Ghostface has always been one of the most unique slasher villains in he’s not really a single character the way that Michael Myers, Jason Vorhees, or Freddy Krueger are. Ghostface is more a mantle that people take up, and each Scream film serves as a whodunnit to figure out who it is this time donning the mask and cloak. Likewise, because Ghostface is always an … Continue reading Ranking Every Ghostface Killer from “Scream”
Every few years, Scream serves as a meta commentary on the state of horror. Scream tackled slashers, Scream 2 did sequels, Scream 3 analyzed trilogies, Scream 4 roasted remakes, Scream 5 satirized requels, and now Scream VI is here to…well it’s here to do something. With its recent release, we wanted to look back on the franchise as a whole and update our rankings of … Continue reading Ranking Every “Scream” Movie (including “Scream VI”)
As “requels” began to dominate not just horror, but film itself, Scream 5 (or just “Scream” as it was titled) held a meta funhouse mirror up to that very idea and did something creative and fun. Last year, it took the world by storm, and given its massive success and acclaim, the Hollywood machine simply couldn’t help itself. The result is another sequel, released barely … Continue reading “Scream VI” – A Violently Fun Slasher That Lacks The Depth of its Predecessors [Review]
Every decade or so, a new horror film comes along that has such an impact that it shifts the direction of the genre at least for a while. While it’s usually the result of studios and creators trying to capture the magic of what worked by imitating it, there’s no denying its impact on the genre as a whole. In 1978, Halloween created a slasher … Continue reading How “Scream” Changed Horror Forever
With less than 3 months to go, Paramount finally stopped teasing horror fans and dropped a teaser trailer for the upcoming Scream VI (or “SreaVI” according to the title card). And while we only get a minute of new footage, there’s a lot to unpack and a lot to be excited for! New Movie, New CityThe teaser opens with establishing shots of New York City, … Continue reading “Scream 6” Shows off NYC Setting in First Teaser Trailer
Well Scream 6 just got a whole lot less interesting. Following the massive success that was Scream (2022), it was no surprise that Paramount couldn’t resist continuing a series that openly mocked requels and the countless new sequels that they spawn… After an official statement from the actress herself, Neve Campbell confirmed that she would not be reprising the role of Sidney Prescott: “Sadly I … Continue reading Neve Campbell Confirms She is NOT Returning for “Scream 6”
The latest Scream requel remains one of the biggest horror releases since the pandemic began, so it was only a matter of time before a sequel was greenlit. While Paramount had previously announced that it was happening, we just got our confirmation today that the tentatively titled Scream 6 will release in theaters March 31, 2022! That’s right! Horror fans will only have to wait … Continue reading “Scream 6” Gets Release Date of March 31, 2023
They say that originality is dead, and given the number of rebranded, soft-rebooted movie sequels, it’s easy to see why so many feel that way. And the horror genre hasn’t been immune to this. We all recall the 2000’s when there was a wave of remakes of slasher classics. Leatherface, Michael Myers, Jason Vorhees, and Freddy Krueger all got the remake treatment, and for the … Continue reading What’s the Best Slasher “Requel”?