The 2010 remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street, directed by Samuel Bayer, is indebted to Wes Craven's 1984 original as well as other predecessors for its horror effects——but it avoids the exploration of community and politics that made the earlier films compelling.
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Research Article| September 01 2010
Alone on Elm Street
Adam Lowenstein is Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, and the author of Shocking Representation: Historical Trauma, National Cinema, and the Modern Horror Film (Columbia University Press, 2005).
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Film Quarterly (2010) 64 (1): 18–22.
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Adam Lowenstein; Alone on Elm Street. Film Quarterly 1 September 2010; 64 (1): 18–22. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/FQ.2010.64.1.18
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