We here at the Midnight Madness blog are saddened to learn of the passing of Wes Craven. Our deepest condolences go out to Mr. Craven’s family, friends and fans.
Wes Craven was a filmmaker of enormous talent who has left an indelible mark on cinema. A Nightmare on Elm Street and the character of Freddy Krueger are creations of immense imagination and originality. His numerous films will be discovered by new viewers with wonder and joy for many generations.
“I believe the cinema is one of our principal forms of art. It is an incredibly powerful way to tell uplifting stories that can move people to cry with joy and inspire them to reach for the stars.” – Wes Craven