Maps to the Stars

Maps to the Stars


Maps to the Stars

Release Year: 2014 Director: David Cronenberg Writer: Bruce Wagner Starring: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Evan Bird, Olivia Williams, Kiara Glasco, Sarah Gadon, Dawn Greenhalgh, Jonathan Watton, Jennifer Gibson, Gord Rand, Justin Kelly, Niamh Wilson, Clara Pasiaka Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actrees – Comedy or Musical (Julianne Moore). Won ..

The Band’s Visit (Bikur Ha-Tizmoret)

The Band’s Visit (Bikur Ha-Tizmoret)


The Band’s Visit (Bikur Ha-Tizmoret)

Release year: 2007 Director: Eran Kolirin Screenwriter: Eran Kolirin Starring: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri, Khalifa Natour, Rubi Moskovitz, Uri Gavriel, Imad Jabarin, Hilla Sarjon Ratings: Cannes: Award of Youth (Eran Kolirin), FIPRESCI Prize – Un Certain Regard (Eran Kolirin), Un Certain Regard – Jury Coup de Coeur (Eran Kolirin), Golden Camera nominee, Un ..

Broken Flowers

Broken Flowers


Broken Flowers

Release year: 2005 Director: Jim Jarmusch Screenwriter: Jim Jarmusch, Bill Raden (idea), Sarah Driver (idea) Starring: Bill Murray, Jeffrey Wright, Jessica Lange, Sharon Stone, Julie Deply, Alexis Dziena, Frances Conroy, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny Ratings: Cannes Film Festival: Grand Prize of the Jury winner. Palme d’Or nominee. The day his girlfriend (Deply) leaves him, introvert ..

Nurse Betty

Nurse Betty


Nurse Betty

Release year: 2000 Director: Neil LaBute Screenwriter: John C. Richards, James Flamberg Starring: Renée Zellweger, Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Greg Kinnear, Aaron Eckhart, Tia Texada, Crispin Glover, Allison Janney, Kathleen Wilhoite Ratings: 1 Golden Globe: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Renée Zellweger). Cannes Film Festival: Best Screenplay Winner. Palme d’Or nominee. After witnessing a horrible murder, waitress ..

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story


The Philadelphia Story

Release year: 1940 Director: George Cukor Screenwriter: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry (based on the play by) Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, John Howard, Roland Young, Mary Nash, Virginia Weidler Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Actor (James Stewart), Best Screenplay. 4 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Best Supporting Actress ..

Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune


Outrageous Fortune

Release year: 1987 Director: Arthur Hiller Screenwriter: Leslie Dixon Starring: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, John Schuck, George Carlin, Anthony Heald, Ji-Tu Cumbuka Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Bette Midler). Two opposites, the dedicated and refined Lauren (Long) and the brash Sandy (Midler), are forced to work together when ..

The Pink Panther (1963)

The Pink Panther (1963)


The Pink Panther (1963)

Release Year: 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Writers: Maurice Richlin (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay) Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine, Claudia Cardinale, Brenda de Banzie, Colin Gordon Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Score. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (Peter Sellers) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #200, week 16 2018 ..

Identity Thief

Identity Thief


Identity Thief

Release year: 2013 Director: Seth Gordon Screenwriter: Craig Mazin, Jerry Eeten Starring: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, T. I., Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick Mild-mannered business man Sandy (Bateman) suddenly sees his credit card cut. Upon discovering his identity has been stolen by a woman in Florida, he decide ..

Daddy’s Home

Daddy’s Home


Daddy’s Home

Release year: 2015 Director: Sean Anders Screenwriters: Brian Burns, Sean Anders, John Morris Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church, Scarlett Estevez, Owen Vaccaro, Bobby Cannavale With no kids of his own, Brad (Ferrell) tries hard to be the perfect stepdad for his wife’s (Cardellini) two kids. Just when he is beginning ..

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona


Raising Arizona

Release Year: 1987 Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (uncredited) Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Sam McMurray, Frances McDormand, Randall Cobb, T.J. Kuhn When a happily married ex-con (Nicolas Cage) and police photographer (Holly Hunter) learn that they cannot have children and cannot adopt due ..

Hot Tub Time Machine

Hot Tub Time Machine


Hot Tub Time Machine

  Release year: 2010 Director: Steve Pink Screenwriter: Josh Heald, Sean Anders, John Morris Starring: John Cusack, Clark Duke, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, Sebastian Stan, Lyndsy Fonseca, Crispin Glover, Chevy Chase Adam (Cusack) has just broken up with his girlfriend and together with his nephew and two equally struggling friends Nick (Robinson) and Lou (Corddry) ..

Saving Silverman

Saving Silverman


Saving Silverman

Release year: 2001 Director: Dennis Dugan Screenwriter: Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul Starring: Jason Biggs, Jack Black, Steve Zahn, Amanda Peet, Amanda Detmer, R. Lee Ermey, Neil Diamond, Kyle Gass, Norma Armour Wayne (Zahn), J.D. (Black) and Darren (Biggs) are best friends. When Darren is about to marry the evil Judith (Peet) his friends decides to ..