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With any horror film that strikes a chord with the audience and has them flocking to the theatres, it is always tempting to build on the successes of the first film and make a sequel, or two, or three and the next thing you know you have a full blown franchise on your bloodied hands. While many donâ€™t quite carry the same level quality all the way through an oft-elongated series of films, these five … Continue reading
The definitive documentary on the A NIGHT NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET series, NEVER SLEEP AGAIN has been out on DVD then made the journey to Blu-ray and now it is moving to book form. A press release divulges all the facts you need to know: Thommy Hutson, writer and producer of definitive genre docs such as Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy and Inside Story: Scream and producer of More Brains! A Return to … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world. REVIEW: In 1985, hot off the tail off the successful release of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” came the rather odd follow up “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge“. That notion wasn’t too big of surprise with horror maven Wes Craven “not” helming the rig this round. … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: As Freddy Krueger is reborn for a new generation, it’s time to return to where it all began. Join star Heather Langenkamp for a rare journey down Elm Street, with film clips, rare photos, storyboards, and more treasures from the entire series. Cast and crew discuss their deepest nightmares, making the series and its impact on pop culture. Among the interviewees is Wes Craven himself, who reveals his inspiration for Freddy and the original … Continue reading
Trailer: Nightmare on Elm St. 4 The Dream Master Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good.
I recently sat down with the lovely Heather Langenkamp at the Rock and Shock horror convention in Worcester, MA to discuss her new documentary I Am Nancy, the lasting legacy of A Nightmare on Elm Street, working on The Cabin in the Woods, her upcoming role in the new Star Trek film and more. We’re here at Rock and Shock in Worcester, Massachusetts. Howâ€™s your weekend going so far? It’s been a really great convention. … Continue reading
Wes Craven’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 1A. INT. (MONTAGE). 1A. NIGHTMARE MUSIC THEME begins as we FADE UP on a SERIES OF SHOTS, all CLOSE and teasing.
Trailer: A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) Trailer 2 A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality.
You know the term well. The dreaded re-make! We are certainly in an era of history repeating itself. Though as in this list, history doesn’t always mean better. This list of turds is our tribute to the worst of the remakes to come along in the horror genre. As an incentive, many of these movies spawn from the influence of great films. So while they may not be up to par, the films they were … Continue reading
Also see Top 20 Scariest Movies of All Time – Part 1 11- [REC] (both 1 and 2) A forefront winner in the cinema verite category that engages the user much like a video game might. The things that pop out and attack the camera are damn creepy and frightful to behold. The American film “Quarantine” was a direct copy, but lacked some of the original appeal. This goes to show that foreign films are … Continue reading
I realize that different things scare different people. I am scared to death of clowns, monkeys, and robots (God help me if I am ever attacked by a robot dressed like a clown that has a pet monkey with it, while these things may not bother anyone else in the least little bit. The same thing can be said about movies. I know a lot of people who were really freaked out by â€śThe Blair … Continue reading
Â SYNOPSIS: In the autobiographical I AM NANCY, the focus is squarely on Heather Langenkamp and her unique experience playing Wes Craven’s legendary teen heroine Nancy Thompson. With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Heather asks the burning question: “Why Freddymania, and not Nancymania?” After personally experiencing the Freddy Krueger marketing craze, the rise of horror convention fandom and the phenomenon of eight Nightmare On Elm Street films, Heather reflects on the relevance of heroes in … Continue reading
It would appear that the mighty Freddy Krueger is about to be beaten by his greatest nemesis of all: Apathy. Initial reviews of the remake of A Nightmare On Elm Street are not all that favourable, and each new one I see seems to cement the opinion that this was a big mistake even further. It was a done deal to bring icons like Jason Voorhees, Leatherface and Michael Myers back to the big screen, … Continue reading
Trailer: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994) A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?
Trailer: A Nightmare On Elm Street 7 New Nightmare (1994) – Alternative A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?
Trailer: A Nightmare on Elm Street 5 The Dream Child (1989) Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice’s unborn child. His intention is to be “born again” into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in … Continue reading
Trailer: A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 Dream Warriors Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger – who stalks his victims in their dreams – learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back.
SYNOPSIS: Years after being burned alive by a mob of angry parents, child murderer Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) returns to haunt the dreams — and reality — of local teenagers in Wes Craven’s spine-chilling slasher classic. As the town’s teens begin dropping like flies, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) and her boyfriend, Glen (Johnny Depp, in his big-screen debut), devise a plan to lure the monster out of the realm of nightmares and into the real world. … Continue reading
Movies have been a part of my existence pretty much since day one and that also included horror movies.Â I’m not sure what the hell my parents were thinking- maybe it was because they were kids raising kids- but my earliest motion picture memories had Mrs. Voorhees stalking camp counselors, Jack Torrance chasing his wife and son through a hotel with an ax, and Max fending off the mohawked followers of Lord Humongous alongside Luke … Continue reading
SYNOPSIS: A re-imagining of the horror icon Freddy Krueger, a serial-killer who wields a glove with four blades embedded in the fingers and kills people in their dreams, resulting in their real death in reality. REVIEW:Â I was ready to hate “A Nightmare On Elm Street”. I really was. How could a film of this pedigree be remade & be as potent & terrifying as the original? Especially with the demon known as Michael Bay … Continue reading
THE NIGHTMARE NEVER ENDS: THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF FREDDY KRUEGER AND THE NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET FILMS (PAPERBACK) Written by Jim Spenser Published by Citadel Publication Date: 1992 Format: Color – 212 pages Price: various – OOP Not a recent release, but none-the-less a great release. Any fan of Freddy or Nightmare on Elm street will seriously dig into this book. I believe I purchased this when it first came out in 1992 at a … Continue reading