Movie Discussion: Don Coscarelli’s John Dies at the End (2012)

Monthly Theme: Indie Horror The Film: John Dies at the End Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: January 25, 2013 Studio: M3 Alliance, et al. Distributer: Magnet Releasing Domestic Gross: $141,000 Budget: ? Director: Don Coscarelli Producer: Brad Baruh, et al. Screenwriter: Don Coscarelli Adaptation? Yes, from the 2007 novel John Dies at […]

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Movie Discussion: Joseph Kahn’s Detention (2011)

Monthly Theme: Indie Horror The Film: Detention Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: April 13, 2012 Studio: Detention Films Distributer: Samuel Goldwyn Films Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $10 million (estimated) Director: Joseph Kahn Producer: Robert Abramoff, et al. Screenwriter: Joseph Kahn & Mark Palermo Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Christopher Probst Make-Up/FX: Robert Giddens, David […]

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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: Ti West’s The House of the Devil (2009)

Monthly Theme: Indie Horror The Film: The House of the Devil Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 30, 2009 Studio: MPI Media Group, et al. Distributer: Magnet Releasing Domestic Gross: $101,000 Budget: ? Director: Ti West Producers: Larry Fessenden, Badie Ali, et al. Screenwriter: Ti West Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Eliot Rockett Make-Up/FX: […]

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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: Oren Peli’s Paranormal Activity (2007)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Paranormal Activity Date of U.S. release: September 25, 2009 Studio: Solana Films & Blumhouse Productions Distributer: Paramount Pictures & DreamWorks SKG Domestic Gross: $107.9 million Budget: $15,000 (estimated) Director: Oren Peli Producer: Jason Blum, et al. Screenwriter: Oren Peli Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Oren Peli Make-Up/FX: Crystal Cartwright, et al. Music: […]

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