Movie Discussion: F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror [Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens] (1922)

Monthly Theme: Protohorror The Film: Nosferatu Country of origin: Germany German title: Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens Alternate title: Nosferatu, a Symphony of Horror Date of German release: March 4, 1922 Date of U.S. release: June 3, 1929 Studio: Jofa-Atelier Berlin-Johannisthal, et al. Distributer: Film Arts Guild Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: F.W. Murnau […]

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Movie Discussion: Tom Holland’s Fright Night (1985)

Monthly Theme: Sean’s Favorites The Film: Fright Night Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: August 2, 1985 Studio: Columbia Pictures, et al. Distributer: Columbia Pictures Domestic Gross: $24.9 million Budget: $9 million (estimated) Director: Tom Holland Producers: Herb Jaffe & Jerry A. Baerwitz Screenwriter: Tom Holland Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Jan Kiesser Make-Up/FX: Thaine […]

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Movie Discussion: Len Wiseman’s Underworld (2003)

Monthly Theme: Blockbusters The Film: Underworld Country of origin: U.S.A. Date of U.S. release: September 19, 2003 Studio: Lakeshore Entertainment, et al. Distributer: Screen Gems Domestic Gross: $51.9 million Budget: $22 million (estimated) Director: Len Wiseman Producers: Robert Bernacchi, et al. Screenwriter: Danny McBride Adaptation? No. Cinematographer: Tony Pierce-Roberts Make-Up/FX: Nick Allder, et al. Music: […]

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Movie Discussion: Harry Kümel’s Daughters of Darkness [Les Lèvres rouges] (1971)

Monthly Theme: Erotic Thrillers The Film: Daughters of Darkness Belgian title: Le Rouge aux lèvres Country of origin: Belgium Date of Belgian release: ? Date of U.S. release: October 22, 1971 Studios: Showking, Maya, Ciné Vog & Roxy Distributer: Maron Films Domestic Gross: ? Budget: ? Director: Harry Kümel Producers: Paul Collet & Henry Lange […]

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Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Thirst [Bakjwi] (2009)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Thirst Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Bakjwi Date of South Korean release: April 30, 2009 Date of U.S. release: July 31, 2009 Studio: Focus Features International, et al. Distributer: Focus Features (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $228,000 Budget: $5 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Ahn Soo-hyun, et al. […]

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