U.S. Home Release Date: 2022-04-05
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Director: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett
Cast: Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Marley Shelton, Mikey Madison, Dylan Minnette, Skeet Ulrich, Roger L. Jackson
When an old property achieves new life, it’s because of better creative decisions than the ones made by the men and women behind the fifth "Scream".
Ponsoldt taps into nostalgia as the jumping-off point for a movie that ultimately goes nowhere, with underdeveloped characters whose stories never gel.
Draped in a haze of uncertainty, with writer/director Michel Franco obscuring key details at the outset to keep the audience in a state of partial awareness.