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Wes Craven's New Nightmare

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Freddy Krueger returns, scarier than ever, in an all-new movie written and directed by Wes Craven, creator of the original A Nightmare on Elm Street. Wes Craven thought he was through with Freddy Krueger, until the cast and crew of the original film find themselves stalked by the deadly supernatural force. Movie to be released in time for Halloween.
Published (first published November 15th 1994)
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Christopher M.
Jun 15, 2011 Christopher M. rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Wow - did this book manage to suck not only the money from my wallet and time from my lifespan, but it damn near killed my will to live as well.

I am an Elm Street fan from the early days and have always enjoyed collecting the books that either tied in with the movie (such as "Nightmares on Elm Street: Freddy Krueger's Seven Sweetest Dreams", an anthology edited by Martin H. Greenberg) or novelizations of the film, but this book was, in my opinion, a bastardization of literature from page one.

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Jonathan Rosas
The book was pretty good over all. It seems I'm the only one who didn't like the added "journal" entries the author put in there. To me it was just taking things a little to far. The point of the movie and book is to make it seem real, and though he was trying to do that with his journal entries, it just wasn't doing it for me. He could of made the journal into it's own book. I loved that as I was reading the book I was pretty much reciting the movie in my head as well. A lot of the things I rem ...more
Rick Mullenax
The novel was interesting, but the true gem was the creative addition the Writer put into the novel. The Writer added a journal between chapters and just like the stars of the movie, he was also being haunted by the iconic Freddy. Not too many writers of adopted work put that kind of energy into their work. This Writer thought outside the box.
Gerd
Mar 23, 2010 Gerd rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I did feel that the novel works at times marginally better than the movie - but it's still a far cry from being good or at least decent.

The writing feels often forced and makes for a slow read so that even at just over 200 pages (and with a minor crush on Heather Langenkamp) it still took me quite some time to get through it.
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