Movie Discussion: Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari [Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari] (1920)

Monthly Theme: Protohorror The Film: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Country of origin: Germany German title: Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari Date of German release: February 17, 1920 Date of U.S. release: March 19, 1921 Studio: Decla-Bioscop AG Distributer: Goldwyn Distributing Company Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $18,000 (estimated) Director: Robert Wiene Producers: Rudolf Meinert & […]

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Movie Discussion: Stuart Gordon’s From Beyond (1986)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: From Beyond Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 24, 1986 Studio: Empire Pictures & Taryn Prov Distributer: Empire Pictures Domestic Gross: $1.2 million Budget: $4.5 million (estimated) Director: Stuart Gordon Producers: Charles Band, Brian Yunza, et al. Screenwriters: Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli & Brian Yunza Adaptation? […]

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Movie Discussion: George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead (1985)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Day of the Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: July 19, 1985 Studio: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC), et al. Distributer: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC), Domestic Gross: $5 million Budget: $3.5 million Director: George A. Romero Producers: Richard P. Rubenstein, et al. Screenwriter: George A. Romero […]

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Movie Discussion: Richard Franklin’s Patrick (1978)

Monthly Theme: Ozploitation The Film: Patrick Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: October 1, 1978 Date of U.S. release: September 7, 1979 Studio: Filmways Australasian, et al. Distributer: Monarch Releasing Corporation Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $400,000 (estimated) Director: Richard Franklin Producers: Antony I. Ginnane, et al. Screenwriter: Everett De Roche Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: […]

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Movie Discussion: Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs (2008)

Monthly Theme: Religious Cults The Film: Martyrs Country of origin: France Date of French release: September 3, 2008 Date of U.S. release: April 28, 2009 (DVD only) Studio: Canal +, CinéCinéma, et al. Distributer: The Weinstein Company Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $6.5 million (estimated) Director: Pascal Laugier Producers: Frédéric Doniguian, et al. Screenwriters: Pascal Laugier Adaptation? […]

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Movie Discussion: Bryan Forbes’ The Stepford Wives (1975)

Monthly Theme: Religious Cults The Film: The Stepford Wives Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: February 12, 1975 Studio: Fadsin Cinema Associates & Palomar Pictures Distributer: Columbia Pictures Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Bryan Forbes Producers: Edgar J. Scherick, et al. Screenwriter: William Goldman Adaptation? Yes, from the 1972 novel The Stepford […]

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