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A Condolence on Elm Street

How the Nightmare franchise kept things real even at its silliest. A Nightmare on Elm Street is the franchise with possibly the steepest sequel cliff of any of its contemporaries. The first was a cla…

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‘Over the Top’ Under the Microscope

What is it about this big, dumb movie that gets me every time?You can go ahead and sheathe your Tweets, we are well aware that 1987’s Over the Top is a flawed piece of cinema. It’s called Over the Top…

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Nightmares in ‘Dreamscape’

The unclaimed ‘Elm Street’ franchise entry.1984 was a very important year for genre cinema. Apart from heralding the birth of genre’s most ardent (arguably to say the least) fan, yours truly, 1984 was…