Jason Blum

Interview: Halloween Kills director David Gordon Green on how classic cinema inspired him and the pressure of taking on an iconic horror franchise

October 27, 2021

After pushing 2018’s sequel-cum-reboot Halloween to record breaking statistics, it only made sense that writer/director David Gordon Green was handed a sequel to continue revelling in Michael Myers’ carnage. Not only granted a sequel – Halloween Kills – but a trilogy (Halloween Ends, set for a 2022 release) to boot, Green expanded on the violent […]

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Interview: The Black Phone writer/director Scott Derrickson on his love of the Horror genre and the importance of casting.

October 14, 2021

To coincide with the trailer launch of The Black Phone, the latest horror film from Blumhouse, detailing the abduction of a young boy who learns he is able to communicate with the voices of his captor’s previous victims through a disconnected black phone, Peter Gray chatted with the film’s director, Scott Derrickson, discussing the origins […]

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Interview: Freaky star Kathryn Newton on swapping bodies with Vince Vaughn and her love of the horror genre

November 10, 2020

Christopher Landon‘s self-described “batshit crazy” body-swap horror movie Freaky is getting ready to be unleashed in Australian cinemas this week, and to coincide with its impending release The AU Review’s Peter Gray was fortunate enough to chat with the film’s lead actress, Kathryn Newton.  After the Big Little Lies alum noted that making scary movies […]

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Interview: Jason Blum talks Halloween, working with John Carpenter and teases upcoming Blumhouse film Spooky Jack

October 25, 2018

The AU’s Harris Dang sat down with Blumhouse’s Jason Blum to talk about his latest production, Halloween, which hits cinemas today. They talk about the great response the film has had so far, the weight of working with heavyweights like Jamie Lee Curtis and John Carpenter – not to mention the franchise itself. Blum also […]

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Win a copy of Blumhouse’s newest horror film Truth Or Dare on DVD

August 19, 2018

Iconic horror production house Blumhouse returns with another edge-of-your-seat horror movie with Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare. A group of friends set out to enjoy their last spring break together, when a harmless game of truth or dare turns deadly. Someone – or something – begins to torment people who lie or refuse the dare. Starring […]

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M. Night Shyamalan heading to Australia for new film The Visit

August 6, 2015

Exciting news for fans of terror and suspense, Universal Pictures has announced Oscar nominated director M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, The Village, Signs, Unbreakable) is coming to Australia to introduce his new thriller The Visit. Starring Australian rising stars, Olivia DeJonge (ABC TVs Hiding) and Ed Oxenbould (Paper Planes, Puberty Blues) lead as brother […]

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