Movie Discussion: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse [Kairo] (2001)

Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: Pulse Japanese title: Kairo Country of origin: Japan Date of Japanese release: February 10, 2001 Date of U.S. release: November 9, 2005 Studio: Daiei Eiga, Hakuhodo & Imagica Distributer: Toho Company/Magnolia Pictures Domestic Gross: $51,000 Budget: ? Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Producer: Yasuyoshi Tokuma, et al. Screenwriter: Kiyoshi Kurosawa Adaptation? No. […]

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Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Thirst [Bakjwi] (2009)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Thirst Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Bakjwi Date of South Korean release: April 30, 2009 Date of U.S. release: July 31, 2009 Studio: Focus Features International, et al. Distributer: Focus Features (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $228,000 Budget: $5 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Ahn Soo-hyun, et al. […]

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Movie Discussion: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later (2007)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: 28 Weeks Later Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: May 11, 2007 Studio: Fox Atomic, et al. Distributer: Fox Atomic & Fox Searchlight Pictures Domestic Gross: $28.6 million Budget: $15 million (estimated) Directors: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Producers: Danny Boyle, […]

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