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Watch Mick Garris' 'Post Mortem' with Craven and Englund All Week Long

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By now you've no doubt heard of FEARnet's newest original web series, Post Mortem with Mick Garris, in which Garris (one of horror's favorite producers, writers and directors, and the creator of Masters of Horror) goes one-on-one with the biggest names in the genre for insightful conversations. Now you can watch a whole week of all-new Post Mortem, as we present Garris' multi-part conversations with the creator and star of the Nightmare on Elm Street series -- Wes Craven and Robert Englund -- right here on FEARnet.com. Hit the jump for details.

We're kicking things off today with the debut of the first two parts of Garris' conversations with Craven and Englund. Then we'll debut the next part of each conversation on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Thursday we'll run the last part of Garris' chat with Craven, and on Friday the final part of the conversation with Englund. Here's the full schedule:

Monday, 4/12/2010

"A Primal Fear"  Craven recalls the childhood trauma that inspired his most notorious creation: the iconic Freddy Krueger

Monday, 4/12/2010

"Respecting the Audience"  Craven gives his opinion on the current trend of remakes and sequels in the horror genre

Monday, 4/12/2010

"Like New York, We Never Close" Englund's dad comes to visit on the set of Renny Harlin's "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors"; hilarity ensues.

Monday, 4/12/2010

"A Badge of Honor"  In the grand tradition of Boris Karloff and Vincent Price, Englund carries the torch as the ultimate modern horror icon.

Tuesday, 4/13/10

"He Chains People Up in his Basement"  As generations have passed, Craven has noticed that the heads of studios have evolved from skeptics to fans

Tuesday, 4/13/10

"The Go-To Genre"  Englund explains how the generation of those fans who grew up with his movies are now running the show.

Wednesday, 4/14/2010

"Would Anybody Pay to be Scared?"  The humanities professor in Craven comes out as he explains the motivation behind the human need to be frightened

Wednesday, 4/14/2010

"The Happy Accidents"  Multi-talented Englund feels strangled by a storyboard and prefers to be open to the creative moments during the filmmaking process.

Thursday, 4/15/2010

"The Ex-Fundamentalist"  How living in New York in the seventies liberated Craven and inspires him to pass his knowledge down to the current generations

Friday, 4/16/2010

"The Up and Down"  Englund, Who began his film career working in comedy, emphasizes the importance of balancing humor and horror to relieve and enhance tension in scary movies

You can watch episodes and find out more about Post Mortem here.

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