Movie Discussion: Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: House of 1000 Corpses Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: April 11, 2003 Studio: Spectacle Entertainment Group & Universal Pictures Distributer: Lions Gate Films Domestic Gross: $12.6 million Budget: $7 million (estimated) Director: Rob Zombie Producer: Andy Given, et al. Screenwriter: Rob Zombie Adaptation? No. Cinematographers: Alex Poppas […]

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Movie Discussion: Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Alternate title: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2 Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 22, 1986 Studio: Cannon Films Distributer: Cannon Film Distributors Domestic Gross: $8 million Budget: $4.7 million (estimated) Director: Tobe Hooper Producers: L.M. Kit Carson, Yoram Globus, Menahem Golan, […]

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Movie Discussion: Peter Jackson’s Dead Alive (1992)

Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Dead Alive Alternate titles: Braindead (Original title) Country of origin: New Zealand Date of New Zealand release: August 13, 1992 Date of U.S. release: February 12, 1993 Studio: WingNut Films, New Zealand Film Commission & Avalon Studios Limited Distributer: Trimark Pictures Domestic Gross: $242,000 Budget: $3 million Director: Peter Jackson […]

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Movie Discussion: Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (1985)

Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Re-Animator Alternate titles: n/a Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 18, 1985 Studio: Empire Pictures Distributer: Empire Pictures Domestic Gross: $2 million Budget: $900,000 (estimated) Director: Stuart Gordon Producers: Michael Avery, Bruce William Curtis, Bob Greenberg, Charles Donald Story & Brian Yunza Screenwriters: Stuart Gordon, William Norris […]

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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: Faye Jackson’s Strigoi (2009)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Strigoi Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 2009 (festivals only) Studio: St. Mortiz Productions Distributer: Breaking Glass Pictures (DVD) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Faye Jackson Producer: Rey Muraru Screenwriter: Faye Jackson Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Kathinka Minthe Make-Up/FX: Kristyan Mallett Music: ? Part of a series? No. […]

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Movie Discussion: Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: From Dusk till Dawn Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: January 19, 1996 Studio: Dimension Films, Miramax Films, et al. Distributer: Dimension Films Domestic Gross: $25.8 million Budget: $19 million (estimated) Director: Robert Rodriguez Producers: Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Kurtzman, et al. Screenwriter: Quentin Tarantino Adaptation? No. […]

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Movie Discussion: John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London (1981)

  Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: An American Werewolf in London Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 21, 1981 Studio: PolyGram, et al. Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $20.4 million Budget: $10 million (estimated) Directors: John Landis Producers: Peter Guber, et al. Screenwriter: John Landis Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Robert Paynter Make-Up/FX: […]

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