Scream (1996)

Scream (1996)

Scream (1996)

The classic '90s slasher flick that both satirised and embraced the clichés of the genre. Directed by Wes Craven and starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and David Arquette. 

Serial killer Ghostface begins killing off teenagers and as the body count rises, a girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the "rules" of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one...

1996Rating: MA15+, Strong horror violence111 minsUSA
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Scream (1996) / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Though the material is more intelligent than the norm and has an unusual third-act twist, it also employs some very clunky stereotypes.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

As a film critic, I liked it. I liked the in-jokes and the self-aware characters. At the same time, I was aware of the incredible level of gore in this film. It is really violent.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

A deft, funny, shrewdly unsettling tribute to such slasher-exploitation thrillers as "Terror Train," "New Year's Evil," and Craven's own "A Nightmare on Elm Street."

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