Review: It (2017)

Andy Muschietti's adaptation of Stephen King's It is great fun, with a retro feel and a real homage to the warm 80s coming-of-age movies like Stand by Me as well as nodding furiously to A Nightmare on Elm Street. Pennywise (a brilliant, BRILLIANT Bill SkarsgĂ„rd) is more menacing than Freddy Krueger as he can pop up … Continue reading Review: It (2017)

31 scary movie moments – 19) Nancy’s school dream in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

One, two, Freddy's coming for you...Wes Craven's horror tour de force introduced the world to icon Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) and also caused a generation of kids to have insomnia. Watching it back now, it's still blinkin' scary and one of the spookiest bits is when our lead Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) falls asleep at school … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 19) Nancy’s school dream in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

31 Days of Halloween – Day 31 – Halloween (1978)

John Carpenter's Halloween is, of course, the number one Halloween horror movie. Carpenter introduces us to Michael Myers as a six year old, who kills his sister in Haddonfield, Illinois. Committed to Smith's Grove Sanitarium, he escapes aged 21 to steal an iconic mask and kill again in his home town. He doesn't bank on … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 31 – Halloween (1978)

31 Days of Halloween – Day 20 – A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Freddy is one of the true horror icons, and Wes Craven sorely missed. Elm Street is responsible for many people in their late 30s/early 40s not being able to sleep properly as children - we can't be alone when we thought Freddy was going to get us in our sleep?! The original is the best … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 20 – A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)