Horror movie enthusiasts have been waiting for the new year because 2022 will see the release of Scream, The fifth installment of the slasher franchise. The wait is almost over. You can now access the newest feature simply by typing Scream,Like the originalThe latest sequel to the 1996 slasher flick, “The,” is now available. First Scream installment since famed director Wes Craven died2015 2015.
Neve Campbell, who was a star in the original movie is back playing Sidney Prescott. “final girl”From the four previous films. Campbell is joined by OG castmates Courteney Cox and Gale Weathers David Arquette plays Dewey RileyAs well as many new additions to franchise. So, now you know. Scream has screened, let’s take a look at how people liked Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s The slasher sequel.
Our own CinemaBlend’s Corey ChichizolaThe movie is fun with many twists that long-time friends will love.
#ScreamMovie 2 is an absolute blast. The first act was a bit slow, but the second and third acts really delivered. There were some incredible moments for long-time fans, including wild twists, brutal kills and mind-blowing moments. #WoodsboroForever pic.twitter.com/CvtifKDt8iJanuary 7, 2022
Tommy DiDario, ExtraAccording to DiDario, the film was wonderful. The big question that fans had was whether Matt Bettinelli Olpin or Tyler Gillett could take over the franchise from Wes Craven. However, DiDario said there is no concern.
Just screened @ScreamMovies. Tomorrow, I will interview the cast. This franchise is a great favorite of mine. All I can think of is WOW and EPIC. Wes would be proud. #ScreamMovie pic.twitter.com/QfCuw9ls8mJanuary 7, 2022
Miriam Tapia, WSFL-TV FloridaAnother fan of the new is Screamfilm. It will be a hit with fans.
#ScreamMovie is IT. The nostalgia brought me back to the original film immediately. The cast was great, it’s hilarious and of course, the jump scares GOT ME GOOD. This is a great piece of writing, so a shoutout to the writers. pic.twitter.com/4cGh4kzcgaJanuary 7, 2022
Joel Meares, Rotten TomatoesAfter seeing the sequel, Meares is dumping F-bombs. Meares assures that fans will be able to laugh, despite the fact that most reactions seem to ignore the comedy the franchise is well-known for. ScreamThe terror is also there
Wow! Have finally seen Scream 2022 #Screammovie. And it delivers… and more. You’ll be satisfied, moved, and eager to see more if this franchise means anything to you. It’s terrifying (and hilarious) as hell. pic.twitter.com/U88VOS1FUbJanuary 7, 2022
Kevin McCarthy, ReelBlend’s co-hostCalls Scream The movie is the best sequel to the franchise, claiming it finds the perfect balance between paying tribute to Wes Craven while adding something new and exciting to the franchise.
The 5th SCREAM film is the closest I’ve felt to the brilliance, excitement & horror of Wes Craven’s 1996 masterpiece. The best SCREAM film since the original. Beautifully honors the legacy of the first film while bringing a fresh yet brutal new tone to the franchise.❤️🎥🎞 pic.twitter.com/9LaeiyqUlFJanuary 7, 2022
Simon Thompson of VarietyGives Scream Two thumbs up and a resounding “Yes!” in a world full of sequels, reboots, and revivals. This is the way it should be done. “revived”But “reinvigorated.”
#Scream freakin’ slays! It is a classic example of how you can revive and revitalize a franchise while doing it in stunning style. It is a masterpiece of brute genius. The series’ best entries are showcased in this episode, with a third that nails it. Two thumbs up! #ScreamMovie pic.twitter.com/ZMmCDUFUrjJanuary 7, 2022
Heather Wixson from Daily Dead NewsThe new cast, which includes Melissa Barrera and Jenna Ortega, is great in supporting our veteran cast members. It’s clear that Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox, as well as David Arquette, are still receiving praise after five films.
I have been in love for this franchise for just over 25 years. Brutal kills, fun mystery & both the Legacy cast & newbies were great. Wes would have been proud. #ScreamMovie #Scream pic.twitter.com/EoMkeI1CtRJanuary 7, 2022
Initial reactions from critics are positive. They all seem to agree that fans of the franchise will be happy with the direction the new directors are charting. Scream. It’s also interesting to see how many people are expressing their admiration for Wes Craven. Although I had been looking forward to the film, after seeing the feedback, I am even more excited about its release date.
ScreamFriday, January 14th: The film will be in theaters. CinemaBlend opens Friday, January 14. You can check back at CinemaBlend on the 12th of January to read our review and to view other critics’ reviews. Also, visit our 2022 Movie Schedule to see what else we have coming up between now & December.