I actually didn't care for Haley in this movie. He sounded too much like Rorshach in this one, and he didn't nail the tone of Freddy.
I also differ from Jwrestle because I liked the two main leads, especially the boy. He played the "guy who hasn't slept in a while" character well. Some of the scares were decent and a few of the Freddy lines were decent.
I'm not recommending the movie mind you, but I seem to dislike it much less than you two.
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I dug it. Obviously it's not as good as the original.. but it's not the original. As its own movie, it's a pretty decent horror flick. I liked the backstory in this one better than the original anyways.
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The only comic book/graphic novel movie I want to see this year. Some are saying this is 5-8 years too late, but I'll still go see it. I hope they have a little tribute to the cast members they lost sence the last one.