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: Tom Six’s The Human Centipede (First Sequence) (2010)

Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: The Human Centipede [First Sequence] Alternate title: n/a Country of origin: The Netherlands Date of Dutch release: April 10, 2012 (DVD) Date of U.S. release: April 28, 2010 Studio: Six Entertainment Distributer: IFC Midnight Domestic Gross: $181,000 Budget: $1.5 million (estimated) Director: Tom Six Producer: Tom Six & Ilona Six […]

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Movie Discussion: Greg McLean’s Wolf Creek (2005)

Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: Wolf Creek Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: November 3, 2005 Date of U.S. release: December 25, 2005 Studio: The Australian Film Finance Corporation, et al. Distributer: Dimension Films Domestic Gross: $16.1 million Budget: $1 million (estimated) Directors: Greg McLean Producers: George Adams, et al. Screenwriter: Greg McLean […]

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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: Alexandre Bustillo & Julian Maury’s Inside [À l’intérieur] (2007)

Monthly Theme: Women on the Verge The Film: Inside French title: À l’intérieur Country of origin: France Date of French release: June 13, 2007 Date of U.S. release: April 15, 2008 (DVD release) Studio: BR, Canal + & CinéCinéma Distributer: Dimension Extreme (DVD) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $3 million (estimated) Directors: Julien Maury & Alexandre […]

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Movie Discussion: Michael Reeves’ Witchfinder General (1968)

Monthly Theme: Witchcraft & Black Magic The Film: Witchfinder General Country of origin: U.K. Alternate title: The Conqueror Worm (U.S. title) Date of U.K. release: May 1968 Date of U.S. release: August 14, 1968 Studio: Tigon British Film Productions & American International Productions (AIP) Distributer: American International Productions (AIP) Domestic Gross: $1.5 million Budget: $175,000 […]

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Movie Discussion: Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 1, 1974 Studio: Universal Pictures Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $30.9 million Budget: $83,500 (estimated) Director: Tobe Hooper Producer: Tobe Hooper, et al. Screenwriter: Tobe Hooper & Kim Henkel Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Daniel Pearl Make-Up/FX: Dean […]

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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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