Scream 4 (R)


I scream, you scream, we all scream for … more Scream? The fourth installment of the seminal ’90s horror franchise (and the first in more than a decade) follows poor Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), now a best-selling author, as yet another copycat killer in an Edvard Munch-inspired mask picks off her nearest and dearest. The formula no longer feels fresh, but at least Ghostface knows enough to call victims on their smartphones now.

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By Cindi Reed

In a single concert, Arcade Fire gave the question and answer to all my buried adolescent longing. Yes, I grew up in the suburbs. And yes, on their April 14 sold-out performance at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel, the eight-piece band played many songs from The Suburbs, their most recent album. Every song—including the ones from Funeral and Neon Bible—was epic in a wistful, generous and celebratory way.