"....and whoever likes this obviously has never seen the originals or isnt a true fan of horror. i dont care what you say (...)"
This unnecessary and altogether ignorant statement closed out a review for this film that I just finished reading. It was posted here in January of this year. This is precisely the sort of asinine commentary that gets under my skin like nothing else.
How is somebody going to accuse a total stranger of not being a "true horror fan" simply because that person enjoyed a "pointless" remake over the original that inspired it? News flash, buddy! I didn't much care for the original 1974 film either. And, God knows, I've given it more than its fair share of chances over the years. Tobe Hooper's film just doesn't cut it for me. Marcus Nispel's 2003 remake got it right. I can say that because it's my opinion, and it certainly doesn't make me any less of a "true horror fan" than the jerk who made this immature comment!