Movie Discussion: F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror [Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens] (1922)

Monthly Theme: Protohorror The Film: Nosferatu Country of origin: Germany German title: Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens Alternate title: Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror Date of German release: March 4, 1922 Date of U.S. release: June 3, 1929 Studio: Jofa-Atelier Berlin-Johannisthal, et al. Distributer: Film Arts Guild Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: F.W. Murnau […]

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Movie Discussion: Tom Holland’s Fright Night (1985)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: Fright Night Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 2, 1985 Studio: Columbia Pictures, et al. Distributer: Columbia Pictures Domestic Gross: $24.9 million Budget: $9 million (estimated) Director: Tom Holland Producers: Herb Jaffe & Jerry A. Baerwitz Screenwriter: Tom Holland Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Jan Kiesser Make-Up/FX: Thaine […]

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Movie Discussion: Kerry Prior’s The Revenant (2009)

Monthly Theme: Indie Horror The Film: The Revenant Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 24, 2012 Studio: Putrefactory Distributer: Paladin Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: D. Kerry Prior Producers: Don Dunn, et al. Screenwriter: D. Kerry Prior Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Peter Hawkins Make-Up/FX: Paul Staples, Jason Collins, Amy Mills, et al. Music: […]

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Movie Discussion: Len Wiseman’s Underworld (2003)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Underworld Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 19, 2003 Studio: Lakeshore Entertainment, et al. Distributer: Screen Gems Domestic Gross: $51.9 million Budget: $22 million (estimated) Director: Len Wiseman Producers: Robert Bernacchi, et al. Screenwriter: Danny McBride Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Tony Pierce-Roberts Make-Up/FX: Nick Allder, et al. Music: […]

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Movie Discussion: Harry Kümel’s Daughters of Darkness [Les Lèvres rouges] (1971)

Monthly Theme: Erotic Thrillers The Film: Daughters of Darkness Belgian title: Le Rouge aux lèvres Country of origin: Belgium Date of Belgian release: ? Date of U.S. release: October 22, 1971 Studios: Showking, Maya, Ciné Vog & Roxy Distributer: Maron Films Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Harry Kümel Producers: Paul Collet & Henry Lange […]

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Movie Discussion: Faye Jackson’s Strigoi (2009)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Strigoi Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 2009 (festivals only) Studio: St. Mortiz Productions Distributer: Breaking Glass Pictures (DVD) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Faye Jackson Producer: Rey Muraru Screenwriter: Faye Jackson Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Kathinka Minthe Make-Up/FX: Kristyan Mallett Music: ? Part of a series? No. […]

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