Movie Discussion: Stuart Rosenberg’s The Amityville Horror (1979)

Monthly Theme: Hauntings The Film: The Amityville Horror Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: July 27, 1979 Studio: American International Pictures [AIP], et al. Distributer: American International Pictures [AIP] Domestic Gross: $86 million Budget: ? Director: Stuart Rosenberg Producers: Samuel Z. Arkoff, et al. Screenwriter: Sandor Stern Adaptation? Yes, from the 1977 book […]

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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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Movie Discussion: Eli Roth’s Hostel (2005)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: Hostel Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: January 6, 2006 Studio: Raw Nerve, et al. Distributer: Lions Gate Films Domestic Gross: $47 million Budget: $4.8 million (estimated) Director: Eli Roth Producers: Quentin Tarantino, Scott Spiegel, et al. Screenwriters: Eli Roth Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Milan Chadima Make-Up/FX: Greg Nicotero, […]

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Movie Discussion: Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Diabolique [Les diaboliques] (1955)

Monthly Theme: Classic Thrillers The Film: Diaboliques Country of origin: France French title: Les diaboliques Date of French release: January 29, 1955 Date of U.S. release: November 21, 1955 Studio: Filmsonor & Vera Films Distributer: United Motion Pictures Organization (UMPO) Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot Producer: Henri-Georges Clouzot Screenwriters: Henri-Georges Clouzot & […]

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