Overall Rank: 9407
Average Rating: 2.7/4
# of Ratings: 6
Theatrical Release Date: 07/02/2021
Genre: Horror, Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Leigh Janiak
Actors: Kiana Madeira, Olivia Scott Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Fred Hechinger, Maya Hawke, Charlene Amoia
Plot: Shadyside lives up to its name when a circle of teenage friends find themselves up against an ancient and evil entity - one that has plagued their town for over 300 years and isn't afraid to shed plenty of blood. -- Chris Kavan
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Chris Kavan - wrote on 07/06/2021
Fear Street doesn't reinvent the wheel when it comes to the teen slasher genre, but it does give it a nice, modern polish and keeps plenty of gore but also leaves a good impression.
It turns out, if your town is named Shadyside, perhaps there is something dark lurking under the surface. The opening scene (which is a direct homage to Scream, natch), set in a mall and quickly turning up the 90s-era soundtrack (NIN FTW!) leaves no doubt there are going to be a lot of bodies piling up here. Then we get introduced to our main cast - Deena (Kiana Madeira) the, loner who doesn't fit in and happens to be a lesbian who has broken up with Samantha Fraser (Olivia Scott Welch) who has recently moved to Sunnyvale - the affluent and complete opposite of Shadyside. Not only has she moved, but even …
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