A Nightmare on Elm Street: a Horror Movie

Topics: Freddy Krueger, Wes Craven's New Nightmare, Horror film Pages: 2 (756 words) Published: January 27, 2013
A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street is one of the better horror movies. There are quite a few Freddy Krueger movies out there, and this movie all started in 1984, with A Nightmare on Elm Street. In 2010, there came a remake of the 1984 Nightmare on Elm Street movie. In these two movies there are comparisons and differences between these two, which include Freddy Krueger himself, music and sound effects, nightmares, and the graphics.

Freddy Krueger is pretty much the same, but there are some differences between these creepy horror flicks. Freddy Krueger is a nightmare waiting to happen, and he kills his victims that start on Elm St. Freddy’s voice has a very deep tone that just wants to bring fear to his victims. Along with Freddy’s voice is Freddy’s viscous face that is just burned to hell. But in the remake, you actually see a lot more of Freddy’s face. In the original, you barely seen Freddy’s face and that gave it that creepy feeling, and made it scarier when they get a shot at his face. Freddy also has this glove with long knives connected to them, and that is how Freddy kills his victims. In the original, whenever Freddy went after people he was creepy and he just taunted them and went after them. In the remake, Freddy laughs at his victims a lot and chases them around more like it’s a game.

Music and sound effects are what make a scary movie scary. It creates that chill up your arm as you hear that slow chanting sounds of the girls singing the Freddy song; 1...2...3, Freddy’s coming for you. It’s what puts the horror in horror movie. There is this melody that places throughout the movie and it is definitely a very creepy tone. In the original, the melody played in a piano and it was perfect for a horror movie. Then in the remake, the same melody plays but, the melody plays as violins. Now sometimes violins may make music with a better sound but when it comes to a horror movie such as this one, the piano tone is much better in...
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