Tag: Horror

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Hellraiser (1987)

In light of all the gay bashing in recent American politics, I sometimes wonder what it must be like for homosexual teens to have the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.5

Final Destination (2000)

Don’t let the MPAA rating fool you. Every slasher addresses a teen audience first and foremost. It may not have started as such, but, somewhere…

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Scream Retrospective

With the new Scream television series already renewed for a second season, it seem unlikely Sidney (Neve Campbell), Gale (Courteney Cox), and Dewey (David Arquette) will return to the big screen anytime soon. Bob Weinstein has even

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Retrospective

With news of the upcoming Halloween Returns (2016) ignoring Rob Zombie’s reboot in favour of the series’ initial continuity (or at least part of it), I find myself filled with renewed hope that Robert Englund might

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Freddy Vs Jason (2003)

Forget Alien Vs Predator (2004) and its hateful sequel. This is how you make a proper monster mash. A full decade in the making, Freddy…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

Full disclosure: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare is one of my all-time favourites. Two years before Scream (1996) would usher slashers into the postmodern era, the…

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Freddy’s Nightmares (1988-1990)

With studios delving into increasingly obscure fair to pad out their BluRay and DVD catalog, I’m surprised that no one has thought of dusting off…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)

Scary movies went through an odd phase in the late eighties. With horror cinema teetering on the edge of mainstream, producers became so eager to…

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors served as my introduction to the franchise. I was just a boy at the time, too young…

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Fans of the series often criticise A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge for sticking out like a sore thumb, but I find…

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