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: William Lustig’s Maniac (1980)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: Maniac Country of origin: U.S.A Date of U.S. release: December 26, 1980 Studio: Magnum Motion Pictures Distributer: Analysis Film Releasing Corporation Domestic Gross: $6 million Budget: $350,000 (estimated) Director: William Lustig Producers: Andrew W. Garroni, et al. Screenwriters: C.A. Rosenberg & Joe Spinell Adaptation? No Cinematographer: Robert Lindsay Make-Up/FX: Tom […]

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Movie Discussion: Tony Maylam’s The Burning (1981)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: The Burning Country of origin: U.S.A Date of U.S. release: May 8, 1981 Studio: Miramax Films & The Cropsy Venture Distributer: Filmways Pictures Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $1.5 million (estimated) Director: Tony Maylam Producers: Harvey Weinstein, et al. Screenwriters: Peter Lawrence & Bob Weinstein Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Harvey Harrison Make-Up/FX: […]

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Movie Discussion: Steve Miner’s Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: Friday the 13th Part 2 Country of origin: U.S.A Date of U.S. release: May 1, 1981 Studio: Georgetown Productions, et al. Distributer: Paramount Pictures Domestic Gross: $6.4 million Budget: $1.2 million (estimated) Director: Steve Miner Producers: Frank Mancuso Jr., Steve Miner, et al. Screenwriters: Ron Kurz Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Peter […]

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Movie Discussion: Sean S. Cunningham’s Friday the 13th (1980)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: Friday the 13th Country of origin: U.S.A Date of U.S. release: May 9, 1980 Studio: Paramount Pictures, et al. Distributer: Paramount Pictures Domestic Gross: $5.8 million Budget: $550,000 (estimated) Director: Sean S. Cunningham Producers: Steve Miner, et al. Screenwriter: Victor Miller Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Barry Abrams Make-Up/FX: Tom Savini, et […]

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