The ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Movies Are Leaving Netflix in June

Netflix recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street by bringing the horror classic to the streaming service as part of their 1984 Anniversary Collection, but the bad news here is that the movie is already leaving Netflix next month. We’ve learned that in addition to the original A Nightmare […]

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Original ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Making 4K Debut Later This Year

Several of our favorite horror franchises have gotten upgraded 4K collections, but one franchise that you can still only own on Blu-ray is A Nightmare on Elm Street. The bad news? A full franchise collection hasn’t yet been announced. Good news? The original is coming to 4K! Wes Craven’s original horror classic is getting a […]

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Heather Langenkamp Still Hopes to Return for One More ‘Elm Street’ Movie

Franchise icon Heather Langenkamp has made it no secret over the years that she’d love to play Nancy Thompson in another A Nightmare on Elm Street movie. Langenkamp of course played the fan favorite role in the original classic as well as sequel Dream Warriors, and she later returned to the franchise for the final […]

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Netflix Celebrating 1984 Cinema With 40th Anniversary Collection Including ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’

Netflix kicked off their Milestone Movies: The Anniversary Collection initiative back in January with a 50th anniversary collection paying tribute to the movies of 1974, which notably included Larry Cohen’s horror movie It’s Alive. We were also promised collections celebrating 1984, 1994 and 2004 in the coming months, and the 1984 collection is now live. […]

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Samara Weaving Wants to Fight Freddy Krueger in the ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Franchise

A fan favorite here in the horror world, Samara Weaving has made her mark on the genre with films including Mayhem, The Babysitter and Ready or Not, and she’s also appeared in two iconic horror franchises to date with roles in both “Ash vs. Evil Dead” and Scream VI. What franchise would Samara Weaving like […]

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‘Welcome to Primetime’ – New Book Explores the “Freddy’s Nightmares” Television Series

A spinoff of the film franchise, “Freddy’s Nightmares” was an anthology series starring the original Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund. Airing from 1988 to 1990, each episode told a different story of a dark rooted and grim nature that takes place in this fictitious town on Elm Street, and now a brand new book will take […]

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Original ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Pitch Poster from Artist Duncan Eagleson Has Gone Up for Auction!

It’s hard to imagine today but there was a time when Wes Craven was having trouble securing the funding to make A Nightmare on Elm Street, which has of course gone on to become one of the most iconic and beloved horror movies ever made. Enter Duncan Eagleson, an artist Craven and New Line approached […]

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Hot Takes on Horror Franchises and Theme Parks [Halloweenies Podcast]

With Tricks and Treats, the Halloweenies answer your questions. In this installment — their first in nearly a year, mind you — co-hosts Michael Roffman, “Wolfman Mac” Gerber, and Rachel Reeves shares their favorite Xenomorph designs, sidecasts they’d want to record, hot takes on past franchises we’ve covered, and much much more. To kick it […]

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‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ at 40: Wes Craven’s Cautionary Tale About Ignoring the Past

Why is Freddy Krueger scary? And yes, that’s a serious question. There are obvious reasons, like the burned face, the knife fingers, and his hideous fashion sense, but what’s at his core that makes him terrifying? Like some of horror’s best creations, Freddy is a byproduct of secrets. He’s the untold truth that people kept […]

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Check Out These Four Fan-Made Slasher Franchise Video Games in the Retro NES Style [Trailer]

With no recent news on that rumoured new Friday The 13th game, what are fans to do? Well, if you’re like indie developer Steve McCall, you make your own. Not only that, but you take your existing game, along with other slasher games that you’ve made, and you demake it into the style of an […]

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Hell Is a Teenage Girl: 1989’s Five Baddest Teen Queens [1989 Week]

Presented by Lisa Frankenstein, 1989 Week is dialing the clock back to the crossroads year for the genre with a full week of features that dig six feet under into the year. Today, Rachel Reeves lists the five baddest teen queens of 1989. Bridging the gap between the ’80s and ’90s, 1989 was an interesting year […]

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The ’80s Came to a Close With a Slasher Slump [1989 Week]

Presented by Lisa Frankenstein, 1989 Week is dialing the clock back to the crossroads year for the genre with a full week of features that dig six feet under into the year. Today, Alex DiVincenzo revisits the great slasher slump of 1989. While horror fans often look back on the ’80s with a nostalgic glow, […]

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Trick or Treat Studios Unleashing Classic Freddy Krueger and ‘Jason Goes to Hell’ Masks This Halloween! [Exclusive]

Bloody Disgusting’s exclusive preview of Trick or Treat Studios’ Halloween 2024 offerings rolls on with the return of Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger to the Halloween season! This Halloween season, Trick or Treat Studios will be releasing brand new Halloween masks based on Jason Goes to Hell and the original A Nightmare on Elm Street! […]

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Official ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Energy Drink Formula from G Fuel Now Available

Originally put up for pre-order late last year, the official A Nightmare on Elm Street energy drink formula from G Fuel is now available for purchase from GFuel.com, and the company has celebrated with a killer promo video for the product that pays tribute to the franchise. G Fuel honors the blood-spattered legacy of horror […]

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The Original Screen-Worn Freddy Glove from the Original ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Is Up for Auction!

The original Freddy Krueger glove armour – seen in Wes Craven’s horror classic A Nightmare on Elm Street – has been located and put up for auction by Propstore this week. This prop has been screen-matched, meaning Propstore was able to verify that it’s the very same metal glove armour and razor blade fingers worn by […]

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