A Nightmare on Elm Street reviews…

Ouch. First  Spill:

IGN:

Then the NYPost, Kyle Smith:

…To the audience suckered into paying to see this, here’s why your generation sucks. A book for first-graders by Carl Reiner was called “Tell Me a Scary Story, But Not Too Scary.” Young adults going to this movie are, mentally, first-graders with a higher tolerance for gore.

Going in, you know the story and pretty much what’s going to happen in every scene (Freddy is going to pop up in varying settings). A girl gets in the bathtub and everyone waits for the finger-knives to appear so they can issue a properly prepared-for shriek. That’s pretend scared.

Now that there have been eight Freddy movies, 12 Jasons and 10 Halloweens, it might be time to declare that kids like to see the same stuff over and over. (When Generation X sat through all this, at least it was new, or new-ish.) But just as you can’t tickle yourself, you can’t really be scared unless you honestly don’t know what’s next. Teens are so uncertain all the time that they crave movies where everything is as pre-arranged as soccer practice. When you start to notice that full-on predictability has become unpleasant to watch, you might just have arrived at the moment of your moviegoing maturity.

Though Freddy is basically the same guy as in the 1984 original, his back story is different. For a few minutes the movie threatens to become interesting — then retreats. (Mild spoilers follow.)…

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April 30, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Horror, Mystery, Popular Culture, Supernatural, Suspense. Comments off.

A Nightmare on Elm St Sneak Peeks..

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April 28, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , . Celebrities, Entertainment, Film, Horror, Popular Culture, Supernatural, Suspense. Comments off.

Update: FOX Exec Preston Beckman agrees he is an a**hole; TSCC – the machine aspires to be human; Dollhouse – the human is reduced to a machine

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Update: 10/16 SciFiWire picked up one of the THR Beckman quotes around the Dollhouse 13 episode pickup I had not seen before.

So word from Joss is that prxck Reilly (who hated TSCC and made nasty comments about we TSCC fans at the announcement it wasnt being picked up) called Joss with the AWFUL rating of S2 premiere and the first thing he told Joss was Dont worry we are airing all 13. Yeah cuz Reilly clearly has a hard on for Dollhouse and hated TSCC.

Could not be more crystal clear. But in case it wasnt Preston admits he is an axxhole and whines about Joss fans giing him shxt. Frak the studio execs, they suck.

(…)”If you cancel it, you’re an asshole; if you renew it and then don’t put it back on, you’re an asshole,” he said. “I’m still paying for ‘Terminator.’ ‘Dollhouse’ has a small rabid fan base that in the world of social media seems bigger than it is. We gave them another season knowing full well we were going to burn in hell if we pulled it.”

Great comment on SciFiWire from a fan:

By ants97 at 1:48 PM ON 10/16/09

you see that excuse would actually hold some credence if they hadn’t cancelled tscc which gained better live numbers, better dvr numbers, better dvd sales and has a much larger and more rabid fan base than the 5 dolhhouse guys over at whedonesque. I mean would the dollhouse fans hire a mobile billboard or cinema screen time to get their show back on the air, no they’ll go and re watch tru calling. No it’s all down to the fact that dollhouse is now dirt cheap to make and fox had no other shows to air on a friday as seen by the 2 comedy shows dollhouse has been paired with. The fans excuse is just a pathetic attempt to garner favour with the sci fi community after it lost them after cancelling firefly and tscc amongst others. When they cancel fringe this season let them see what pathetic excuse them come up with for that one.

I want my TSCC.

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Yep. TSCC all the way baby. As the Cameron/John storyline became more romantic, FOX seemed wigged by it, but they clearly have no problem dressing a grown woman as a Barbie and making her a personal robot. Huh.

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October 14, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Horror, media, Mystery, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Supernatural, Suspense. 1 comment.

Halcyon Holdings selling rights to Terminator franchise & TSCC S2 gag reel…

Oh please someone buy these rights and bring back TSCC ! And no more Christian Bale please, the TV series was FAR SUPERIOR to the last film…

Kara Swisher, All Things Digital:

(…) Today, according to blogger Nikke Finke of Deadline Hollywood, the Halcyon Holding Group, after recently filing for Chapter 11 protection, has hired FTI Capital Advisors “to evaluate strategic alternatives for the company.”

In other words: Selling off Skynet!

Halcyon, which made the most recent “Terminator Salvation” film and also “owns the first-look rights to the works of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick,” has been fighting with a hedge fund that gave it money to buy the famous series that takes a very bleak view of the future.

Almost as bleak as that of Halcyon if they don’t come up with a plan to bring me my annual dose of cybernetic organisms, which is–of course!–living tissue over a metal endoskeleton.

It better be back…

*TSCC gag reel courtesy of mupet00000

September 29, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Celebrities, Entertainment, Fantasy, Fiction, Film, Horror, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Suspense, Urban Fantasy. 1 comment.

FINALLY! A Nightmare on Elm St (2010) Trailer

Courtesy of SaviorofKandor

Our many previous posts on NOES original and YARM here

September 28, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Horror, Mystery, Popular Culture, Supernatural, Suspense. Comments off.

Horror: SDCC ’09: NoES trailer audio….

Listen to the SDCC  (SanDiegoComicCon) crowd go WILD at the end, they loved it fer shure…Platinum Dunes EPIC FAIL on that F13 YARM IMO but they sure as hell know how to hype, I am psyched for NoES….

Our previous posts on NoES (Nightmare on Elm St) YARM (Yet Another ReMake) here

Courtesy of melinasgiminez1987

The footage was presented in Comic-Con 2009, this is the audio version. Sorry for the bad quality, but please enjoy.

August 17, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Horror, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Supernatural, Suspense. Comments off.

Nightmare on Elm St: Robert Englund is a TSCC fan..original cast’s thoughts on the remake…

MiM was already ready to shell out a few clams for the YARM to support Thomas Dekker, (his YouTube to the TSCC fans deserves the loyalty :0)) but it is great to hear Robert Englund is also a Dekker and TSCC fan, and the thoughts of the original cast on the YARM..and PS doesn’t Heather look great?

Courtesy of  elmstreetgirl22 go to link for the rest of the panel:

July 3, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , . Entertainment, Fantasy, Film, Horror, Popular Culture, Sci Fi, Suspense. Comments off.

Nightmare on Elm St (2010) Set Stills…

Opens April 26, 2010

Courtesy of garylard1

and new plotline info from a fan of the original -the anti YARM perspective…

Courtesy of Ciscokid42069

And for fans of the classic:

Compilation by backtothefuture1995

June 9, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Entertainment, Film, Horror, Popular Culture. Comments off.

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