Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)


Ugetsu (Ugetsu Monogatari)

Release Year: 1953 Director: Kenji Mizoguchi Writers: Yoshikata Yoda (screenplay), Matsutarô Kawaguchi (adaptation), Hisakazu Tsuji (idea), Akinari Ueda (based the stories “Asaji ga Yado” and “Jasei no In” from his 1776 short story collection Ugetsu Monogatari) Starring: Machiko Kyô, Mitsoku Mito, Kinuyo Tanaka, Masayuki Mori, Eitarô Ozawa, Sugisako Aoyama, Mitsusaburô Ramon, Ryôsuke Kagawa, Kikue Môri ..

Eega (Makkhi)

Eega (Makkhi)


Eega (Makkhi)

Release year: 2012 Director: S.S. Rajamouli, J.V.V. Sathyanarayana Screenwriter: Ashwin Gangaraju, S.S. Kanchi, S.S. Rajamouli Starring: Sudeep, Nani, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Hamsa Nandini, Crazy Mohan, Santhanam, Adithya Menon, Chandra Sekhar  As the arrogant Sudeep (Sudeep), used to getting his way with women, finds out his latest interest Bindhu (Prabhu) has feelings for Nani (Nani), he ..

Ragnarok (Gåten Ragnarok)

Ragnarok (Gåten Ragnarok)


Ragnarok (Gåten Ragnarok)

Release year: 2013 Director: Mikkel Brænne Sandemose Screenwriter: John Kåre Raake Starring: pål Sverre Hagen, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Sofia Helin, Bjørn Sundquist, Maria Annette Tanderø Berglyd  The widowed archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen (Sverre Hagen) brings his kids along on a journey to find the secrets he and his deceased wife searched passionately for. But some secrets ..

Il Postino: The Postman (Il Postino)

Il Postino: The Postman (Il Postino)


Il Postino: The Postman (Il Postino)

Release Year: 1994 Directors: Michael Radford, Massimo Troisi (uncredited) Writers: Anna Pavignano (screenplay), Michael Radford (screenplay), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay & story), Giacomo Scarpelli (screenplay & story), Massimo Troisi (screenplay), Antonio Skármeta (based on his 1985 novel Ardiente paciencia) Starring: Massimo Troisi, Philippe Noiret, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Renato Scarpa, Linda Moretti Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Score. ..

Ms. Mammy (El-Anesah Mami)

Ms. Mammy (El-Anesah Mami)


Ms. Mammy (El-Anesah Mami)

Release year: 2012 Director: Wael Ihsan Starring: Yasmin Abdulaziz, Hassan Abdel Fattah, Hasan El-Raddad, Hala Fakher, Hesham Ismail, Muhammad Lutfi  Businesswoman Perri (Abdulaziz) has no interest in losing the power over her own life through marriage. But one day on a business trip she falls a sleep on a plane and wakes up in an ..

Volver

Volver


Volver

Release year: 2006 Director: Pedro Almodóvar Screenwriter: Pedro Almodóvar Starring: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo, Yohana Cobo, Chus Lampreave, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Blanco Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actress (Penélope Cruz). 2 Golden Globes nominations: Best Actress Drama (Penélope Cruz), Best Foreign Language Film. Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (female ..

The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)

The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)


The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen)

Release Year: 2006 Director: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Writer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur, Thomas Thieme, Hans-Uwe Bauer, Volkmar Kleinert, Matthias Brenner, Charly Hübner, Herbert Knaup Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Language Film. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Film. In 1984 in East Berlin, ..

Fun With Dick and Jane (1977)

Fun With Dick and Jane (1977)


Fun With Dick and Jane (1977)

Release year: 1977 Director: Ted Kotcheff Screenwriter: David Giler, Jerry Belson, Mordecai Richler Starring: George Segal, Jane Fonda, Ed McMahon, Dick Gautier, Allan Miller, Hank Garcia, John Dehner, Walter Brooke  Sunday Classic #290, week 2 2020  When Dick Harper (Segal) is unexpectedly fired and can’t find a new job him and his wife Jane (Fonda) ..

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

Police Academy 6: City Under Siege


Police Academy 6: City Under Siege

Release Year: 1989 Director: Peter Bonerz Writers: Stephen Curwick (screenplay), Neal Israel (characters), Pat Proft (characters) Starring: Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Leslie Easterbrook, Marion Ramsey, Lance Kinsey, Matt McCoy, Bruce Mahler, G.W. Bailey, George Gaynes, Kenneth Mars, Gerrit Graham, Brian Seeman The bumbling cadets, not police officers, take to the street to tackle ..

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey


Downton Abbey

Release Year: 2019 Director: Michael Engler Writer: Julian Fellowes (screenplay – characters created by him for the television series Downton Abbey) Starring: Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGowan, Michelle Dockery, Maggie Smith, Tuppence Middleton, Allen Leech, Laura Carmichael, Imelda Staunton, Robert James-Collier, Joanne Froggatt, Brendan Coyle, Jim Carter, Phyllis Logan, Geraldine James, Simon Jones, Imelda Staunton, Kevin ..

Boys Town

Boys Town


Boys Town

Release year: 1938 Director: Norman Taurog Screenwriter: John Meehan, Dore Schary Starring: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds, Minor Watson, Edward Norris Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Actor (Spencer Tracy), Best Original Story. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay Sunday Classic #289, week 1 2020  After a death row ..

Thirteen Days

Thirteen Days


Thirteen Days

Release Year: 2000 Director: Roger Donaldson Writers: David Self (screenplay), Ernest R May & Philip D. Zelikow (based on their 1997 book The Kennedy Tapes: Inside the White House During the Cuban Missile Crisis) Starring: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Culp, Dylan Baker, Lucinda Jenney, Jon Foster, Frank Wood, Dakin Matthews, Bill Smitrovich, Henry Strozier, ..