A Nightmare on Elm Street

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Nightmare on UK’s Elm Streets as homes sell for 42% less due to ‘superstition’
Fear of Freddy Krueger spooks many buyers, say experts – but most Britons would buy ‘haunted’ house if cheaper

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

26, Oct, 2021 @2:32 PM

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Scariest ghosts in cinema – ranked!
From unexplained bumps and noises in the night to creepy children and things without faces, here are some of film’s most terrifying spectres

Anne Billson

29, Oct, 2020 @1:00 PM

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How we made A Nightmare on Elm Street
‘The character has never left me. If I’m stuck in traffic in LA, I’ll do the Freddy voice and shout: “Get out of my way!”’

Interviews by Thomas Hobbs

23, Sep, 2019 @10:43 AM

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Suspiria and the true stories behind classic horrors
The Suspiria remake has arrived, but what inspired the original? From Psycho to A Nightmare of Elm Street, explore the real horrors that influenced cinema

Alex Rayner

10, Nov, 2018 @6:59 AM

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Why there’s no happy ending for Halloween’s Laurie Strode and horror’s ‘final girls’
Jamie Lee Curtis’s character is still being hunted by Michael Myers, 40 years later. She may have survived the slasher, but isn’t her life still torture?

Steve Rose

08, Oct, 2018 @9:00 AM

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'Here's Johnny!': The Shining scene is scariest in movie history, claims study

Seminal Jack Nicholson scene voted most frightening, but The Exorcist and A Nightmare on Elm Street have the edge overall

Ben Child

31, Oct, 2013 @1:37 PM

Film quiz: A Nightmare on Elm Street

The original Nightmare on Elm Street gets a special Halloween rerelease this week. How well do you know the film and its many sequels? Test your knowledge in our quiz

29, Oct, 2013 @1:54 PM

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Wes Craven, everything you need to know - infographic

Wesley Earl Craven is an American horror film director most famous for his creation Freddy Krueger from A Nightmare On Elm Street

Johnny Dee

25, Oct, 2013 @3:00 PM

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