Movie Discussion: Greg McLean’s Wolf Creek (2005)

Monthly Theme: Highbrow/Lowbrow The Film: Wolf Creek Country of origin: Australia Date of Australian release: November 3, 2005 Date of U.S. release: December 25, 2005 Studio: The Australian Film Finance Corporation, et al. Distributer: Dimension Films Domestic Gross: $16.1 million Budget: $1 million (estimated) Directors: Greg McLean Producers: George Adams, et al. Screenwriter: Greg McLean […]

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Movie Discussion: Frank Darabont’s The Mist (2007)

Monthly Theme: Giant Monsters The Film: The Mist Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: November 21, 2007 Studio: Dimension Films, et al. Distributer: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Domestic Gross: $25.5 million Budget: $18 million (estimated) Director: Frank Darabont Producers: Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, et al. Screenwriter: Frank Darabont Adaptation? Yes, of the 1980 novella The […]

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Movie Discussion: George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Monthly Theme: Genre Classics The Film: Night of the Living Dead Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: October 1, 1968 Studio: Image Ten, et al. Distributer: Continental Distributing & Walter Reade Organization Domestic Gross: $42 million Budget: $114,000 (estimated) Directors: George A. Romero Producers: Karl Hardman & Russell Streiner Screenwriters: George A. Romero […]

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Movie Discussion: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s 28 Weeks Later (2007)

Monthly Theme: Families in Peril The Film: 28 Weeks Later Country of origin: U.K. Date of U.K. release: May 11, 2007 Date of U.S. release: May 11, 2007 Studio: Fox Atomic, et al. Distributer: Fox Atomic & Fox Searchlight Pictures Domestic Gross: $28.6 million Budget: $15 million (estimated) Directors: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Producers: Danny Boyle, […]

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