Blumhouse Resurrecting ‘Dracula’, Karyn Kusama Directing

Following the success of Leigh Whannell’s update on The Invisible Man, Variety is now reporting that Blumhouse is sinking its teeth into Dracula. Destroyer and The Invitation director Karyn Kusama is attached to direct. Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay, who previously teamed with Kusama on the two aforementioned projects, will also write Dracula. The report … Continue reading Blumhouse Resurrecting ‘Dracula’, Karyn Kusama Directing

Universal Monsters: What’s Coming After ‘The Invisible Man’?

As I mentioned in my review for The Invisible Man, Universal Pictures has been desperate for quite some time now to resurrect their gallery of classical movie monsters. They’ve tried again and again to reinvent the wheel in hopes of appealing to a younger generation of moviegoers and each time they’ve failed to sustain any … Continue reading Universal Monsters: What’s Coming After ‘The Invisible Man’?

New ‘Halloween’ Movies Coming 2020 & 2021

The Boogeyman is back... Again. Halloween co-creator John Carpenter made it official Friday: the saga of Laurie Strode v. Michael Myers isn't over. In fact, it's got at least two more films left in it. Halloween Kills, the sequel to 2018's Halloween, will hit theaters Oct. 16, 2020. The rebooted trilogy will then close out … Continue reading New ‘Halloween’ Movies Coming 2020 & 2021

‘The Invisible Man’ Adds ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ Star in Titular Role

With Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures gearing up for The Invisible Man, it's finally been revealed who will take on the titular antagonist. Per Variety, The Haunting of Hill House star Oliver Jackson-Cohen will take on the role of the classic Universal movie monster for writer/director/producer Leigh Whannell's (Upgrade) re-imagining of the 1933 classic, which itself … Continue reading ‘The Invisible Man’ Adds ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ Star in Titular Role

‘Halloween’ Sequel Lands ‘Firestarter’ Screenwriter

Jason Blum recently confirmed that he is indeed trying to get going a sequel to last year's Halloween and now he has his writer. According to Collider, Blumhouse is in negotiations with Scott Teems to pen the script for Halloween 2. The gig keeps Teems on Jason Blum's payroll and in the horror realm. The … Continue reading ‘Halloween’ Sequel Lands ‘Firestarter’ Screenwriter

Film Review– ‘Halloween’ (2018)

John Carpenter's "Halloween" has spawned several mostly-awful sequels, reboots, and reinterpretations. At this point one could hardly blame you for rolling your eyes at the prospect of yet another "Halloween" movie. Thankfully, after decades of disappointment, director David Gordon Green's ("Pineapple Express," "Stronger") follow-up is more treat than trick. He and his co-writers Danny McBride … Continue reading Film Review– ‘Halloween’ (2018)

‘The First Purge’ afterthoughts

By Jordan Peterson | @thefilmmajor Director: Gerard McMurray Writer: James DeMonaco Starring: Y'Ian Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Marissa Tomei Release date: July 4, 2018 Rated: R 'The Purge' is a frustrating franchise. Each time a new film comes out, I walk into the theater fingers crossed. "This will be the one," I tell myself. … Continue reading ‘The First Purge’ afterthoughts

31 Days of Halloween: ‘Happy Death Day’ (2017)– Video Review

Did good things happen when Scream met Groundhog Day on Friday the 13th? Check out my video review for Happy Death Day and find out for yourself! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiILkmg1xHw&t=85s What did you all think of Happy Death Day? Where you entertained by this quirky slasher or were you not impressed? Hit me up in the comments … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: ‘Happy Death Day’ (2017)– Video Review

31 Days of Halloween: Review: Star-making performance carries Blumhouse to another victory in ‘Happy Death Day’

By Jordan Peterson | @TheFilmMajor Director: Christopher Landon Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton Release date: October 13th, 2017 Rated: PG-13 (for violence/terror, crude sexual content, language, some drug material and partial nudity) Running time: 1 hour and 36 minutes "Get up. Live your day. Get killed. Again." … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Review: Star-making performance carries Blumhouse to another victory in ‘Happy Death Day’