[PODCAST] A Nightmare on Elm Street and the Death Dream - The Rise of Nancy Thompson
E.L. King discusses Wes Craven's A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) with horror writer and director Karlee Boon.
Welcome to the Slay Away horror podcast dear creatures of the night. E.L. King discusses Wes Craven's A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) with horror writer and director Karlee Boon. We explore what inspired Craven to manifest a villain like Freddy Krueger, the Death Dream phenomenon, Nancy Thompson as a feminist icon, and the slasher's iconic tropes.
Karlee Boon is the writer and director of the upcoming horror short Night Shift. The film is currently in production in Portland, Oregon. You can be part of bringing the film to life by backing the project on Seed & Spark.
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May 13, 2022
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Kelcie Mattson. (2016). “I’m Into Survival”: Nancy Thompson, My Favorite Horror Heroine (Women In Horror Series)
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