It Firmly Established Gale Weathers because the MVP
Fast query: What number of feminine characters are you able to consider that lead a horror whodunit? I’m not speaking in regards to the ‘Ultimate Woman’ trope; I’m referring to girls who lead the investigation on who the heck determined to go round slashing of us whereas trying like a Spirit Halloween mascot. Yeah, there simply aren’t that many lead girls making an attempt to uncover the identification of some killer in a horror film — all of them lack a feisty reporter with extra ambition than tack and speaking smack, all whereas sporting essentially the most eye-searing outfits on the job.
Gale Weathers not solely wrote the books (that’s proper, plural) on Woodsboro’s most well-known killings, however she helped remedy lots of the Ghostface killings, saving folks within the course of. She’s been stabbed, shot and rendered unconscious a number of instances over a few years, but she’s at all times managed to bounce again (regardless that the identical can’t be stated about her hairstyles).
And whereas Miss Weathers might have some egocentric motivations for inserting herself into the unending Woodsboro Slasher Saga, she does a minimum of take these investigations severely — in contrast to a sure sheriff who leaves her son alone at residence to select up sushi whereas a psychopath goes round killing youngsters in Scream V.