Ranking Every “Scream” Movie (including “Scream VI”)

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”)

How “Scream” Changed Horror Forever

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

“Scream 6” Shows off NYC Setting in First Teaser Trailer

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

25 Fun Facts About “I Know What You Did Last Summer”

By the mid-90s it seemed like the slasher genre was all but dead and relegated to subpar sequels.  All of that changed in 1996 when Scream took the world by storm.  And from that very same screenwriter (Kevin Williamson) that shift and change to a more meta, self-aware teen centered slasher was cemented with 1997’s I Know What You Did Last Summer.  So in honor … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “I Know What You Did Last Summer”

“Uncle Sam”: The End of a Slasher Era

When it comes to 4th of July themed horror movies, you have classics like Jaws, Return of the Living Dead, and I Know What You Did Last Summer.  And while they’re all excellent choices, the 4th of July is really just a backdrop or background setting.  None of them are really about the holiday.  Even something like Independence Day (which is technically sci-fi, not horror, … Continue reading “Uncle Sam”: The End of a Slasher Era

10 Best Horror Films of 2022 (So Far)

With July upon us, 2022 is officially halfway over.  Making up for two years in a row in which the film industry was greatly disrupted by worldwide events, movies seem to be fully back in swing.  With indie gems dominating streaming and studio horror going strong, it’s been a great year for horror movies this year.  So as we enter the second half of the … Continue reading 10 Best Horror Films of 2022 (So Far)

Neve Campbell Confirms She is NOT Returning for “Scream 6”

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”

What’s the Best Slasher “Requel”?

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”?

Paramount and Spyglass Greenlight 6th “Scream” Movie

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, Paramount and Spyglass Media announced earlier today that they have greenlit a 6th installment in the Scream series.  Following a massive box office success (grossing over $100 million in just the first three weeks of release), Scream 2022 has proven to be the Spider-Man: No Way Home of the horror genre. Of the new movie, both … Continue reading Paramount and Spyglass Greenlight 6th “Scream” Movie

Scream (2022) – Movie Review [Spoiler Free]

In an age of cheap cash grab “requels” that are devoid of anything new or original (we’re looking at you Halloween 2018, Force Awakens, and Jurassic World), one meta series has returned for a post post-modern look at the genre.  Scream (2022) may be as un-originally titled as several other “requels” or “soft reboots”, but it is in no way like the rest. Return to … Continue reading Scream (2022) – Movie Review [Spoiler Free]