Freddy

Freddy vs. Jason (2003)

First published by Movie Gazette in 2003 Jason Voorhees has been silently slicing and dicing teens at Crystal Lake since one Friday the 13th in 1980. Four years later Freddy Krueger appeared on Elm Street, invading teenagers’ dreams with his sharp one-liners and even sharper clawed glove. Ever since, the two have always been deadly rivals…

Nightmare

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

Little White Lies #56 (Nov/Dec 2014) was presented as though it had been written and published exactly two decades earlier. Here (in slightly lengthened form) is my contribution to that issue. Before the new, the old. It’s not always appropriate to include a history lesson in a contemporary review, but Wes Craven’s New Nightmare comes…