Audiences did not seem to connect with Scream 4 upon its release this spring — a pity since, as per the DLB’s original review, it’s the best one since the original. Perhaps horror fans will give Ghostface and the put-upon citizen of Woodsboro another stab now that this third sequel is on DVD and Blu-ray.
Archive for Wes Craven
Starring Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox and David Arquette
Directed by Wes Craven
Written by Kevin Williamson
They say you can never go home again and that maxim is especially true for Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell). A decade after the events of the last film, Sidney, the primary survivor of the first three Scream films, returns to her hometown of Woodsboro to wrap up the tour for her best-selling survivor memoir Out of Darkness and spend time with her aunt Kate (Mary McDonnell) and teenage niece Jill (Emma Roberts). But the Ghostface Killer is back and determined to kill everyone Sidney loves.
I always get a thrill picking up Rue Morgue‘s Halloween issue each year, not only because my writing is inside but because it’s always a thing of beauty. This year’s 13th anniversary edition is no different, with a cover story on the legacy of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho which turns 50 this year. And look at that cover, courtesy of art director Gary Pullin. Norman’s almost pretty enough to kiss!
Issue 105 of RM hits stands October 1 and here’s a rundown of what you can expect. Go buy it!