91 - A Nightmare on Elm St. (1984)

Let’s be honest: what self-respecting adult could possibly find Freddy Kruger (the 1984 version) scary? More importantly, what self-respecting movie watcher could argue A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET (original recipe) is a good film? Alex and Julio start The Autumn of the Remakes by tackling a so-called classic, the horror flick that gave us a liquified Johnny Depp, a flaky Robert Englund, and a collection of genre clichés that somehow earned a 94% on the Tomatometer. It’s almost like its only merit is that it would eventually give us an awesome remake.

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