History YMMV / ANightmareOnElmStreet1984

22nd Oct '17 1:08:58 PM CrowTR0bot
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** [[Film/WhoFramedRogerRabbit Roger Rabbit]] is the lead doctor at the sleep institute where Nancy's dreams are studied.
12th Oct '17 10:27:37 PM MatthewRenn
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* FridgeBrilliance:
** Nancy's mother's drinking problem holds another layer besides straightforward self-medication when you realize that alcohol actually prohibits REM sleep.
** Tina mentions that nightmares sometimes foreshadow earthquakes; exactly what signifies Freddy's presence in ''WesCravensNewNightmare'' years later.
1st Oct '17 4:55:31 AM CrowTR0bot
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** The BigBad is a RealityWarper who weaponizes his victims' worst fears and makes sure the AdultsAreUseless through sheer disbelief. Are we talking about Freddy or Literature/{{It}}?
30th Sep '17 11:19:06 PM jabberwocky1996
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** Freddy's actor ended up getting married in 1988 and he and his wife are still together. His wife's name? Nancy. [[Main/NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer No really.]]
17th Sep '17 7:36:14 PM ThePest179
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** With the advent of the Internet and online stalkers, the movie's themes have become more relevant than ever.
9th Aug '17 2:28:48 AM ThatSpyChick
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-->'''Nancy''': You know Tina, she dreamed this was gonna happen...She had a nightmare, that someone was trying to kill her. ''(breaks down sobbing)'' That's why we were there, mom. She just didn't wanna sleep alone.

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-->'''Nancy''': You know Tina, she dreamed this was gonna happen... She had a nightmare, that someone was trying to kill her. ''(breaks down sobbing)'' That's why we were there, mom. She just didn't wanna sleep alone.
9th Aug '17 2:28:14 AM ThatSpyChick
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*** Robert's expression kind of works and even makes the event more horrifying if you consider that, in a certain way, Freddy looks as if he's ''excited'' about harming himself.

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*** Robert's expression kind of works and even makes the event more horrifying if you consider that, in a certain way, Freddy looks as if he's ''excited'' about harming himself. himself, and wants to see both his hand and Tina's reaction to it for his own enjoyment.
9th Aug '17 2:27:23 AM ThatSpyChick
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*** Robert's expression kind of works and even makes the event more horrifying if you consider that, in a certain way, Freddy looks as if he's ''enjoying'' harming himself.

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*** Robert's expression kind of works and even makes the event more horrifying if you consider that, in a certain way, Freddy looks as if he's ''enjoying'' ''excited'' about harming himself.
9th Aug '17 2:26:51 AM ThatSpyChick
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*** Robert's expression kind of works and even makes the event more horrifying if you consider that, in a certain way, Freddy looks as if he's ''enjoying'' harming himself.
27th Jun '17 10:50:40 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: While such notions have been lost with the overdone franchise, critics and film historians have stated that the movie represents the struggle young people have to see the distinction between fantasy and reality.
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