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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

When you commit to watching each installment of a series as a recurring tradition, regardless of quality, you get a little concerned about the possibility of it being a big mistake. Every year, I watch at least one Halloween film … Continue reading

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

Franchise quality can be a funny thing. Generally speaking, although there are local dips and peaks, we expect the quality of a film franchise to gradually slide down over time. What’s more, once a franchise hits a certain nadir, it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Iconic Horror Movie Franchises

Like ’em, love ’em, or loathe ’em, horror movies have been around for decades and will be around for decades more. But some of them have more staying power than others. Some franchises stick around, others peter out. Some fade … Continue reading

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

Nightmares are strange things, even by the standards of dreams (while I have not yet had a movie-induced nightmare, I have on rare occasions had the normal sort). Continuity is inconsistent, leading to being cheerful one minute and terrified the … Continue reading

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MMV: Are You Ready for Freddy?

While most of the songs selected for the MMV this month are more generally themed for Halloween and frights, I thought I’d pick one that is specific to a particular movie franchise. The Nightmare on Elm Street series was a … Continue reading

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

It’s a little strange for me watching and reviewing A Nightmare on Elm Street. Wes Craven’s franchise-launching film came out in November 1984, just a couple months after I started kindergarten. Sequels came fast and frequent, about once a year … Continue reading

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