The Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon


The Blue Lagoon

Release year: 1980 Director: Randal Kleiser Screenwriter: Douglas Day Stewart, Henry De Vere Stacpoole (based on the novel by) Starring: Brooke Shields, Christopher Atkins, Leo McKern, William Daniels, Elva Josephson, Glenn Kohan, Alan Hopgood, Gus Mercurio Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Cinematography. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Male Newcomer (Christopher Atkins). Moviegeek Sunday Classic #164, ..

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish


Rumble Fish

Release year: 1983 Director: Francis Ford Coppola Screenwriter: S.E. Hinton, Francis Ford Coppola, S.E. Hinton (based on the novel by) Starring: Matt Dillon, Mickey Rourke, Diane Lane, Nicolas Cage, Dennis Hopper, Vincent Spano, Chris Penn, Laurence Fishburne Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Original Score. Street thug Rusty James (Matt Dillon) strives to live up ..

Rain Man

Rain Man


Rain Man

Release Year: 1988 Director: Barry Levinson Writers: Ronald Bass (screenplay), Barry morrow (screenplay & story) Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise, Valeria Golino, Gerald K. Molen, Jack Murdoch, Michael D. Roberts, Ralph Seymour, Bonny Hunt Rating: Won 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Best Original Screenplay. Nominated for 4 Oscars: Best Cinematopgraphy, ..

Always

Always


Always

Release year: 1989 Director: Steven Spielberg Screenwriter: Jerry Belson, Dalton Trumbo, Frederick Hazlitt Brennan, Chandler Sprague and David Boehm (story ‘A Guy Named Joe) Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Brad Johnson, Audrey Hepburn, Roberts Blossom, Keith David, Dale Dye Talented pilot Pete Sandich (Richard Dreyfuss) is an aerial forest-fire fighter together with best ..

El Dorado

El Dorado


El Dorado

Release Year: 1967 Director: Howard Hawks Writers: Leigh Brackett (screenplay), Harry Brown (loosely based on his novel The Stars in Their Courses) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #163, week 31 2017 Starring: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Arthur Hunnicut, Charlene Holt, Edward Asner, R.G. Armstrong, Christopher George, Michele Carey, Paul Fix, Marina Ghane, Robert Donner, John ..

Click

Click


Click

Release year: 2006 Director: Frank Coraci Screenwriter: Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe Starring: Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhof, Henry Wilker, Julie Kavner, Sean Astin, Jennifer Coolidge Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Makeup. Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) is a workaholic architect always wanting more and better. Problem is that earning the money he wants ..

American Graffiti

American Graffiti


American Graffiti

Release year: 1973 Director: George Lucas Screenwriter: George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips Ratings: 5 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Candy Clark), Best Director, Best Writing, Best Film Editing. 2 Golden Globes: Best Comedy/Musical, Best Male ..

While We’re Young

While We’re Young


While We’re Young

Release year: 2014 Director: Noah Baumbach Screenwriter: Noah Baumbach Starring: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried, Maria Dizzia, Adam Horovitz, Matthew Maher, Charles Grodin Josh (Ben Stiller) and Cornelia (Naomi Watts) feels alienated from surrounding friends getting the children they never got. When they meet young hipster couple Jamie (Adam Driver) and Darby ..

The Master

The Master


The Master

Release Year: 2012 Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Writer: Paul Thomas Anderson Starring:  Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour Hoffman,Amy Adams, Rami Malek, Jesse Plemons, Ambyr Childers, Martin Dew, Christopher Evan Welch Rating: Nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Supporting Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (Amy Adams). Nominated for 3 Golden Globes: Best ..

Capote

Capote


Capote

Release Year: 2005 Director: Bennett Miller Writers: Dan Futterman (screenplay), Gerald Clarke (based on his biography Capote) Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Clifton Collins, Jr., Catherine Keener, Chris Cooper, Mark Pellegrino, Bruce Greenwood, Bob Balaban Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman). Nominated for 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress (Catherine ..

Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War


Charlie Wilson’s War

Release Year: 2007 Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Aaron Sorkin (screenplay), George Crile III (Charlie Wilson’s War: The Extraordinary Story of the Largest Covert Operation in History) Starring: Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Brian Markinson, Peter Gerety, Emily Blunt, Ken Stott, John Slattery, Denis O’Hare, Om Puri, Ned Beatty Rating: Nominated for ..

Hiroshima, My Love (Hiroshima mon amour)

Hiroshima, My Love (Hiroshima mon amour)


Hiroshima, My Love (Hiroshima mon amour)

Release year: 1959 Director: Alain Resnais Screenwriter: Marguerite Duras Starring: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Screenplay. Cannes Film Festival: nominated for Palme d’Or. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #160, week 28 2017 A French actress (Emmanuelle Riva) filming an anti-war movie in Hiroshima shares a love ..