‘Scream’ reigns supreme, bumps off ‘Spider-Man’ in box office tussle

New Paramount release “Scream” leapt to the top of the North American box office this weekend, showing the continuing lure of horror films while finally toppling “Spider-Man,” industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. The latest reimagining of the “Scream” franchise earned $30.6 million for the Friday-through-Sunday period en route to an expected $35 million for […]

‘Scream’ returns to satirize new ‘golden era’ of horror

Twenty-five years ago, “Scream” — starring Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox — revitalized horror with its highly self-aware take on the increasingly stale and formulaic slasher genre. This Friday, a film again entitled “Scream” — again starring Campbell and Cox — returns to breathe new life into the… you get the idea. “Thank God we […]