A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

Dan Ruston delves into cult favourites, video nasties and forgotten cinematic treasures…

In many respects, I owe a lot to Wes Craven (1939-2015); the acclaimed cult director behind many genre-defining works such as The Last House On The Left (1972), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), and Scream (1996). It’s difficult to imagine a time in which I wasn’t the raving horror nut I am today. When I stumbled upon Wes Craven and his subversive explorations within the horror genre, it struck as a pivotal moment for me; not just as a film fan, but also as a young creator. 

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