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A Nightmare on Elm Street is a 1984 American supernatural fantasy slasher film written and directed by Wes Craven, and the first film of the ''Nightmare on Elm Street'' franchise.
The AFI's 100 Years… series is a series of lists and accompanying CBS television specials from 1998 through 2008 in which the American Film Institute celebrated 100 years of the greatest films in American cinema.
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Part of the AFI 100 Years… series, AFI's 100 Years…100 Thrills is a list of the top 100 most exciting, action-packed, suspenseful or frightening movies in American cinema.
Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years.
Alicia Roanne Witt (born August 21, 1975) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and pianist.
All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.
AMC Theatres (originally an abbreviation for American Multi-Cinema, often referred to simply as AMC and known in some countries as AMC Cinemas) is an American movie theater chain owned and operated by Wanda Group.
The American Film Institute (AFI) is an American film organization that educates filmmakers and honors the heritage of the motion picture arts in the United States.
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in 1912.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
The Barrymore family is an American acting family.
Bauer Media Group is a European-based media company, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany that manages a portfolio of more than 600 magazines, over 400 digital products and 50 radio and TV stations around the world.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beefcake is a performance or a form of glamour photography depicting a large and muscular male body.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
Birdbrain was a Boston, MA post-grunge band that was founded by neighborhood friends in 1992 and dissolved in 1997.
"Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream)", given the reversed title "Whisper to a Scream (Birds Fly)" in some markets, is a song by the British band The Icicle Works.
Black comedy, also known as dark comedy or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.
Black magic has traditionally referred to the use of supernatural powers or magic for evil and selfish purposes.
A blockbuster is a work of entertainment – especially a feature film, but also other media – that is highly popular and financially successful.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Blue Öyster Cult (often abbreviated BÖC or BOC) is an American rock band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1967, whose most successful work includes the hard rock songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla", "Burnin' for You" and "Shooting Shark".
Robert "Bob" Weinstein (born October 18, 1954) is an American film producer.
Founded in 1999, Box Office Mojo tracks box office revenue in a systematic, algorithmic way, and publishes the data on its website.
Bravo is an American cable and satellite television network, launched on December 1, 1980.
Breckin Erin Meyer (born May 7, 1974) is an American actor, voice actor, writer, producer and drummer known for roles in films such as Clueless, Road Trip, Rat Race and the Garfield film series.
Bride of Chucky is a 1998 American supernatural comedy slasher film, the fourth installment of the ''Child's Play'' franchise and sequel to 1991's Child's Play 3.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
Brittany Murphy-Monjack (born Brittany Anne Bertolotti; November 10, 1977 – December 20, 2009), was an American actress and singer.
Brooke Christa Shields (born May 31, 1965) is an American actress and model.
Donald Bruce Roeser (born November 12, 1947), more commonly known by his stage name Buck Dharma, is an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being a member of Blue Öyster Cult since the group's formation in 1967.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Calistoga is a city in Napa County, California, United States.
Cary Woods is an American film producer.
Catherine was an alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois that was active from 1985 to 1998.
Cathy Konrad (born June 29, 1963) is an American film and television producer who has produced nineteen feature films including critically acclaimed films such as Golden Globe-winner Walk the Line, 3:10 to Yuma, Girl, Interrupted, Kids and the Scream tetralogy.
CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of CBS Corporation.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
Cengage is an educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education, K-12, professional, and library markets worldwide.
Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982.
The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Chris Randall is an American musician, and the current frontman of Sister Machine Gun.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Cinergi Pictures Entertainment Inc. was a small independent production company that was founded by Andrew G. Vajna, after he had sold his interest in his first production company, Carolco International Pictures, in 1989.
A cliché or cliche is an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has become overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, even to the point of being trite or irritating, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel.
The Columbine High School massacre was a school shooting that occurred on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Columbine, an unincorporated area of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States, in the Denver metropolitan area.
A copycat crime is a criminal act that is modeled or inspired by a previous crime.
Courteney Bass Cox (born June 15, 1964) is an American actress, producer, and director.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
CraveOnline Media, LLC is a male lifestyle website based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco.
Cujo is a 1983 American horror film based on Stephen King's novel of the same name and directed by Lewis Teague.
A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.
Dailies, in filmmaking, are the raw, unedited footage shot during the making of a motion picture.
Danny Boyle (born 20 October 1956) is an English director, producer, screenwriter and theatre director, known for his work on films including Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs.
Danny Harold Rolling (May 26, 1954 – October 25, 2006), also known as the Gainesville Ripper, was an American serial killer who murdered five students in Gainesville, Florida.
David Arquette (born September 8, 1971) is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, fashion designer, and professional wrestler.
Dead on arrival (DOA), also dead in the field and brought in dead (BID), is a term used to indicate that a patient was found to be already clinically dead upon the arrival of professional medical assistance, often in the form of first responders such as emergency medical technicians, paramedics, or police.
Dennis Dunaway (born December 9, 1946 in Cottage Grove, Oregon) is an American musician, best known as the original bass guitarist for Alice Cooper (1962–1975, 1999, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017).
Development hell or development limbo is media industry jargon for a project that remains in development (often moving between different crews, scripts, or studios) without progressing to completion.
Dimension Films is an American film production company and independent film distribution label formerly owned by The Walt Disney Studios and The Weinstein Company and now owned by Lantern Capital.
Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast.
Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, author, director, model, and producer.
Dubbing, mixing or re-recording is a post-production process used in filmmaking and video production in which additional or supplementary recordings are "mixed" with original production sound to create the finished soundtrack.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
E! (originally an initialism of Entertainment Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is a 1982 American science fiction film co-produced and directed by Steven Spielberg, and written by Melissa Mathison.
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI (born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Fangoria is an internationally distributed American horror film fan magazine, in publication since 1979.
Fearnet was an American digital cable television network, website and video on demand service owned by Comcast.
The Festival international du film fantastique de Gérardmer (formerly Fantastic'Arts, from 1994 to 2008) is an international festival of horror and science fiction films which has been held each year since 1994 in Gérardmer in the Vosges, France towards the end of January.
A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.
Film4 is a British digital television channel available in the United Kingdom, owned and operated by the Channel Four Television Corporation, that screens films.
Filmtracks.com is a modern film score review website created and maintained by its sole reviewer, Christian Clemmensen.
The First Amendment (Amendment I) to the United States Constitution prevents Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion, prohibiting the free exercise of religion, or abridging the freedom of speech, the freedom of the press, the right to peaceably assemble, or to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.
Flixster was an American social movie site for discovering new movies, learning about movies, and meeting others with similar tastes in movies.
Frederick Charles "Freddy" Krueger is a character of the ''A Nightmare on Elm Street'' film series.
Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film produced and directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller.
Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994 to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.
FYI (stylized as fyi) is an American digital cable and satellite channel that is owned by A&E Networks, a cable network joint venture between the Disney–ABC Television Group subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company and the Hearst Communications (each own 50%).
Gale Weathers is a fictional character of the ''Scream'' series.
George Andrew Romero (February 4, 1940 – July 16, 2017) was an American-Canadian filmmaker, writer and editor, best known for his series of gruesome and satirical horror films about an imagined zombie apocalypse, beginning with Night of the Living Dead (1968), which is often considered a progenitor of the fictional zombie of modern culture.
Ghostface (alternatively stylized as Ghost Face or GhostFace) is a fictional identity adopted by several characters of the ''Scream'' series.
Glen Edward Buxton (November 10, 1947 – October 19, 1997) was an American musician, and guitarist for the original Alice Cooper band.
Graham Holdings Company (formerly The Washington Post Company) is a diversified American conglomerate, best known for formerly owning the newspaper for which it was once named, The Washington Post, and Newsweek.
To green-light is to give permission or a go ahead to move forward with a project.
Gregory Nicotero (born March 15, 1963) is an American special make-up effects creator, television producer, and director.
Guardian Media Group plc (GMG) is a British mass media company owning various media operations including The Guardian and The Observer.
Anthony Penaloza, better known by his stage name Gus Black, (formerly known as Gus) is an American director, singer-songwriter, and producer from Los Angeles.
Halloween is a 1978 American slasher film directed and scored by John Carpenter, co-written with producer Debra Hill, and starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut.
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later is a 1998 American slasher film directed by Steve Miner.
Healdsburg is a city located in Sonoma County, California, in the United States.
Hearst Communications, often referred to simply as Hearst, is an American mass media and business information conglomerate based in New York City, New York.
Henry Franklin Winkler (born October 30, 1945) is an American actor, comedian, director, producer, and author.
High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.
A horror film is a film that seeks to elicit a physiological reaction, such as an elevated heartbeat, through the use of fear and shocking one’s audiences.
Hot Saki & Bedtime Stories is the fourth and final studio album by American alternative rock band Catherine.
Howard Berger is a special make-up effects creator who is best known for his work on The Chronicles of Narnia films.
I Know What You Did Last Summer is a 1997 American slasher film directed by Jim Gillespie, written by Kevin Williamson, and starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Freddie Prinze Jr., with Anne Heche, Bridgette Wilson, and Johnny Galecki appearing in supporting roles.
Robert Ian McNabb (born 3 November 1960) is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
Independence Day (also known as ID4) is a 1996 American science fiction action film directed and co-written by Roland Emmerich.
The International Horror Guild Award (also known as the IHG Award) was an accolade recognizing excellence in the field of horror/dark fantasy, presented by the International Horror Guild (IHG) from 1995 to 2008.
James Harvey "Jamie" Kennedy (born May 25, 1970) is an American stand-up comedian, television producer, screenwriter, and actor, He is best known for playing Randy Meeks in the Scream franchise.
Janeane Garofalo (born September 28, 1964) is an American actress, stand-up comedian, and writer.
Janet R. Maslin (born August 12, 1949) is an American journalist, best known as a film and literary critic for The New York Times.
Jason Voorhees is the main character from the ''Friday the 13th'' series.
Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger.
John Barrymore (born John Sidney Blyth; February 14 or 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942) was an American actor on stage, screen and radio.
John Christopher Depp II (born June 9, 1963) is an American actor, producer, and musician.
Joseph Whipp (born July 12, 1941) is an American actor who has starred in many films and starred on television.
Julee A. Cruise (born December 1, 1956, Creston, Iowa) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and musician best known for her collaborations with composer Angelo Badalamenti and film director David Lynch in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Justin Garrett Whalin (born September 6, 1974) is an American actor.
Kelley Deal (born June 10, 1961) is an American musician.
Kevin Meade Williamson (born March 14, 1965) is an American screenwriter, filmmaker, and actor, best known for the creation of the TV series' Dawson's Creek (1998–2003), The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017), The Following (2013–2015) and Stalker (2014–2015).
LaserDisc (abbreviated as LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision in the United States in 1978.
Isaac Liev Schreiber (born October 4, 1967) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer.
Linda Denise Blair (born January 22, 1959)Official website for "The Exorcist".
Lionsgate Home Entertainment (formerly Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment and Lions Gate Home Entertainment) is the home video distribution arm of Lionsgate.
There is a body of films that feature home invasions.
Wes Craven's ''Scream'' series features a large cast of characters created primarily by Kevin Williamson with contributions from Craven and Ehren Kruger.
Location scouting is a vital process in the pre-production stage of filmmaking and commercial photography.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
In cinema, a making-of, also known as behind-the-scenes, the set or on the set is a documentary film that features the production of a film or television program.
Marco Edward Beltrami (born October 7, 1966) is an American film and television composer and conductor, best known for his work scoring horror films such as Scream (1996) and its sequels, Mimic (1997), The Faculty (1998), Resident Evil (2002), Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2011) and The Woman in Black (2012).
Marianne Maddalena (born November 14, 1963) is an American film producer.
Mark Irwin, A.S.C., C.S.C. (born August 7, 1950) is a Canadian cinematographer.
Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction horror film directed by Tim Burton, who also co-produced it with Larry J. Franco.
Matthew Lyn Lillard (born January 24, 1970) is an American actor, voice actor, director, and producer.
McFarland & Company, Inc. is an independent book publisher based in Jefferson, North Carolina that specializes in academic and reference works, as well as general interest adult nonfiction.
Melinda Patrice "Mindy" Clarke (born April 24, 1969) is an American actress who has worked primarily in television.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Michael Owen Bruce (born March 16, 1948) is an American rock musician, best known as a member of Alice Cooper.
Michael John "Mick" Harvey (born 29 August 1958) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, composer, arranger and record producer.
Miramax (also known as Miramax Films) is an American entertainment company known for producing and distributing films and television shows.
Misogyny is the hatred of, contempt for, or prejudice against women or girls.
Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American action spy film directed by Brian De Palma, produced by and starring Tom Cruise.
Richard Melville Hall (born September 11, 1965), better known by his stage name Moby, is an American musician, DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter, and photographer known for his electronic music, veganism, and support of animal rights.
Molding or moulding (see spelling differences) is the process of manufacturing by shaping liquid or pliable raw material using a rigid frame called a mold or matrix.
Morgan Creek Entertainment Group is an American film studio that has released box-office hits including Young Guns, Dead Ringers, Major League, True Romance, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, The Crush, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and The Last of the Mohicans.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) is an American trade association representing the six major film studios of Hollywood.
The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) film rating system is used in the United States and its territories to rate a film's suitability for certain audiences based on its content.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
The MTV Movie & TV Awards (formerly known as the MTV Movie Awards) is a film and television awards show presented annually on MTV.
This is a following list of the MTV Movie Award winners and nominees for Best Performance from 1992 onward.
This is a following list of the MTV Movie Award winners and nominees for Best Movie.
Polly Hannah Klaas (January 3, 1981 – October 1, 1993) was an American murder victim whose case gained national attention.
NBCUniversal, Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate owned by Comcast, headquartered at Rockefeller Plaza's Comcast Building in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Neal Smith (born September 23, 1947) is an American musician, best known as the drummer for the rock group Alice Cooper from 1967 to 1974.
Neve Adrianne Campbell (born October 3, 1973) is a Canadian actress.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The news media or news industry are forms of mass media that focus on delivering news to the general public or a target public.
Nicholas Edward Cave (born 22 September 1957) is an Australian musician, singer-songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor, best known as the frontman of the rock band Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds are an Australian rock band formed in Melbourne in 1983 by vocalist Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
William Oliver Stone (born September 15, 1946) is an American writer and filmmaker.
Palm Springs (Cahuilla: Se-Khi)Wilkerson, Lyn (2009).
Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.
Party of Five is an American television teen and family drama created by Christopher Keyser and Amy Lippman that originally aired on Fox for six seasons from September 12, 1994 to May 3, 2000.
Patrick Lussier (born 1964) is a Canadian-American filmmaker and editor, known for his numerous collaborations with director Wes Craven and fellow screenwriters Laeta Kalogridis and Todd Farmer, as well as his work in the horror genre.
Peter Deming, A.S.C. (born December 13, 1957) is an American cinematographer, winner of the Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography.
Physical abuse is any intentional act causing injury or trauma to another person or animal by way of bodily contact.
Pollyanna is a 1960 Walt Disney Productions feature film, starring child actress Hayley Mills, Jane Wyman, Karl Malden, and Richard Egan, in a story about a cheerful orphan changing the outlook of a small town.
A premiere or première is the debut (first public presentation) of a play, film, dance, or musical composition.
Film production on location in Newark, New Jersey, April 2004. Principal photography is the phase of film production in which the movie is filmed, with actors on set and cameras rolling, as distinct from pre-production and post-production.
Prom Night is a 1980 Canadian slasher film directed by Paul Lynch, based on a story by Robert Guza Jr., and starring Leslie Nielsen and Jamie Lee Curtis.
Prometheus Global Media was a New York City-based B2B media company.
Rebecca Gayheart (born August 12, 1971) is an American fashion model and television and film actress.
"Red Right Hand" is a 1994 song by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Reed Business Information is a provider of data services, analytics and information to businesses.
Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur.
Republica are an English alternative rock band, formed in 1994.
Robert Kurtzman (born November 25, 1964) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and special make-up effects creator.
Robert Anthony Rodriguez (born June 20, 1968) is an American filmmaker.
Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, historian, journalist, screenwriter, and author.
Roger Labon Jackson (born July 13, 1958) is an American voice actor.
Rose Arianna McGowan (born September 5, 1973) is an American activist, former actress, author, model, and singer.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Samuel M. Raimi (born October 23, 1959) is an American filmmaker, actor, and producer famous for creating the cult horror ''Evil Dead'' series, as well as directing the original ''Spider-Man'' trilogy (2002–07), the 1990 superhero film Darkman, and the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful.
The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
Santa Rosa High School (SRHS) is a secondary school located in Santa Rosa, California.
Santa Rosa (lit. Spanish for "Saint Rose") is a city in and the county seat of Sonoma County, California, United States.
Satire is a genre of literature, and sometimes graphic and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming individuals, corporations, government, or society itself into improvement.
The Saturn Award is an award presented annually by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films; it was initially created to honor science fiction, fantasy, and horror on film, but has since grown to reward other films belonging to genre fiction, as well as on television and home media releases.
The Saturn Award for Best Actress is one of the annual Saturn Awards given by the American professional organization, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
The Saturn Award for Best Director (or Saturn Award for Best Direction) is one of the annual awards given by the American Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
The Saturn Award for Best Horror Film is an award presented to the best film in the horror genre by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.
The following is a list of Saturn Award winners and nominees for Best Supporting Actor (in a film).
The following is a list of Saturn Award nominees and winners for Best Supporting Actress, which rewards the best female supporting performance in a genre film.
The Saturn Award for Best Writing is a Saturn Award presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films.
"School's Out" is a 1972 song first recorded as the title track single of Alice Cooper's fifth album and written by the Alice Cooper band: Cooper, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Dennis Dunaway and Neal Smith.
Scream is an American horror franchise created by Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven.
Scream 2 is a 1997 American slasher film directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williamson.
Scream 3 is a 2000 American slasher film directed by Wes Craven and written by Ehren Kruger.
Scream 4 (stylized as SCRE4M) is a 2011 American slasher film and the fourth installment in the ''Scream'' series.
"Scream"/"Childhood" is the lead single from Michael Jackson's ninth studio album, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. The A-side of the single, "Scream", is a duet with his younger sister Janet Jackson, while the corresponding B-side, "Childhood", is a solo piece.
Screamers is a 1995 Canadian-American science fiction horror film starring Peter Weller, Roy Dupuis, and Jennifer Rubin, and directed by Christian Duguay.
A screen test is a method of determining the suitability of an actor or actress for performing on film or in a particular role.
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.
Shadow of a Doubt is a 1943 American psychological thriller film noir directed by Alfred Hitchcock, and starring Teresa Wright and Joseph Cotten.
In the United States, a sheriff is an official in a county or independent city responsible for keeping the peace and enforcing the law.
Sidney Prescott is a fictional character and the primary protagonist of the ''Scream'' franchise.
Sister Machine Gun is an American industrial rock band based in Chicago, Illinois.
Skeet Ulrich (born Bryan Ray Trout; January 20, 1970) is an American actor.
A slasher film is a film in the sub-genre of horror films involving a violent psychopath stalking and murdering a group of people, usually by use of bladed tools.
Soho was an English pop trio, consisting of the sisters Jacqueline (Jacqui) Cuff and Pauline Cuff, with Timothy London.
Sonoma County is a county in the U.S. state of California.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. (known simply as Sony Pictures and abbreviated as SPE) is a Japanese-owned American entertainment company that produces, acquires and distributes filmed entertainment (theatrical motion pictures, television programs and recorded videos) through multiple platforms.
The terms special edition, limited edition, and variants such as deluxe edition, or collector's edition, are used as a marketing incentive for various kinds of products, originally published products related to the arts, such as books, prints, video games or recorded music and films, but now including clothing, cars, fine wine, and whisky, among other products.
Speech synthesis is the artificial production of human speech.
A sting, sometimes called a sounder, is a short musical phrase, primarily used in broadcasting and films as a form of punctuation.
Sun-Times Media Group (formerly Hollinger International) is a Chicago-based newspaper publisher.
A test screening is a preview screening of a movie or television show before its general release in order to gauge audience reaction.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments is an American television documentary miniseries that aired in late October 2004 on Bravo.
The Connells are an American band from Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural horror film directed by Andrew Fleming and starring Robin Tunney, Fairuza Balk, Neve Campbell, and Rachel True.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Haunting is a 1963 British psychological horror film directed and produced by Robert Wise and adapted by Nelson Gidding from the 1959 novel The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The Last Hard Men were an alternative music supergroup composed of former Skid Row vocalist Sebastian Bach, The Frogs guitarist Jimmy Flemion, The Breeders guitarist–vocalist Kelley Deal, and The Smashing Pumpkins drummer Jimmy Chamberlin.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New York Times Company is an American media company which publishes its namesake, The New York Times.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The Weinstein Company LLC (usually credited or abbreviated as TWC) is an American independent film studio, founded in New York City by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 2005.
Theatrical blood or stage blood is anything used as a substitute for blood in a theatrical or cinematic performance.
Thomas Wydler (born 9 October 1959, Zurich, Switzerland), is a Swiss musician best known for being a core member of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, of which he has been a drummer since 1985.
Timothy Walter BurtonTim Burton's middle name is cited as Walter by the Museum of Modern Art on its and covering Burton's career as an artist and filmmaker, though it is cited as William by other sources, such as the (born August 25, 1958) is an American film director, producer, artist, writer, and animator.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
Time Out Group is a British media company which is publisher of magazines and travel guidebooks covering events, entertainment and culture in cities around the world.
Thomas Cruise (born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV; July 3, 1962) is an American actor and producer.
Tomales Bay is a long narrow inlet of the Pacific Ocean in Marin County in northern California in the United States.
Tony Cohen (4 June 1957 – 2 August 2017) was an Australian music record producer and sound engineer based in Melbourne.
TVT Records was an American record label founded by Steve Gottlieb.
The United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is a standing committee of the United States Senate.
Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.
Urban Legend is a 1998 American psychological slasher film directed by Jamie Blanks, written by Silvio Horta, and starring Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, and Rebecca Gayheart.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Varèse Sarabande is an American record label, owned by Concord Music Group and distributed by Universal Music Group, which specializes in film scores and original cast recordings.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
William Earl Brown (born September 7, 1963) is an American actor, writer, producer, and musician.
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Wesley Earl "Wes" Craven (August 2, 1939 – August 30, 2015) was an American film director, writer, producer, and actor.
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The Western is a genre of various arts which tell stories set primarily in the later half of the 19th century in the American Old West, often centering on the life of a nomadic cowboy or gunfighter armed with a revolver and a rifle who rides a horse.
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When a Stranger Calls is a 1979 American psychological horror film.
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"Youth of America" is Birdbrain's final and most successful single.
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2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
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