A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors ★★★★★

"Great! Now it's my dick that's killin' me!"
Ah God bless Kincaid. That tubby, foul-mouthed strongman with the heart of gold!

Now when I was young, horror films were really just a way to show off. Wether that be to my friends who were not allowed to watch them or to prove how fearless I was to the ones who were. At heart I was really just a Schwarzenegger loving, action movie fanboy.

That is...until Dream Warriors turned up and started my obsession with all things bloody and gore soaked!!

It was my perfect film...the right amount of blood, boobs, a bunch of characters you genuinely cared about and stacks of quotable lines. I didn't even know what it was at the time but I still wanted to know "where's the fuckin bourbon?!" my poor old liver would probably prefer that I never actually found out though!

Freddy had the exact balance between being scary, powerful but also a good dose of humour, without becoming a clown...and what about the kills?
The marionette kill is still my favourite ever in a film. Even with the pretty dated effects, I don't think anything has had such a mix of creativity, pain...and the panic on Phillips face!

Yes the Zsa Zsa Gabor cameo is stupid...but with Critters being on the TV too I can forgive that and the less said about the skeleton scene the better. But John Saxon actually has a better head of hair than he did in the first film so even that part isn't completely awful.

Better than the first one easily...possibly still my favourite horror film of all time!

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