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What Nightmares Are Made Of – The Real-Life Inspiration Behind Freddy Krueger

Historical events directly impact what filmmakers create and monsters notoriously tend to reflect the perils of the times. Blending fact with fiction, film draws inspiration from folklore, various cultures and universal humanistic themes, to world events in order to create stories that allow audiences to escape reality for fun as well as fear. Common influences in horror films tend to …

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Nightmare on Elm St. II Director Jack Sholder on Horror Happens Radio to Promote “Freddy fest” May 9th

Horror filmmaker Jack Sholder (THE HIDDEN & WISHMASTER 2) will be talking live on Tues May 9th with the Rondo Nominated Radio Host & Writer Jay Kay to open THE HORROR HAPPENS RADIO SHOW at 325 PM EST/1225 PM WEST. They will be talking about his entry into the NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET franchise as well as the up and coming FREDDY FEST …

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Fun.com Giveaway: Freddy vs. Jason Pop Vinyl

Fun.com and Horrornews.net team together this great giveaway opportunity. We are giving away Jason Voorhees Pop Vinyl and Dorbz figures / Freddy Krueger Pop Vinyl and Dorbz figures.  To enter to win, please email me at joyhorror@msn.com and type “Fun.com Giveaway” in the subject line.  In the body of the email, write you full name and complete address (United States …

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Video Madness: Freddy Krueger – Sex Offender

Morning everyone. Let’s get right to it. Today’s Madness comes from the website funnyordie.com, where many of you may have seen Will Ferrell getting a stern talking to from a small landlord or roughing up hybrid owners. Either way, this is a pretty silly little skit involving everyone’s favorite dream demon, Freddy Krueger. In it, Freddy must alert local residents …

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Film Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Rate This Movie 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), …

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Top 10 Supernatural Reality Altering Horror Characters

A horror list most likely way overdue. I’ve always had a soft spot for supernatural characters. The ones that stick out are characters who seem to possess powers that warp time, space, and everything around them. Consider it sort of a technique for making nightmarish things happen that you wouldn’t find happening within a film like “Halloween” or “Friday the …

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