Title: John Carpenter’s The Thing Year: 1982 Dir.: John Carpenter Producer(s): David Foster, Lawrence Turman Writer(s): Bill Lancaster (screenplay), Who Goes There (novel, by John W. Campbell Jr.) Company: Universal Starring: Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T. K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, … Continue reading The Thing; Man is the warmest place to hide.
Hellraiser; demon to some, angels to others.
Title: Hellraiser Year: 1987 Dir.: Clive Barker Producer(s): Christopher Figg Writer(s): Clive Barker (screenplay), The Hellbound Heart (novel) by Barker Company: Film Futures, Entertainment Film Distributors Starring: Andrew Robinson, Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Doug Bradley A “bankruptcy of imagination” is how film critic Roger Ebert described this film. And yes, Ebert definitely had a love/hate … Continue reading Hellraiser; demon to some, angels to others.
The Ring; everyone will suffer.
Title: The Ring Year: 2002 Dir.: Gore Verbinski Producer(s): Walter F. Parkes, Laurie Macdonald Writer(s): Ring (novel) by Koji Suzuki, Ehren Kruger (screenplay) Company: DreamWorks Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, Brian Cox, David Dorfman It’s the early 2000s and horror is definitely taking a turn from the 90s teen horror driven climate. We’re getting original … Continue reading The Ring; everyone will suffer.
The Shining; Wendy, I’m home!
Title: The Shining Year: 1980 Dir.: Stanley Kubrick Producer(s): Stanley Kubrick Writer(s): Stephen King (novel), Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson Company: Warner Bros. Starring: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Scatman Crothers, Danny Lloyd I haven’t seen The Shining in a long time. I couldn’t tell you a complete scene without cheating thanks to Google. However, visually, I … Continue reading The Shining; Wendy, I’m home!
I Know What You Did Last Summer; No one saw him step out.
Title: I Know What You Did Last Summer Year: 1997 Dir.: Jim Gillespie Producer: Neal H. Moritz, Eric Feig Writer(s): Kevin Williamson (screenplay), Lois Duncan (author of I Know What You Did Last Summer, 1973). Company: Mandalay Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Starring: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr., Anne Heche, Bridgette … Continue reading I Know What You Did Last Summer; No one saw him step out.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula; The Blood is the Life.
Title: Bram Stoker’s Dracula Year: 1992 Dir.: Francis Ford Coppola Producer: Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Charles Mulvehill Writer(s): Bram Stoker (“Dracula”), James V. Hart Company: American Zoetrope, Columbia Pictures Starring: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins, Cary Elwes, Sadie Frost, Richard E. Grant, Tom Waits. This movie is an art nerd’s wet … Continue reading Bram Stoker’s Dracula; The Blood is the Life.
Sleepy Hollow; It was a headless horseman!
Title: Sleepy Hollow Year: 1999 Dir.: Tim Burton Producer: Scott Rudin, Adam Schroeder, Francis Ford Coppola Writer(s): Washington Irving (short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”), Kevin Yagher, Andrew Kevin Walker Company: Paramount Pictures Starring: Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Casper Van Dien, Michael Gambon, Christopher Walken, Jeffrey Jones, Richard Griffiths, Ian McDiarmid Gothic. … Continue reading Sleepy Hollow; It was a headless horseman!