Two years after A Nightmare on Elm Street and this is what Craven is reduced to. Although he would sink further with Cursed and Vampire in Brooklyn, this derailment marks a start to a pattern where horror seems more like a novelty. While the idea of keeping a pet robot around in hopes of scoring with the girl next door is taken to a creepy extremes, Kristy Swanson acting like a homicidal robot made us want to power down.