Movie Discussion: Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Monthly Theme: Video Nasties The Film: Cannibal Holocaust Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: February 7, 1980 Date of U.S. release: July 11, 1980 Studio: F.D. Cinematografica Distributer: Transcontinental [dubbed] Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $100,000 (estimated) Director: Ruggero Deodato Producers: Franco Di Nunzio & Franco Palaggi Screenwriter: Gianfranco Clerici Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Sergio […]

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Movie Discussion: Meir Zarchi’s I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

Monthly Theme: Video Nasties The Film: I Spit on Your Grave Alternate title: Day of the Woman Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 22, 1978 Studio: Cinemagic Pictures Distributer: Cinemagic Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $650,000 (estimated) Director: Meir Zarchi Producers: Meir Zarchi and Joseph Zbeda Screenwriter: Meir Zarchi Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Nouri Haviv Make-Up/FX: Beriau Picard and Bill Tasgal Music: ? Part of a series? No, but […]

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Movie Discussion: Ingmar Bergman’s The Virgin Spring [Jungfrukällan] (1960)

Monthly Theme: Classic Thrillers The Film: The Virgin Spring Country of origin: Sweden Swedish title: Jungfrukällan Date of Swedish release: February 8, 1960 Date of U.S. release: November 14, 1960 Studio: Svensk Filmindustri Distributer: Janus Films Domestic Gross: $700,000 Budget: ? Director: Ingmar Bergman Producer: Allan Ekelund & Ingmar Bergman Screenwriter: Ulla Isaksson Adaptation?  Yes, […]

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Movie Discussion: Ted Kotcheff’s Wake in Fright (1971)

Monthly Theme: Ozploitation The Film: Wake in Fright Country of origin: Australia Alternate title: Outback (U.K. title) Date of Australian release: October 9, 1971 Date of U.S. release: October 13, 1971 Studio: Group W, et al. Distributer: Drafthouse Films Domestic Gross: $49,000 Budget: $800,000 (estimated) Director: Ted Kotcheff Producers: Howard G. Barnes, et al. Screenwriter: […]

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Movie Discussion: Russell Mulcahy’s Razorback (1984)

Monthly Theme: Ozploitation The Film: Razorback Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: April 19, 1984 Date of U.S. release: November 16, 1984 Studio: McElroy & McElroy, et al. Distributer: Warner Bros. Domestic Gross: $150,000 Budget: $5.5 million (estimated) Director: Russell Mulcahy Producers: Hal McElroy & Tim Sanders Screenwriter: Everett De Roche Adaptation? Yes, […]

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Movie Discussion: Ingmar Bergman’s Hour of the Wolf [Vargtimmen] (1968)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: Hour of the Wolf Country of origin: Sweden Swedish title: Vargtimmen Date of Swedish release: February 19, 1968 Date of U.S. release: April 9, 1968 Studio: Svensk Filmindustri (SF) Distributer: Lopert Pictures Corporation (subtitled) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Ingmar Bergman Producer: Lars-Owe Carlberg Screenwriter: Ingmar Bergman Adaptation? […]

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