Tag: wes craven

Quick Review: Scream (1996)

SCREAM BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJULY 20, 2013 With Wes Craven’s “Scream,” the horror genre was not only revitalized; it turned upside down. One of the first-ever, self-aware horror films spells out the horror genre rules while also partaking in the stereotypes while remaining a wholly entertaining and sometimes terrifying slasher film. Filled with an exceptional cast from Neve Campbell, Drew Barrymore, Matthew Lillard, and Rose … Read More Quick Review: Scream (1996)

Stuck On Repeat: “The Swing” by Everclear

Title: “The Swing”Artist: EverclearWritten by: Art Alexakis and EverclearSource: “Scream 2” Soundtrack (1997) Working my way back through the original “Scream” trilogy, I came across one of my favorite bands in the opening credits of the second film, starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, and David Arquette. Having not seen these films for so long, I vaguely remembered the plots, but even vaguer was my … Read More Stuck On Repeat: “The Swing” by Everclear

Movie Review: Scre4m (2011)

“Scream 4” is simply fun. It is fun to watch the mayhem continue in ridiculous fashion. To me, it comes off as a feat to be able to make an audience roll their eyes, laugh, and shriek all in unison. The ending alone proves the strength of the writers behind the film and really plays true to the state of our youth and their twisted views on being famous (trying not to spoil anything).

Movie Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Nightmare on Elm Street is not even slightly scary. Had the film not been a remake of such a popular franchise, it fails to scare even on the simplest levels of being a horror film. When did scraping fingers on a wall become the scariest part of a film? There is no depth. Just teens ripe for the killing and even that does not appear to even fit correctly.