Movie Discussion: Fred Dekker’s Night of the Creeps (1986)

Monthly Theme: Alien Invasions The Film: Night of the Creeps Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 22, 1986 Studio: TriStar Pictures & Delphi V Productions Distributer: TriStar Pictures Domestic Gross: $591,000 Budget: $5 million (estimated) Director: Fred Dekker Producers: Bill Finnegan, et al. Screenwriter: Fred Dekker Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Robert C. New […]

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Movie Discussion: Dan O’Bannon’s The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: The Return of the Living Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 16, 1985 Studio: Hemdale Film, et al. Distributer: Orion Pictures Domestic Gross: $14 million Budget: $4 million (estimated) Director: Dan O’Bannon Producers: John Daly, et al. Screenwriters: Dan O’Bannon Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Jules Brenner […]

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Movie Discussion: Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Shaun of the Dead Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: April 9, 2004 Date of U.S. release: September 24, 2004 Studio: Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, et al. Distributer: Focus Features Domestic Gross: $13.5 million Budget: $4 million (estimated) Director: Edgar Wright Producers: Tim Bevan, et al. Screenwriters: Simon Pegg […]

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Movie Discussion: Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Dawn of the Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 19, 2004 Studio: Strike Entertainment, et al. Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $59 million Budget: $26 million (estimated) Director: Zack Snyder Producers: Marc Abraham, et al. Screenwriters: James Gunn Adaptation? Yes, of the 1978 film Dawn of […]

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Movie Discussion: Kerry Prior’s The Revenant (2009)

Monthly Theme: Indie Horror The Film: The Revenant Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 24, 2012 Studio: Putrefactory Distributer: Paladin Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: D. Kerry Prior Producers: Don Dunn, et al. Screenwriter: D. Kerry Prior Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Peter Hawkins Make-Up/FX: Paul Staples, Jason Collins, Amy Mills, et al. Music: […]

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Movie Discussion: Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil (2002)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Resident Evil Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 15, 2002 Studio: Constantin Film Produktion, et al. Distributer: Screen Gems Domestic Gross: $40 million Budget: $33 million (estimated) Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Producers: Jeremy Bolt, et al. Screenwriter: Paul W.S. Anderson Adaptation? Yes, based on the 1996 video […]

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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: George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: Dawn of the Dead European title: Zombi Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: May 24, 1979 Studio: Laurel Group Distributer: United Film Distribution Company [UFDC] Domestic Gross: $5.1 million Budget: $650,000 (estimated) Director: George A. Romero Producers: Claudio Argento, Alfredo Cuomo, Donna Siegel & Richard P. Rubenstein […]

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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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