Review: Scream, Queen: My Nightmare on Elm Street

In 1985 just one year since New Line Cinema released it’s franchise starting horror hit A Nightmare on Elm Street the studio released a highly anticipated sequel.

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge was directed by Jack Sholder and written by David Chaskin and follows Jesse Walsh (Mark Patton) a teenager who begins having recurring nightmares about Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund) after moving into the former home of Nancy Thompson the final girl and original NOES scream queen from the first film.

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Review: Futuro Beach (2014)

From Brazilian writer/director KARIM AÏNOUZ this production was split between Brazil and Germany. Brought to the UK by distributor Peccadillo Pictures; know for their support of Gay/LGBT cinema.

Note: The film is in a mix of Portuguese & German with English subtitles.

The film stars Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick and Jesuita Barbosa

“Donato (Wagner Moura) works as a lifeguard at the spectacular but treacherous Praia do Futuro C016_C001_0927UCbeach in Brazil; Konrad (Clemens Schick) is an ex-military thrill-seeker from Germany vacationing with a friend. After Donato saves Konrad from drowning, but fails to save his other friend, initial sexual sparks give way to a deeper, emotional connection. Donato decides to leave everything behind, including his ailing mother and younger brother, Ayrton, to travel back to Berlin with Konrad.”

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