Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) Movie Review
Short Version: A pointless cash-grab remake that goes through the motions paying homage to the original but adding nothing of its own, aside from a “darker tone”. Gee how original. In just a few months no one will remember this film, just the superior original classic. It’s only saving grace is Jackie Earle Haley performance despite the material given to him.
What you’ll Like:
• Jackie Earle Haley is an excellent successor to Robert Englund as Freddy.
• Freddy is More Evil and more Disturbing but lacks the same “Charm”.
• The Last 5 Seconds of the Movie. (more FX like this please)
• The upset look on my lady friends face next to me when the “Twilight” kid dies at the beginning.
What you’ll Hate:
• Freddy’s New Face is Terrible.
• The New Nancy isn’t as resourceful and strong as the original Nancy.
• If the intent was to make the movie more visceral and scary by removing the camp and charm it failed.
• A Boring, Uninspired waste of an Iconic Horror Villain – what was the point? Just $$$.
(But a Disappointment in my eyes because i’m a Huge Fan of Freddy)