Movie Discussion: Drew Goddard’s The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

Monthly Theme: Giant Monsters The Film: The Cabin in the Woods Country of origin: U.S.A Date of U.S. release: April 13, 2012 Studio: Lionsgate & Mutant Enemy Distributer: Lionsgate Domestic Gross: $42 million Budget: $30 million (estimated) Director: Drew Goddard Producers: Joss Whedon, et al. Screenwriters: Drew Goddard & Joss Whedon Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Peter […]

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Movie Discussion: J.A. Bayona’s The Orphanage [El orfanato] (2007)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: The Orphanage Country of origin: Spain Spanish title: El orfanato Date of Spanish release: October 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: December 28, 2007 Studio: Grupo Rodar, et al. Distributer: Picturehouse (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $7.1 million Budget: $4 million (estimated) Directors: J.A. Bayona Producers: Guillermo del Toro, et […]

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TV Discussion: Season 1 of Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s American Horror Story (2011)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Show: American Horror Story Season: 1 (Murder House) Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of season debut: October 5, 2011 No. of episodes: 12 Channel: FX Network Production Companies: Brad Falchuk Teley-Vision, et al. Series creators: Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk Directors: Ryan Murphy, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, Bradley Buecker, David Semel, […]

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Movie Discussion: Brad Anderson’s Session 9 (2001)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: Session 9 Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 10, 2001 Studio: USA Films, et al. Distributer: USA Films Domestic Gross: $373,000 Budget: $1.5 million (estimated) Directors: Brad Anderson Producers: Dorothy Aufiero, et al. Screenwriters: Brad Anderson & Stephen Gavedon Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Uta Briesewitz Make-Up/FX: […]

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