Release Year: 1962 Director: J. Lee Thompson Writers: James R. Webb (screenplay), John D. MacDonald (based on his 1957 novel The Executioners) Starring: Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly Bergen, Lori Martin, Martin Balsam, Jack Kruschen, Telly Savalas, Barrie Chase, Page Slattery Sunday Classic #265, week 29 2019 Rapist Max Cady (Robert Mitchum) is released after eight ..
Release year: 1989 Director: Ron Howard Screenwriter: Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Ron Howard Starring: Steve Martin, Mary Steenburgen, Dianne West, Jason Robards, Rick Moranis, Tom Hulce, Martha Plimpton Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: best Supporting Actress (Dianne West), Best Original Song. 3 Golden Globes nominations: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Steve Martin), Best Supporting Actress (Dianne West), Best ..
Release Year: 1969 Director: Claude Chabrol Writers: Claude Chabrol (screenplay & dialogue), Paul Gégauff (screenplay & dialogue), Nicholas Blake (based on his 1938 novel The Beast Must Die) Starring: Michel Duchaussoy, Caroline Cellier, Jean Yanne, Anouk Ferjac, Marc Di Napoli, Louise Chevalier, Guy Marly, Lorraine Rainer, Dominique Zardi Sunday Classic #264, week 28 2019 A man ..
Release Year: 2012 Director: Claude Miller Writers: Claude Miller (screenplay), Natalie Carter (screenplay), François Mauriac (based on his 1927 novel Thérèse Desqueyroux) Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anaïs Demoustier, Catherine Arditi, Isabelle Sadoyen, Francis Perrin, Stanley Weber, Max Morel, Françoise Goubert, Jean-Claude Calon Thérèse (Audrey Tautou), an emotionally distant and intelligent young woman of wealth ..
Release Year: 1986 Director: Claude Berri Writers: Claude Berri (screenplay), Gérard Brach (screenplay), Marcel Pagnol (based on his 1962 novel Jean de Florette) Starring: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu, Daniel Auteuil, Elisabeth Depardieu, Margarita Lozano, Ernestine Mazurowna, Armand Meffre, Jean Maurel Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Film. Greedy landowner César (Yves Montant) and ..
Release Year: 2013 Director: Danièle Thompson Writer: Danièle Thompson (scenario, adaption & dialogue), Christopher Thompson (scenario & adaptation) Starring: Eric Elmonsino, Kad Merad, Lou de Laâge, Clara Ponsot, Max Boublil, Monica Belucci, Ivry Gitlis, Valérie Bonneton, Alexis Michalik, Christian Hecq, Hande Kodja The two brothers Zef and Roni are very different. Zef’s wife dies and ..
Release Year: 2010 Director: Guillaume Canet Writer: Guillaume Canet Starring: François Cluzet, Marion Cotillard, Benoît Magimel, Gilles Lellouche, Jean Dujardin, Laurent Lafitte, Valérie Bonneton, Pascala Arbillot, Anne Marivin, Louise Monot, Joël Dupuh A near-fatal accident leaves one friend in hospital while the rest decide to go on their annual holiday without him. While away, their ..
Release Year: 2016 Director: Vincent Garenq Writers: Julien Rappeneau (screenplay & dialogue), Vincent Garenq (screenplay & dialogue) Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Sebastian Koch, Marie-Josée Croze, Christelle Cornil, Lila-Rose Gilberti, Emma Besson, Christian Kmiotek, Serge Feuillard, Fred Personne, Thérèse Roussel, Tom Hudson, Antoine Milhaud Based on a true story, the film chronicles the 30 year struggle of ..
Release Year: 1941 Director: Frank Capra Writers: Robert Riskin (screenplay), Richard Connell (story), Robert Presnell, Jr. (story), Myles Connolly (uncredited contributions) Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Roque, Irving Bacon, Regis Toomey Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. Sunday Classic #263, week ..
In his upcoming film, writer/director Rian Johnson (Looper, 2012) has a stab at an old classic detective subgenre, the whodunnit. The story revolves around a murder in an eccentric and combative family. Daniel Craig (Spectre, 2015) stars as Benoit Blanc, the police detective tasked with figuring out the clues and find the murderer. The ..
Release year: 1955 Director: Charles Vidor Screenwriter: Daniel Fuchs, Isobel Lennart Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Harry Bellaver, Richard Gaines Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Writing. 5 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (James Cagney), Best Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Original Song, Best Music. Sunday Classic #262, week 26 2019 The fictionalized ..
Release year: 2018 Director: Tinge Krishnan Screenwriter: Che Walker Starring: Michaela Coel, Arinzé Kene, Mya Lewis, George MacKay, Jo Martin, Ronke Adekoluejo, Tom Forbes, Oliver Yhap, Luke Norris When dedicatedsingle mum Simone (Coel) is dragged out for a night on the town by her wild sister Yvonne (Adekoluejo) she meets and falls for Raymond (Kene). But he has a ..