Yesterday, I made the case for two less-than-stellar films ( When a Stranger Calls and Amusement ) that nevertheless contained standalone sequences amounting to miniature genre essentials. As atonement for directing you towards two films so hit-and-miss, I’ve decided to toggle the order a bit and spend today focusing on a dyed-in-the-wool horror classic: Wes Craven’s near-perfect A Nightmare on Elm Street. (Also, quite frankly, there are a few kind of daffy choices coming up in the next week, and I want to harvest some goodwill […]