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  • Nightmare On Elm Street

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    many die hard Freddy fans who did not condone this remake, in fact I was heavily against it, but I always try to go in with an open mind no matter what my expectations are. This remake gave me pretty much what I expected. Unfourtantley Nightmare On Elm Street suffers the same fate that many of the remakes do now a days. For starters it relies way too much on phony jump scares that just don't do the trick for me, and it made the Cardinal mistake of picking an attractive cast instead of pure acting talent

  • A Nightmare On Elm Street

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    the point of exhaustion, a new kid entered the block. The year was 1984 and it was time for a new villain to enter into the horror genre. A villain that was agile, intelligent, almost inviolable yet viscous, and by all means deadly. A Nightmare on Elm Street introduced the distinctive presence of Fred Krueger to the horror industry and to the audience. Freddy Krueger took the center stage and with him a new era of horror films began. This horribly scarred man who wore a ragged slouch hat, dirty red-and-green

  • Analysis Of The Nightmare On Elm Street

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    One of my favorite film franchises is the Nightmare On Elm Street series. Freddy Krueger is one of modern horror’s most recognized, beloved and feared icons, with his trademark weathered fedora, burned skin, striped red-and-green sweater, and bladed glove. The lovechild of the late, great Wes Craven, Nightmare On Elm Street saved New Line Cinema from financial despair & was instrumental to their recovery, affectionately nicknaming the studio “The House That Freddy Built.” When you glimpse into this

  • Movie Industry: A Nightmare on Elm Street

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    been there and the risk factor of the fan has not changed since the time you saw the movie. The uncanny was brought out of the fan when you made the subconscious effort to bring that idea from the movie and apply it to the fan. A Nightmare on Elm Street is a movie that was created in 1984 and helped strike fear into the hearts of many. The story revolves around a group of unruly teenagers who are living ordinary lives. However, because of a few strange occurrences, they are attacked by the ghost

  • Comparing Eraserhead and Nightmare on Elm Street IV

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    Comparing Eraserhead and Nightmare on Elm Street IV essay iam going to be looking at two films in particular. Eraserhead, a successful surreal film by D. Lunch, and Nightmare on Elm Street iv. These are films that distort the real. he contributions of surrealism to twentieth century art and literature are widely recognised. It would be almost impossible to write a survey of modern art or a history of modern literature or literary theory without the inclusion of surrealism. The aesthetics

  • Personal Narrative Essay: Nightmare On Elm Street

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    that way. My best friend Tashawna lived across the street with her two brothers and after school on Friday we would go to her house and have a snack and play until her parents sent us outside. Then it was dinner and baths and deciding who’s house we were going to stay at. This Friday we were staying at me house which was my favorite because I got a bed and didn’t have to sleep on the floor since I was the youngest. We watched Nightmare on Elm Street that night, another thing that came with being the

  • Comparison Of Genre In Stephen King's Nightmare On Elm Street

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    mind of the director or the person who created this story. The two movies I’ve chosen that changed this genre was the remastered 2017 IT based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name and the 1984 classic slasher film Nightmare on Elm street. 2.0- Horror film is a genre that aims to create a sense of fear, panic, alarm, and dread for the audience.The first depictions of supernatural events appeared in several of the silent shorts created by the film pioneer Georges Méliès in the

  • Montag's Influences in Farenheit 451

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    only their books, but their entire home. Montag begins realizing that the things in this society are not right. Montag is influenced and changes over the course of the novel. The strongest influences in Montag’s life are Clarisse, the burning on 11 Elm Street and Captain Beatty. Firstly, Montag is influenced by Clarisse McClellan because she is the first person he has met that is not like the rest of the society. Clarisse is a young 17 year old girl that Montag quickly becomes very fond of. Clarisse

  • Film Analysis Of Carol Clover's 'Men Women And Chainsaws'

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    viewers follow what kind of model the films follow to appease their viewers.  However, after reading film theorist Carol Clover’s novel, watching one of the films she associates in the novel “Halloween”, and also watching the movie “Nightmare on Elm Street” I say almost every “slasher” or horror film follows a model similar to Clover’s.  The model is a female is featured as a primary character and that females tend to always overcome a situation at some point throughout the film.       First off,

  • Lament

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    She is carried home in her namesake month. My mother places her in the sunlight that leaks between our drapes. We have to be quiet; she is sleeping. . . . In an instant I am riding my bicycle beneath the elms whose branches rise to the sky like the vaulted ceiling of a cathedral. Lining my street, they provide a cool respite from the relentless heat of a Midwestern sun. The orb drifts over, shifting the patterns of shade and light as though it were setting designs in stained glass. Sometimes with

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