REEL DEAL: Nightmare on Elm Street

A timeless horror classic has been remade for the new generation. A more twisted tale and more gruesome deaths, Nightmare on Elm Street makes its way to the screen as a remake fitted for the new generation. And since there have been a lot of remakes of this character in many films even a crossover with another killing machine Jason.
The film centers into the lives of teenagers who happens to be connected by a certain past. This past came to haunt them in their dreams and making it into nightmare. And these nightmares kill. The story of Freddy Krueger has been intriguing to me since I have not yet seen the original one, but it made it clear that it yields a twisted persona that gives shivers even without the slashing.
However, its more like a suspense fest than a horror flick since you will just get surprised with the appearances, scenes etc but lacks that eerie feel that will fill the cinema and also our brains. I thought, I could not sleep, because when I sleep I will die. But got to sleep immediately after I got home. So much for the scare assurance.
Its a generally OK movie for me for a horror flick. For guys ,this is perfect for a date since suspense will make girls either hold your arms in fear and suspense or get slapped because of the pressure and intensity. Girls, if you watch it better watch it with friends so just in case you scream inside the cinema you have backup.

Deliberation time kids!

Movie summary in 3 lines: Blood Soaked Teens
Technical Effects 4 out of 5 stars
(It wont be suspense without good effects)
Plot 3 out of 5 stars (Suspense is there but the horror and eerie feel does not suffice)
Popcornmeter (the rating if this movie would make you hungrier while watching) 1 out of 5 stars (you might spill your drink in the suspense)
Acting and Actors 4 out of 5 stars (No big stars but young fresh faces make good performances)
DVD worthiness 3 out of 5 stars (it would be fun if they include the annoying orange)
Sequel worthiness 3 out of 5 stars (this film has already remakes, yet it may still deserve another one )
Overall Rating 3 out of 5 stars (a clean, but quite bland remake, good point are the actors and some plots)

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