Essays Tagged: "Wes Craven"

Gothika vs.Rosemary's Baby: Creating tension from the 1960's to the 21st century..

ddenly going to leap into the frame. It's a very unifying thing in a cinema" These are the words of Wes Craven, director of the 1984 movie A Nightmare on Elm Street. Maybe it was my mother's negative ...

(7 pages) 44 1 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Spectatorship and Identification in "Sleepless in Seattle".

g for a specific response from their audience. For instance, the director of a horror film, such as Wes Craven's "Scream" (1996) and William Friedkin's "The Exorcist" (1973), attempt to make their aud ...

(7 pages) 28 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Romero Vs. Cronenberg

hed an aesthetic aspect of graphic horror and violence much imitated by countless directors, namely Wes Craven and David Cronenberg, it also established several viewpoints under which the works of the ... of Cronenberg flows similarly unfettered through the intimately tangible, rationalized body of the western patient" (63). His use of parasites creates a sense of physiological surrealism, coupl ...

(9 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have EyesThe Hills Have Eyes is a remake of Wes Craven's film in 1977, directed by Alexandre Aja. It is a horror and thriller movie. This movie ... er movie. This movie is about, the Carters, an American family travelling through the American southwest. They decide to go on a road trip through the Nevada Desert, to celebrate the parents' annivers ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

Is the representation of women in contemporary horror films like Scream 4, post-modern or problematic?

ack', because you won't be back". - (1) Randy played by Jamie Kennedy. This quote is taken from the Wes Craven horror film, Scream (1996), a part parody, part pastiche, part postmodern thriller. It ex ...

(13 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies