Happy Birthday Robert Englund!!

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Nacho Lopez/DYDPPA/REX/Shutterstock (4815120f) Robert Englund Nocturna Film Festival opening, Madrid, Spain - 28 May 2015

A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Directed by Samuel Bayer. Written by Wesley Strick and Eric Heisserer. Starring Jackie Earle Haley, Rooney Mara, Kyle Gallner, Katie Cassidy, Thomas Dekker, Connie Britton, Clancy Brown and Kellan Lutz. Plot: a re-imagining of the Freddy Kreuger story where he's officially a full-fledged child molester. The movie opens with Dean (Lutz) having a bad dream … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

Written and directed by Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Miko Hughes, John Saxon, Tracy Middendorf, Lin Shaye and Wes Craven. Plot: Heather and her son, Dylan (Hughes), are stalked by the "real" Freddy Kreuger. In this movie, the real Nancy Thompson, Heather Langenkamp, is married and has a son. Her husband is a … Continue reading Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Directed by Chuck Russell. Written by Russell, Wes Craven, Frank Darabont and Bruce Wagner. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, Rodney Eastman, Ken Sagoes, Jennifer Rubin, Craig Wasson, Priscilla Pointer, Laurence Fishburne and John Saxon. Plot: Nancy's back and she's helping a group of kids in Weston Hills survive Freddy. The movie opens with … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Directed by Jack Sholder. Written by David Chaskin. Starring Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Robert Rusler, Kim Myers, Marshall Bell and Clu Gulager. Plot: Freddy decides to use a teenage boy to do some of his killing for him. Okay, no matter how you go into this movie, you come out a little bit gay. I … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Written and directed by Wes Craven. Starring Robert Englund, Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Ronee Blakley, John Saxon, Amanda Wyss, Jsu Garcia and Lin Shaye. Plot: a child killer stalks teenagers in their dreams. Tina has a nightmare about a man with "knives for fingers". Then, it turns out that all her friends - Nancy (Langenkamp), … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

Directed by Scott Glasserman.  Written by Glasserman and David J. Stieve.  Starring Nathan Baesel, Angela Goethels, Robert Englund, Scott Wilson, Kate Miner, Bridgett Newton, Ben Pace, Zelda Rubenstein and Kane Hodder in a cool cameo. Plot: a mockumentary/horror film about the next great slasher, Leslie Vernon. In a world where Jason, Freddy and Michael are … Continue reading Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

Knucklebones (2016)

Written and directed by Mitch Wilson.  Starring Julin Jean, Tom Zembrod, Taylor Tippins, Katie Bosacki and Justin Arnold. Plot: a group of college students unleash a demon while playing a game made from human knuckle bones (eww) A group of friends discover this ancient dice game behind the wall of an old building and decide … Continue reading Knucklebones (2016)

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

Directed by Ronny Yu.  Written by Damian Shannon and Mark Swift.  Starring Robert Englund, Ken Kirzinger, Monica Keena, Kelly Rowland, Katharine Isabelle, Jason Ritter and Christopher Marquette. Plot: Freddy has been forgotten, so he wakes Jason up to help him scare the kids because if they're scared they will remember and Freddy can kill again … Continue reading Freddy vs. Jason (2003)