Lauren Stoolfire’s review published on Letterboxd:
I watch a lot of horror, but somehow I've missed this entire film franchise. Though I knew quite a bit about it going in, it was great finally seeing it - I'm glad the Letterboxd Season Challenge finally got me to watch it. Slasher movies generally aren't my favorite, but I like the concept behind this one - a serial killer in your dreams that can actually kill you. I have to admit though, I wish Freddy had a little more back story and was a bit more fleshed out. I also wish the soundtrack fit the overall tone of the movie a little more - and that the ending was a bit more clear because I felt like I missed a few scenes there.