Well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.
To me, and I know I'm not alone here, the old controls are as much a part of Resident Evil as S.T.A.R.S., Raccoon City, only being able to carry so many items, and watching doors open. 0 - CV have a certain style, that the controls are a part of, that mean a lot to a lot of people, and I think if you're going to remake one you've gotta go all the way.
I admit they might be awkward or whatever but one can get used to them in a couple minutes, which then translates into hours of playing five wonderful games. And if they were as bad as everybody says they are then 5.5 games(plus Dino Crisis) probably wouldn't have been made with them and sold well and been fan favorites. But that's just, like, my opinion.