SCREAM Season 1, Episode 10: “Revelations” AIR DATE: September 1, 2015 GRADE: C+ ***IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BLOW THE SURPRISE THE ENTIRE SEASON HINGED ON, STOP READING NOW. SERIOUSLY. STOP. DON’T READ FROM HERE. YOU’VE BEEN WARNED.*** You know “Revelations” is all in when the duct tape holding SheriffContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 9: “The Dance” AIR DATE: August 25, 2015 GRADE: D+ Dammit, Scream. You had one job. That was it! Just one! And you squandered it. I don’t want to believe that writers employed for MTV’s various dramas are willfully stupid. I picture honest-to-gosh people who stareContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 8: “Ghosts” AIR DATE: August 18, 2015 GRADE: C+ Ok, we may be getting somewhere. After turning in slop for weeks on end, Scream looks like it may be in for a run down the stretch. It might have a broken leg or some sort ofContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 7: “In the Trenches” AIR DATE: August 11, 2015 GRADE: D- No, this doesn’t work, either. Last week, Audrey was brought in for questioning by the Lakewood Police. The next day, she returns to school and Noah’s part of a movement to get her released. He’sContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 6: “Betrayed” AIR DATE: August 4, 2015 GRADE: D+. We are over halfway into the first season of MTV’s Scream and I’ve just stopped caring. As a writer, you take assignments (or volunteer for them) for the sake of reporting what you see so that peopleContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 5: “Exposed” AIR DATE: July 28, 2015 GRADE: F This episode is about Emma. Emma, if you will remember, is this series’ protagonist, the “Sydney Prescott” if you please. Emma has a video out now. It shows her having sex with her boyfriend, Will, who wantsContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 4: “Aftermath” AIR DATE: July 21, 2015 GRADE: C+ Last week, my review concluded with the sentence, “Ladies and gentlemen…we have a show.” It was the best of the series’ run so far. This week, MTV’s “Scream” returns with “Aftermath” which gives us a show thatContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 3: “Wanna Play a Game?” AIR DATE: July 14, 2015 GRADE: B- ***THERE WILL BE MAJOR SPOILERS IN THIS REVIEW/RECAP.*** If that’s not your brand of Gin, go elsewhere. “In my humble opinion, nobody puts on a mask and commits a murder like that just ONCE.Continue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 2: “Hello, Emma” AIR DATE: July 7, 2015 GRADE: D- “DOOSH!” No, I didn’t misspell one of the most unfortunately resurrected and overused ad hominem attacks in recent years. And you can just forget it was misspelled — the series barely makes an effort to pointContinue Reading

SCREAM Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot” AIRDATE: June 30, 2015 GRADE: F “[My dog] is a trained attack Pomeranian and she will gut you on command!” That’s an actual line from “Nina”, the “Drew Barrymore” of this, the ill-conceived pilot episode of MTV’s latest attempt at a horror cash-in,  ScreamContinue Reading