Movie Discussion: Meir Zarchi’s I Spit on Your Grave (1978)

Monthly Theme: Video Nasties The Film: I Spit on Your Grave Alternate title: Day of the Woman Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 22, 1978 Studio: Cinemagic Pictures Distributer: Cinemagic Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $650,000 (estimated) Director: Meir Zarchi Producers: Meir Zarchi and Joseph Zbeda Screenwriter: Meir Zarchi Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Nouri Haviv Make-Up/FX: Beriau Picard and Bill Tasgal Music: ? Part of a series? No, but […]

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Movie Discussion: George A. Romero’s Creepshow (1982)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: Creepshow Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 12, 1982 Studio: Warner Bros., et al. Distributer: Warner Bros. Domestic Gross: $21 million Budget: $8 million (estimated) Director: George A. Romero Producers: Richard P. Rubinstein, David E. Vogel, et al. Screenwriter: Stephen King Adaptation? Sort of. The film […]

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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: Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Monthly Theme: Classic Thrillers The Film: The Night of the Hunter Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 29, 1955 Studio: Paul Gregory Productions Distributer: United Artists Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $795,000 (estimated) Director: Charles Laughton Producer: Paul Gregory Screenwriter: James Agee Adaptation? Yes, of the 1953 novel The Night of the Hunter […]

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Movie Discussion: Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs (2008)

Monthly Theme: Religious Cults The Film: Martyrs Country of origin: France Date of French release: September 3, 2008 Date of U.S. release: April 28, 2009 (DVD only) Studio: Canal +, CinéCinéma, et al. Distributer: The Weinstein Company Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $6.5 million (estimated) Director: Pascal Laugier Producers: Frédéric Doniguian, et al. Screenwriters: Pascal Laugier Adaptation? […]

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Movie Discussion: Robert Rodriguez’s From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: From Dusk till Dawn Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: January 19, 1996 Studio: Dimension Films, Miramax Films, et al. Distributer: Dimension Films Domestic Gross: $25.8 million Budget: $19 million (estimated) Director: Robert Rodriguez Producers: Lawrence Bender, Quentin Tarantino, Robert Kurtzman, et al. Screenwriter: Quentin Tarantino Adaptation? No. […]

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