Most of my own personal directing was towards the second half, but due to winter temperature and abandoned building hallways that were essentially wind tunnels, the filming process was ridiculously painful, especially for those of us (me and David) that had to wear t-shirts so the fake blood would pop.
Despite the misery, it was tons of fun and I wouldn't trade the experience for anything.
I'll be damned, it's been less than a year and I'm already nostalgic.…
That poster is incredibly dreadful and looks like it was created by an amateur graphic designer, who is fresh out of their first, half-credit Adobe Illustrator class.
On the other hand, the film itself is far from amateur and it holds up nicely to the first four, despite some obvious creative differences.
This one is not the first to go into a comedic direction, but the comedy is much more obvious. Most of the humor is pretty stupid, and…
Heavily layered in cheese, but not without a wild take on familial relations stuffed somewhere inside all the cheese.
Romantic love, motherly love, and brotherly hatred, all violently clashing in an apartment complex (is that what this place was?) on Thanksgiving no less.
I honestly can't tell if this smarter than it looks, or if it's not as smart as it seems.
Watch it for yourself and find out.
"𝙔𝙤𝙪'𝙫𝙚 𝙜𝙤𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙥𝙤𝙬𝙚𝙧𝙨, 𝙄'𝙫𝙚 𝙜𝙤𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙨𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙨!"
The technical side of this film is absolutely exceptional. The camerawork and the lighting is Michael-Jackson-music-video levels of gorgeous, especially whenever Freddy is on screen. The dream sequences and death scenes are also awesome and consistently original as the series goes on. The soundtrack and score is VERY dated, but in my opinion, that just adds to the charm.
The only real drawback is the main characters, who are all slightly likable,…