Scream VI

Scream VI (2023)

Scream VI first published by Little White Lies, 8 March 2023 Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s Scream VI opens with a phone call. This is like every Scream film – a franchise that started as a knowing postmodern take on the tropes of the slasher movie in general and the Halloween films in particular, but…

Scream

Scream (2022)

Scream (2022) first published by Little White Lies Not long after Wes Craven went all postmodern on a franchise of his own in Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994), the director gave a similar self-referential treatment to John Carpenter‘s Halloween (1978) and its many Eighties imitators with Scream (1996), along the way using the power of…

Veces

Two Times You (Dos Veces Tú) (2018)

“I feel kind of edgy,” Tania Cohen (Anahi Dávila) tells her cousin, best friend and ‘soul mate’ Daniela Cohen (Melissa Barrera) as they prepare for a friend’s wedding reception at the opening of Salomón Askenazi’s Two Times You (Dos Veces Tú). Their conversation is intercut with shots of an upset Tania walking alone down an…