I don't love it, but...
There's lots that I do love in there.
Watching the trailer my expectations were low enough. But happy to say this latest is as solid as they come. As a fan of the original and its influence on the genre, I had fun watching this and mostly enjoyed the story and meta the commentary. But.... it is just another Scream film. A good one, funny, sometimes emotional, with a visually scarier on screen portrayal of ghostface. Credit where its due there is a genuine effort here to make the best film possible. Do I need scream 6? No. Will I watch it after Scream 5, probably!
My brother has badgered me for years to watch this documentary. Maybe thats why I kept putting it off. He sneaked it on the television last night and I said "now is as good as ever".
I'll admit I wasn't sold for the first 30-40minutes. Maybe I expected more visual flair or directorial flourish, because the story while interesting didn't immediately jump out to me. I couldn't understand why this was held in such regard. And then, one of those…