‘Evil Eye’ First Look: Revenge, Reincarnation, and Indian Mythology Come to Blumhouse by Jacob Hall

What if you suspected that your daughter’s new fiancé was the reincarnation of a man who tried to kill you 30 years ago? That’s the clever and creepy premise behind Evil Eye, a new Blumhouse horror movie that puts South Asian characters and mythology front-and-center.

Directed by twin brother filmmakers Elan Dassani and Rajeev DassaniEvil Eye is part of the upcoming Welcome to the Blumhouse program, which will see a number of films from diverse filmmakers debut on Amazon this October. And while Blumhouse, the studio behind Get OutThe Invisible Man, and The Purge, has become a household name for genre enthusiasts, this film feels emblematic of the entire initiative: it’s a chance for filmmakers from underserved backgrounds to tell stories unique to their heritage, putting their personal touch on a horror film being presented on one of the biggest platforms in the world.

I don’t know if this will be any good or not, but I’m going to watch… for sure. I believe you can get all Blumhouse films for free with Amazon Prime. So yes, I’m definitely “in” on this one. Calleen

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