Tag: Stephen Hopkins

  • 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 […]

  • Predator 2 (1990)

    It’s easy enough to feel like the Predator during an opening shootout, when we as the audience have no real idea who the hell anyone is or what’s going on. Except we know at once that we’re trapped in an action film, and a fairly gratuitous one at that. No problemo there. Gratuity and I […]