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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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Film Review: The Last House On The Left (1972)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Mari Collingwood tells her parents that she is going to the concert of underground band Bloodlust in New York with her friend Phyllis Stone. She borrows the family’s car and heads with her friend to a dangerous neighborhood in the city. Meanwhile, the sadistic and cruel escapees Krug Stillo and …

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Film Review: Swamp Thing (1982)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Deep in Florida’s darkest everglades, a brilliant scientist and a sexy government agent have developed a secret formula that could end world hunger and change civilization forever. Little do they know, however, that their arch nemesis is plotting to steal the serum for his own selfish schemes. Looting the lab and kidnapping the agent, the madman …

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Film Review: Cursed (2005)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults, who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill their attacker if they hope to change their fate to avoid becoming werewolves too. REVIEW: Wes Craven & Kevin Williamson had themselves a great time from the years 1996-2000. That’s when the …

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Key Genre Films 1980s

How things have changed. In the forties, for instance, one would find it difficult to name twenty good genre films of the decade but, since the late seventies, Hollywood has learned that their baby-booming audiences could not only handle strong horror and science fiction concepts, they craved them. Filmmakers everywhere went into overdrive. Like television today, there wasn’t a production …

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‘Scream Deconstructed’ invades e-book and international marketplace

The first book about all four ‘Scream’ films enjoys wider distribution on Kindle, Nook, Barnes & Noble, and international Amazon stores after successful initial release. Americans who like their slasher films with a side order of introspection have made the book ‘Scream Deconstructed: An Unauthorized Analysis’ by Scott Kessinger an unlikely hit, and now fans abroad can join in: in …

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New Book on Scream Series to Cut

Fans of Ghostface have a new book to scream about. New independent publishing imprint Stinger Books announced ‘Scream Deconstructed: An Unauthorized Analysis’ is set for an October 25, 2011 online release through Amazon. ‘Scream Deconstructed’ is the first book about all four ‘Scream’ films. The 160-page nonfiction book is already available for pre-order ahead of its release, for a price …

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