'A Nightmare on Elm Street' Review By Ambers555

not a bad remake, but i wasnt completely satisfied
  • Story
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Visuals
I cant say this was a bad movie, because technically the story is classic.

When i saw the previews i knew i had to see it, because as you know, everyone likes a goood horror film once in a while. And i had the utmost confidence in this movie. Though the movie is from the 80's with the technology nowadays, I was under the impression it was going to be excellent. But it wasnt honestly.

It was just one of those occurrences where the preview makes the movie look 10 times better than it actually is. The special effects did not look realistic, and there wasnt one moment where i jumped, or was scared. This movie actually seemed more like a sci-fi thriller than a horror movie. everything interested me more than scared me. The murders were very simplistic and predictable.

But though the film was not what I thought it would be, it wasnt all bad. Freddy Kooger had a new look and there were many suspensful and myserious moments, and it caught my attention. The director did a good job of telling the story of Freddy Kooger, while making the movie full of action at the same time. The teenagers in the film were different from one another and didnt share the same story which usually hapens in horror films. In conclusion the movie was okay, but needed more frightening unexpecting scenes, and better visuals.

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Comments (32)

  1. Ambers555

    yea this avatar is less bizarre lol

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  2. IlikePie202

    @Amber555 your avatar is better now

    4 years agoby @Ilikepie202Flag

  3. Ambers555

    true true lol

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  4. Jay.A.Ottley

    Fairly decent review @Amber, stretch it out a bit more though, make it longer and spell check and strength your paragraphs into specific points.

    Quite frankly I despised this flick, but JEH was good and Gallner was good as well, but pah I'll be biased the original is my favourite film of all time :)

    4 years agoby @jayaottleyFlag

  5. Ambers555

    yep lol, & thanks

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  6. Diaigma

    Because butter is better :P

    Decent review, @Amber - looking forward to more.

    4 years agoby @diaigmaFlag

  7. Ambers555

    Lol thanks, & i guess i was inspired

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  8. IlikePie202

    good review for a start!!! but why is a stick of butter your avatar?

    4 years agoby @Ilikepie202Flag

  9. Ambers555

    lmao i appreciate butter

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  10. Daveactor7

    LMAOOOOOOO nice um avatar

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  11. Dan

    A stick of butter? Lol, pretty random. Better then nothing, though.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  12. Ambers555

    cool cool , im on it

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  13. Dan

    A profile picture, like the ones we have to the left of our comments.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  14. Ambers555

    oh wow , i feel slow

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  15. Daveactor7

    @Amber he means profile pic

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  16. Ambers555

    now when you say avatar what do you mean lol

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  17. Dan

    All you need now is an avatar, and you're set, @Amber.

    4 years agoby @dan1Flag

  18. Ambers555

    oh okay lol i wont. you know what movie was excellent though? Inception

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  19. Daveactor7

    no lol i mean movies that havent come out in theaters yet

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  20. Ambers555

    you mean movies that havent come out on d.v.d?

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  21. Daveactor7

    @Amber btw dont write reviews on movies that havent come out yet lol

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  22. Ambers555

    @wichitagalzl- i know, and im excited for the new harry potter movie thats coming out. @daveactor7- thanks i'll work on it lol

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  23. Daveactor7

    Heres some advice though- work on elaborating more and build paragraphs that will make ur review look awesome and dont give too much of the movies summary away. But ur doing good.

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  24. Wichy

    Haha your right, it doesn't matter. It's really whatever makes the most money. But there are some great movies in the mix though.

    4 years agoby @wichitagalzlFlag

  25. Ambers555

    lol thanks, it is pretty fun actually

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  26. Daveactor7

    not a bad review i must admit ur the best newcomer so far :)

    4 years agoby @daveactor7Flag

  27. Ambers555

    your welcome, i love movies lol. And thats true, you'd think remakes wouldnt suck as much as they do, its kinda weird to me, we have so much technology, but sometimes it doesnt matter

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  28. Wichy

    I'm sure you will :) thanks for sending me a request too, it's nice to meet and talk about movies. I have to say that I actaully enjoyed this remake, especially with most of the horrible remakes of classics that are coming out now.

    4 years agoby @wichitagalzlFlag

  29. Ambers555

    yea lol, i'll get the hang of it soon

    4 years agoby @ambers555Flag

  30. Wichy

    lol It's alright, I always make mistakes in my reviews as well :)

    4 years agoby @wichitagalzlFlag