Movie Review: ‘Scream’

Bob GarverSpecial to Valley NewsI love the original Wes Craven “Scream” from 1996. Not only do I count it among my favorite horror movies of all-time, it’s also one of my favorite comedies. The Ghostface mask worn by the film’s killers has given me plenty of sleepless nights, and I consider some of its jump scares to be among the best in cinema history. Then there’s all the reflexive humor about the characters being trapped in a horror movie and needing to follow certain “rules” to stay alive. Add in some likeable, memorable characters – I even have a soft spot for Rose McGowen’s Tatum, though some fans can’t see past a bad decision that leads to her death – and you’ve got a true modern classic.I didn’t care much for the sequels, though. The subsequent
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