Movie Discussion: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi’s House [Hausu] (1977)

Monthly Theme: Hauntings The Film: House Country of origin: Japan Japanese title: Hausu Date of Japanese release: July 30, 1977 Date of U.S. release: September 1977 Studio: PSC & Toho Company Distributer: Toho Company (subtitled) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Nobuhiko Ôbayashi Producers: Yorihiko Yamada & Nobuhiko Ôbayashi Screenwriters: Chiho Katsura Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: […]

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Movie Discussion: Robert Wise’s The Haunting (1963)

Monthly Theme: Hauntings The Film: The Haunting Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: January 1964 Date of U.S. release: September 18, 1963 Studio: Argyle Enterprises Distributer: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Domestic Gross: $2.6 million Budget: $1.4 million (estimated) Director: Robert Wise Producers: Denis Johnson & Robert Wise Screenwriter: Nelson Gidding Adaptation? Yes, of the 1959 […]

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Movie Discussion: Peter Medak’s The Changeling (1980)

Monthly Theme: Hauntings The Film: The Changeling Country of origin: Canada Date of Canadian release: March 28, 1980 Date of U.S. release: March 28, 1980 Studio: Chessman Park Productions Distributer: Associated Film Distribution (AFD) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $7.6 million (estimated) Director: Peter Medak Producers: Mario Kassar, et al. Screenwriters: William Gray, Russell Hunter & […]

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Movie Discussion: Guillermo del Toro’s The Devil’s Backbone [El espinazo del diablo] (2001)

Monthly Theme: Hauntings The Film: The Devil’s Backbone Country of origin: Spain Spanish title: El espinazo del diablo Date of Spanish release: April 20, 2001 Date of U.S. release: November 21, 2001 Studio: El Deseo S.A., Canal + España, et al. Distributer: Sony Pictures Classics Domestic Gross: $754,000 Budget: $4.5 million (estimated) Director: Guillermo del […]

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Movie Discussion: Stuart Rosenberg’s The Amityville Horror (1979)

Monthly Theme: Hauntings The Film: The Amityville Horror Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: July 27, 1979 Studio: American International Pictures [AIP], et al. Distributer: American International Pictures [AIP] Domestic Gross: $86 million Budget: ? Director: Stuart Rosenberg Producers: Samuel Z. Arkoff, et al. Screenwriter: Sandor Stern Adaptation? Yes, from the 1977 book […]

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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: Jack Clayton’s The Innocents (1961)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: The Innocents Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: November 1961 Date of U.S. release: December 25, 1961 Studio: Achilles & Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Distributer: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Jack Clayton Producers: Jack Clayton & Albert Fennell Screenwriter: William Archibald & […]

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