Wes Craven - The Joy of Being Scared

August 31st, 2015
UH001357-289x434.jpgThrough the efforts of both critics and audiences, we’ve come to understand that “genre films,” are just as significant as mainstream films.  Few mastered the genre of horror and suspense to the degree that Wes Craven did.  From his first, LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (1972) to the 1984 classic NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, Craven infused intelligence into all of his work.

Back in 1999 I spoke to Craven about his work, and the publication of his first novel.  

Here is my conversation with Wes Craven: