20 years ago Wes Craven released the first sequel to his genre-bending slasher film, Scream. Released on December 12, 1997, Scream 2 follows a shaken Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) to college where she’s tormented by a copycat killer in a Ghostface mask. The success of the film only furthered the legendary status of the franchise and spawned two more sequels in 2000 and 2011. Take our quiz and test your knowledge of this iconic slasher sequel now.
In 1984, Wes Craven released A Nightmare on Elm Street and changed horror culture forever. Freddy Krueger has become an icon, appearing in eight films and a TV series, but the original film is more ⤇
By 1996 the slasher genre was just about dead. The iconic characters had become clichés, the plots were formulaic, and the kills just lazy. The masters of the genre had all but moved on to ⤇
Happy Friday the 13th! In order to properly celebrate the unluckiest day of the year, we’re taking a look at on-screen and behind-the-scenes trivia from the movie that launched one of horror’s most iconic franchises. ⤇