In this installment of the never-ending saga of Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), the heroine from the previous film, Alice (Lisa Wilcox), is inexplicably suffering from Krueger-inspired nightmares again, despite the fact that she has apparently learned to control her subconscious and
effectively block him from entering her dreams. One of her most frightening visions shows the evil Krueger's conception--as the "bastard son of 100 maniacs"--when a nun is accidentally locked in an asylum with the inmates. Part 5 is yet another collection of cleverly realized nightmare sequences
strung together by the thinnest of plots. While the writers did well in coming up with a cl...