The movie that brought meta front and center to horror, and gave an adrenaline boost to a tired slasher genre is back with its fifth installment. The movie remains meta, and brings a fresh new group of victims… I mean characters… to the screen, along with a few old familiar friends. Is it any good? For a feature this significant it takes all three of the Scariest Things Podcasters to weigh in.
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Dead List: Our Favorite Killers
Killers! Almost every horror movie has one but not all are as memorable as the method of their kills. From franchise favorites to indie maniacs, to make The Scariest Things’ list you need to have style, panache or a really high body count.
Movie News: ‘Scream’ franchise relaunch is coming!
I scream, you scream, we all scream for new Scream!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXXV: The Evolution of the Final Girl Trope
The trope that dominated the horror landscape through the ’70s and ’80s is still around but it is evolving. The final girl reflects the society and culture of the times. The Scariest Things pries this theme apart in Episode 75 to see what’s going on.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LX: Our Favorite Horror Opening Scenes
Forget the slow burn, let’s get this show off with a BANG! It doesn’t guarantee that the movie is going to be great, but making a good first impression, like a blind date, can shape the rest of your experience.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXXVIII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #50-41
We have now crossed over the #50 threshold! Listen to Mike and Eric eat some serious crow on air, as the jury has spoken. (And Mike and Eric are apparently wrong.)