So…Freddy’s Dead ended the franchise on a disappointing and sour note. Three years later, Freddy was back. Sort of. As far as Wes Craven’s New Nightmare is concerned? It is outside the continuity of the six films that came before it. Wes Craven crafted a clever horror film with thrills … Continue Reading Nightmares of Elm Street Part 7: Fresh Meat
You know…the movie poster claims they saved the best for last. I am not sure in what weird coked up world this would qualify as the best. You see apparently, the sixth and final movie in the seven movie (eight if you count Freddy Vs Jason) series originally carried on … Continue Reading Nightmares of Elm Street Part 6:The Last Elm Street Movie(until the next one)
That old soul whore Freddy is back. This time under the direction of Stephen Hopkins (Director of the theatrical Lost In Space and the Reaping) and written by Leslie Bohem (Screenwriter on the Alamo and Dantes Peak), Freddy gets back to business. The Dream Child is the least successful of … Continue Reading Nightmares of Elm Street Part 5: Pro-Nightmare? Anti-Elm?
Renny Harlin has not made many great films, oh sure, he is no Uwe Boll*, and he can at least lay claim to directing Die Hard 2: Die Harder (the least of the Die Hards, yet still quite entertaining). But with NoES 4: the Dream Master, he helped push the … Continue Reading Nightmares of Elm Street Part 4: Dream Harder
Congratulations to Amy Poehler and husband Will Arnett on the birth of their son. Why won’t they make fun of Obama?! Oh…wait.
Seriously? What is wrong with people this year? Did I miss the past elections where vandals and violence were a regular feature? I am not talking about people stealing lawn signs (which is merely silly…and hardly one sided. Sure, every McCain Supporter will claim their signs were stolen and vandalized … Continue Reading Nightmares of Elm Street, Part 3: Dream Warriors
Nice one. The return of Farrell as Bush was a nice touch.
Halloween is coming. I have looked at Halloween and Friday the Thirteenth, so lets look at another of the grand 80’s horror franchises. In 1972, college professor turned aspiring film maker Wes Craven produced the low budget horror film Last House on the Left to some small success, in 1977, … Continue Reading Nightmares of Elm Street, Part 1
So, back in 1988, long before he thought of songs like Rock Me, Sexy Jesus, director Andrew Fleming made his directorial and screenwriting debut. It was a little festival of horror called Bad Dreams. Now, the title seems to suggest an attempt to cash in on the Elm Street franchise. … Continue Reading Scares 80’s Style
First Official Press Conference…
Between Minnesota’s own Michelle Bachmann and Sarah Palin…I am having a hard time understanding why people vote Republican these days. And then there was McCain blasting Obama and the media for going focusing on “Joe the Plumber” (you know, the guy who turned out to not be a licensed plumber?). … Continue Reading You Know…
How to make a monster… more about “10,000 McCainiacs (The Daily Show)“, posted with vodpod Thanks for focusing on the issues that matter, Mr. Colbert! more about “Tip/Wag – Palin’s Newsweek Cover “, posted with vodpod
John McCain claims John Lewis’ words are the most outrageous thing he has ever heard in politics. Lewis made a connection between the hatred stoked by George Wallace in the sixties and the hate that the campaign stoked in McCain/Palin rallies. Now, people are trying to argue Lewis compared McCain/Palin … Continue Reading Apparently, He Is Not Listening To His Audiences