Horror film master Wes Craven, who redefined the genre in the 1980s with ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and again in the 1990s with ‘Scream,’ has died after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76. Craven died on Sunday at his home in Los Angeles, ‘surrounded by love, in the presence of his family,’ a statement said. Craven was the mastermind of 1984’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street,’ which gave moviegoers Freddy Krueger, the terrifying scarred villain with the razor-blade glove, a rumpled fedora and an arsenal of one-liners as he killed. A decade later, he gave the world ‘Scream’ — reintroducing himself to a new generation of teens with a classic slasher film that spoofed the genre and reinvented it. He went on to direct all three sequels. Both franchises spawned multiple sequels. The ‘Scream’ franchise even led to the series of successful ‘Scary

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