Tag Archives: Wes Craven

“Wes Craven’s New Nightmare” (1994)

The seventh installment in the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” film franchise takes place approximately a decade after the iconic first movie in the series premiered. When the film opens, it appears as if Freddy has returned. Is he back … Continue reading

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“Wes Craven’s Summer of Fear” (1978)

The narrative of the television movie, “Summer of Fear,” is told through the point-of-view of Rachel Bryant, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Linda Blair (The Exorcist).  She is a teenage girl, living in California, who loves her horse, Sundance, and … Continue reading

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“Scream”

There are three sounds a viewer hears when watching the opening scene to the film “Scream:” a heartbeat – a ringing telephone – and the screams of an unknown woman. The telephone is answered by Casey Becker, who is played … Continue reading

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Freddy’s Nightmares – The Pilot Episode

In October of 1984, in West Germany, at the Hof International Film Festival, writer and director, Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” an iconic film of the horror genre, was first screened. The original film would be the catalyst that would launch … Continue reading

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“I Am Nancy – Offers A Behind The Scenes Look At A Horror Heroine”

“I knew from the first day on set of Nightmare that there was something special about this movie and I honestly think that had I been involved with a different horror franchise I don’t think I would have been that … Continue reading

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“The Hills Have Eyes” (1977)

This October, in keeping with the spirit of my posts of the last several Octobers, as a countdown to Halloween, all posts from robbinsrealm will feature reviews of horror or supernatural films and television shows, ranging from cult classics to … Continue reading

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“A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors”

“Sleep. Those little slices of Death. How I loathe them.” Edgar Allen Poe Why did I opt to write about “A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: The Dream Warriors” given the number of sequels I could have chosen from? The … Continue reading

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“A Nightmare on Elm Street – Thirty Years of Scares”

“I don’t even know who’s doing it and I’m not interested. It’s actually really painful to think about it. It’s the film of mine that I probably love the most, and which made the most money. The script went around … Continue reading

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“Deadly Friend – Craven’s Teenage Frankenstein”

Years ago, long before the advent of being able to digitally download a particular song from the computer onto my Ipod, I used to buy cassette singles. The cassette tape usually consisted of the song I really wanted on the … Continue reading

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