Wes Craven's Dark Nightmare

Wes Craven's Dark Nightmare

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A revamped, darker version of "Wes Craven's New Nightmare".
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Original Release Date:
1994
Original Running Time:
112
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Fanedit Running Time:
93
Time Cut:
22
Time Added:
3
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Brief Synopsis:
A revamped, darker version of "Wes Craven's New Nightmare".
Intention:
This version aims at delivering a darker, scarier, more visceral and serious film, more in tone with the original Nightmare On Elm St. 1984 opus.
Release Information
  • AVI/MKV
  • MP4/M4V/MOV
Editing Details:
This version aims at delivering a darker, scarier, more visceral and serious film, more in tone with the original Nightmare On Elm St. 1984 opus. Over 120 edits were executed to make the film faster-paced and more violent. More than twenty minutes were removed [lagging shots, cheesy dialogues, bad SPFX,..], altering the overall tone of the film dramatically. Some scenes have been recut , others have been completely eliminated. A new intro has been created. All of Freddy's lines have been removed, making him the dark and scary character he once was.

The whole edit has also been color corrected : Freddy's dream world now looks more like the burning, claustrophobic inferno we previously caught sight of in "Nightmare 3 : Dreams Warriors", while all the scenes set in reality now have a more cinéma-vérité look fitting the very theme of the film. A brand new 5.1 audio mix features alternate sound effects, while musical cues and pieces from the other films of the Nightmare series have been used for the new score. The end credits, also musically altered with two fan-pleasers, include some rare on-set footage and alternate scenes embedded within the credits.

This fan-edit is respectfully dedicated to the memory of Wes Craven.

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9.9
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I thought this was absolutely awesome! I think "New Nightmare" is the second best NOES film and this close to being on par with the first. This fanedit trims the fat and strengthens an already great move. My only critique is that the interview footage at the very beginning is such lower quality than the rest of the film it can't help but feel tacked on, especially for the zoomed in shots.

Highly recommended for fans of Nightmare on Elm Street.

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