In March I speculated who might be the Drew Barrymore of Scream 4 and looked back at characters in the franchise that came close to matching the groundbreaking opening scene of the first Scream. But now post-release, the question still remains – who was the New Drew? Was there even a New Drew?
It’s safe to say Scream 3 flirting with the supernatural seemed out of place. In keeping with the Scooby Doo template, the supernatural force of Maureen Prescott’s Ghost was more natural than super – it was just Roman messing with Sidney’s mind, and the audience’s too – something I don’t think resonated well.
After posting my first thoughts prior to Scream 4‘s official release, I intended on writing a more spoilery piece a little later but I had more fun reading your thoughts instead (all 250 of them!). My initial feelings on the film haven’t really changed, but additional viewings did solidify certain strengths – and weaknesses.
Allow us this brief breaking of the fourth wall, but Scream-Trilogy has passed the one year mark! Why is this relevant? Because a week after our April 29th 2010 birthdate, we broke a story about new Zombie & Scarecrow variations of the Ghostface mask which had some sort of connection to Scream 4, based on [...]
The MPAA didn’t order any cuts to Scream 4, but a major amount of material was removed by Team Scream themselves. In a multi-part series of articles, Scream-Trilogy tells you – and shows you – what was left on the cutting room floor. Today we dissect an excised ensemble scene.
The MPAA didn’t order any cuts to Scream 4, but a major amount of material was removed by Team Scream themselves. In a multi-part series of articles, Scream-Trilogy tells you – and shows you – what was left on the cutting room floor. This volume we look at a scene between Jill & Trevor.