Movie Discussion: Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Shaun of the Dead Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: April 9, 2004 Date of U.S. release: September 24, 2004 Studio: Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, et al. Distributer: Focus Features Domestic Gross: $13.5 million Budget: $4 million (estimated) Director: Edgar Wright Producers: Tim Bevan, et al. Screenwriters: Simon Pegg […]

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Movie Discussion: George A. Romero’s Day of the Dead (1985)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Day of the Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: July 19, 1985 Studio: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC), et al. Distributer: United Film Distribution Company (UFDC), Domestic Gross: $5 million Budget: $3.5 million Director: George A. Romero Producers: Richard P. Rubenstein, et al. Screenwriter: George A. Romero […]

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Movie Discussion: Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Dawn of the Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 19, 2004 Studio: Strike Entertainment, et al. Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: $59 million Budget: $26 million (estimated) Director: Zack Snyder Producers: Marc Abraham, et al. Screenwriters: James Gunn Adaptation? Yes, of the 1978 film Dawn of […]

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Movie Discussion: George Miller’s Mad Max (1979)

Monthly Theme: Ozploitation The Film: Mad Max Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: April 12, 1979 Date of U.S. release: May 9, 1980 Studio: Crossroads, et al. Distributer: American International Pictures [AIP] Domestic Gross: $8.7 million Budget: $650,000 (estimated) Director: George Miller Producers: Byron Kennedy & Bill Miller Screenwriters: James McCausland & George […]

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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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