2. Scream 4 — Starz, Available Now
Given the news that the upcoming Scream franchise relaunch has officially finished filming, it seems like great timing that Starz has released the fourth film in the franchise. In the world of Scream 4, it has been years since the Ghostface Killer attacked Woodsboro.
Since then, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) has written a self-help book and returns to her hometown for her book tour. While there, she reconnects with old friends, but her presence also brings about the return of Ghostface. Scream 4 is a fantastic return to form for the franchise, and it has plenty of fun cameos and celebrity appearances.
1. Son — Shudder, Available Now
Son is a new Irish-American horror that was released by Shudder on Friday. The film stars Emile Hirsch, Andi Matichak, and Luke David Blumm. Son focuses on a mother who escaped from a cult as a child and now must take desperate measures to protect her eight-year-old son when members of the cult try to abduct him.
Forced to go on the run, she realizes something has changed in her son since the attempted abduction, and he has succumbed to a mysterious illness. While first released on March 5, Shudder nabbed the official distribution rights.
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