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"Something about this one just feels different" - Dewey
Scream was one of my most anticipated movies of 2022, as the original is one of my favorites of all time and I absolutely love the franchise, and when I heard a new sequel was coming after 11 years, an eponymous sequel (requel?) with a returning cast, unfortunately lacking the brilliant Wes Craven, I was ecstatic.
The movie is fun, and a good sequel, but despite the constant meta talk…
"If you're feeling patriotic I've got a flag that needs saluting if you know what I mean..."
"No Vic you're just so fucking clever that I have no clue what you mean!"
A spin-off based off of the film-within-a-film in 2012's Found, Headless is a brutal, sleazy and shocking homage to 1970s slasher and exploitation films. Opening with a great 70s style trailer for a faux horror film Wolf-Baby for some film-within-a-film-within-a-film action, Headless does a great job at maintaining…
“What’s your favorite scary movie?”
Scream. Scream is my favorite scary movie.
Wes Craven's magnum opus and the film that resurrected the slasher genre, Scream is an absolutely flawless meta blend of horror and comedy that outdoes the very films that it parodies, and one of my favorite films of all time.
The opening sequence is extremely effective in establishing the rules of the film that is about to follow, in that everybody is a suspect, no one is safe,…
"I realized that what was living behind that boy's eyes was purely and simply... evil."
John Carpenter's Halloween is simply a masterpiece. While it wasn't the first slasher film, it was the one that defined the genre, and the quintessential example for decades to come. With the flawless simplicity of the plot, subtle horror and masteful building of tension and paranoia, Halloween is the best slasher film of all time, and one of the best horror films to boot.