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Movie Review – Wes Craven’s New Nightmare

Principal Cast : Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Miko Hughes, John Saxon, Tracy Middendorf, David Newsom, Fran Bennett, Wes Craven, Robert Shaye, Marianna Maddalena, Sam Rubin, Sara Risher, Claudia Hero, Matt Winston, Rob LaBelle, W Earle Brown, Lin Shaye. Synopsis:  A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather Langenkamp play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world? *** If you’re the creator of a hugely successful box-office horror franchise, and the series has pretty much done everything it’s…

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Movie Review – Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare

Principal Cast : Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Lezlie Deane, Shon Greenblatt, Breckin Meyer, Ricky Dean Logan, Yaphett Koto, Tobe Sexton, Cassandra Rachel Freil, Lindsay Fields, Tom Arnold, Roseanne Barr, Alice Cooper, Elinor Donahue. Synopsis:  Dream-haunting Freddy Krueger returns once again to prowl the nightmares of Springwood’s last surviving teenager, and of a woman whose personal connection to Krueger may mean his doom. ***** Final. Yeah, right. The sixth instalment in the sprawling Nightmare On Elm Street franchise supposedly spelled the end of iconic screen monster Freddie Krueger, the razor-gloved one finally meeting…

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Movie Review – A Nightmare On Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

Director :  Stephen Hopkins Year Of Release :   1989 Principal Cast :  Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Beatrice Boepple, Whit Hertford, Kelly Jo Minter, Danny Hassel, Erika Anderson, Nicholas Mele, Joe Seely, Valorie Armstrong, Burr Debenning, Clarence Felder. Approx Running Time :   90 Minutes Synopsis:  The pregnant Alice finds Freddy Krueger striking through the sleeping mind of her unborn child, hoping to be reborn into the real world. ******* Dream on, baby. The Dream Child is the third of the mini-trilogy inside the Nightmare franchise, continuing the narrative from the third…

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Movie Review – A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

Director :  Renny Harlin Year Of Release :   1988 Principal Cast :   Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Danny Hassel, Brooke Theiss, Andras Jones, Tuesday Knight, Toy Newkirk, Rodney Eastman, Ken Sagoes, Nicholas Mele, Brooke Bundy. Approx Running Time :   93 Minutes Synopsis:  Freddy Krueger returns to terrorise a new batch of kids from Elm Street. **** The third sequel in the Nightmare On Elm Street franchise, and the second part of a loosely connected inner-trilogy following on from events in The Dream Warriors, Renny Harlin’s The Dream Master is a definitively 80’s…

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Movie Review – A Nightmare On Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Director :   Chuck Russell Year Of Release :  1987 Principal Cast :  Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, Robert Englund, Jennifer Rubin, Craig Wasson, Ken Sagoes, Rodney Eastman, Bradley Gregg, Ira Heiden, Laurence Fishburne, Penelope Sudrow, John Saxon, Priscilla Pointer, Clayton Landley. Approx Running Time :   96 Minutes Synopsis:   Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger – who stalks his victims in their dreams – learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back. ******* Nancy? You’re back? The third film in the Nightmare On Elm Street franchise…

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Movie Review – A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Director :   Jack Sholder Year Of Release :   1985 Principal Cast :  Mark Patton, Kim Myers, Robert Englund, Robert Rusler, Clu Gulager, Hope Lange, Christie Clark, Marshall Bell, Melinda O. Fee, Tom McFadden, Sydney Walsh. Approx Running Time :   85 Minutes Synopsis:   A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him to continue his murdering in the real world. ******** The man with the hand is back. Effective sequel to Wes Craven’s original features almost no returning cast – save Robert Englund,…

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Movie Review – A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984)

– Summary – Director :  Wes Craven Year Of Release :   1984 Principal Cast : Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, John Saxon, Johnny Depp, Ronee Blakely, Leslie Hoffman, Amanda Wyss, Nick Corri, Joe Unger, Charles Fleischer, Joseph Whipp, Lin Shaye, Mimi Craven. Approx Running Time :   91 Minutes Synopsis:   Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. When the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won’t lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall…

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Movie Review – A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

Mind-numbingly dreadful “reboot” of the Nightmare franchise delivers plenty of superficial scares, although not through any legitimate storytelling or tension building elements. A film primarily designed as a carnival ride of jump-bang shocks and occasional gore, Nightmare On Elm Street never quite feels as nightmarish (if you’ll excuse the pun) as it wants to be. The cast scream well, the production design is typically evocative, yet the refusal to generate any sense of dread through the story – instead of crash-bang editing techniques and voluminous sound cues – means the film’s as tiresome as it is stupid.

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