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Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (the first one)

The great thing about 80s horror movies is that you were guaranteed to see tits. A Nightmare on Elm Street is no exception.


Pondering: Nightmares on Elm Street

According to Clover, horror genre writer, Wes Craven had no experience in the horror/slasher scene before A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). I am impressed. Craven vary meticulously crafted the movie into a triangle of perfectly balanced horrors. 338 more words

A Nightmare on Elm Street 1 & 2

A Nightmare on Elm Street  (Craven, 1984) serves as one of the prime examples of New Horror mentioned by Jason Zinoman in Shock Value. In his book, he defines New Horror as having “countercultural attacks on authority and a rejection of the frivolity of fantasy, but by the seventies, they were changing to reflect the darkening tone of youth culture” something  398 more words

The Obsessive Viewer Podcast – Eps 47 & 48 – Gap Movies Parts I and II

This week we’re giving you a special 2-part episode of The Obsessive Viewer Podcast! For this episode, we each chose a movie we haven’t seen yet but the other two have. 368 more words


Pondering: Black Christmas

Bob Clark’s Black Christmas fits in the glove of traditional horror in overarching theme however, might catch horror film watchers a little of guard. Your typical horror genre will only spend so much time on back story, or the typical non-horrific world activities if you will, while Clark weaves in a lot of side stories and lot of cinematic business. 220 more words

Freddy Krueger and the Terrible Place

In the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, the idea of the terrible place is manipulated so that it takes on an entirely new form than what it had been previously. 377 more words