The Scream Trilogy

detail of Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" With rough, impressionistic brush strokes, a figure stands on a bridge, hands on his face, screaming. The sunset behind the figure is livid red and orange.

Two Nerds decided to do a deep dive into the Scream movies, as the fifth installment was just released, 25 years after the first. The first three Scream movies, all directed by Wes Craven, constitute a trilogy, while the fourth was made after a significant hiatus. In this podcat we discuss the first three only. The Scream movies had come up while we were talking about the new Matrix movies and the Halloween franchise: Like The Matrix, they’re absolutely made out of the 90s. As such, they introduce a level of irony not in evidence in the Halloween movies.

Author: Ceridwen

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