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Ouija (Movie Review)

PLOT: After the mysterious suicide of their friend, a group of high schoolers attempt to contact her via ouija board in order to understand her decision. They inadvertently unleash a deadly spirit that subsequently terrorizes them. REVIEW: If that plot synopsis seems a little generic, well, I do what I can with what OUIJA gives me. Generic is the word of the day with this PG-13...

Jennifer Lopez thriller The Boy Next Door releases a new poster

Can you get more generic than the new poster for the Jason Blum-produced THE BOY NEXT STORE , starring Jennifer Lopez? I'd be convinced this flick was due to go straight to Blu-ray if I knew for a fact it wasn't. Sad to say, someone was probably paid more to design this one-sheet than I'll make in several months. (Also, you can see they just used an existing still from the...

Trailer for Stephen King adaptation Mercy, starring Chandler Riggs

If you were curious to check out Peter Cornwell's MERCY, an adaptation of Stephen King's frightening short story 'Gramma', then you're in luck as Blumhouse Tilt has quietly released the film on iTunes and now we've got a trailer for the Chandler Riggs-starring tale to share with you. Just as they did with Bryan Bertino's MOCKINGBIRD, Blumhouse Tilt has...

Exclusive: New images from Jessabelle, directed by Kevin Greutert

Today we've got three new exclusive stills from Kevin Greutert's upcoming supernatural thriller JESSABELLE , which is produced by Jason Blum's horror factory Blumhouse Productions. The film will be hitting VOD and limited theaters in three months; if you missed the trailer, check it out HERE . Here's the synopsis: From the mastermind producer of Paranormal Activity and...

Blumhouse Productions and NBCUniversal sign 10-year production deal

Blumhouse forever! Well, for the next 10 years at least. In the wake of another strong finish for a Blumhouse genre film, THE PURGE: ANARCHY (which brought in more than $28 million at the box office this past weekend), Universal Pictures and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions have made a new 10-year first-look production agreement, according to Deadline. This can only mean...

Blumhouse thriller Jessabelle pushed back several months

The Jason Blum-produced supernatural thriller JESSABELLE has hit a snag on its way to the cinema. The film, directed by Kevin Greutert (SAW 6 & 7), was originally supposed to hit theaters on August 29th - a popular late summer date for horror movies - but now Lionsgate has suddenly moved it all the way back to November 7th. In addition, the studio will be releasing it simultaneously in...

Jason Blum and Akiva Goldsman teaming on horror film Stephanie

Jason Blum's Blumhouse Productions and writer Akiva Goldsman are teaming up on STEPHANIE , a supernatural horror film. STEPHANIE tells the story of a little girl with unworldly abilities who was abandoned before a man and a woman show up claiming to be her parents, thereby interrupting her mysterious world. STEPHANIE comes from writers Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, whose...

Universal Pictures gives release date to three Blumhouse Productions films

Universal Pictures has just bestowed release dates to three films from micro-budget horror machine Blumhouse Productions, although they have not specified which films they'll be. Let the speculation begin. The first film will come out September 25, 2015; the second hits on January 8, 2016; the third on October 21, 2016. We'll have to wait and see which titles are given these...

It's the Booze Talkin': Is Blumhouse keeping horror respectable?

Over the past few years there has been a resurgence of modest budget horror flicks that rely more on subtle scares as opposed to guts and gore. Movies that focus less on the red stuff and more on suspense with a well-placed jump scare or two thrown in for good measure hey, sometimes they work. With the first few PARANORMAL ACTIVITY movies and the INSIDIOUS franchise we have been seeing a...

Lionsgate's Reawakening, starring Olivia Wilde, gets a title change, release date

Back in May of this year we shared the news that uber-hottie Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass had signed on to star in the Jason Blum-produced horror/thriller REAWAKENING, from director David Gelb. We followed up that news in June with the casting additions of "American Horror Story" star Evan Peters and "Community" breakout Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino)....

Jason Blum producing haunted house series at ABC

Haunted houses continue to be big business at the box office, so why not bring them to the small screen as well? Last week we told you that Syfy was working on a series about an ominous house, and now we're about to let you know that ABC is doing the same - with a man who knows a thing or two about the subject, Jason Blum (producer of INSIDIOUS, SINISTER and the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY...

Blumhouse sets up Incarnate, starring Aaron Eckhart

With INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 currently sitting at the top of the box office (having already grossed more than $42 million), Jason Blum's Blumhouse Pictures is getting ready to launch a new potential franchise with the possession thriller INCARNATE, according to Deadline who goes on to report that I, FRANKENSTEIN star Aaron Eckhart is already attached to headline. With Brad...
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