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‘Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island’ Blu-ray Review

‘Blumhouse’s Fantasy Island’ Blu-ray Review

Stars: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang, Portia Doubleday, Ryan Hansen, Michael Rooker | Written by Jeff Wadlow, Jillian Jacobs, Christopher Roach | Directed by Jeff Wadlow

The latest venture from genre specialists Blumhouse Productions is this horror adaptation of the popular 1977 TV series that starred Ricardo Montalban and Hervé Villechaize. However, while that sounds like a good idea in theory, it leaves a little to be desired in practice.

The set-up is almost identical to the TV show. A plane full of good-looking competition winners arrives at a remote island and their mysterious, white-suited host Mr Roarke (Michael Peña) informs them that the island will fulfil their every fantasy. The only catches are that it’s one fantasy per person and they have to see it out till the end, come what may.

The separate fantasies kick in almost immediately: high-fiving dude bros Jd (Ryan Hansen

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