Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy [Oldeuboi] (2003)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: Oldboy Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Oldeuboi Date of South Korean release: November 21, 2003 Date of U.S. release: March 25, 2005 Studio: Egg Films & Show East Distributer: Tartan Domestic Gross: $707,000 Budget: $3 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Kim Dong-joo, et al. Screenwriters: Hwang […]

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Movie Discussion: Kim Jee-woon’s I Saw the Devil [Akmareul boatda] (2010)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: I Saw the Devil Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Akmareul boatda Date of South Korean release: August 12, 2010 Date of U.S. release: March 4, 2011 Studio: Softbank Ventures, et al. Distributer: Magnet Releasing Domestic Gross: $129,000 Budget: ? Director: Kim Jee-woon Producers: Cheong Kee-young, et al. […]

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Movie Discussion: George Miller’s Mad Max (1979)

Monthly Theme: Ozploitation The Film: Mad Max Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: April 12, 1979 Date of U.S. release: May 9, 1980 Studio: Crossroads, et al. Distributer: American International Pictures [AIP] Domestic Gross: $8.7 million Budget: $650,000 (estimated) Director: George Miller Producers: Byron Kennedy & Bill Miller Screenwriters: James McCausland & George […]

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Movie Discussion: Kaneto Shindô’s Onibaba (1964)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: Onibaba Country of origin: Japan Date of Japanese release: November 21, 1964 Date of U.S. release: February 4, 1965 Studio: Kindai Eiga Kyokai & Tokyo Eiga Co Ltd. Distributer: Toho Company Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Kaneto Shindô Producers: Hisao Itoya, et al. Screenwriter: Kaneto Shindô Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: […]

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Movie Discussion: Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: The Hills Have Eyes Alternate title: n/a Date of U.S. release: July 22, 1977 Studio: Blood Relations Co. Distributer: Vanguard Domestic Gross: $25 million Budget: $230,000 (estimated) Director: Wes Craven Producer: Peter Locke Screenwriter: Wes Craven Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Eric Saarinen Make-Up/FX: Greg Auer & John Frazier Music: Don Peake […]

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