INDIEWIRE just posted this amazing Elm Street documentary to commemorate the passing of Wes Craven (on August 30th) – and it comes straight from the VHS! The YouTube description even transcribes the notes from the original VHS tape:
“This exciting & thrilling programme of events traces the history of the four ‘Nightmare On Elm Street’ films, together with interviews of Robert Englund as Freddy Krueger, and behind the scenes footage never before screened. Witness the fabulous stunts, the gruesome special effects and the mysteries of the slashers saga, created to produce the most frightening and inherently terrifying nightmare of all time … How ‘The Nightmare’ began…”
With only 57 days until Halloween, you should definitely check it out in full below!
If Hollywood can’t think up original narrative ideas, why should they come up with original doc ideas!? I mean, poor little JonBenet has probably had more gossip rag covers than Kim Kardashian, but rebuilding the house she was murdered in to walk through it and re-evaluate her murder? They better solve that damn murder so I never have to hear about it again!
What a story of bravery, love and understanding! Check out the trailer for a new documentary called ‘From This Day Forward’ about a man transitioning in the 1970s with a family which recently played at Frameline SF Festival.