Movie Discussion: Larry Cohen’s It’s Alive (1974)

Monthly Theme: Evil Children The Film: It’s Alive Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 1974 Studio: Warner Bros. & Larco Productions Distributer: Warner Bros. Domestic Gross: $7.1 million Budget: ? Director: Larry Cohen Producers: Larry Cohen, Peter Sabiston & Janelle Webb Screenwriter: Larry Cohen Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Fenton Hamilton Make-Up/FX: Rick Baker Music: Bernard Herrmann Part of a series? Yes, this is the first film […]

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Movie Discussion: Rupert Julian’s The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Monthly Theme: Protohorror The Film: The Phantom of the Opera Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 15, 1925 Studio: Universal Pictures Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $2 million Budget: ? Director: Rupert Julien Producer: Carl Laemmle Screenwriters: Water Anthony, Elliott J. Clawson, Bernard McConville, Frank M. McCormack, Tom Reed, Raymond L. Schrock, […]

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Movie Discussion: Stuart Gordon’s From Beyond (1986)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: From Beyond Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 24, 1986 Studio: Empire Pictures & Taryn Prov Distributer: Empire Pictures Domestic Gross: $1.2 million Budget: $4.5 million (estimated) Director: Stuart Gordon Producers: Charles Band, Brian Yunza, et al. Screenwriters: Stuart Gordon, Dennis Paoli & Brian Yunza Adaptation? […]

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Movie Discussion: George A. Romero’s Creepshow (1982)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: Creepshow Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 12, 1982 Studio: Warner Bros., et al. Distributer: Warner Bros. Domestic Gross: $21 million Budget: $8 million (estimated) Director: George A. Romero Producers: Richard P. Rubinstein, David E. Vogel, et al. Screenwriter: Stephen King Adaptation? Sort of. The film […]

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Movie Discussion: David Cronenberg’s The Brood (1979)

Monthly Theme: Religious Cults The Film: The Brood Country of origin: Canada Date of Canadian release: June 1, 1979 Date of U.S. release: May 25, 1979 Studio: Canadian Film Development Corporation (CFDC), et al. Distributer: New World Pictures Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $1.4 million (estimated) Director: David Cronenberg Producers: Pierre David, et al. Screenwriter: David […]

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Movie Discussion: Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses (2003)

Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: House of 1000 Corpses Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: April 11, 2003 Studio: Spectacle Entertainment Group & Universal Pictures Distributer: Lions Gate Films Domestic Gross: $12.6 million Budget: $7 million (estimated) Director: Rob Zombie Producer: Andy Given, et al. Screenwriter: Rob Zombie Adaptation? No. Cinematographers: Alex Poppas […]

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