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: Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: Alien Alternate title: n/a Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: June 22, 1979 Studio: Brandywine Productions & Twentieth Century-Fox Productions Distributer: Twentieth Century-Fox Domestic Gross: $78.9 million Budget: $11 million (estimated) Director: Ridley Scott Producers:  Ronald Shusett, Gordon Carroll, David Giler & Walter Hill Screenwriters: Dan O’Bannon (Story […]

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Movie Discussion: Richard Stanley’s Hardware (1990)

Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Hardware Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: October 5, 1990 Date of U.S. release: September 14, 1990 Studio: Palace Pictures, et al. Distributer: Millimeter Films Domestic Gross: $5.7 million Budget: $1.5 million (estimated) Directors: Richard Stanley Producers: Bob & Harvey Weinstein, et al. Screenwriter: Richard Stanley Adaptation? Yes, […]

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Movie Discussion: Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (1985)

Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Re-Animator Alternate titles: n/a Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 18, 1985 Studio: Empire Pictures Distributer: Empire Pictures Domestic Gross: $2 million Budget: $900,000 (estimated) Director: Stuart Gordon Producers: Michael Avery, Bruce William Curtis, Bob Greenberg, Charles Donald Story & Brian Yunza Screenwriters: Stuart Gordon, William Norris […]

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Movie Discussion: Dario Argento’s Deep Red [Profondo rosso] (1975)

Monthly Theme: Giallo The Film: Deep Red Country of origin: Italy Italian title: Profondo Rosso Alternate title: The Hatchet Murders (censored version) Date of Italian release: March 7, 1975 Date of U.S. release: June 11, 1976 Studio: Rizzoli Film & Seda Spettacoli Distributer: Howard Mahler Films (dubbed) Domestic Gross: $629,000 Budget ? Director: Dario Argento Producers: Claudio & Salvatore Argento Screenwriters: Dario Argento & Bernardino […]

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