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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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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Will You Play Truth or Dare?

Blumhouse Productions looks to continue its domination of horror in the cineplex with its latest release, Truth or Dare. Over the last several years, the genre-specialty studio has played a huge role in re-branding horror and increasing its appeal among mainstream audiences. One could even argue that Blumhouse has become to the 2000’s what Universal […]

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