Nightmare On Elm Street Original V.S. Remake

The original made back in 1984 starring Robert Englund as Freddy Kruger has been a classic in the horror genre for years.  His grotesque humor and classic one liners made for classic Freddy.  I admit I’m partial to the classics as far as horror goes.  The gore and rawness of the make up and effect of the 80s really tends to not be recognized anymore as homemade effects are being replaced by computer animation and digital effects.

I’m not saying I have anything against these either I loved Finding Nemo….. Now you take the remake Freddy isn’t funny anymore but he is actually in some ways frightening which I guess is the idea for the horror genre and maybe I’m just a little twisted because for me horror is usually predicable, and funny, and let’s face it the bloodier the better ….Probably why I like Troma films…. But back to the topic at hand. Which one is better that is the question of the hour? Wes Craven’s original or the remake directed by Samuel Bayer?  Tell me why you think its better or why which one is worse.

Little Treasures

So I was going through some old stuff & things and found this little gem.

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Sweet! I had forgotten that I pick this up a few years back. Mister Frederick Charles “Freddy” Krueger. This is number 1 of 30,000 made, the plastic wrap was all messed up. So I had to take it out and place it into a new one. But when I took Freddy out I felt a button on him chest! No way he talks?!?! Flipped him over and find the voice box with a on and off switch. Is funny.. When got this figure, I thought it was just a basic doll of Freddy. No where on the package says that he talks. He says 3 things. 1) that classic Freddy laugh 2) “Come to Freddy.” 3) “Ever play skin the cat?” Hearing Robert Englund voice made me feel like a little kid again lol. Growing up had odd hero’s haha, in am 80’s child need I say more?