Producer Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions really only started to branch out beyond the Paranormal Activity franchise three years ago, but those three years have been ridiculously prolific. In that short time, Blumhouse has established itself as a powerhouse in Hollywood horror, with a consistent string of hits like Insidious, Sinister, and The Purge proving that low budgets don’t have to equate to bad movies.
The potty-mouthed stoner teddy bear at the heart of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted movies isn’t that radical of a concept. Movies have made a habit of taking childhood imagery and contorting it for decades. After all, there’s nothing more shocking than seeing something from your youth transformed into something adult. That thing you knew when you were innocent is now not-so-innocent. That shock occasionally… Continue reading The Funny, Scary, and Weird Ways Movies Try to Corrupt Your Childhood
We’re only just now teetering on a wave of ’90s nostalgia at the movies, and things like Dumb and Dumber To are just a sign of what’s to come. And as someone who grew up in the late ’80s/’90s sweet spot, I’m happy to ride this wave of nostalgia for a little while, especially since it means we’re now getting a movie version of Scary
This hilarious, must-see comedy smash places Carmen Electra (TV’s Baywatch), Marlon Wayans (Senseless), Jon Abrahams (Boiler Room, The Faculty), and some of today’s hottest young stars in a wickedly funny send-up of today’s most popular horror movies! A familiar-looking group of teenagers find themselves being stalked by a more-than-vaguely recognizable masked killer! As the victims begin to pile up and the laughs pile on… Continue reading Scary Movie [Blu-ray]