Entertainment Weekly - 05/13/2010
?The movie lifts several bits from the original NIGHTMARE, and they still work.?
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2010
"The new NIGHTMARE delivers periodic shocks, inventively casts Jackie Earle Haley as a replacement for Robert Englund, and lets good young actors pay their dues."
Platinum Dunes--the production company behind the remakes of FRIDAY THE 13TH, THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, and THE AMITYVILLE HORROR--tackles another classic horror franchise with this redo of the Wes Craven film.