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A Nightmare on Elm Street Retrospective

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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... [ More ]

Freddy Vs Jason (2003)

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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 Vs Jason delivers everything a nostalgic gore hound could... [ More ]

Freddy’s Nightmares (1988-1990)

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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 the old Freddy’s Nightmares television show, officially titled Freddy’s Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series because... [ More ]

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

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Ah, yes, the one with the eighties “lock and load” montage. By 1988, Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) had gained such popularity, even in the mainstream, that one could find his... [ More ]

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

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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 to have appreciated the original, but I contend... [ More ]

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

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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 it important to remember that, at the time, the bigwigs at New Line Cinema had yet... [ More ]

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

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I owe my love of horror to A Nightmare on Elm Street. Often credited for introducing the fantastic to slasher cinema, Wes Craven’s 1984 classic established the formula for decades of genre flicks to come, allowing filmmakers to tap into... [ More ]