Scream 2 Reviews
Nov 13, 2021
While the film does fall into place alongside many of its horror predecessors, its awareness of self and strive for continuity elevates it beyond "just another sequel".
Oct 14, 2021
Craven almost surpasses the original Scream, a top-notch narrative that's just a bit too overstuffed for its runtime.
Sep 24, 2020
At least the movie-within-a-movie angle and the creative liberties taken with details in Gale's book are somewhat clever.
Apr 22, 2020
A solid sequel that does a great job at making fun of itself. [Full review in Spanish].
May 6, 2019
Running the gamut from horror parody to the inclusion of high art and stage tragedy, Scream 2 like a great piece of literary fiction.
Jul 2, 2018
A sharp collection of observations strung across two hours of bloodshed, intricate motives, pointed cultural references and nearly flawless examples of well-modulated tension.
Sep 1, 2015
Old-hand Craven delivers a delectably gruesome, well-crafted horror yarn that is crisply edited, inventively photographed and devilishly cast.
May 20, 2011
Its self-awareness has a brashness that can be enlivening.
Apr 8, 2011
The first 10 minutes attain a deranged brilliance (especially considering Charlie Kaufman wouldn't introduce his own brand of narrative invention for another two years).
Mar 24, 2011
The rest of the cast of disposable archetypes deadpanned about why ''sequels suck'' -- a particularly funny joke, since this one didn't.
Mar 18, 2011
A bland limp sequel that fails to follow the act of the charismatic first film...
Jul 26, 2009
There's a lot more going on here than in Scream... So why isn't it a slam dunk? Because of the writing, which is just lousy in any number of ways.
Oct 15, 2008
The weakest entry in the trilogy, but it's still smarter than the majority of horror films that get released each year.
Sep 23, 2007
Clever parody of the sequel trend; once again we are treated to a movie mocking its own conventions. Some great comic -- and terrifying -- moments, but suffers for not being as original as the original.