We catch up with hot young producer Jason Blum - the man who helped bring the world Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister, and this week drops Dark Skies.
We sit down with actor and writer Marlon Wayans to talk about his latest parody film A Haunted House, crowd reactions to his films, critical reactions, when a genre is ripe for parody, and his work outside of the shadow of his most frequent collaborators.
This week Andrew Parker and Phil Brown take a look at the DVD/Blu-ray releases of Steven Soderbergh's male stripper saga Magic Mike, Paranormal Activity creator Oren Peli's Chernobyl Diaries, and Timur Bekmambetov's inexplicably awesome Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
We talked to Paranormal Activity creator Oren Peli about writing the screenplay and producing his latest work of horror Chernobyl Diaries and the challenges of creating a ghost town.
Filled with the requisite amount of jump scares the haunted house sub-genre demands, Paranormal Activity 3 delivers the goods in an interestingly different manner than its two predecessors and in a way that will leave fans of the micro-budget horror series clamouring for a fourth entry. Not everything adds up perfectly, but the one thing that many people will deride it for doing is actually the biggest strength of the film: hinting at a possibility that the series might be ready to go in a more interesting direction. In this respect the film is certainly an improvement over the second film and in many ways it manages to be superior to the original.
Odd things start occurring shortly after a young couple moves into a seemingly typical suburban home. A mysterious presence is in the house, keeping them up at night. In an effort to get to the bottom of these disturbing events, the couple setup a camera to record the bedroom as they sleep. Things get scary […]