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Halloween 4: The Return Of Michael Myers Ending Explained: 'Evil Dies Tonight,' In 1988

This franchise has been through a lot. For all of their talk on doing away with the lore of its sequels, the makers of "Halloween Kills" sure are digging in the crates for inspiration on the follow-up to David Gordon Green's 2018 effort, "Halloween," itself a sequel to John Carpenter's 1978 original. "Halloween" (1978) has since gotten eleven sequels and two retcons in 1998 and 2018, so there's a lot of continuity gumbo happening — it's enough to turn any new "Halloween" fan off from delving int...
Tags: Movies, Green, John, North America, Smith, Writers Guild Of America, Jamie Lee Curtis, Paramount, Michael, Jamie, John Carpenter, Hill, Myers, Loomis, Carpenter, Meeker


Halloween Ends Will Feature A Four-Year Time Jump

Warning: this post contains massive spoilers for "Halloween Kills." Proceed with caution.With "Halloween Kills" now in theaters and streaming on Peacock, the eyes of horror fans are focused on the next entry in the franchise, "Halloween Ends." As the name implies, the sequel will conclude this iteration of the enduring slasher series, which has been spearheaded by director David Gordon Green. Now, the filmmaker has revealed that the next installment will make a four-year leap ahead in time.Green...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, Michael, Curtis, Laurie, Haddonfield, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Allyson, Michael Myers, Anthony Michael Hall, Tommy Doyle, Andi Matichak, Matichak, Jame Lee Curtis Laurie Strode Four Years


The Huge Box Office For Halloween Kills Seemingly Says A Lot About Peacock

"Halloween Kills," after being delayed for a full year, finally made its way to theaters over the weekend, taking in a killer $50 million. It's the best start for a horror movie of any kind in the pandemic era, and also the best start for a movie getting a hybrid release, meaning that it launched both in theaters and on streaming. In this case, for free of charge to Peacock subscribers. However, the numbers make it hard to believe this movie was readily available on a major streaming service, wh...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, News, Netflix, Army, Ridley Scott, MGM, Samba TV, Samba, Martin Scorsese, Kong, Peacock, Zack Snyder, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse


'Halloween Kills' smashed box-office expectations despite also streaming on Peacock and it shows the strength of the horror genre

Michael Myers is back in "Halloween Kills." Universal "Halloween Kills" topped the domestic box office over the weekend with $50 million. It cost just $20 million to produce. Horror movies have been resilient during the pandemic, from "A Quiet Place Part II" to "Candyman." "Halloween Kills," the sequel to the 2018 "Halloween" franchise revival, exceeded expectations at the US box office over the weekend, showing once more that the horror genre is thriving during the pandemic.The movie earn...
Tags: Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, US, Trends, Streaming, Box Office, Warner Bros, Horror Movies, Paramount, Comscore, Universal Pictures, Candyman, Blumhouse, Jordan Peele, Paul Dergarabedian


Halloween Kills Producer Jason Blum On Why Sequels Are Difficult [Interview]

In 2018, Blumhouse surpassed expectations with "Halloween," David Gordon Green's sequel to John Carpenter's 1978 slasher classic. Surpassing expectations wasn't anything new to Blumhouse, but the production company delivered a hit reboot that most audiences weren't expecting. Not just a hit, but more importantly, a well-liked return to the world of Laurie Strode and Michael Myers. Three years later, the horror icons return in "Halloween Kills." "Halloween" is one of the bigger Blumhouse titles. ...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, News, David, John, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Ouija, John Carpenter, Mike, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Michael Myers, Mike Flanagan, Laurie Strode, Scott Derrickson?You


Halloween Kills Extended Cut With A New Ending Will Be On Home Release, David Gordon Green Teases

"Halloween Kills" is now in theaters and on Peacock, with David Gordon Green returning to helm the follow-up to 2018's "Halloween" reboot/sequel. Green is on board to helm the third and (allegedly) final film in this trilogy, "Halloween Ends." But before that arrives, viewers will have a chance to see a somewhat different version of "Halloween Kills" first. Because according to Green, he's working on an extended cut of the film for home video release – complete with a different ending. Green str...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, Venice, Jamie Lee Curtis, Haddonfield, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Couper Samuelson, David Only, Collider Green, David Gordon Green Teases


Halloween Kills Director David Gordon Green Made A Rock 'N' Roll Sequel [Interview]

"Halloween Kills" is a bloodbath. Director David Gordon Green's sequel turns up the gore, the comedy, and the pace in the sequel to the hit reboot, which brought Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) back. Like most sequels, "Halloween Kills" goes bigger, especially in the kills department. Not only are they nasty and impressive pieces of craftsmanship from the VFX department, but they are surprising — sometimes even shocking. Green wanted the sequel to go a little nuts, especially after earning the ...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, John Carpenter, Scott, Danny, Carpenter, Davies, Cody, Haddonfield, Paul Rudd, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Michael Myers, Daniel Davies, Chris Nelson


The Daily Stream: Bit Is The Raddest Vampire Movie You Haven't Seen

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: "Bit"Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime and TubiThe Pitch: Brad Michael Elmore is one of the most exciting independent filmmakers working today. After feeling fed up with the gatekeeping of a studio system, he released his debut feature, "The Wolfman's Hammer" for free online. His second film, "Boogeyman Pop" was picked...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, America, Los Angeles, Duke, Buffy, Laurel, Izzy, Blumhouse, Elmore, Outfest, Nicole Maines, Garth Marenghi, Boney, Brad Michael Elmore, Laurel Supergirl


Halloween Ends Will 'Make People Very Angry,' Jamie Lee Curtis Teases

Just a few weeks away from The Night He Came Home and on the eve of the release of David Gordon Green's "Halloween Kills," star Jamie Curtis is here to give everyone one last scare. "Kills" is Green's second film in the resurrected, Blumhouse-backed "Halloween" franchise, a sequel to "Halloween" (2018). In it, Laurie Strode (Curtis) teams up with two other generations of Strode women to face down and give Michael Myers the sound defeat he's been needing since John Carpenter and Debra Hill origin...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, Venice, Smith, Michael, John Carpenter, Curtis, Carpenter, Laurie, Haddonfield, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Jamie Curtis, Michael Myers, Debra Hill


The Black Phone Trailer: Ethan Hawke Plays Sadistic Killer in Scott Derrickson’s Horror Pic

Universal Pictures has finally revealed the official trailer for Blumhouse’s newest horror-thriller film The Black Phone, which hails from Sinister duo Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill. The film is currently slated to arrive in theaters on February 4, 2022. The Black Phone trailer, which you can check out in the player below, teases Ethan Hawke’s most terrifying role of his career as he portrays the role of a sadistic killer called The Grabber. The video begins with the abduction of his la...
Tags: Apple, Video, Movies, Horror, Stephen King, Netflix, New York Times, Ethan Hawke, Cargill, Jason Blum, Universal Pictures, Joe Hill, Hill, Raymond, Finney, Blumhouse


The Black Phone Trailer: Director Scott Derrickson Returns To Horror

"The Black Phone" is Scott Derrickson's ("Doctor Strange") feature-length adaptation of Joe Hill's short horror story of the same name, originally published in his first collection "20th Century Ghosts" in 2005. The film was co-written with Derrickson's "Sinister" collaborator C. Robert Cargill, who also serves as co-producer on the film alongside Jason Blum. The movie had its world premiere at Fantastic Fest on September 25, 2021, where /Film's Eric Vespe caught it and sang its praises. The sto...
Tags: Movies, News, Colorado, Ethan Hawke, Trailers, Cargill, Joe Hill, Hill, Hawke, Abraham, Van Helsing, McGraw, Finney, Blumhouse, Scott Derrickson, Alexandre Aja


Jason Blum Is As Upset As You No One Saw Upgrade, Offers Update On TV Adaptation

"Upgrade" is getting an upgrade. When the bonkers-in-Yonkers sci-fi action film, written and directed by Leigh Whannell, released in 2018, it received a pithy welcome at the box office, though critics like /Film's Matt Donato had a good time with it. Whannell moved onto his bombshell hit "The Invisible Man" in 2020, and now that the dust has settled on the (pardon the pun) universal fanfare and praise surrounding the resurrected Universal Monsters franchise-launcher, the writer-director has sign...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Chris Anderson, Grey, Yonkers, Tim Walsh, Blumhouse, Blum, Asha, Logan Marshall Green, Marshall Green, Matt Donato, James Roland


The Activity Gets Reborn in Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin Trailer

The full Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin trailer for Paramount Players and Blumhouse’s upcoming reboot of the hit found-footage horror franchise has finally been revealed, teasing its new terrifying setting which is far different from previous films. The film is currently slated to make its debut on Friday, October 29, exclusively on Paramount+. The video, which you can check out below, features a young woman who goes to an Amish community in hopes of connecting with her first biological relati...
Tags: Video, Movies, Horror, Streaming, Jason Blum, Margot, Blumhouse, Michael Myers, Paranormal Activity, Movie News, William Eubank, Christopher Landon, Paramount Players, Oren Peli, Paramount Plus, Emily Bader Roland Buck III Dan Lippert


The Manor Director Axelle Carolyn Dishes On Her Nursing Home-Bound Horror [Interview]

Axelle Carolyn is a one-woman indie horror powerhouse. In 2015, she inspired a handful of horror directors to contribute to "Tales of Halloween," a horror anthology centered on the best holiday. She went on to direct episodes of "American Horror Story," "Creepshow," and "The Haunting of Bly Manor," cementing herself as a person to watch in horror. Now she's teamed with the folks at Amazon and Blumhouse for "The Manor," one of the new crop of "Welcome to the Blumhouse" films. In "The Manor," writ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, News, Sarah Paulson, John Carpenter, Carpenter, Barbara, Carolyn, Blumhouse, John Wick, Mike Flanagan, Frances Conroy, Sandy King, Axelle Carolyn, Bly Manor, Axelle Carolyn Dishes


Halloween Kills Featurette: Jamie Lee Curtis & David Gordon Green Offer Inside Look

Universal Pictures has released a new Halloween Kills featurette with star Jamie Lee Curtis and director David Gordon Green giving fans an inside look at the upcoming sequel. The film will be released in theaters and on Peacock on Friday, October 15. RELATED: Halloween Kills Review: Two-Hour Rampage of Bloodlust and Murder Halloween Kills is directed by Green from a screenplay he co-wrote with Scott Teems, Danny McBride. Joining Curtis are Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Thomas Mann, Ant...
Tags: Video, Movies, Horror, Green, Karen, Streaming, Jamie Lee Curtis, Universal Pictures, Michael, John Carpenter, Curtis, Peacock, Laurie, Haddonfield, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse


Vamp or Not? Bingo Hell

This 2021 release was directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero for the Welcome to Blumhouse movie run that the production company were doing in association with Amazon. I watched it as the trailer looked fun, not expecting to do a ‘Vamp or Not?’ – and that aspect is a bit blink and miss at that. The film is set in Oak Springs a rundown neighbourhood where businesses are selling up and people moving out. The hipsters are moving in and it is, of course, a cautionary tale about gentrification on one level –...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Mario, Hall, Rob Zombie, Dolores, Lupita, Dracula, Harker, Scott Caldwell, Amazon UK, Yolanda, Blumhouse, Soul Eater, Vampiric Entity, Richard Brake


The Deep House Trailer: Yes, This Is An Underwater Haunted House Movie

"Everything stayed exactly as it was."Connoisseurs of ultraviolence Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, known for their 2007 French extreme horror film "Inside," have waded into strange waters once again. Their next offering is "The Deep House," in which a pair of divers discover a remote French lake that holds a preserved haunted house below its surface. Here's the official logline:A young and modern couple who go to France to explore an underwater house and share their findings on social medi...
Tags: Movies, News, France, Trailers, Clive Barker, Paramount Home Entertainment, James Jagger, Epix, Blumhouse, Leatherface, Maury, Texas Chain Saw Massacre, Deep House, Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo, Bustillo


And Just Like That, The Sex And The City Revival Gets An HBO Max Release Date

Stop arguing over which friend in your group chat is the Samantha (because the truth is, no one who calls themselves a Samantha is actually a Samantha) and start getting excited about HBO's "Sex and the City" reboot, "And Just Like That." HBO officially announced during their HBO Max Europe launch that the new series, starring three of our four favorite ladies, will begin airing in December 2021. We might have some personal reservations based on the quality of the "Sex and the City" movies, but ...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, News, New York City, Miranda, Samantha, Nicole Ari Parker, Charlotte, Carrie, Chris Noth, Blumhouse, Evan Handler, Steve Brady, David Eigenberg, Charlotte Kristin Davis


The Exorcist Reboot Will Be 'Fresh, New' And 'Really, Really Scary,' Jason Blum Promises

With the "Purge" siren still winding down and the battery still beeping on the "Paranormal Activity" franchise, Blumhouse has dipped their hands into another horror honeypot: The Exorcist franchise.As David Gordon Green's Blum-backed "Halloween" excised everything beyond John Carpenter's first two original Michael Myers tales, the new "Exorcist" project aims to continue the original 1973 William Friedkin film about the demonic possession of a young girl while pretending that its other sequels ne...
Tags: Movies, News, David, Jason Blum, John Carpenter, Regan, Ellen Burstyn, Burstyn, Linda Blair, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Blum, Michael Myers, William Friedkin, Danny McBride, MacNeil


A House On The Bayou Trailer: Blumhouse And Epix Team Up For A Terrifying Dinner Party

Bonding with your neighbors is very tricky business. Inviting them in could be a great way to get closer ... or it could be the sinister start to a new terrifying tale from Blumhouse. The family at the center of "A House on the Bayou" is about to learn that lesson the hard way. Hopefully they can unite to survive the visit, but based on this sneak peek, things are looking pretty dark.Check out the new trailer for "A House on the Bayou" below! A House On The Bayou Trailer Nothing says family ge...
Tags: Movies, News, House, Trailers, Louisiana, Anna, Don, Jessica, Epix, Blumhouse, Alex McAulay, Anna Chambers Lia McHugh, Isaac Jacob Lofland, John Paul Schneider, John Chambers Angela Sarafyan Paul Schneider, Anna Lia McHugh


Blumhouse's LGBTQ+ Horror Film Will Stream On Peacock

Last week we reported that Kevin Bacon was returning to his summer camp horror roots by joining the cast of John Logan's untitled gay conversion therapy camp horror film with Blumhouse, but the latest news out of BlumFest paints an interesting picture for the film's release. The directorial debut of the three-time Oscar nominated screenwriter ("Hugo," "Gladiator," "The Aviator") will not be heading to theaters, but is instead heading directly to Peacock. The decision follows the news that "Hallo...
Tags: Movies, News, Netflix, Kevin Bacon, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Young, Walt Disney Studios, Peacock, Statista, Blumhouse, Blum, John Logan, Carrie Preston, Darwin del Fabrio, Kevin Bacon Anna Chlumsky Theo Germaine


Tyler Perry And Jason Blum Are Teaming Up To Make A Horror Movie

Madea said it best: "Keep playing with the devil, he gonna show up." The devil has indeed shown up in the form of Blumhouse Productions founder and CEO Jason Blum ("The Purge" franchise). At BlumFest 2021 -- an annual Halloween-centric festival for Blumhouse fans -- Blum announced an upcoming collaboration with Madea's creator, writer-producer Tyler Perry.Blum and Perry's upcoming thriller, "Help," is set to begin production in Atlanta next year at Perry's own Tyler Perry Studios. This will be t...
Tags: Halloween, Movies, News, Atlanta, Mpaa, Cbs, Red Cross, Jason Blum, Eli Roth, Tyler Perry, Perry, Myers, McElroy, Blumhouse, Blum, Peachtree


Mr. Harrigan’s Phone: Donald Sutherland & Jaeden Martell Leads Netflix’s Stephen King Adaptation

Blumhouse has officially announced that Golden Globe and Emmy winning-actor Donald Sutherland and Jaeden Martell (Knives Out) have officially signed on for the leading roles in Netflix’s upcoming film adaptation of Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, based on Stephen King’s short story from his 2020 novella If It Bleeds. This project marks Martell’s latest Stephen King project after previously starring in Warner Bros. Pictures’ hit coming-of-age horror films IT and IT: Chapter 2. #BREAKINGNEWS ALERT — #Donal...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Stephen King, Netflix, Maine, Donald Sutherland, Streaming, Ryan Murphy, Golden Globe, Warner Bros Pictures, Blumhouse, Martell, John Lee Hancock, Scott Greenberg, Carla Hacken, Harrigan


A House on the Bayou Trailer Teases Blumhouse & EPIX’s First Horror Pic

The official trailer for Blumhouse and EPIX’s upcoming horror thriller film titled A House on the Bayou has been released, which hails from Alex McAulay. The film will serve as the first project under Blumhouse Television and the network’s eight-movie deal which was first announced last March. It is currently slated to make its debut on November 19 on EPIX and on VOD. RELATED: Exclusive: Welcome to the Blumhouse’s Black as Night & Bingo Hell Featurettes A House on the Bayou is written and direct...
Tags: Video, TV, Movies, Horror, Syfy, House, TV News, Streaming, Louisiana, Anna, Jessica, Epix, John Chambers, Blumhouse, ComingSoon, Movie News


Behind The Monsters Trailer: Shudder's Doc Series Slices Into Horror History

Some monsters make the journey from horror villain to cultural icon look easy, so Shudder is scoping them out. The new docu-series "Behind The Monsters" delves into horror's most famous villains, chatting with the creatives who helped shape them and tracing each terrifying rise to fame. So, if you've spent hours upon hours watching Michael Myers hunt down his victims, or ever delighted in a chilling Freddy Kreuger nightmare, this might be exactly what you need in your life.Check out the new trai...
Tags: Television, Movies, News, Trailers, Chucky, Jim Doyle, Candyman, Tom Holland, Freddy Krueger, Blumhouse, Wes Craven, Virginia Madsen, Freddy Kreuger, Catherine Hicks, Doug Bradley, Michael Myers


Black As Night Director Maritte Lee Go Brings A Fresh Perspective To An Ancient Horror [Interview]

"Welcome to the Blumhouse" is back with four new films, each focused on telling a scary story from a marginalized community. The coming-of-age vampire horror "Black as Night" stars Asjha Cooper as Shawna, a 15-year-old in New Orleans whose high school concerns are thrown by the wayside when her drug-addicted mom gets bitten by a vampire. "Black as Night" is a refreshing and fun horror story that's whip-smart and filled to the brim with violent bloodsuckers. I got a chance to sit down via Zoom wi...
Tags: Europe, New York, Movies, News, New Orleans, Buffy, Sherman, Usc, Black, University Of Southern California, Jessica, Aren, Blumhouse, Shawna, Keith David, Sherman Payne


Jason Blum Says Day-And-Date Release For Halloween Kills Was His Idea

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered the movie industry in more ways than we know, but one change has become abundantly clear: Hybrid releases are all the rage. In the early months of the pandemic, Warner Bros. made big waves when it announced the plan to release its entire 2021 movie slate on HBO Max and in theaters simultaneously. Nearly a year later, with theaters across the country finally reopened, hybrid releases aren't really fading away.Paramount has gotten comfortable debuting family films...
Tags: Movies, News, David, Canada, United States, Warner Bros, North America, Jason Blum, Paramount, Clifford, Jamie, Vince Vaughn, Collider, Blumhouse, Blum, Freaky


The Black Phone: Release Date, Cast, And More

(Welcome to ...And More, our no-frills, zero B.S. guide to when and where you can watch upcoming movies and shows, and everything else you could possibly stand to know.)When uber-producer Jason Blum, the name behind the horror-friendly studio Blumhouse Productions, says that "The Black Phone" is the "scariest movie" he's "ever worked on," that's some pretty high praise. It immediately raises expectations for "The Black Phone," as does some of the other movie talent involved. This fright flick ma...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Colorado, Stephen King, Ethan Hawke, Cargill, Jason Blum, Universal Pictures, Joe Hill, Austin Texas, Hawke, Jane, Finney, Blumhouse, Scott Derrickson, Max Read


Five Nights At Freddy's Movie Loses Director Chris Columbus

It's weird how waiting for the "Five Nights At Freddy's" movie has felt like an actual level of the game. You're alone (because so few of your friends care), the night stretches on (by "night" we mean years), and bad news pops up like horrifying animatronic monsters when you least expect it. Is this some sort of elaborate ARG, is there a 10-year marketing plan for this movie? Probably not, but we need some sort of hope to hold onto if we're going to keep this dream alive. We've been reporting on...
Tags: Movies, News, Reddit, Lgbtq, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Nicolas Cage, Scott, Freddy, Blumhouse, Blum, Willy, Mike Flanagan, Chris Columbus, Scott Cawthon, Cawthon


New Track From John Carpenter's Halloween Kills Soundtrack Reveals 'Michael's Legend'

Ready for some of that old-timey foreboding tinkly piano music that John Carpenter does so well? Well, you're in luck, as Sacred Bones Records has released a new track from their forthcoming release of the "Halloween Kills" soundtrack. Universal and Blumhouse's anticipated slasher sequel is coming at us only a week after the final trailer dropped. And yes, they will have the soundtrack on vinyl too.In a press release, the label describes the track (titled "Michael's Legend) as follows: "In contr...
Tags: Movies, News, Green, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael, John Carpenter, Carpenter, Laurie, Haddonfield, David Gordon Green, Blumhouse, Judy Greer, Michael Myers, Will Patton, Allyson Nelson, Laurie Strode



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