Movie Discussion: Len Wiseman’s Underworld (2003)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Underworld Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 19, 2003 Studio: Lakeshore Entertainment, et al. Distributer: Screen Gems Domestic Gross: $51.9 million Budget: $22 million (estimated) Director: Len Wiseman Producers: Robert Bernacchi, et al. Screenwriter: Danny McBride Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Tony Pierce-Roberts Make-Up/FX: Nick Allder, et al. Music: […]

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Movie Discussion: Oren Peli’s Paranormal Activity (2007)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Paranormal Activity Date of U.S. release: September 25, 2009 Studio: Solana Films & Blumhouse Productions Distributer: Paramount Pictures & DreamWorks SKG Domestic Gross: $107.9 million Budget: $15,000 (estimated) Director: Oren Peli Producer: Jason Blum, et al. Screenwriter: Oren Peli Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Oren Peli Make-Up/FX: Crystal Cartwright, et al. Music: […]

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Movie Discussion: James Wong’s Final Destination (2000)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Final Destination Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 17, 2000 Studio: New Line Cinema, Zide-Perry Productions & Hard Eight Pictures Distributer: New Line Cinema Domestic Gross: $53 million Budget: $23 million (estimated) Director: James Wong Producers: Chris Bender, et al. Screenwriters: Glen Morgan, Jeffrey Reddick & James […]

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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: James Wan’s Saw (2004)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Saw Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 29, 2004 Studio: Evolution Entertainment & Twisted Pictures Distributer: Lions Gate Films Domestic Gross: $55 million Budget: $1.2 million (estimated) Director: James Wan Producers: Lark Bernini, et al. Screenwriter: Leigh Wannell Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: David A. Armstrong Make-Up/FX: Tom Bellissimo […]

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