Hugo

Hugo


Hugo

Release Year: 2011 Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: John Logan (screenplay), Brian Selznick (based on his 2007 novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret) Starring: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley, Helen McCrory, Sacha Baron Cohen, Christopher Lee, Emily Mortimer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Ray Winstone, Frances de la Tour, Richard Griffiths, Jude Law Rating: Won 5 Oscars: Best ..

The King of Comedy

The King of Comedy


The King of Comedy

Release year: 1982 Director: Martin Scorsese Screenwriter: Paul D. Zimmerman Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Sandra Bernhard, Diahnne Abbott, Ed Herlihy, Lou Brown, Shelley Hack, Margo Winkler, Tony Randall Ratings: Nominated for Palme d’Or (Robert De Niro, Best Foreign Actor) Desperate to get into show business Rupert Pupkin (Robert De Niro) approaches his idol, ..

Silence

Silence


Silence

Release Year: 2016 Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: Jay Cocks (screenplay), Martin Scorsese (screenplay), Shûsaku Endô (based on his 1966 novel Silence) Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds, Issei Ogata, Shin’ya Tsukamoto, Yoshi Oida, Yôsuke Kubozuka, Kaoru Endô Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Cinematography. In the 17th century, two Jesuit ..

Moviegeek5: Scorsese and DiCaprio

Moviegeek5: Scorsese and DiCaprio


Moviegeek5: Scorsese and DiCaprio

Throughout movie history there have been many fruitful collaborations between a director and an actor; Tim Burton and Johnny Depp, Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, John Ford and John Wayne, Billy Wilder and Jack Lemmon, to name just a few. The first couple of decades of Scorsese’s own career was dominated by his eight collaborations ..

Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York


Gangs of New York

Release year: 2002 Director: Martin Scorsese Screenwriter: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, John C. Reilly, Jim Broadbent, Henry Thomas, Liam Neeson, Brendan Gleeson Ratings: 10 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best ..

The Three Musketeers (1948)

The Three Musketeers (1948)


The Three Musketeers (1948)

Release Year: 1948 Director: George Sidney Writers: Robert Ardrey (screenplay), Alexandre Dumas (based on his 1844 novel Les trois mosquetaires) Starring: Gene Kelly, Lana Turner, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Angela Lansbury, Frank Morgan, Vincent Price, Keenan Wynn, John Sutton, Gig Young, Robert Coote, Reginald Owen, Ian Keith, Patricia Medina, Richard Wyler Rating: Nominated for 1 ..

Infinitely Polar Bear

Infinitely Polar Bear


Infinitely Polar Bear

Release Year: 2014 Director: Maya Forbes Writer: Maya Forbes Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky, Ashley Aufderheide, Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (Mark Ruffalo). A manic-depressive father (Mark Ruffalo) tries to win back his wife after a breakdown and agrees to take care of his two spirited ..

Nine to Five

Nine to Five


Nine to Five

  Release year: 1980 Director: Colin Higgins Screenwriter: Patricia Resnick, Colin Higgins Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman, Sterling Hayden, Elizabeth Wilson, Henry Jones, Lawrence Pressman Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Song. 3 Golden Globe nominations: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Dolly Parton), Best New Female Star (Dolly Parton), Best Original Song. When ..

Gladiator

Gladiator


Gladiator

Release Year: 2000 Director: Ridley Scott Writers: David Franzoni (story & screenplay), John Logan (screenplay), William Nicholson (screenplay) Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, David Schofield, John Shrapnel, Tomas Arana, Ralf Moeller, Spencer, Treat Clark, David Hemmings, Tommy Flanagan, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Omid Djalili Rating: Won 5 ..

The Bank Job

The Bank Job


The Bank Job

Release Year: 2008 Director: Roger Donaldson Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, James Faulkner, Alki David, Michael Jibson, Georgia Taylor, Richard Lintern, Peter Bowles, Alistair Petrie, David Suchet, Peter De Jersey Rating: Nominated for 1 Saturn Award: Best International Film Terry (Jason Statham) is offered ..

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park


Barefoot in the Park

Release year: 1967 Director: Gene Saks Screenwriter: Neil Simon (screenplay based on his own play) Starring: Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick, Herb Edelman, Mabel Albertson, Fritz Feld, James Stone Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Mildred Natwick). Newly married couple Corie (Jane Fonda) and Paul (Robert Redford) spent a passionately honeymoon ..

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle


Eddie the Eagle

Release Year: 2016 Director: Dexter Fletcher Writers: Sean Macaulay (screenplay), Simon Kelton (screenplay & story) Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Tim McInnerny, Iris Berben,  Mads Pettersen, Edvin Endre, Christopher Walken The story of the tenacious Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards who dreams of being an Olympian and through his tenacity becomes the ..