Critic Review - New York Times

Traffics in overly familiar scare tactics, setting up predictable false alarms and telegraphing in advance just when Freddy will pop into the frame and utter one of his labored witticisms.

April 30, 2010 Full Review Source: New York Times | Comments (3)
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joe b.

joe biden

how would you like him to scare us then since you must know a much better way. in fact thats why your a critic and not a movie producer.

good job

May 3 - 01:50 PM


Aaron Yovanovits

joe b. sounds like a moron.

Aug 27 - 10:50 PM

Tommy H.

Tommy Hatcher

Well, they could have taken advantage of Freddy's dreamworld and maybe added even a little bit of suspense and mystery. All Freddy does is claw people and you always know when he's going to show up and you always know when people are dreaming. The element of wonder is gone. In every other movie Freddy is never that uncreative. He always finds some twisted way to kill by manipulating the dreamers dream, placing them in surreal and unnatural situations. Even Freddy's Dead, which sucked, had better kills than the remake. This movie isn't fantasy horror and Freddy isn't a dream demon who messes with people's heads by exploiting their fears in elaborate ways, he's just a boring serial killer and this is just another boring, unoriginal slasher film. So either you haven't seen any of the other Nightmare movies or you're just void of an imagination. And that's why you're a faceless fanboy and not a film critic. Good job

Sep 12 - 04:36 PM

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