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New Nightmare

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

A clever idea poorly realized by director Wes Craven and a cast incapable of making the metatextual premise seem believable. Just two years after this film’s release, Craven would find box office and critical success with the self-reflexive horror movie Scream, but based on his often laughable (in a bad way) script for New Nightmare

World Gone Wild

World Gone Wild (1987)

Bruce Dern is the whole show in this silly, post-apocalyptic action combination of Seven Samurai and Mad Max. He plays a possibly magical, burnt-out hippie who, in a world without water, presides over a desert wasteland oasis where there actually is some of the wet stuff. Soon dapper bad guy Adam Ant shows up wanting

The Wretched

The Wretched (2020)

This indie supernatural take on the now-forgotten Disturbia finds troubled teen John-Paul Howard moving to a small town to live with his estranged father (sound familiar?) only to find that his new, flirty next-door neighbor is a homicidal witch with the power to wipe people’s memories. Honestly, it’s a nice try and a movie obviously