The Client

The Client


The Client

Release Year: 1994 Director: Joel Schumacher Writers: Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Robert Getchell (screenplay), John Grisham (based on his 1993 novel The Client) Starring: Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Brad Renfro, Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony LaPaglia, J.T. Walsh, Anthony Edwards, Will Patton, Bradley Whitford, Anthony Heald, Kim Coates, Kimberley Scott, William H. Macy, David Speck, Ossie Davis, Micole ..

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 ..

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 ..

Ed Wood

Ed Wood


Ed Wood

  Release Year: 1994 Director: Tim Burton Writers: Scott Alexander (screenplay), Larry Karaszewski (screenplay), Rudolph Grey (based on his 1992 biography Nightmare of Ecstasy) Starring: Johnny Depp, Martin Landau, Sarah Jessica Parker, Patricia Arquette, Jeffrey Jones, G.D. Spradlin, Bill Murray, Mike Starr, Max Casella, George Steele, Brent Hinkley, Lisa Marie, Tor Johnson Rating: Won 2 Oscars: ..

Big Fish

Big Fish


Big Fish

Release Year: 2003 Director: Tim Burton Writers: John August (screenplay), Daniel Wallace (based on his 1998 novel Big Fish) Starring: Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Marion Cotillard, Robert Guillaume, Matthew McGrory, David Dennam, Steve Buscemi, Danny DeVito The frustrated son of an imaginative story-teller is reunited with his ..

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Release Year: 2007 Director: Tim Burton Writers: John Logan (screenplay), Christopher Bond (musical adaptation), Hugh Wheeler (musical) Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bowen, Laura Michelle Kelly, Jayne Wisener, Edward Sanders Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Art Direction. Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Actor (Johnny Depp), ..

Cocktail

Cocktail


Cocktail

Release Year: 1988 Director: Roger Donaldson Writer: Heywood Gould (screenplay based on his 1984 novel Cocktail) Starring: Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown, Elizabeth Shue, Lisa Banes, Laurence Luckinbill, Kelly Lynch, Gine Gershon, Ron Dean, Robert Donley, Ellen Foley Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Original Song for “Kokomo”. A driven young New Yorker discovers he ..

The Shootist

The Shootist


The Shootist

Release Year: 1976 Director: Don Siegel Writers: Miles Hood Swarthout (screenplay), Scott Hale (screenplay), Glendon Swarthout (based on his 1975 novel The Shootist) Starring: John Wayne, Lauren Bacall, Ron Howard, James Stewart, Richard Boone, Hugh O’Brian, Bill McKinney, Harry Morgan, John Carradine, Rick Lenz, Scatman Crothers, Gregg Palmer Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Art Direction. ..

Hitchcock

Hitchcock


Hitchcock

Release Year: 2012 Director: Sacha Gervasi Writers: John J. McLaughlin (screenplay), Stephen Rebello (based on his book 1990 book Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho) Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Michael Wincott, Jessica Biel, James D’Arcy, Richard Portnnow, Kurtwood Smith Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscars: Best Makeup. ..