“A Nightmare on Elm Street” Remake Is Coming For You…

Yes ladies and gents, the guys behind the surprisingly good “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” remake, its inferior sequel, the needless remakes of “The Hitcher” and “The Amityville Horror” and the upcoming remake of “Friday The 13th” are going to remake one of my favorite horror movies of ALL TIME.

Platinum Dunes will be remaking “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and I have very mixed feelings about this. For starters, Robert Englund IS FREDDY. Period. So I can’t see anyone replacing him at all. Second, the original movie still holds up today. Even Heather Langenkamp and Ronee Blakely’s somewhat stilted acting is OK after all these years.

So why fuck with something that worked so well and spawned 6 sequels? (I purposely ignore “Freddy vs Jason” as it was a Jason movie with a Freddy cameo.)

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