Movie Comparison: Kurt Neumann’s The Fly (1958)/David Cronenberg’s The Fly (1986)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: The Fly Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 29, 1958 Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Distributer: Twentieth Century Fox Domestic Gross: $3 million Budget: $700,000 (estimated) Director: Kurt Neumann Producers: Kurt Neumann & Robert L. Lippert Screenwriter: James Clavell Adaptation? Yes, of the 1957 short story “The […]

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Movie Discussion: George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: Night of the Living Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 1, 1968 Studio: Image Ten, et al. Distributer: Continental Distributing & Walter Reade Organization Domestic Gross: $42 million Budget: $114,000 (estimated) Directors: George A. Romero Producers: Karl Hardman & Russell Streiner Screenwriters: George A. Romero […]

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Movie Discussion: John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London (1981)

  Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: An American Werewolf in London Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 21, 1981 Studio: PolyGram, et al. Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $20.4 million Budget: $10 million (estimated) Directors: John Landis Producers: Peter Guber, et al. Screenwriter: John Landis Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Robert Paynter Make-Up/FX: […]

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