December 19, 1997 in Seven

‘Scream 2’ Not Just Another Slasher Flick

By The Spokesman-Review
 

Thanks to screenwriter Kevin Williamson, Wes Craven has come a long way from the days in which he made the sleaziest slasher/snuff flicks on record (“The Last House on the Left,” “The Hills Have Eyes”). In “Scream 2,” he actually has constructed a film that is clever, sometimes scary and almost always intelligent. When characters debate the relative virtues of “Alien” vs. “Aliens,” you know something special is occurring.

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