Movie Discussion: Clive Barker’s Hellraiser (1987)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: Hellraiser Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: September 11, 1987 Date of U.S. release: September 18, 1987 Studio: Cinemarque Entertainment BV, et al. Distributer: New World Pictures Domestic Gross: $13.9 million Budget: $1 million (estimated) Directors: Clive Barker Producers: Mark Armstrong, et al. Screenwriters: Clive Barker Adaptation? […]

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Movie Discussion: Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead (1981)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: The Evil Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: April 24, 1983 Studio: Renaissance Pictures Distributer: New Line Cinemas Domestic Gross: $2.4 million Budget: $375,000 (estimated) Directors: Sam Raimi Producers: Robert G. Tapert, et al. Screenwriters: Sam Raimi Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Tom Philo Make-Up/FX: Tom Sullivan, et […]

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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: 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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