Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke


Cool Hand Luke

Release year: 1967 Director: Stuart Rosenberg Screenwriter: Donn Pearce, Frank Pierson, Hal Dresner, Donn Pearce (novel) Starring: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J. D. Cannon, Lou Antonio, Robert Drivas, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet, Clifton James Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (George Kennedy), 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (Paul Newman), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Original ..

The Revenant

The Revenant


The Revenant

Release year: 2017 Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Screenwriter: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mark L. Smith, Michael Punke (based partly on the novel by) Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck, Paul Anderson, Kristoffer Joner, Duane Howard Ratings: 3 Oscars: Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Director, Best Cinematography. 9 Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting ..

A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)

A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)


A Man Called Ove (En man som heter Ove)

Release year: 2015 Director: Hannes Holm Screenwriter: Hannes Holm Starring: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll, Tobias Almborg, Klas Wiljergård, Chatarina Larsson, Börje Lundberg Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Foreign Language Movie, Best Makeup. After loosing his beloved wife and his job, grumpy old Ove (Lassgård) has trouble seeing any meaning of continuing ..

The Color Purple

The Color Purple


The Color Purple

Release Year: 1985 Director: Steven Spielberg Writers: Menno Meyjes (screenplay), Alice Walker (based on her 1982 novel The Color Purple) Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldnerg, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Willard Pugh, Akosua Busia, Rae Dawn Chong, Susan Beaubian, Desreta Jackson, Adolph Caesar, Dana Ivey, Bennet Guillory, Carl Anderson Rating: Nominated for 11 Oscars: Best Picture, Best ..

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island


Kong: Skull Island

Release year: 2017 Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Screenwriter: Dan Gilroy, Max Borenstein, Derek Connolly, John Gatins Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins, John Ortiz, Tian Jing Ratings: 1 Oscar nominations: Best Visual Effects. A team of soldiers accompany a group of scientists on a trip to explore ..

Moviegeek5: Roger Deakins

Moviegeek5: Roger Deakins


Moviegeek5: Roger Deakins

  Remember all the take around Oscar time 2017 about whether or not Leonardo DiCaprio would finally get the Oscar he deserved after six nominations? Well, one that got cheated of the golden statue yet again was the magnificent cinematographer Roger Deakins. His Oscar nomination for Blade Runner 2049 (2017) this year is his 14th ..

Frost/Nixon

Frost/Nixon


Frost/Nixon

Release Year: 2008 Director: Ron Howard Writers: Peter Morgan (screenplay – based on his 2006 play Frost/Nixon) Starring: Michael Sheen, Frank Langhella, Sam Rockwell, Kevin Bacon, Oliver Platt, Matthew Macfadyen, Rebecca Hall, Toby Jones, Andy Milder, Patty MCormack Rating: Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Frank Langhella), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing. ..

An Affair to Remember

An Affair to Remember


An Affair to Remember

Release year: 1957 Director: Leo McCarey Screenwriter: Delmer Daves, Leo McCarey, Mildred Cram, Donald Ogden Stewart Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson, Cathleen Nesbitt, Robert Q. Lewis, Charles Watts, Fortunio Bonanova Ratings: 4 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design. Best Orginal Song, Best Music. Though both in other relationships, Nickie (Grant) ..

5 to 7

5 to 7


5 to 7

Release year: 2014 Director: Victor Levin Screenwriter: Victor Levin Starring: Anton Yelchin, Bérénice Marlohe, Lambert Wilson, Glenn Close, Frank Langella, Olivia Thirlby, Eric Stoltz, David Remnick When aspiring novelist Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) meets French beauty Arielle (Bérénice Marlohe) he knows straight away that she is the love of his life. Only problem is she ..

Seven Pounds

Seven Pounds


Seven Pounds

Release year: 2008 Director: Gabriele Muccino Screenwriter: Grant Nieporte Starring: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Barry Pepper, Elpidia Carrillo, Gina Hecht, Judyann Elder Ben (Will Smith), a man haunted by a fateful secret, has a plan involving seven strangers. But he falling in love with one of them wasn’t part of the ..

Sixteen Candles

Sixteen Candles


Sixteen Candles

Release year: 1984 Director: John Hughes Screenwriter: John Hughes Starring: Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris, John Cusack, Gedde Watanabe, Blanche Baker A girl’s sweet sixteenth is supposed to be special, but that is not the case for Sam (Ringwald). Her entire family, including granparents, seems to have forgotten her big day ..

Moviegeek5: Romantic 1998

Moviegeek5: Romantic 1998


Moviegeek5: Romantic 1998

  When it comes to romantic movies, 1998 wasn’t half bad and has left us with some memorable movies to fall in love with again and again. Rom-com queens of the decade was primarily Meg Ryan, Sandra Bullock and Drew Barrymore, all of whom is represented here and all of whom has the charm needed ..