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The Purge TV series coming to USA and SyFy from Blumhouse Television

So this isn't the first time we've heard about THE PURGE TV show , but we now know it's finally getting produced and where it will air. It seems Blumhouse Television (now a completely independant company) will produce and distribute THE PURGE TV show, which will air on USA and SyFy, apparently simultaneously. Series creator James DeMonaco will continue to oversee the...
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Cool Videos Exclusive: Top Ten Horror Movie Masks

To all you youngins out there getting dressed up as your Ken Bones, your Justin Biebers and your general corner prostitutes for Halloween I say this: You’re doing it wrong! Halloween is a time for scaring children, making friends at a party uncomfortable with over-the-top costumes, and chasing people through park tunnels. When did we lose our way? Well we here at Joblo remember...
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Movie Jail: This week's defendant is...Blumhouse Productions!

This is Movie Jail, a unique maximum security prison that houses some of the worst writers, directors, actors and producers from Hollywood and beyond. Their crimes? The offenses vary from convict to convict but most of these inmates have contributed negatively to the film world to some capacity* and his or her misdeeds have covered a long enough period of time that the authorities had...
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Harald Zwart to direct a family-oriented horror film for Blumhouse

Whether you are a fan of the micro-budget horror films of Blumhouse Productions (PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, THE PURGE, etc), you have to admit that they have found a business model that works. So, as they branch out into other genres and markets, we shouldn't be surprised to see them try some new things. Sticking with the horror genre, Jason Blum's shingle will try something they have not done...
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The Purge 3 will provide more government-sanctioned murder on July 1, 2016

It looks like THE PURGE won't be an annual event after all. The original film was released in 2013 and its sequel in 2014. Now another sequel is on its way and Universal has set the third installment of the franchise for a 2016 release. I was very let down by the first movie; the cool premise wasn’t utilized well enough and the plot holes were deep. THE PURGE: ANARCHY was...
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JoBlo Visits Blumhouse Where Jason Blum Announces Anthology Book

Halloween is finally here! Leave it to Blumhouse Productions to continue to make their presence known on this haunted holiday. Last night, with a gathering of a small group of on-line writers, Jason Blum and the fine people of Blumhouse invited us on a tour of their offices for an announcement to finish off the night. Collaborating with Doubleday and Vintage Books, the production...
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Run and hide because The Purge 3 is officially happening

Hide your wife and hide your kids, there is going to be another installment in THE PURGE franchise. While I havenít seen THE PURGE: ANARCHY, I have heard a lot of good things about it. That being said, if youíre comparing it to the incredible waste that was the original movie then Iím sure itís watchable. One of the coolest concepts in years was drilled with so many plot holes and...
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Frank Grillo takes the lead for horror sequel The Purge 2

Rising star Frank Grillo has taken the lead in writer/director James DeMonaco 's THE PURGE 2, which is set to go into production shortly. DeMonaco is once again at the helm of the sequel, which follows on the massive success of this year's THE PURGE, which starred Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey and made a worldwide cume of $90 million from a $3 million budget. So, yeah, not rocket...
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Release dates for George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road and The Purge 2

A couple of release dates for two upcoming films have been announced, and both are a little surprising. The first one is for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD and it comes from Deadline : the George Miller film will hit theaters on May 15th, 2015 . Many assumed the movie would be in theaters sometime in 2014, but possibly because of the recent reshoots , it looks like we won't be seeing...
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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: The Hangover Part III, The Purge, After Earth ...

This week: One last road trip with the Wolf Pack, the grim aftertaste of After Earth, and horror goodies galore: ► It didn’t much matter that THE HANGOVER PART III was considerably better than Part 2, the damage was done. Apparently feeling burned last time watching the exact same movie as the...
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Least surprising news of the day: Plans for The Purge 2 already in the works

Before the full weekend box office report was released I saw that THE PURGE had pulled in over $16 million alone on Friday and instantly thought to myself, "How long is it going to be before a sequel is announced?" Well today I got my answer. The Wrap is reporting that Universal and Blumhouse Productions are already developing a sequel to the surprise hit. Blumhouse also...
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Review: The Purge

PLOT: A family must fend off a gang of psychopaths in a future where the U.S. government has sanctioned one night a year to be completely lawless - anyone can commit any crime they please. REVIEW: The biggest problem with THE PURGE has been apparent since the trailers first arrived: the filmmakers have taken a truly fascinating premise and done little more with it than...
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