It’s been eleven years since the last Scream movie premiered, and the atmosphere of the franchise stays true to its original days. The original Scream movie came out in 1996 starring Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, and Skeet Ulrich. It was a hit at the box offices, earning a total of $173 million, and making its mark among the horror/slasher genre.
Fast forward twenty-six years since the original movie debuted, Scream (2022) certainly delivered its element of surprise and humor. While providing its signature “who done it” story, it also conveys humorous and thoughtful commentary on stories that go on in horror movies. The general premise of the Scream franchise has always stayed the same, yet it has never become boring. In a world where more and more people are seeking true crime stories on Youtube and streaming services, the release of this movie couldn’t have come at a better time.
The new release stars some old favorites like Neve Campbell, David Arquette, and Courtney Cox, while also featuring Jenna Ortega, Melissa Barrera, Dylan Minnette, and Jack Quaid. The whole cast creates an exciting and riveting picture to watch. The performances, mixed with the writing, make for a story that keeps viewers on their toes. The story starts with an attack by Ghostface that closely resembles the first scene of the original Scream movie. From that, a killing spree begins, calling for the original three to come and put an end to Ghostface’s killing.
The feeling of nostalgia, mixed with the refreshing new energy of Scream (2022), makes the movie 100% worth the watch. Go check out Scream (2022), in theaters now!