The First Purge: A Franchise Reborn With Its Best Entry Yet

The ‘Year of Blumhouse Productions’ marches on in 2018. While Insidious: The Last Key and Truth or Dare were critical duds, both films were box office successes. With the new Halloween still a few months in the distance, Jason Blum is tiding us over with The First Purge. Despite being the fourth film in the […]

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Are You Ready to Upgrade (2018) Tomorrow?

Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions look to tighten their grasp over the horror corner of the box office this Friday. While Truth or Dare received tepid reviews, it still grossed just north of $40 million on a tiny $3.5 million production budget earlier in April (Box Office Mojo, nd). Later this year Blumhouse is set […]

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Truth or Dare (2018) is Fun, Harmless Misstep For Blumhouse

Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions are the modern incarnation of the Universal Studios monsters-era and Hammer Films. Over the last 10 years or so, Blumhouse has been behind several critically and financially successful horror releases including the Insidious and The Purge franchises, Get Out, Happy Death Day, and Unfriended. Clearly, Blumhouse has a blueprint […]

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