A Color Story: Vamp

Title: VampYear: 1986Director: Richard WenkWriter(s): Richard Wenk, Donald P. BorchersProducer(s): David P. BorchersCostume(s): Betty Pecha MaddenCinematography: Elliot Davis, Douglas F. O’Neons Starring: Chris Makepeace, Sandy Baron, Robert Rusler, Dedee Pfeiffer, Gedde Watanabe and Grace Jones Where do I start with this movie? I did discuss this movie on the blog, an underrated film and I … Continue reading A Color Story: Vamp

A Color Story: The Lords of Salem

Title: The Lords of SalemYear: 2012Director: Rob ZombieWriter(s): Rob ZombieProducer(s): Rob Zombie, Jason Blum, Andy Gould, Oren PeliCostume(s): Leah ButlerCinematography: Brandon Trost Starring: Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Ken Foree, Patricia Quinn, Dee Wallace, María Conchita Alonso, Judy Geeson, Andrew Prine and Meg Foster   Out of all of the films that … Continue reading A Color Story: The Lords of Salem

A Color Story: The Addams Family (1991)

Title: The Addams Family Year: 1991Director: Barry SonnenfeldWriter(s): Caroline Thompson, Larry Wilson, based on characters by  Charles AddamsProducer(s): Scott RudinCostume(s): Ruth MyersCinematography: Owen Roizman Starring: Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Jimmy Workman, Elizabeth Wilson, Judith Malina, Christopher Hart, Dana Ivey and Dan Hedaya The Addams Family, a staple in our pop culture, … Continue reading A Color Story: The Addams Family (1991)

A Color Story: Freddy vs Jason

Title: Freddy vs JasonYear: 2003Director: Ronny YuWriter(s): Damien Shannon, Mark SwiftProducer(s): Sean S. CunninghamCostume(s): Gregory MahCinematography: Fred Murphy Starring: Monica Keena, Kelly Rowland, Jason Ritter, Robert England, Lochlyn Munro and Christ Marquette Oh Freddy vs. Jason… I love you and I dislike you at the same time. I’m trying to remember whether or not I … Continue reading A Color Story: Freddy vs Jason

A Color Story: Midsommar

Title: Midsommar Year: 2019 Director: Ari Aster Writer(s): Ari Aster Producer(s): Lars Knudsen, Patrik Andersson Costume(s): Andrea Flesch Cinematography: Pawel Pogorzelski Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter, and Vilhelm Blomgren     This movie starts with a minimal, barely there title card yet the entire film is quite… beautiful looking. There … Continue reading A Color Story: Midsommar

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors; Freddy’s just around the corner.

Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors Year: 1987 Dir.: Chuck Russell Producer(s): Robert Shaye Writer(s): Wes Craven, Frank Darabont, Bruce Wagner Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Heather Langenkamp, Patricia Arquette, Larry Fishbourne, Craig Wasson, Priscilla Pointer and Robert Englund One of my favorites in the franchise. As much as I have accepted … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors; Freddy’s just around the corner.

A Color Story: The Cell, 2000.

Title: The Cell Year: 2000 Director: Tarsem Singh Writer(s): Mark Protosevich Producer(s): Julio Caro, Eric McLeod Costume(s): Eiko Ishioka Cinematography: Paul Laufer Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Lopez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jake Weber and Dylan Baker   The colors used in The Cell are distributed beautiful and equally. There's just as much use of color … Continue reading A Color Story: The Cell, 2000.

Psycho – it’s an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece.

Title: Psycho Year: 1960 Dir.: Alfred Hitchcock Producer(s): Alfred Hitchcock Writer(s): Joseph Stefano (screenplay), Robert Bloch (novel) Company: Paramount Pictures (orig), Universal (current) Starring: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, Martin Balsam, John Gavin and John McIntire A considered “classic” of the horror genre. A film that has influenced horror in a way that only … Continue reading Psycho – it’s an Alfred Hitchcock masterpiece.

The Beauty behind Giallo: A Visual Journey into Italian Horror

2019 is the year that I dove into the deep end of Italian horror, especially older films. I've swam in the shallow pool, only seen Suspiria, Demons and Demons 2. But nothing prepared me for what Italian or "giallo" horror is really about, the depths of how unique it is and at the opposite end … Continue reading The Beauty behind Giallo: A Visual Journey into Italian Horror

Planet Terror; you might feel a little prick.

Title:  Planet Terror Year: 2007 Dir.: Robert Rodriguez Producer(s): Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Elizabeth Avellan Writer(s): Robert Rodriguez Company: Troublemaker Studios, Rodriguez International Pictures (RIP), Dimension Films Starring: Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Marley Shelton, Naveen Andrews, Michael Biehn, Jeff Fahey, Stacy Ferguson, Bruce Willis BIG DISCLAIMER UP FRONT: I am strictly focusing on … Continue reading Planet Terror; you might feel a little prick.