The Singing Detective

The Singing Detective


The Singing Detective

Release Year: 2003 Director: Keith Gordon Writers: Dennis Potter (screenplay based on his television series The Singing Detective) Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam, Katie Holmes, Adrien Brody, Jon Polito, Carla Gugino, Saul Rubinek Tied to a hospital bed due to an aggressive skin disease, bitter and cynical pot boiler writer Dan ..

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)


Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Release year: 1960 Director: Lewis Milestone Screenwriter: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Richard Conte, Cesar Romero, Joey Bishop Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) gathers ten of his World War II buddies to pull of the ultimate Las Vegas heist. ..

3:10 to Yuma

3:10 to Yuma


3:10 to Yuma

Release year: 2007 Director: James Mangold Screenwriter: Halsted Welles, Michael Brandt, Derek Haas, Elmore Leonard (short story) Starring: Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman, Dallas Roberts, Ben Foster, Peter Fonda, Vinessa Shaw, Alan Tudyk Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Original Score, Best Sound Mixing. Small-time farmer Dan Evans (Christian Bale) volunteers to help transfer dangerous ..

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart


Wild at Heart

Release year: 1990 Director: David Lynch Screenwriter: David Lynch, Barry Gifford (novel) Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman, Harry Dean Stanton, Crispin Glover, Isabella Rossellini Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Diane Ladd). 1 Golden Globes nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Diane Ladd). Cannes Film Festival: Palme d’Or. Passionately in ..

The Angels’s Share

The Angels’s Share


The Angels’s Share

Release Year: 2012 Director: Ken Loach Writer: Paul Laverty (screenplay) Starring: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Garry Maitland, William Ruane, Jasmin Riggins, Siobhan Kelly, Roger Allam, Scott Dymond, Scott Kyle Rating: Won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize. Nominated for Palme d’Or. Robbie narrowly avoids jail and is determined to turn a new leaf after his ..

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief


To Catch a Thief

Release Year: 1955 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: John Michael Hayes, David Dodge (novel To Catch a Thief) Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Jean Martinelli, Georgette Anys Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Cinematography. Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction – Color, Best Costume Design. Moviegeek Sunday ..

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment


Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Release year: 1985 Director: Jerry Paris, James Signorelli Screenwriters: Neal Israel (characters created by), Pat Proft (characters created by), Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Tim Kazurinsky, Bobcat Goldthwait, Colleen Camp, Art Metrano Newly graduated Mahoney (Guttenberg) and his colleagues are ready to take on crime. But ..

Spy

Spy


Spy

Release year: 2015 Director: Paul Feig Screenwriter: Paul Feig Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Rose Byrne, Miranda Hart, Allison Janney, Jason Statham, Bobby Cannavale  Ratings: 2 Golden Globes nominations: Best Comedy/Musical, Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Melissa McCarthy), 1 Empire Award: Best Comedy.  With a tendency to blend in and be overlooked, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is ..

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls


Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Release year: 1995 Director: Steve Oedekerk Screenwriter: Jack Bernstein (characters), Steve Oederkerk Starring: Jim Carrey, Ian McNeice, Simon Callow, Maynard Eziashi, Bob Gunton, Sophie Okonedo, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje The special abilities of pet detective Ace Ventura (Jim Carrey) is once again at need when a rare white bat is stolen. The bat is the sacred animal ..

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective


Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Release year: 1994 Director: Tom Shadyac Screenwriters: Jack Bernstein, Tom Shadyac, Jim Carrey Starring: Jim Carrey, Courtney Cox, Sean Young, Tone Loc, Dan Marino, Udo Kier, Noble Willingham, Troy Evans, Frank Adonis If there has been a murder you call the police, if you loose a pet you call… Ace Venture: Pet Detective! When the ..

Risky Business

Risky Business


Risky Business

Release year: 1983 Director: Paul Brickman Screenwriter: Paul Brickman Starring: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur, Curtis Armstrong, Bronson Pinchot, Shera Danese Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Tom Cruise). When Joel’s (Tom Cruise) parents are away the teenagers makes the best of having the house to himself and calls ..

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)


Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Release year: 1967 Director: Arthur Penn Screenwriter: David Newman, Robert Benton Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Gene Hackman, Michael J. Pollard, Estelle Parsons, Denver Pyle, Dub Taylor, Evans Evans Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons), Best Cinematography. 8 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Warren Beatty), Best Actress (Faye Dunaway), Best Supporting Actor ..