Author Archives: Jamie Insalaco
Wes Craven is a dude who thought outside the box; that’s how we got A Nightmare on Elm Street in the first place. He started pitching a form of Wes Craven’s New Nightmare as early as part 3 (rather than do Dream Warriors) because it was already getting stale for him. This movie was so ahead of its time, the audience didn’t know what to make of it, but with hindsight comes clarity. Read the rest of this entry
The first minute or so of the trailer shows so much promise, but everything that follows is what you really get from Freddy’s Dead: The Final Nightmare: an action comedy with zero scares. Didn’t see that coming, huh? Well, I guess after part five’s mixed bag, we should have! Let’s take a closer look at the movie that ended the A Nightmare on Elm Street series… for a while. Read the rest of this entry
New Line Cinema pumped out the Nightmare on Elm Street movies with stunning regularity during the 80s because frankly, they made money and were the financial engine behind the studio. It’s surprising, then, that the trailer for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master has the balls to ask you how long it’s been since you’ve been to Elm Street since the previous installment had come out just the year before.
Let that set the tone for what follows.
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It was the year 2000. Some said it was the start of a new millennium. Others argued that there was no year zero, so calendar worshippers would have to wait till next year to celebrate. As it happens, invisible man fans will still have to wait for a good movie featuring this concept, because Hollow Man ain’t it. Read the rest of this entry
Florida based Ron’s Jons portajohns is clearly missing their calling. They shouldn’t be hauling shit around (See what I did there?), they should be making clever signs! Read the rest of this entry
October 1st is right around the corner, so I thought I’d get the Halloween logo up a little early. Once the calendar gives September the bird, we’re in an all month every-day-is-Halloween party featuring scary movie reviews and what have you. It’s going to be spooky-scary! Read the rest of this entry
A: Five. At least five.
Witness that tragedy that is Baby Mama. Read the rest of this entry