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Death by a thousand cuts

So, maybe I was a bit lightweight on the Slasher films – Freddy Krueger and a psychotic circus family perhaps didn’t do justice to the sub-genre, but, … 508 more words

Overview

"Other people's dreams are boring": Film 46

A Nightmare on Elm Street, 1984 (Dir: Wes Craven, also writer)

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0087800/

The monstrous spirit of a slain janitor seeks revenge by invading the dreams of teenagers whose parents were responsible for his untimely death. 1,140 more words

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A Nightmare On Alperton Lane

At Dukefest 2018 we’d announced that we were going to unleash a rare Night On Elm Street find, well now you can watch it here as well, get ready to experience A Nightmare On Alperton Lane! 230 more words

Remembering the Master: Wes Craven's Best Films

It’s hard to believe that one of horror’s masters has been gone now for almost three years. A quick glance at his filmography offers a staggering reminder of just how much he contributed to the genre. 774 more words

The Chopping Block - Film Lists

8 Eighties Exploitation Films That Could Never Be Made Today

By Bob Freville

Brenda: Sounds nice and kinky to me. Too bad you’re not double-jointed.

Fargo: Why?

Brenda: Because if you were, you’d be able to bend over and kiss your ass goodbye! 2,230 more words

Essays

Exploring the importance of virginity in modern horror

The virgin, a concept created in the earliest forms of literature, media and cinema. One of the first recordings of the virgin dates to the 6th century with the story of Mary and Joseph, this is one of the first recordings where being a virgin could define you (as Mary is referred to as Virgin Mary within the story). 1,098 more words

Film

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984): What Dreams are Made of

In 1984, years before the on-screen slashing of high schoolers in Scream (1996), Wes Craven introduced us to a group of teenagers in a small town plagued by a mental monster. 392 more words

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