A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange


A Clockwork Orange

Release year: 1971 Director: Stanley Kubrick Screenwriter: Stanley Kubrick, Anthony Burgess (novel) Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke, John Clive, Adrienne Corri, Carl Duering Ratings: 4 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, best Director, Best adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing. 3 Golden Globes nominations: Best Picture – Drama, Best Director, Best Actor – Drama ..

Midnight Special

Midnight Special


Midnight Special

Release year: 2016 Director: Jeff Nichols Screenwriter: Jeff Nichols Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Jaeden Lieberher, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Bill Camp, Scott Haze, Sam Shepard An unlikely boy (Jaeden Lieberher) is on the run with his father (Michael Shannon) and a family friend (Joel Edgerton). Chasing them is both the government as well as ..

Passengers

Passengers


Passengers

Release year: 2016 Director: Morten Tyldum Screenwriter: Jon Spaihts Starring: Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia, Vince Foster, Kara Flowers, Conor Brophy Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Original Score, Best Achievement in Production Design. When a failure means Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) wakes up 90 years too early on the spaceship ..

It! The Terror From Beyond Space

It! The Terror From Beyond Space


It! The Terror From Beyond Space

Release year: 1958 Director: Edward L. Cahn Screenwriter: Jerome Bixby Starring: Marshall Thompson, Shirley Patterson, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran, Dabbs Greer, Paul Langton, Robert Bice, Richard Benedict After the first manned mission to Mars leaves but one survivor (Thompson) and a rescue team arrives to rescue him shaking at disbelief when he talks about a ..

Life

Life


Life

  Release year: 2017 Director: Daniel Espinosa Screenwriter: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Olga Dykhovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare A team of scientists is returning home to Earth with a specimen found on Mars. But as the alien life form is rapidly evolving the team discovers that somethings should ..

Transcendence

Transcendence


Transcendence

Release year: 2014 Director: Wally Pfister Screenwriter: Jack Paglen Starring: Rebecca Hall, Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, Cole Hauser, Clifton Collins Jr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) and his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) strives to create the perfect artificial intelligence with intention to use it to save the planet. But when ..

Touch of evil

Touch of evil


Touch of evil

Release year: 1958 Director: Orson Welles Screenwriter: Orson Welles, Whit Masterson (based on the novel ‘Badge of Evil’ by) Starring: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Joanna Moore, Ray Collins  Moviegeek Sunday Classic #220, week 36 2018  Mexican Narcotics officer Mike Vargas (Heston) must interrupt his honeymoon when an American building ..

Bad Taste

Bad Taste


Bad Taste

Release year: 1987 Director: Peter Jackson Screenwriter: Peter Jackson, Tony Hiles Starring: Peter Jackson, Terry Potter, Pete O’Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett, Doug Wren, Dean Lawrie, Peter Vere-Jones   When the population of a small town disappears, Derek (Jackson) and his friends discovers aliens disguised as humans are at fault. Now they must try to stop ..

Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows


Dark Shadows

Release year: 2012   Director: Tim Burton   Screenwriter: Seth Grahame-Smith, John August, Dan Curtis (based on tv series by)   Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bella Heathcote, Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter, Jackie Earle Haley, Chloë Graze Moretz    Scorned lover Angelique (Green) uses her witchery craft to turn Barnabas Collins (Depp) into a ..

Any Which Way You Can

Any Which Way You Can


Any Which Way You Can

Release year: 1980 Director: Buddy Van Horn Screenwriter: Stanford Sherman, Jeremy Joe Kronsberg (characters) Starring: Clint Eastwood, Geoffrey Lewis, Sondra Locke, William Smith, Harry Guardino, Ruth Gordon, Michael Cavanaugh, Barry Corbin Moviegeek Sunday Classic #217, week 33 2018 Philo Beddoe’s (Eastwood) reputation as a first class fist-fighter is spreading and the mob becomes interesting in ..

Uncle Buck

Uncle Buck


Uncle Buck

Release year: 1989 Director: John Hughes Screenwriter: John Hughes Starring: John Candy, Jean Louise Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Madigan, Elaine Bromka, Garrett M. Brown When in dire need for a babysitter, family dad Bob (Brown) is forced to ask his bachelor brother Buck (Candy) for help, much to the distress of his wife ..

Brewster’s Millions

Brewster’s Millions


Brewster’s Millions

Release year: 1985 Director: Walter Hill Screenwriter: Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris, George Barr McCutcheon (based on the novel by) Starring: Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins, Jerry Orbach, Pat Hingle, Tovah Feldshuh  Monty Brewster (Pryor) only has about the clothes on his back when he is approached by a Manhattan law office. They ..