Blumhouse Productions: The New House of Horror

V McCollum (Editor), Todd K. Platts (Editor), Mathias Clasen (Editor)

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Abstract

Blumhouse Productions: The New House of Horror provides the first sustained academic inquiry into one of the biggest production companies currently working in horror film production. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines explore various facets of the company, which is known for such hit franchises as Paranormal Activity, Insidious, and The Purge, in addition to critically acclaimed works such as Get Out, and box office sensations such as Happy Death Day and Split. Balancing attention to the behind-the-scenes workings of the company and its productions with accounts of the films themselves, the book presents a thorough and detailed picture of Blumhouse Productions and its cultural footprint.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCardiff
PublisherUniversity of Wales
Number of pages288
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-78683-864-3
ISBN (Print) ‎ 178683863X
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2022

Publication series

NameHorror Studies

Keywords

  • Horror Studies
  • Filmmaking
  • Film Industry
  • Horror Genre
  • Masculinity
  • Haunted
  • Film Studies
  • United States

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