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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Is No Bastard

The Halloweenies time travel to 1989 and defend this oft-maligned sequel

A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
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    “It’s a boy!”

    Alice Johnson, everyone’s favorite lonely-bookworm-turned-Dream-Master returns to fight Freddy yet again — and this time, it’s as personal as it gets!

    Join Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman, senior writer Justin Gerber, senior writer Dan Caffrey, and Daily Grindhouse editor Mike Vanderbilt support one of horror’s greatest single mothers in 1989’s A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child.

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    Together, they cringe at the film’s grotesque body horror, debate whether it won the horror landscape in 1989, and digress on how Freddy Krueger comes off as more of a distraction than any kind of terrifying villain.

    What are you waiting for? Listen above.

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