Movie Discussion: Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960)

Monthly Theme: Classic Thrillers The Film: Psycho Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 8, 1960 Studio: Shamley Productions Distributer: Paramount Pictures Domestic Gross: $32 million Budget: $800,000 (estimated) Director: Alfred Hitchcock Producer: Alfred Hitchcock Screenwriter: Joseph Stefano Adaptation? Yes, of the 1959 novel Psycho by Robert Bloch. Cinematographer: John L. Russell Make-Up/FX: […]

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Movie Discussion: J.A. Bayona’s The Orphanage [El orfanato] (2007)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: The Orphanage Country of origin: Spain Spanish title: El orfanato Date of Spanish release: October 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: December 28, 2007 Studio: Grupo Rodar, et al. Distributer: Picturehouse (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $7.1 million Budget: $4 million (estimated) Directors: J.A. Bayona Producers: Guillermo del Toro, et […]

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