Fantasia Review: ‘You Cannot Kill David Arquette’ is a sweet, silly, and entertaining documentary

You Cannot Kill David Arquette

When you think of David Arquette, you probably think of the lovable goofball from the Scream movies. I can say this with confidence because that’s what most people think of him as after he was typecast as that after the Scream movies.

I’m just tired of being the joke“, he says while atop his horse Scooter wearing a purple cape while vaping. Arquette feels, all at once, the loveable goofball you’re already thinking of and a slightly lost soul who just wants a little respect. Introduced to the world of wrestling through the 2000 film Ready to Rumble, he found a community that seemed perfectly suited for him. A sport, a theatrical sport that appealed to his goofball nature.

But after a disastrous entry to the sport, in which he won the WCW World Championship to promote his movie, he lost the respect he so desperately needed. 18 years later, his career never having reached the heights it could have, and maybe should have, he decides to try to reclaim that respect.

This is a good movie, people.

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