Movie Discussion: James Wong’s Final Destination (2000)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Final Destination Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 17, 2000 Studio: New Line Cinema, Zide-Perry Productions & Hard Eight Pictures Distributer: New Line Cinema Domestic Gross: $53 million Budget: $23 million (estimated) Director: James Wong Producers: Chris Bender, et al. Screenwriters: Glen Morgan, Jeffrey Reddick & James […]

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Movie Discussion: Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil (2002)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Resident Evil Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 15, 2002 Studio: Constantin Film Produktion, et al. Distributer: Screen Gems Domestic Gross: $40 million Budget: $33 million (estimated) Director: Paul W.S. Anderson Producers: Jeremy Bolt, et al. Screenwriter: Paul W.S. Anderson Adaptation? Yes, based on the 1996 video […]

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Movie Discussion: James Wan’s Saw (2004)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Saw Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 29, 2004 Studio: Evolution Entertainment & Twisted Pictures Distributer: Lions Gate Films Domestic Gross: $55 million Budget: $1.2 million (estimated) Director: James Wan Producers: Lark Bernini, et al. Screenwriter: Leigh Wannell Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: David A. Armstrong Make-Up/FX: Tom Bellissimo […]

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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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