On Deadly Ground (1994)

There is a story about Steven Seagal which may or may not shock you.

One day, an executive walked into Seagal’s trailer and found the star weeping. ‘Oh, I’m reading this script,’ Seagal explained, his head shaking in disbelief. ‘It’s the most incredible script I’ve ever read.’

‘That’s fantastic,’ the executive said, ‘Who wrote it?’

‘I did,’ the star replied […]

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Deadly Friend (1986)

Deadly Friend is a confused mess of a movie.

It is part horror, part science fiction, part drama, part comedy, and doesn’t quite deliver on any one of those levels. Part of this was due to studio interference. Much of the plot was altered following a screen test in which the audience complained of a lack of gore, expecting something else entirely from a man who only a year earlier had unleashed Freddy Krueger onto the horror landscape […]

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge (1985)

Wes Craven never wanted a sequel for what would become his most successful franchise.

As far as he was concerned Fred Krueger was a one-off nightmare, a character whose end would be swift and memorable. Others could not afford to be so romantic. Before Elm Street New Line Cinema was a small production company which could not match its expenses […]

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