Sick marks Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson’s return to the slasher arena. Co-written by Williamson and Katelyn Crabb, Sick is directed by John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, “Black Summer”). The COVID pandemic set thriller occurs during the early lockdown. It follows best friends Parker (Gideon Adlon, The Craft: Legacy) and Miri (Bethlehem Million, And Just Like That) quarantined alone at […]
Sick, the new slasher/home invasion film written by Kevin Williamson and Katelyn Crabb, opens with a mini-scroll. In addition to reminding audiences about the early onslaught of COVID, orders to self-isolate and the early death toll, there is a key establishing date: April 3, 2020. The date is paramount in establishing the context for Sick. […]
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Premiering as part of the Midnight Madness slate at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Sick brings Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson back into the slasher arena. John Hyams (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, “Black Summer”) directed Sick from a story by Williamson, and it’s being described as a “lean, mean, and wickedly timely slasher.” How […]
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One of the films announced this morning – alongside our V/H/S/99! – for this year’s Midnight Madness slate at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) that we wanted to put a solo spotlight on is a horror movie titled Sick, which notably brings Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer writer Kevin Williamson […]
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With this week’s announcement of the impending 4K release of the 1997 neo-slasher classic I Know What You Did Last Summer, fans might be left scratching their heads over one particular bonus feature noted in the upcoming disc’s press release. In addition to a new scan of the film and a new Dolby Atmos audio […]
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Before Jennifer Love Hewitt and her castmates ever felt the sharp end of an ice hook, I Know What You Did Last Summer was a novel by Lois Duncan. The famed young-adult author proposed a dilemma like few others when she pursued an idea of dual identities and a curiosity about hit-and-runs. This seminal 1973 […]
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Venom was an unprecedented move for video-game adaptations when Dimension Films acquired rights to an unproduced game in 2003. Developers Flint Dille and John Zuur Platten said their concept for Backwater was “ready-made to become a horror film as well as a game,” and players were positioned to be “the prey of a modern-day boogieman” […]
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Spoiler warning: This article contains Scream spoilers. The new Scream packs extensive franchise history into a film dedicated to Wes Craven‘s memory. That history doesn’t just shape the story; it offers fans a slew of references, Scream Easter eggs, and even fun surprise cameos to track, from Skeet Ulrich to a slew of franchise alumni lending their voices in […]
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What’s your favorite Scream movie? Good question, and one that the Halloweenies will have to answer today. Because after spending a year in Woodsboro, the gang is packing up the Delta and venturing into the woods for a cabin trip. To pass the time along the way, they’ll give Ghostface one last scare by ranking […]
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The “Dead Day” comics from AfterShock are headed to the small screen, Bloody Disgusting has learned, with Peacock ordering up a “supernatural drama” television series. Based on the bestselling AfterShock comic-book series created by Ryan Parrott, the straight-to-series project hails from producers Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Legacies) and Kevin Williamson (Scream, The […]
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If you’ve seen the new Scream film (review), then you’ll know that fandom is a major focus of the film’s social commentary. While certain segments of fandom can undoubtedly be a little toxic, sometimes that extreme passion for a particular IP can birth (pun intended) a wonderfully creative endeavor. That’s exactly what happened when photographer David Ayllon […]
In case you thought we had exhausted ourselves on all things Scream after spending four hours(!!!) discussing Scream 4 last week, think again! In a special Horror Queers bonus episode, Joe and I have Scream scribe Kevin Williamson on the line in celebration of the new film, which hits theaters today! The Scream franchise, while beloved, is not […]
The Scream franchise is built around a meta-awareness of horror, effectively weaving in social commentary on the genre while racking up a body count. The first sequel, Scream 2, took that to a new level with the introduction of Stab, the beginning of a long-running franchise within a franchise. Stab became irrevocably intertwined with Scream ever since, serving as plot devices, wry […]
F*ck with the Original / Hayden Panettiere Is Always Right. It just wouldn’t be a new year without Scream, right? After celebrating the OG Scream on its 25th anniversary back in December (along with seasonal treats like Batman Returns, Fear No Evil, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Witchboard‘s 35th anniversary), Trace and I are FINALLY discussing one […]
Tits and Tongues &The Screw-Up Showcase We’re nearly ready to wrap up December – and 2021! It’s been another silly month on the podcast, including episodes on the bizarre queer antichrist/oatmeal zombie film Fear No Evil (1981), David Fincher’s feel bad holiday film The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) and the queerest superhero film of all […]