Movie Discussion: Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom (1960)

Monthly Theme: Classic Thrillers The Film: Peeping Tom Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 16, 1960 Date of U.S. release: May 15, 1962 Studio: Michael Powell Theatre Distributer: Anglo-Amalgamated/Astor Pictures Corporation Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $135,000 (estimated) Director: Michael Powell Producer: Albert Fennell Screenwriter: Leo Marks Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Otto Heller Make-Up/FX: […]

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Movie Discussion: Peter Weir’s Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

Monthly Theme: Ozploitation The Film: Picnic at Hanging Rock Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: August 8, 1975 Date of U.S. release: February 2, 1979 Studio: The Australian Film Commission, et al. Distributer: Atlantic Releasing Corporation Domestic Gross: $85,000 Budget: $440,000 (estimated) Director: Peter Weir Producers: A. John Graves, et al. Screenwriter: Cliff […]

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Movie Discussion: Jack Clayton’s The Innocents (1961)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: The Innocents Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: November 1961 Date of U.S. release: December 25, 1961 Studio: Achilles & Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Distributer: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Jack Clayton Producers: Jack Clayton & Albert Fennell Screenwriter: William Archibald & […]

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Movie Discussion: Kaneto Shindô’s Onibaba (1964)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: Onibaba Country of origin: Japan Date of Japanese release: November 21, 1964 Date of U.S. release: February 4, 1965 Studio: Kindai Eiga Kyokai & Tokyo Eiga Co Ltd. Distributer: Toho Company Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Kaneto Shindô Producers: Hisao Itoya, et al. Screenwriter: Kaneto Shindô Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: […]

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Movie Discussion: Roman Polanski’s Repulsion (1965)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: Repulsion Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: June 1965 Date of U.S. release: October 3, 1965 Studio: Compton Films Distributer: Royal Films International Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $300,000 (estimated) Director: Roman Polanski Producers: Gene Gutowski, et al. Screenwriters: Roman Polanski & Gerard Brach Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Gilbert Taylor […]

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Movie Discussion: Georges Franju’s Eyes Without a Face [Les yeux sans visage] (1960)

Monthly Theme: 1960s Mindfuck The Film: Eyes Without a Face Alternate title: The Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus (edited & dubbed) Country of origin: France French title: Les yeux sans visage Date of French release: January 11, 1960 Date of U.S. release: October 24, 1962 Studio: Champs Élysées Productions & Lux Film Distributer: Lopert Pictures Domestic […]

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