It is only appropriate that news of horror master Wes Craven’s death broke last night while the second episode of Fear the Walking Dead was being aired. Those of us who grew up in the 80s and 90s, the sweet spot of Craven films, all have fond memories of seeing his movies. I remember seeing so many in the theater but I also remember groups of high school friends getting together to rent Shocker and having a great time seeing such a cheesy horror film played in vivid VHS.
Thinking how far the genre has evolved since Craven came along so many decades ago inspired us to get together and hold an impromptu, geek web-site wake for the beloved director of so many horror classics. Jump after the break to read about our favorite Craven films and more!
Geeks around the world love Chris Pratt. Because Chris Pratt. After rallying a little-known-Marvel-property into one of the top grossers of 2014, Pratt seems destined to have another high-attention movie (notice I did not say top grossing – Ryan) with Jurassic World and he’s rumored to be the next Indiana Jones or in another Ghostbusters movie. In fact, Chris Pratt is rumored to be attached to just about any movie with a male lead. Which is just about every movie that doesn’t involve an all-female Ghostbusters film. So we thought it’d be fun to brainstorm movies that shouldn’t be remade starring Chris Pratt. It’s harder than you think. Find out what the Gabbing Geek editorial crew came up with after the break.