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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Movie Discussion: Bob Clark’s Black Christmas (1974)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: Black Christmas Alternate title: n/a Country of origin: Canada Date of Canadian release: October 11, 1974 Date of U.S. release: December 20, 1974 Studio: Film Funding Ltd. of Canada, Vision IV & Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC) Distributer: Warner Bros. Domestic Gross: $4 million Budget: $686,000 (estimated) Director: Bob Clark […]

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Movie Comparison: Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)/Samuel Bayer’s A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: A Nightmare on Elm Street Alternate title: n/a Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 16, 1984 Studio: New Line Cinema, Media Home Entertainment & Smart Egg Pictures Distributer: New Line Cinema Domestic Gross: $25.5 million Budget: $1.8 million (estimated) Director: Wes Craven Producers: Robert Shaye, Sara Risher, […]

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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: John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978)

Monthly Theme: Slashers The Film: Halloween Alternate title: n/a Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 25, 1978 Studio: Compass International Pictures & Falcon International Productions Distributer: Compass International Pictures Domestic Gross: $47 million Budget: $300,000 (estimated) Director: John Carpenter Producer: Debra Hill, Kool Lusby & Irwin Yablans Screenwriters: John Carpenter & Debra Hill […]

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