a man with "knives for fingers". Then, it turns out that all her friends - Nancy (Langenkamp), … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Pulse (2006)

Directed by Jim Sonzero.  Written by Wes Craven and Ray Wright.  Starring Kristen Bell, Ian Somerhalder, Samm Levine, Christina Milian, Jonathan Tucker, Rick Gonzalez, Ron Rifkin, Octavia Spencer and Brad Dourif. Plot: a rash of suicides is linked to the internet. Josh (Tucker) is attacked by a ghost like presence and begins to withdraw from … Continue reading Pulse (2006)

The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

Written and directed by Wes Craven.  Starring Michael Berryman, Tamara Stafford, Kevin Spirtas, John Bloom, Colleen Riley, Penny Johnson and Janus Blythe. Plot: a group of young Yamaha racers get stranded in the desert and soon come face to face with a family of inbred cannibals. There's a lot of flashbacks to the first movie … Continue reading The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

Cursed (2005)

Directed by Wes Craven.  Written by Kevin Williamson.  Starring Christina Ricci, Joshua Jackson, Jesse Eisenberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Judy Greer, Mya, Shannon Elizabeth, Michael Rosenbaum, Portia de Rossi and Derek Mears. Plot: a sister and brother are both attacked by the same werewolf. Usually, brother/sister type movies work well for me and DJ.  Especially ones with … Continue reading Cursed (2005)

Scream 4 (2011)

Directed by Wes Craven.  Written by Kevin Williamson.  Starring Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Emma Roberts, Hayden Panettiere, Marley Shelton, Erik Knudsen, Rory Culkin, Nico Tortorella, Mary McDonnell, Anthony Anderson, Adam Brody, Britt Robertson, Kristen Bell, Lucy Hale, Shenae Grimes and Anna Paquin. Plot: after 10 years, Ghostface reappears in Sidney's hometown. Sidney (Campbell) … Continue reading Scream 4 (2011)

Scream 3 (2000)

Directed by Wes Craven.  Written by Ehren Kruger.  Starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, David Arquette, Liev Schreiber, Patrick Dempsey, Scott Foley, Lance Henriksen, Jamie Kennedy, Carrie Fisher, Heather Matarazzo, Jenny McCarthy, Emily Mortimer, Parker Posey, Deon Richmond and Patrick Warburton. Plot: another killer terrorizes Sidney and her friends on the set of Stab 3. For … Continue reading Scream 3 (2000)

Scream 2 (1997)

Directed by Wes Craven.  Written by Kevin Williamson.  Starring Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Jamie Kennedy, Jerry O'Connell, Elise Neal, Timothy Olyphant, Liev Schreiber, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Laurie Metcalf, Omar Epps, Jada Pinkett Smith, Heather Graham, Rebecca Gayheart, Joshua Jackson and Tori Spelling. Plot: after two years, someone is murdering people again using the … Continue reading Scream 2 (1997)

Wes Craven’s Chiller (1985)

Directed by Wes Craven.  Written by J.D. Feigelson.  Starring Michael Beck, Paul Sorvino, Beatrice Straight, Dick O'Neill, Laura Johnson, Alan Fudge, Russ Marin and Jill Schoelen. Plot: corporate exec, Miles Creighton (Beck) is cryogenically frozen - 10 years later, he's thawed out, but without a soul. Miles is cryogenically frozen because the operation he needs … Continue reading Wes Craven’s Chiller (1985)

Mind Ripper (1995) (AKA The Outpost)

Directed by Joe Gayton.  Written by Jonathan Craven (Wes's son) and Phil Mittleman.  Starring Lance Henriksen, Claire Stansfield, Giovanni Ribisi, Natasha Gregson Wagner, John Diehl, Dan Bloom, Gregory Sporleder and Adam Solomon. Plot: government scientists attempt to reanimate a corpse and instead, create a monster. In this Wes Craven produced film, scientists try to reanimate … Continue reading Mind Ripper (1995) (AKA The Outpost)