a nightmare on elm street

Crooked Table Podcast: Episode 65 — A Nightmare on Memory Lane: ‘Elm Street’ and Its Sequels

In Episode 65 of the Crooked Table Podcast, Robert Yaniz Jr. spends his All Hallow’s Eve on a Halloween-timed retrospective of A Nightmare on Elm Street (and its sequels). Wes Craven (RIP) created such an indelible pop cultural icon in Freddy Krueger, and bolstered by Robert Englund and Heather Langenkamp’s performances and a killer (pun intended) premise, his 1984 classic lives on as one of the most beloved horror films of all time. But does its reputation still hold true 33 years after audiences first met the Springwood Slasher? And which of his several follow-up appearances reigns supreme. Let’s don our razor gloves for a trip backward in time. Down to Elm Street, where a certain infamous horror (anti-)hero awaits. Be sure to stay awake.

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0:00 – Intro

8:37 – Let’s Talk About SIX: A Nightmare on Elm Street sequels

29:16 – Featured Presentation: A Nightmare on Elm Street review

Previously on the Crooked Table Podcast: http://www.crookedtable.com/2017/10/19/blade-runner-2049-star-wars-last-jedi-trailer-podcast/

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Robert Yaniz Jr. can be reached on Twitter at @crookedtable.
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