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Devil’s DVD Disappointment: A Nightmare on Elm Street

I know this is unprofessional to admit, but I fell asleep in the theater during the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street. Maybe it was a popcorn induced coma, who knows, but I fell asleep.  While asleep I dreamt that the new film, featuring Freddy the intrusive dream killer, was pretty dull.  In my dream Freddy was tormenting teens and killing them off one by one, but there were no real surprises, scares, or excitement.  Read the rest of this entry

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Episode 21: A Nightmare on Elm Street

Freddy makes his return to the big screen, but is it a triumphant one?  This week Mike and our resident horror expert Rene Alvarado try to separate dream from reality.  Listen as they discuss remaking classic horror films, WB “teen” actors, and what qualifies as disturbing.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

I know this is unprofessional to admit, but I fell asleep in the theater during the remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street.  Maybe it was a popcorn induced coma, who knows, but I fell asleep.  While asleep I dreamt that the new film, featuring Freddy the intrusive dream killer, was pretty dull.  In my dream Freddy was tormenting teens and killing them off one by one, but there were no real surprises, scares, or excitement.  Read the rest of this entry

A Nightmare On Elm Street (Devil’s Advocate Review)

A Nightmare On Elm Street is the latest remake to come out of the “no idea zone” that Hollywood has morphed into during recent years. This movie is one of the most unnecessary remakes ever made. The original is still a horror movie classic. But, this remake is saved by two things. A good performance by Jackie Earle Haley (Rorschach from Watchmen) and a very smart and modern story that doesn’t sugar coat what makes Freddy such a unique and truly terrifying movie monster. Read the rest of this entry