Posted on 5/08/10 08:33 PM
Coming into this I had read some reviews here on rotten tomatoes and they were all bad and I was like "oh ok here we go with the bad reviews". The film is bad BUT I'm starting to notice this trend in horror films were the films themselves are well directed and the acting is a top notch higher. I don't know if some other people have mentioned this but that's what I'm getting with some horror films. I liked Jackie Earle Hailey's version of Freddy Krueger although no actor alive is ever going to top Robert Englund's Freddy. Some of the kill scenes are top notch and basically that's why horror fans come to see movies like these, for the kills, I know I do and see some new comers; although some of the young actors here aren't that new. I was very surprised with the pacing, I wasn't bored at all, Freddy almost appeared in every time and that was good because people came to see Freddy. Overall I thought it lacked thrills and better dialogue BUT I did like how they tried to make Freddy scary again and not childish like in parts 4 and 5. The best NIGHTMARE films in my opinion A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (1984) A NEW NIGHTMARE (1994) and this new film. 2 and half stars out of 4.