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Scream (1996) Horror Movie Review

User Score: 83% Like of 6 Total Votes

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Scream (1996)

"Scream" has one element that is repeated over and over: jokey false scare followed by bloody murder. I didn’t find the in-jokes funny, nor did the murders amuse me in that so-twisted-it’s sick-n-silly way. I just found it all to be insufferably smug and insensitive to the audience(this is a movie with no respect for film-watchers, just filmmakers, particularly the one behind the camera). It wants to believe we don’t really care about the low-lifes-in-suburbia involved, and so therefore can laugh at their grisly deaths, but I really have trouble with cartoony violence(especially bloody murders served up tongue-in-cheek)that I didn’t buy into "Scream". It left me with a sour aftertaste and a general dislike for director Wes Craven, who shows no growth as a moviemaker, only his incompetence while trying to juggle two distinctly different movie styles. He drops both balls here.was not really a good film 5/10

Synopsis:

A masked killer begins murdering teenagers in a small town, and as the body count rises, one girl and her friends contemplate the "rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

About Scream (1996)

Title: Scream
Year: 1996
Starring: Rose McGowan, Liev Schreiber, Matthew Lillard, Roger Jackson, Courteney Cox, W. Earl Brown, Drew Barrymore, Neve Campbell, Skeet Ulrich, Ryan Kennedy, David Arquette, Kevin Patrick Walls, Frances Lee McCain, Lawrence Hecht, Joseph Whipp, Jamie Kennedy, Lisa Beach, Tony Kilbert, C.W. Morgan, David Booth, Carla Hatley, Troy Bishop, Leonora Scelfo, Nancy Anne Ridder, Lisa Canning, Bonnie Wood, Lois Saunders, Aurora Draper, Kenny Kwong, Justin Sullivan
Runtime: 111 minutes
Director: Wes Craven
Reviewer:
Score: 5 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 4.15/5 stars from 6 users. Reviews: 6.
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Crime
MPAA Rating: R



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