Tag: Lisa Wilcox

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)

    In spite of the 1988 Writer’s Strike, shoddy direction, and Fred Kreuger’s dual role as both an immortal dream monster and a lame stand-up comedian, Nightmare on Elm Street 4 managed to become the most successful film in the franchise…up to that time. It’s easy to see why. The financial successes of Parts 2 and […]

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

    By this point the Nightmare films were officially on auto-pilot, each one more profitable and less sensible than its predecessor. In terms of sheer dollars, the initial trilogy of Nightmares became a living refutation of the Law of Diminishing returns. The first grossed $25 million in theaters. Freddy’s Revenge pulled in over twice that. Dream […]