Wes Craven's New Nightmare (1994)


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New Year, "New" Movies! This week, we review Wes Craven's New Nightmare. That's right, the film wherein Freddy's father/ creator Wes Craven returned to the franchise. He had something of a falling out with New Line Cinema over licensing and their deviation from his vision with sequels, but Bob Shaye made amends, laying the foundation for what would become this film.

This film breaks the fourth wall, introducing Heather Langenkamp, not her earlier character Nancy Thompson. Similarly, we get to see Robert Englund, John Saxon, and Wes Craven as themselves. Unfortunately, we do not see the hyperbolic Craven he envisioned, road tripping with characters from his earlier films, but still, it is something.

The film also is a bit of art recreating life, as Craven incorporated Langenkamp's actual struggles with a stalker into this film. You wanna hear about that? Well, we talk about it! Along with the novelization, set design, costuming, makeup, and a bunch of stuff we really are not qualified to comment on!

We analyze this film, and the introduction of "The Entity," to Dean Koontz's 1983 novel, Phantoms... and thereby Stephen King's It from 1986.

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