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"No one ever really gets used to nightmares."
- Mark Z. Danielewski, House of Leaves
It's not uncommon for someone to tell you they don't dream. What they really mean is they don't remember their dreams. Without dreaming, some say we can't function physically, emotionally, or mentally.But then there are times when you want to avoid going to sleep altogether. For entering the REM cycle may be a death sentence.
Here are ten horror and suspense movies with a theme of dreams.
When you think slashers, you might think of A Nightmare on Elm Street. You recall Freddy Krueger's disfigured face and those signature bladed gloves, which Wes Craven created after being inspired by his cat. The basic plot of the original Elm Street movie was loosely based on news stories of Khmer refugees who were reported as being too scared to sleep. A few even died, which led to doctors calling the phenomenon "Asian Death Syndrome." The remainder of the Elm franchise kept the dream motif in tact, especially in the earlier entries. The Elm Street mythology ties into the idea that if we die in our dreams, we will die in reality. As many of us already know based on experience, that isn't true. If anything, most of us are jolted awake once we die in our dreams.( Read moreCollapse )
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