Tag Archives: Jason Blum

Fresh director can’t elevate bland horror prequel

3/10 The eminent horror production studio has started to inject real talent into its movies, but it’s clearly not always going to be enough. In Annabelle: Creation, a group of orphans moves into the spacious, rural house of the mysterious … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: The Martian takes another crown as another weekend flops

The Martian won the weekend again as all three new releases laid eggs. The weekend’s total, $70.1 million, is the year’s lowest, though this is predictable for a Halloween weekend- Box Office Mojo Bradley Cooper and Sandra Bullock vehicles Burnt and Our Brand is … Continue reading

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The Visit Shyamalan’s masterpiece

After the turn of the century, everyone kind of gave up on M. Night Shyamalan. Though he entered the ’00s on a wave of critical acclaim with Unbreakable and The Sixth Sense, he steadily lost steam with dud after dud until the hotly anticipated Last … Continue reading

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Insidious 3 focuses on correct lead, still tame, predictable

So if they’re titling the movies like chapters in a book, shouldn’t this one be called Insidious: Prologue? The deceptively titled Insidious: Chapter 3 takes place a few years before the first movie and chronicles Elise Rainer (Lin Shayne) coming out of retirement … Continue reading

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