Movie Discussion: John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982)

Monthly Theme: Alien Invasions The Film: The Thing Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: June 25, 1982 Studio: Universal Pictures & Turman-Foster Company Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $19.6 million Budget: $15 million (estimated) Director: John Carpenter Producers: Stuart Cohen, et al. Screenwriter: Bill Lancaster. Adaptation? Yes, of the 1938 novella Who Goes There? […]

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Movie Discussion: Pedro Almodóvar’s Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! [¡Átame!] (1990)

Monthly Theme: Erotic Thrillers The Film: Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Spanish title: ¡Átame! Country of origin: Spain Date of Spanish release: January 22, 1990 Date of U.S. release: May 4, 1990 Studios: El Deseo S.A. Distributer: Miramax Domestic Gross: $4 million Budget: ? Director: Pedro Almodóvar Producers: Augustín Almodóvar & Enrique Posner Screenwriter: Pedro […]

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Movie Discussion: Dario Argento’s The Bird with the Crystal Plumage [L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo] (1970)

  Monthly Theme: Giallo The Film: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage Italian title: L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: February 19, 1970 Date of U.S. release: June 12, 1970 Studio: Central Cinema Company Film [CCC], Glazier & Seda Spettacoli Distributer: Titanus Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $500,000 (estimated) Director: […]

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