Scream movie review: scary movie series’ fifth instalment, again mixing Neve Campbell with a new cast, lives up to grisly promise

4/5 starsThe fifth instalment of Scream is the first without Wes Craven directing, and fittingly it’s dedicated to him. It feels like he would approve of this return to the fictional American town of Woodsboro, which injects some originality back into this most meta of horror franchises.The film begins with a young girl, Tara Carpenter (Jenny Ortega), home alone, waiting for a friend to come visit. The phone rings, and a voice soon asks if she likes scary movies. Sound familiar?The first of…


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