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: John McNaughton’s Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Monthly Theme: Perverted Killers The Film: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 1990 Studio: Maljack Productions Distributer: Greycat Films Domestic Gross: $609,000 Budget: $111,000 (estimated) Directors: John McNaughton Producers: Malik B. Ali, et al. Screenwriters: John McNaughton & Richard Fire Adaptation? Not really. The film is […]

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Movie Discussion: Alejandro Amenábar’s Thesis [Tesis] (1996)

Monthly Theme: Best of the 1990s The Film: Thesis Country of origin: Spain Spanish title: Tesis Date of Spanish release: April 12, 1996 Date of U.S. release: February 1997 (home media only) Studio: Las Producciones del Escorpión S.L. & Sogepaq Distributer: New Yorker Video (DVD/VHS) Domestic Gross: n/a Budget: $720,000 (estimated) Director: Alejandro Amenábar Producers: […]

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Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy [Oldeuboi] (2003)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: Oldboy Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Oldeuboi Date of South Korean release: November 21, 2003 Date of U.S. release: March 25, 2005 Studio: Egg Films & Show East Distributer: Tartan Domestic Gross: $707,000 Budget: $3 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Kim Dong-joo, et al. Screenwriters: Hwang […]

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Movie Discussion: Rob Zombie’s The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: The Devil’s Rejects Country of origin: U.S.A Date of U.S. release: July 22, 2005 Studio: Lions Gate Films, et al. Distributer: Lions Gate Films Domestic Gross: $16.9 million Budget: $7 million (estimated) Director: Rob Zombie Producers: Peter Block, et al. Screenwriters: Rob Zombie Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Phil Parmet Make-Up/FX: Wayne […]

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Movie Discussion: Srdjan Spasojevic’s A Serbian Film [Srpski Film] (2010)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: A Serbian Film Country of origin: Serbia Serbian title: Srpski film Date of Serbian release: June 16, 2010 Date of U.S. release: May 13, 2011 Studio: Contra Film Distributer: Invincible Pictures Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Srdjan Spasojevic Producers: Nikola Pantelic, et al. Screenwriters: Aleksander Radivojevic & Srdjan Spasojevic […]

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Movie Discussion: Kim Jee-woon’s I Saw the Devil [Akmareul boatda] (2010)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: I Saw the Devil Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Akmareul boatda Date of South Korean release: August 12, 2010 Date of U.S. release: March 4, 2011 Studio: Softbank Ventures, et al. Distributer: Magnet Releasing Domestic Gross: $129,000 Budget: ? Director: Kim Jee-woon Producers: Cheong Kee-young, et al. […]

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