Once you've seen a handful of horror documentaries, you're practically seen them all. Like many that have come before it 'Nightmares In Red, White & Blue' examines the history of cinematic horror in America from the silent classics, to the b-movies of the 50s right up to the current trend of torture porn. The usual suspects are on hand to lend their thoughts and theories but if you're a genre fan, you've heard it all before. John Carpenter, Joe Dante, George Romero, Anthony Timpone and others give their recycled conclusions that, while absolutely true, are tiresome to those of us who already love horror. To perk things up there are additional contributors like Brian Yuzna, Roger Corman and Darren Lynn Bousman who bring some new insight into the importance of horror and their opinions are great. Mick Garris has a particularly intelligent and provoking point of view. As far as these type of docos go, this is one of the more informative but its something I would recommend to critics of horror rather than dedicated fans (we know this shit already). To the dissers and naysayers it might just be an enlightening education... that is, if they can handle the graphic and hardcore imagery.