Tag: Welcome to the Blumhouse

It Would Be a Fib To Call ‘The Lie’ a Movie Worth Your Time

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of self-harm. This article contains spoilers. Familial issues are a recurring motif in the horror genre, spanning back as far as 1956’s “The Bad Seed” and ranging in scope from pregnancy and childbirth in “Rosemary’s Baby” (1968) to domestic abuse in “The Shining” (1980). However, there tends to be [...]

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‘Black Box’ Fails to Light Up the Screen

“Black Box,” Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour’s directorial debut, one of the films comprising the new “Welcome to the Blumhouse” series on Amazon Prime, exhibits an intriguing premise but middling execution. The film starts a bit slow, then gradually builds momentum until the third act, when the narrative ultimately fizzles and goes cold. It does just enough to [...]

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‘Evil Eye’ Fails to Scare

If you are anything like me, you will know that the start of October means one very important thing: a plethora of newly released horror movies. Amazon Prime is catering to horror movie fanatics with their new film series called “Welcome to the Blumhouse” perfect for this Halloween season. The final film in the series [...]

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Blumhouse’s ‘Nocturne’ Is a Spooky Head Trip

While we continue to quarantine, Blumhouse Productions and Amazon Studios are keeping the Halloween spirit alive this year with their four-film project, “Welcome to the Blumhouse.” The third film in the series, “Nocturne,” is now available to stream on Prime Video. If you’re tired of the cliche jump-scare fests that have taken over the horror [...]

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