In 1984, Wes Craven introduced a new kind of horror movie to audiences. In a world where silent, masked killers were falling out of favor with mainstream audiences, Freddy Krueger slipped into everyone’s dreams with nightmarish charisma and creepiness. Though it was a movie that spawned a franchise of increasingly silly sequels, the first A Nightmare on Elm Street is a beautiful and terrifying work of art. Listen as chris and Joey discuss the first Nightmare movie in episode one of a ten part retrospective covering every single movie in the series!
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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) – Podcast Episode 41
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Total Run Time: 1:40:26
Additional Music: Selections from the A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Soundtrack by Charles Bernstein