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 ..

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. ..

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, ..

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 ..

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, ..

The Green Berets

The Green Berets


The Green Berets

Release Year: 1968 Directors: John Wayne, Ray Kellog, Mervyn LeRoy (uncredited) Writers: James Lee Barrett (screenplay), Robin Moore (based on his 1965 novel The Green Berets) Starring: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Bruce Cabot, Jack Soo, George Takei, Luke Askew, Patrick Wayne, Irene Tsu, Edward Faulkner, Jason Evers Sunday Classic ..

Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker


Star Wars: Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

Release Year: 2019 Director: J.J. Abrams Writers: J.J. Abrams (story & screenplay), Chris Terrio (story & screenplay), Derek Connolly (story), Colin Trevorrow (story), George Lucas (characters) Starring: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Anthony Daniels, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Naomi Ackie, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, ..

Moviegeek5: Family Christmas Movies

Moviegeek5: Family Christmas Movies


Moviegeek5: Family Christmas Movies

  Many families have their own particular movie traditions around Christmas. Some go to the cinemas together, some watch the latest animated films, and some revisit the same classics over and over again. A “Christmas” movie in that sense can be many different things; for adult it can be something like Die Hard (1988) or ..

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale


The Handmaid’s Tale

Release Year: 1990 Director: Volker Schlöndorff Writers: Harold Pinter (screenplay), Margaret Atwood (based on her 1985 novel The Handmaid’s Tale) Starring: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Robert Duvall, Elizabeth McGovern, Aidan Quinn, Victoria Tennant, Blanche Baker, Traci Lind In a poluted dystopian future in which parts of the U.S. is ruled by pseudo-religious fascists fertily has declined ..

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn


Rooster Cogburn

Release Year: 1975 Director: Stuart Millar Writers: Martha Hyer – as Martin Julien (screenplay), Charles Portis (inspired by his character Rooster Cogburn from his 1968 novel True Grit) Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan, John McIntire, Paul Koslo, Jack Colvin, Jon Lormer, Richard Romancito, Strother Martin Sunday Classic #284, week 48 2019 U.S. ..

Baby Driver

Baby Driver


Baby Driver

Release Year: 2017 Director: Edgar Wright Writer: Edgar Wright Starring: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Eiza Gonzáles, C.J. Jones, Jon Bernthal Nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Ansel Elgort). Nominated for ..