The Babadook and Single Motherhood by Sean Bottai THIS MONTH WE’LL BE THINKING THROUGH SOME OF 2014’S BEST AND/OR MOST SUCCESSFUL HORROR FILMS. WE’LL TRY TO SPOT CONNECTIONS, TENSIONS AND LARGER THEMES, AS WELL AS FIGURE OUT WHY SOME FILMS SUCCEED AND SOME FAIL AT ACHIEVING THEIR GOALS. MOVIES WILL BE DISCUSSED IN TOTAL, SO BEWARE […]Read more "2014 Year in Review: Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook"
Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Evil Dead II Alternate title: Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: March 13, 1987 Studio: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group [DEG] & Renaissance Pictures Distributer: Rosebud Releasing Corporation Domestic Gross: $5.9 million Budget: $3.6 million Director: Sam Raimi Producer: Alex De Benedetti, Bruce […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead II (1987)"
Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Demons Italian title: Dèmoni Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: October 4, 1985 Date of U.S. release: May 30, 1986 Studio: DACFILM Rome Distributer: Ascot Films Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $1.8 million Director: Lamberto Bava Producer: Dario Argento Screenwriters: Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava, Franco Ferrini & Dardano Sacchetti […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Lamberto Bava’s Demons [Dèmoni] (1985)"
Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: The Evil Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: April 24, 1983 Studio: Renaissance Pictures Distributer: New Line Cinemas Domestic Gross: $2.4 million Budget: $375,000 (estimated) Directors: Sam Raimi Producers: Robert G. Tapert, et al. Screenwriters: Sam Raimi Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Tom Philo Make-Up/FX: Tom Sullivan, et […]Read more "Movie Discussion: Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead (1981)"