Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: Pulse Japanese title: Kairo Country of origin: Japan Date of Japanese release: February 10, 2001 Date of U.S. release: November 9, 2005 Studio: Daiei Eiga, Hakuhodo & Imagica Distributer: Toho Company/Magnolia Pictures Domestic Gross: $51,000 Budget: ? Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Producer: Yasuyoshi Tokuma, et al. Screenwriter: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Adaptation? No. […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse [Kairo] (2001)"
Monthly Theme: Witchcraft & Black Magic The Film: The Devils Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: July 1971 Date of U.S. release: July 16, 1971 Studio: Russo Productions Distributer: Warner Bros. Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Ken Russell Producer: Roy Baird, et al. Screenwriter: Ken Russell Adaptation? Yes, from the 1952 book The Devils […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Ken Russell’s The Devils (1971)"
Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Thirst Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Bakjwi Date of South Korean release: April 30, 2009 Date of U.S. release: July 31, 2009 Studio: Focus Features International, et al. Distributer: Focus Features (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $228,000 Budget: $5 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Ahn Soo-hyun, et al. […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Thirst [Bakjwi] (2009)"
Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: 28 Weeks Later Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: May 11, 2007 Studio: Fox Atomic, et al. Distributer: Fox Atomic & Fox Searchlight Pictures Domestic Gross: $28.6 million Budget: $15 million (estimated) Directors: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Producers: Danny Boyle, […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later (2007)"