A list of movies released around 92-02 which I consider GEN X horror. Of course, it kicked into gear in…
Someone has taken their love of scary movies one step too far.
A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the "Rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Rest in Peace, Wes Craven. An absolute master of the horror genre.
Scream was literally the first horror movie I ever watched and it scared the living shit out me. While this movie traumatized me as an 11 year old boy, it also managed to make me become extremely interested in the horror genre. This man is responsible for revolutionizing the horror genre not just once, but twice. He is also responsible for making me become a horror fan.
Thanks for everything, Wes!
A small-sleepy town gets woke-the-fuck-up by a Ghostface killa, and everyone is a fuckin' suspect. Jiffy Pop on the stove. A fuckin' killer on the phone. A shocking beginning that you never see coming. Neve before her Wild-Things-threesome. An edited-for-television relationship. A severe case of blue-balls. The slutty and busty best-friend. Crazy-as-fuck Stu. Randy works at a video-rental-store and has never been laid. Skeet before Jericho doing his best Johnny Depp impersonation. Deputy fuckin' Dewey. A cougar-tabloid-twit reporter that I would be friends with. A fat-fuck cameraman who loves Cheetos. A scary-staircase chase. High-tech 911. A big-ass cellular phone. Fingering the wrong guy again. A Ray Donovan cameo. Fonzie's last shark-jump. Richard Gere loves gerbils. Who the fuck is Wes…
Damn. This is a sad night.
Wes Craven was a profoundly influential filmmaker to me during my childhood. I remember witnessing A Nightmare on Elm Street (still my favorite of his) late at night on HBO or something of the sort and I was scared shitless. However, I also was enthralled by its playfulness and its confidence as a dreamy horror fable. Soon after, I hunted down a copy of Scream, and again, I was simultaneously scared shitless and astounded by its inventiveness and clever takes on the Slasher genre that he helped elevate.
Even now, I continue to be mesmerized and frightened by the use of horror and comedy within Scream. Each trope of the particular genres are…
Injecting life into a moribund subgenre of horror, Wes Craven's "Scream" both celebrated and revitalized slasher films upon its release in 1996. A post-modern, genre-referential chiller, the film profited on its comedic lilt, fresh-faced cast, and violence. Nearly twenty years later, the film still works and works very well. Its novelty may have worn off, but its core mystery, committed production, and ability to thrill make "Scream" an outstanding piece of horror.
Kevin Williamson's screenplay is built around the teenage citizens of Woodsboro, an idyllic hamlet rocked by a series of violent murders. As the body count rises, Neve Campbell's Sidney tries to piece together the killer's identity while trying to avoid her own demise.
It is all standard narrative…
Am not going to spoiler tag this review but if you haven't seen this film, which unbelievably is coming up for 20 years old, then you should go out and remedy that before reading any further. This probably won't be any sort of structured review and more a collection of jumbled thoughts so apologies in advance.
Scream has become a hugely iconic film with everything from the ringing phone to the macabre, Edvard Munch based Ghostface mask to Roger L. Jackson's voice behind the phone calls and the endlessly quotable dialogue becoming ingrained in popular culture. I don't think any film in the last 20 years has been spoofed or copied as much as Scream has and for me, this…
A heartbreaking loss. It was you who introduced me to the genre with this groundbreaking film, and because of it, I'm the huge horror fan that I am today. You managed to bring life to a lifeless genre countless times and you've inspired me in ways you can't even imagine. It's like saying goodbye to a good friend I never actually met. It's weird, I'm truly at a lost for words. You and your films will surely live in my nightmares forever.
Sweet dreams, Wes.
this excellent film introduced me to the movie genre of slasher which is now one of my favorites. rest in peace, wes craven
IT'S CALLED TACT, YOU FUCK-RAG
I'm a sucker for white people movies
It's been awhile, but this movie holds up great! I forgot how good the ending to this movie was!
Billy and Stu were obviously secretly fucking on the side, also I love Sidney Prescott with all my heart <3
By the time you read this I'll be dead. This is how I think it's gonna happen: Dave will shoot me, then I'll shoot Dave, then Eric will enter and get shot by Dave. Then you'll come in and get shot by Eric, Dave, and I multiple times.
Sincerely, Your brother Keith.
P.S. Then two cops will read this letter and shoot each other.
Wes Craven is one of the few actual horror directors that I've genuinely seen more than just a couple of his films. Okay, so Scream 1,2,3, and 4 hardly makes for a varied and rounded view of his horror legacy, but I still enjoy the hell out of them and it's probably what he's best known for. Red Eye is the only other film of his I've seen, and it was as bland as it was forgettable.
Neve Campbell made 142 episodes of Party of Five, but will always be synonymous with the character of Sidney Prescott from Wes' Scream franchise. For someone who doesn't like horror films, these are right up my street. A touch of violence, a few…
Gah was not expecting to like this movie after all the overexposure it has but goddamn
Anfangs ok, wird jedoch sehr schnell lachhaft. Alles andere als ein Horrorfilm. Man hat keine Angst sonder muss eher über die tollpatschkeit von "Scream" lachen, genauso wie alles andere!
today during class something happened. My friend got there late and so missed the beginning of it so, once she…
All the films from all the editions, including those subsequently removed, presently totalling 1177. An easy way of seeing how…