Movie Discussion: Lamberto Bava’s Demons [Dèmoni] (1985)

Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Demons Italian title: Dèmoni Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: October 4, 1985 Date of U.S. release: May 30, 1986 Studio: DACFILM Rome Distributer: Ascot Films Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $1.8 million Director: Lamberto Bava Producer: Dario Argento Screenwriters: Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava, Franco Ferrini & Dardano Sacchetti […]

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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: The Spierig Brothers’ Daybreakers (2009)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Daybreakers Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: February 4, 2010 Date of U.S. release: January 8, 2010 Studio: Lionsgate, et al. Distributer: Lionsgate Domestic Gross: $30 million Budget: $20 million (estimated) Directors: The Spierig Brothers Producers: Peter Block, et al. Screenwriters: The Spierig Brothers Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Ben […]

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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: Clive Barker’s Hellraiser (1987)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: Hellraiser Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: September 11, 1987 Date of U.S. release: September 18, 1987 Studio: Cinemarque Entertainment BV, et al. Distributer: New World Pictures Domestic Gross: $13.9 million Budget: $1 million (estimated) Directors: Clive Barker Producers: Mark Armstrong, et al. Screenwriters: Clive Barker Adaptation? […]

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Movie Discussion: Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead (1981)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: The Evil Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: April 24, 1983 Studio: Renaissance Pictures Distributer: New Line Cinemas Domestic Gross: $2.4 million Budget: $375,000 (estimated) Directors: Sam Raimi Producers: Robert G. Tapert, et al. Screenwriters: Sam Raimi Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Tom Philo Make-Up/FX: Tom Sullivan, et […]

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