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Remembering the Late Horror Master Wes Craven on Halloween

ScreenCraft | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment

There's much more to Wes Craven's legacy than a single movie villain. We explore Craven's massive impact on the film industry in what will be remembered as one of the most celebrated and impactful careers from a screenwriter, producer, and director.

Supercut Of Screams In Wes Craven Films Is Ear-Splitting Eulogy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.01.2015 | Entertainment

Screen Crush has honored famed horror film director Wes Craven, who died Sunday, with a compilation of screams from his movies, which i...

Remembering Wes Craven: Terror Titan and Tastemaker

Michael Varrati | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Varrati

To film enthusiasts and horror fans, Wes Craven was one of these rare individuals. An artist whose work not only impacted the genre, but also changed the whole conversation.

Touching Celebrity Tweets Honor Wes Craven

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Celebrities who worked with and were fans of Wes Craven payed tribute to the horror film legend who passed away on Sunday.

What Is the Spooky Real Life Origin of Scream's Ghostface Mask?

Brian Cronin | Posted 06.30.2015 | Entertainment
Brian Cronin

Reader Guillermo M. asked me if it was true that the mask was discovered by Craven by accident in an abandoned house during the location scouting for the first Scream film. Did this iconic piece of horror film history really have such a spooky origin?

The True Meaning of Consent

Shawn Henfling | Posted 06.17.2015 | Crime
Shawn Henfling

Sometimes at night I still hear those screams. I still hear her begging for help, for someone to make it stop. I still feel guilty.

Dummies and Death and Jennifer Lopez

Lev Raphael | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

Characters in thrillers--especially the women--live in a parallel universe, don't they? A universe where they've never read a thriller or seen one on TV or in a movie theater. Because otherwise they wouldn't behave like dummies even now, heading past the middle of the decade. Take Jennifer Lopez in this year's erotic thriller The Boy Next Door.

‘Scream 3' Turns 15! On Set With The Cast In 1999 | Posted 02.06.2015 | Entertainment

The "Scream" franchise was an instant cult classic, credited with reviving the modern horror slasher genre in film. The movies were a clever satire, c...

James Thilman

The Guy Behind One Of Horror's Best Themes Hates Horror Movies | James Thilman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment

Composer Marco Beltrami has more than 100 credits listed on his IMDb page, from slasher films to blockbusters to meditative dramas to Best Picture...

MTV's 'Scream' TV Series Gets Full Series Order | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment

Finally, "Teen Wolf" has a scary friend. MTV has handed a full series order to its TV adaptation of "Scream," the 1996 slasher film and subsequent b...

Director Jane Clark Wasn't a Fan of Horror Films Before Shooting Frameline Pic Crazy Bitches

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.23.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

"I'm a big, big scaredy-cat when it comes to horror movies," admits director Jane Clark. "I never even really went to horror movies, except movies like Scream - and even that, I'm covering my eyes through half of it."

We've Found Another Aspect Of Life Where Being A White Woman Will Hold You Back

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Horror films are almost immediately associated with the trope of killing the token minority -- the colloquial understanding that "the black guy dies f...


Posted 10.03.2013 | Entertainment

The following report contains spoilers about "Scream 4." "Scream" sequels have a tendency to gestate for quite some time before seeing the light of...

The Swaggiest Swag Song Fulfills All Of Your Swag Needs

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.25.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

Here at What's Trending, we want our viewers to be as swaggalicious as possible, so, after watching Justin Bieber pee in the mop bucket screaming, "...

Mike Ryan

What The 'Hostel' Director Would Do With 'Star Wars' | Mike Ryan | Posted 05.08.2013 | Entertainment

Eli Roth is a huge "Star Wars" fan. Last year, when I solicited opinions from contemporary filmmakers about "Star Wars" for a piece on the original fi...

Is 'Scream' Coming To TV?

Posted 04.25.2013 | TV

MTV has ordered a pilot based on the "Scream" franchise, the network announced Thursday. The cable network revealed its plans to "reinvent" the Kev...

Celebrity Collector: David Arquette

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Recently, I learned that Arquette is a collector. I then learned that what he collects is the key element in scary movies that creeps me the most...puppets.

How 'Scream 3' Became 'The Following'

ETOnline | Posted 01.17.2013 | TV

Kevin Williamson rose to prominence thanks to the rampant popularity of his still-scary script for 1996's "Scream." On January 21, Williamson will ...

Famous Horror Filmmaker Visits Munch's Masterpiece

Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts

Slasher filmmaker Wes Craven recently confronted his fine art inspiration at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Caption reads: "Found origin...

WATCH: Best Horror Movie Death Scenes

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

Halloween is a time to dress up in a bewitching costume, indulge in one (or five) too many "fun size" candy bars, and, if terror barks up your tree, w...

Muggers In Park Slope Wear 'Scream,' Freddy Krueger Masks

DNAinfo | Posted 10.24.2012 | New York

PARK SLOPE — Two men decked out in Halloween masks allegedly roughed up and robbed a man in Park Slope, police said. ...

'Scream' Is Headed To The Small Screen

Posted 06.04.2012 | TV

There's a whole lot of horror headed to MTV. According to TVLine, Wes Craven and Kevin Williamson's "Scream" franchise, which kicked off in 1996, ...

'Ghost Hunters' Catch A Princess' Scream

Posted 05.10.2012 | TV

One week before Grant Wilson's final hunt, the "Ghost Hunters" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on Syfy) headed back to Mount Washington Resort, where they had previo...

PHOTOS: Modern Day Exorcism Performed In Mexico City

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

The New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia describes an exorcism as "the act of driving out, or warding off, demons, or evil spirits, from persons, places, ...

'Scream 4' A Box Office Bomb

Yahoo! News || Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment