Movie Discussion: John McNaughton’s Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)

Monthly Theme: Perverted Killers The Film: Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 1990 Studio: Maljack Productions Distributer: Greycat Films Domestic Gross: $609,000 Budget: $111,000 (estimated) Directors: John McNaughton Producers: Malik B. Ali, et al. Screenwriters: John McNaughton & Richard Fire Adaptation? Not really. The film is […]

Read more "Movie Discussion: John McNaughton’s Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)"

Movie Discussion: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)

Monthly Theme: Protohorror The Film: The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: February 14, 1927 Date of U.S. release: June 10, 1928 Studio: Gainsborough Pictures & Carlyle Blackwell Prod. Distributer: AmerAnglo & Artlee Pictures Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $12,000 (estimated) Director: Alfred Hitchcock Producers: Michael Blacon […]

Read more "Movie Discussion: Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)"

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 […]

Read more "Movie Discussion: Charles Laughton’s The Night of the Hunter (1955)"

Movie Discussion: Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom (1960)

Monthly Theme: Classic Thrillers The Film: Peeping Tom Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 16, 1960 Date of U.S. release: May 15, 1962 Studio: Michael Powell Theatre Distributer: Anglo-Amalgamated/Astor Pictures Corporation Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $135,000 (estimated) Director: Michael Powell Producer: Albert Fennell Screenwriter: Leo Marks Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Otto Heller Make-Up/FX: […]

Read more "Movie Discussion: Michael Powell’s Peeping Tom (1960)"

Movie Discussion: Alfred Hitchock’s Frenzy (1972)

Monthly Theme: Erotic Thrillers The Film: Frenzy Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 25, 1972 Date of U.S. release: June 21, 1972 Studio: Universal Pictures Distributer: Universal Pictures Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $2 million (estimated) Director: Alfred Hitchcock Producer: William Hill & Alfred Hitchcock Screenwriter: Anthony Shaffer Adaptation? Yes, of the 1966 […]

Read more "Movie Discussion: Alfred Hitchock’s Frenzy (1972)"