‘Welcome to the Blumhouse’ Releases Trailers to Four New Horror Movies Coming to Amazon
Blumhouse Productions has delivered some of the most successful horror movies around. Their projects are typically low-budget with clear concepts. As a result, they have room for higher profits. Blumhouse has brought the world massive projects, including The Purge, Paranormal Activity, Get Out, among other huge hits. However, they also bring terror to the small screen. Blumhouse is looking to get folks into the Halloween spirit with the second iteration of the horror anthology series Welcome to the Blumhouse.
‘Welcome to the Blumhouse’ streaming anthology
Welcome to the Blumhouse expands upon the company’s filmography with a collection of movies. There isn’t a narrative that threads the installments together. Rather, an overarching theme connects them. The first set covered the theme of the power that family and love have over one’s redemption or destruction. Meanwhile, the upcoming set’s theme is institutional horrors and personal phobias.
The second collection will also include a total of four movie titles. Welcome to the Blumhouse employs a double feature release format. Bingo Hell and Black as Night will hit Amazon on Oct. 1. Meanwhile, Madres and The Manor will be on the streaming service on Oct. 8.
‘Welcome to the Blumhouse’ begins with ‘Bingo Hell’
“Bingo Hell” is set in the Barrio of Oak Springs. Lupita (Adriana Barraza) is considered the heart of her community and her elderly group of friends. Their neighborhood is facing gentrification, but they refuse to let it change their way of life. Mr. Big (Richard Brake) purchased their bingo hall. Everything is now at stake, including their lives.
Gigi Saul Guerrero directs and co-writes a screenplay alongside Shane McKenzie and Perry Blackshear. “Bingo Hell” debuts through Welcome to the Blumhouse on Oct. 1.
‘Black As Night’
“Black as Night” follows 15-year-old Shawna (Asjha Cooper), who’s about to spend her summer fighting vampires in New Orleans. However, she’s forced to wrestle with her self-confidence issues as she faces danger. Fortunately, she has the help of three trusted friends to help defend the city from the vampire factions.
Maritte Lee Go directs a screenplay written by Sherman Payne. “Black as Night” will be released with “Bingo Hell” on Oct. 1.
“Madres” is the third installment. Set in 1970’s California, a Mexican-American couple moves to a farming community when they’re planning on having their first child. However, the wife starts to have visions and symptoms that could be linked to a dangerous curse or something even worse.
“Madres” is directed by Ryan Zaragoza and written by Mario Miscione and Marcella Ochoa. The second half of Welcome to the Blumhouse will be available on Amazon starting Oct. 8.
“The Manor” follows Judith Albright (Barbara Hershey), who recently had a stroke. She’s moved into a nursing home, where she discovers that a dark entity is preying on the residents. However, no one is willing to believe her. Judith must figure out a way to escape, or she’ll find herself to be another victim.
“The Manor” is written and directed by Axelle Carolyn. The movie will be part of a double feature with “Madres on Oct. 8.
Welcome to the Blumhouse is part of Amazon Prime Video’s Halloween programming to get audiences in the spooky spirit of the season. Blumhouse is providing diverse stories surrounding the overarching theme of institutional horrors and personal phobias.