The "horny teenagers getting killed in the woods" premise has never been so great. "Scream" is the movie that brought the horror genre back to life after 10 of it being dead. It did something new--made fun of it's own genre in a commentary while being scary at the same time ever so brilliantly. Throughout the film, characters comment throughout how horror movies play out and the 'rules' to the horror genre. "Scream" is certainly brilliant at time and is very well put together. That being said, the movie does have it's flaws. The ending drags on unnecessarily long, and the killer is laughably dumb at times. The ending reveal of the killer's motives is quite weak to be frank and didn't make much sense. These flaws aside, "Scream" reinvented the horror genre in such a refreshing way. From it's truly terrifying opening sequence, the movie builds suspense throughout and is a blast to watch and re-watch.

JihadiConservative's rating:
[]
[]
To Top