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Sex Fiends & Drag Queens – Gender and Sexuality in the Slasher Film

Much has been made on the treatment of females and the representation of sexuality within the horror genre. Critics have constantly overanalysed a genre whose primary function is to entertain, often stating that the slasher film represents male’s fear of feminism and that the gruesome acts of violence that these type of films focus on [...]

Freddy Krueger's Memoirs Out Soon!

Over the last twenty-five years, Robert Englund has become one of the greatest icons of modern horror cinema with his turn as the demonic child murderer Freddy Krueger in the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.

Elm Street Shoot Ends – Backlash Begins

Remember Platinum Dunes, Michael Bay’s remake machine that gave us their ‘re-imagining’ of Friday the 13th earlier this year?  Well, their latest venture, A Nightmare on Elm Street, has now officially wrapped production and is set to make its way to the editing room.

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Review

As the slasher boom came to an end, with most major studios bowing out of the genre and leaving just the independent filmmakers to milk the concept dry, a struggling director by the name of Wes Craven had penned a script full of original ideas and inventive deaths,

New Freddy Figure From Mezco

FEARnet have just given a heads up about a new Freddy Krueger figure from Mezco Toyz, the site previously responsible for producing a Jason Voorhees range.

A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) Review

After the success of A Nightmare on Elm Street in November 1984, it seemed inevitable that a sequel would soon follow. The final moments of the first movie had been manufactured by the producer in an effort to allow for further instalments