Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain


Cold Mountain

Release Year: 2003 Director: Anthony Minghella Writers: Anthony Minghella (screenplay), Charles Frazier (novel Cold Mountain) Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Ray Winstone, Kathy Baker, Charlie Hunnam, Jack White Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Renée Zellweger). Nominated for 6 ..

The Hours

The Hours


The Hours

Release year: 2002 Director: Stephen Daldry Screenwriter: David Hare, Michael Cunningham (novel) Starring: Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Ed Harris, Stephen Dillane, Miranda Richardson, John C. Reilly, Claire Danes Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Actress (Nicole Kidman). 8 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Ed Harris), Best Supporting Actress (Julianne Moore), Best Director, Best ..

Yentl

Yentl


Yentl

Release Year: 1983 Director: Barbra Streisand Screenwriter: Jack Rosenthal, Barbra Streisand, Isaac Bashevis Singer (story ‘Yentl, The Yeshiva Boy’) Starring: Barbra Streisand, Mandy Patinkin, Amy Irving, Nehemiah Persoff, Steven Hill, Allan Corduner, Ruth Goringer, Jack Lynn Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Original Score. 4 Oscar nominations: Best Supporting Actress (Amy Irving), Best Art Direction, Best Original Song, ..

Annie (2014)

Annie (2014)


Annie (2014)

Release year: 2014 Director: Will Gluck Screenwriter: Will Gluck, Aline Brosh McKenna, Thomas Meehan (stage play), Harold Gray (comic strip ‘Little Orphan Annie’) Starring: Quvenzhané Wallis, Jamie Foxx, Rose Byrne, Cameron Diaz, Bobby Cannavale, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, David Zayas Ratings: 2 Golden Globe nominations: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Quvenzhané Wallis), Best Original Song. Little orphan girl Annie ..

Lady in the Water

Lady in the Water


Lady in the Water

Release Year: 2006 Director: M Night Shyamalan Writer: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeffrey Wright, Bob Balaban, Sarita Chodhury, Cindy Cheung, M. Night Shyamalan, Freddy Rodríguez, Bill Irwin, Mary Beth Hurt M. Night Shyamalan is, as most will know, something of a controversial figure. Lauded widely for his début, The Sixth ..

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby


Million Dollar Baby

Release year: 2004 Director: Clint Eastwood Screenwriter: Paul Haggis Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel, Mike Colter, Anthony Mackie, Lucia Rijker, Brían F. O’Byrne Ratings: 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actress (Hilary Swank), Best Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman), Best Directing. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (Clint Eastwood), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film ..

Carrington

Carrington


Carrington

Release Year: 1995 Director: Christopher Hampton Writers: Christopher Hampton (screenplay), Michael Holroyd (several biographies on Lytton Strachey) Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Emma Thompson, Ralph Partridge, Samuel West, Rufus Sewell, Penelope Wilton, Janet McTeer, Peter Blythe, Jeremy Northam, Alex Kingston, Sebastian Harcombe, Richard Clifford, David Ryall Rating: Won 2 Awards as Cannes: Best Actor (Jonathan Pryce), Jury Special ..

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist


Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Release year: 2008 Director: Lorene Scafaria, Rachel Cohn (novel), David Levithan (novel) Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo, Rafi Gavron, Ari Graynor, Alexis Dziena, Jay Baruchel, Jonathan B. Wright Nick (Michael Cera) and Norah (Kat Dennings) meets when Norah asks Nick to play her boyfriend for five minutes to shut up bitchy Tris (Alexis ..

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 ..

Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)

Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)


Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)

Release year: 1979 Director: Volker Schlöndorff Screenwriter: Günter Grass (novel), Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach, Daniel Olbrychski, Tina Engel, Berta Drews, Ilse Pagé Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Movie. Cannes: Palme d’Or. Moviegeek Sunday Classic When three-year old Oskar (David Bennent) sees the crazy world ..

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life


The Tree of Life

Director: Terrence Mallick Writer: Terrence Mallick Starring: Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, Sean Penn, Hunter McCracken, Laramie Eppler, Tye Sheridan, Fiona Shaw, Jessica Fuselier, Nicolas Gonda Rating: Nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography. Won the Palme d’Or. The story of a boy’s childhood and the influence his parent’s conflicting views have on ..

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 ..