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Wes Craven: Master of Horror Scripts

RIP Wes Craven: 1939-2015

Last night we lost a master of horror when Wes Craven passed away at the age of 76. For many of us, Wes Craven was the creator of our nightmares as children; unleashing Freddy Krueger to haunt our dreams.

To honor him, I wanted to share the script for the original version of A Nightmare on Elm Street, but I couldn’t find a PDF of it (if you have one, send it my way and I’ll update this post!). So I decided to share a few other scripts to celebrate Wes Craven’s, his creative genius, and his wonderfully twisted visions.

So turn on the lights, sit back, and see how it’s done. Continue reading Wes Craven: Master of Horror Scripts

Monday Script Share: Back To School Edition

It’s that time of year!

Kids start heading back to school today, and you can almost hear Sam Kinison screaming in their adorable, eager to learn, faces. To celebrate, I thought I’d use this Monday Script Share to present these five scripts that perfectly capture different aspects of the academic experience.

Enjoy! Continue reading Monday Script Share: Back To School Edition

20 Years Later: The Usual Suspects Script and More

Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of the theatrical release of screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie’s Sundance breakthrough hit, The Usual Suspects.

So what better time to reflect back on the story that blew audience’s minds and introduced everyone to Keyser Soze than….right now! Continue reading 20 Years Later: The Usual Suspects Script and More