A Nightmare on Elm Street

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8. 1/10. The one that started all nightmares for us. I like it though honestly I felt they were holding back at time particularly with Freddy. He seemed more like an over the top bad guy, not grounded in reality as much others have been. I honestly liked the reboot idea of him being a child molester more because seeing how friendly he appeared to be was chilling. That someone so nice would hurt kids that way is creepy. Still Robert Englund does a great job in, no debate, his greatest role. I would say the weak link was Heather Langenkamp. She came across as this rather bland girl who had nothing going on. She seemed more like a teenager for that 50's show Mr Peepers or that 70's show set in the 50's Happy Days, maybe even Leave It To Beaver. Still I can understand and agree with being a top notch horror movie of the 80's.


Visible crew/equipment: When Rod is being strangled by the sheet in the jail cell, watch as it goes around his neck and you can see the wire in the sheet that pulls it. (00:42:20)

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Nancy Thompson: I grab the guy in my dream. You see me struggling so you wake me up. We both come out, you whack the fucker and we got him.
Glen Lantz: Are you crazy? Hit him with what?
Nancy Thompson: You're the jock. You have a baseball bat or something.

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Trivia: When Johnny Depp is asleep in his room (just before he gets killed) with the T.V. on. The television says, "It is now 12 midnight and this is station KRGR leaving the air." KRGR is Krueger without the vowels. (01:08:10)

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Question: Why did Freddy's voice change? At the start of the film when he was chasing Tina, he said, "This is god," but throughout the rest of the film (and the series of the films) his voice went deeper. You have to kind of listen carefully throughout the film to know what I'm talking about.

Answer: The scene you are referring to is a dream sequence. In dreams everything is different and how they change throughout the movie is no mistake.


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