Tag Archives: Robert Englund

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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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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