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  1. 'A Nightmare on Elm Street' Star Robert Englund on Wes Craven, Johnny Depp and Auditioning for 'Star Wars' (Q&A)

    8:00 am 10/30/2015

    Freddie Kreuger's alter ego tipped off Mark Hamill to audition for Luke Skywalker and once read for the part of Han Solo: "He was originally conceived as an uncle who comes home for the holiday that’s a little nasty and a little dirty, but someone that’s cool and heroic that you look up to."Read more

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  2. Emmys 2015: In Memoriam Tribute Honors Wes Craven, Leondard Nimoy and More

    7:38 pm 9/20/2015

    Emmy's In Memoriam tribute honors Wes Craven, Leondard Nimoy and more.Read more

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  3. TIFF: Wes Craven's Spirit Lives on in Nick Simon's "Girl in the Photographs"

    3:54 pm 9/16/2015

    The Midnight Madness selection was executive produced by the late horror maestro.Read more

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  4. ‘The Girl in the Photographs’: TIFF Review

    12:43 pm 9/15/2015

    Wes Craven executive produced this second feature from horror guru Nick Simon.Read more

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  5. TIFF: Why Wes Craven's Spirit Lives On in 'The Girl in the Photographs'

    7:00 am 9/14/2015

    The horror master played a pivotal role in the making of first-time director Nick Simon’s Midnight Madness title about a checkout girl in a serial killer's game.Read more

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  6. 'Scream' Writer Kevin Williamson Pens Tribute to Wes Craven: He Gave Me "a Master Class in Building Tension"

    7:00 am 9/2/2015

    His movies — from his first, 1972's 'Last House on the Left,' through the franchises 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' — were unsettlingly violent. But the modern master of horror was, as Neve Campbell and more recall here, alternately playful and serious, joyful and kind.+Read more

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  7. Wes Craven Tribute Video Features One Minute of Screams From His Films

    2:04 pm 9/1/2015

    Headphone users, beware.Read more

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  8. Wes Craven Remembered by Bob Weinstein: "It Was a Joy to Listen to Him Talk About Fear"

    2:26 pm 8/31/2015

    Weinstein convinced Wes Craven to direct Kevin Williamson's meta-horror movie, originally called 'Scary Movie,' which was released in 1996 as 'Scream.' Read more

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  9. 'Scream' Co-Showrunner Reacts to Wes Craven's Passing: "I'm Ticked Off at the World"

    2:03 pm 8/31/2015

    "He gave me notes on the first pilot I did for this show, and everything that he had to say about it was so generous and so supportive," Jill Blotevogel tells THR.Read more

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  10. Critic's Notebook: Wes Craven Found Shades of Grey Amid the Gore

    9:16 am 8/31/2015

    From his feature debut, 'The Last House on the Left,' to his final film, 'Scream 4,' Craven made us think as much as he scared us.Read more

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