It’s been 11 years since we last experienced the ‘Scream’ franchise. It’s safe to say the new ‘Scream’ flick is one you’ll want to see!
Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has emerged with the infamous Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.
We do welcome back some franchise favorites such as Neve Campbell, who played Sidney Prescott, then Courteney Cox as Gale Weathers and David Arquette as Dewey Riley. They return to portray their iconic roles in Scream alongside the newest victims Melissa Barrera, Kyle Gallner, Mason Gooding, Mikey Madison, Dylan Minnette, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Marley Shelton, Jasmin Savoy Brown, and Sonia Ammar.
Now while the franchise does involve the expected scares, blood and murder, this film has to be by the the goriest of the entire franchise. You’ll see a lot of the actual killing with the camera focusing in on the kill scene rather than panning away like we’re used to.
Many grew up watching the ‘Scream’ Franchise and thought this film would be a disappoint and we’re happy to say it’s not at all! Some ask, ‘Is this something I can wait to see when it’s released on a streaming service?’ The answer is you will get a better experience watching it in theaters because there are so many scenes that will make you jump and grasp your seats. Oh yea… don’t watch it alone!
If you plan on watching the film, it gives you a good excuse to brush up on the past films so you can understand what’s going. The film does touch base on quite a few things from the past leading all the way back to the first film.
‘Scream’ hits theaters on January 14th.
Rating: R (Some Sexual References|Language Throughout|Strong Bloody Violence)
Genre: Mystery & thriller, Horror
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Runtime: 1h 54m