A Ghostface in the Crowd! On-Air Review of ‘Scream’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on January 13th, 2022, reviewing the fifth film in the franchise series, a self described “requel” of “Scream,” in theaters on January 14th.

This time its Samantha AKA Sam (Melissa Barrera) who is the centerpiece “victim” returning to Westboro – the hometown of the infamous Ghostface – to confront another series of murders, one that involves her sister Tara (Jenna Ortega), who survives the attack. To help Sam out is some retro characters from the Scream series, former Sheriff Dewey (David Arquette), reporter Gale (Courtney Cox) and Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), the original victim of Ghostface from the 1990s.

“Scream"
Scream
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “Scream” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, January 13th, 2022 …

“Scream” opens in theaters on January 14th. Featuring Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtenay Cox, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega and Jack Quaid. Screenplay by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. Directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2022 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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