Wes Craven is on the shortlist of modern horror movie masters, having cornered the market on innovative, genre-defining films since the 1970s. Few people have made as significant an impact on modern horror, directing landmark films that have set the tone for three separate decades of genre moviemaking. Unfortunately, directors like Craven are hard to come by in the horror genre. Film audiences are subjected mostly to rote remakes, reboots and re-imaginations of the classic horror films we have grown to love. Today on Sound on Sight we’ll take a look at Craven’s first two films and their recent remakes. We’ll weigh in the pros and cons, match them up side by side, argue their differences and jump in on the popular debate: can a microwave work if the door is still open?