So one of the iconic legends of horror, Wes Craven, died today at the age of 76 after a long struggle with brain cancer. Craven is most notably recognized for his classics Scream, The last house on the left, The hills have eyes, Nightmare on Elm Street and a couple other horror goodies. Though his career was starting to deteriorate, he did leave a good mark on the horror genre.
Wes, you’ll be missed.
"The universe is one big joke, and the joke is on us"
Despite having my gripes with Craven and some of his bad choices he made in his career, I still respect Wes Craven cause he helped the horror genre to stand on it’s own and teach other directors on how to make a horror film done right and wasn’t afraid to push the boundaries of what horror can do in film.
R.I.P. Craven. I’ll see you in my nightmare.
"The world is merciless and it's also very beautiful."
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