January 19, 2022

EP. 195 — Scream

Paul & Amy don’t follow the rules for 1996’s Wes Craven meta-horror-comedy Scream! They learn Craven’s secret to making horror films that resonate, argue that the iconic Ghostface mask works better than a more distinctive look, and unpack the archetype of the “Final Girl.” Plus: Henry Winkler and the movie’s best in-joke.

 

Next week Unspooled returns to the snow for Frozen! You can join the conversation for this series on the Unspooled Facebook Group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/unspooledpodcast, and on Paul’s Discord at https://discord.gg/ZwtygZGTa6. Learn more about the show at unspooledpod.com, follow us on Twitter @unspooled and Instagram @unspooledpod, and don’t forget to rate, review & subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify. You can also listen to our Stitcher Premium game show Screen Test right now at https://www.stitcher.com/show/unspooled-screen-test, and apply to be a contestant at unspooledpod@gmail.com!

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