View Full Version : Rate/Comment on Scream

10-09-2004, 01:03 AM
This should get more response than my previous thread about Underworld, and it's a film I hold dearly to me. So again, let's discuss.

For your enjoyment:

It may be just me, but I thought Scream was a very original horror film. Wes Craven, one of my favorite director's had done it again with a great movie. One of the reasons why I liked this film so much, was the fact that these characters could be us. Like the tagline says "Someone has taken their love for scary movies one step too far." It's a long shot, but of most of the horror films made during the 90s, this one I was proud of.


Anywho, along with the discussion of Scream, I thought we can also bring up some of your feeling towards Wes Craven. Are you a fan? Do you have a favorite film of his? Like that. The cast for Scream was quite decent for me, except I still don't know why they always insist on hiring actors in their late twenties to play teenagers. Other than that - the casting at least, I thought Skeet Ulrich who played the character of Billy Loomis was the best in the movie, I totally believed his character and motives towards his killings.


Many people hate this movie. And maybe they should, but Scream still stands as the best of the genre it may have possibly invented i.e. the "slasher-wannabe" genre. As for it's sequels... they were alright, but nothing compared to the original. Ok, time for bashing.

Now, what do you think?

10-09-2004, 01:08 AM
I love Neve Campbell...I hate horror films. A shame, really, but I watched it...enjoyed it, I guess. I love Neve Campbell.

10-09-2004, 08:48 PM
I loved the mask(used it for halloween for 3 years:P)

Also, I though it was downright funny, but indeed a bit creepy in places.

10-09-2004, 11:12 PM
In general....the first one was an instant classic, but the franchise went down hill from there.

In my opinion...I liked them better as they got worse and less scary, because I am easily terrified.

11-09-2004, 12:36 PM
I was babysitting once, when they showed it on TV. Having nothing better to do I decided I'd watch Scream. In a house with a huge 20x10ft window on my right. Late at night...

I watched the opening scene, decided me and Drew Barrymore had far too much in common at that point, thought of the gigantic window, and decided it might be better if I'd go and watch some sappy romantic comedy. :D