The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz


The Wizard of Oz

Release Year: 1939 Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor (uncredited), Mervyn LeRoy (uncredited), Norman Taurog (uncredited), King Vidor (director: Kansas scenes – uncredited) Writers: Noel Langley (screenplay & adaptation), Florence Ryerson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Woolf (screenplay), L. Frank Baum (novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz), Arthur Freed (uncredited), Irving Brecher (contributing writer – uncredited), William H. ..

School of Rock

School of Rock


School of Rock

Release year: 2003 Director: Richard Linklater Screenwriter: Mike White Starring: Jack Black, Mike White, Sarah Silverman, Joan Cusack, Miranda Cosgrove, Robert Tsai, Kevin Alexander Clark Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Jack Black). When rocker/slacker Dewey Finn (Jack Black) is kicked out of the band he himself created and the apartment of best ..

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia!


Mamma Mia!

Release Year: 2008 Director: Phyllida Lloyd Writer: Cathrine Johnson (screenplay & musical book) Starring: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Julie Walters, Christine Baranski, Stellan Skarsgård, Colin Firth, Dominic Cooper Rating: Nominated for 2 Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical. Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (Meryl Streep). Told through the popular ..

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 ..

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast (2017)


Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Release year: 2017 Director: Bill Condon Screenwriter: Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor Beautiful Belle (Emma Watson) is bored in the small village where she lives with her father (Kevin Kline). The most popular bachelor of the town, ..

Dumbo

Dumbo


Dumbo

Release year: 1941 Director: Samuel Armstrong, Norman Ferguson, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen, John Elliotte Screenwriter: Joe Grant, Dick Huemer Starring (voices): Edward Brophy, Herman Bing, James Baskett, Billy Bletcher, Jim Charmichael, Verna Felton, Eddie Holden Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Music. 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Song. Cannes Film Festival: Best Animation ..

The Book of Life

The Book of Life


The Book of Life

Release year: 2014 Director: Jorge R. Gutiérrez Screenwriter: Jorge R. Gutiérrez, Gouglas Langdale Starring (voices): Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Channing Tatum, Ron Pearlman, Christina Applegate, Ice Cube, Kate del Castillo Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Animated Feature. Manolo must fight to live up to his family’s reputation of being great bull fighters when all ..

My Neighbour Totoro (Tonari no Totoro)

My Neighbour Totoro (Tonari no Totoro)


My Neighbour Totoro (Tonari no Totoro)

Release Year: 1988 Director: Hayao Miyazaki Writer: Hayao Miyazaki Starring (voices): Kitoshi Tagaki, Noriko Hidaka, Chika Sakamoto, Shigesato Itoi, Tanie Kitabayashi, Toshiyuki Amagasa, Naoki Tatsuta Two young sisters move with their father to an old house in the country while their mother is hospitalized and have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits known as Totoro who live nearby. There is ..

Mulan

Mulan


Mulan

  Release year: 1998 Director: Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook Screenwriter: Robert D. San Souci (based on a story by), Rita Hsiao, Chris Sanders, Philip LaZebnik, Raymond Singer, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer Starring (voices): Ming-Na Wen, Eddie Murphy, Lea Salonga, BD Wong, Donny Osmond, June Foray, Pat Morita, George Takei Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Score. 2 ..

The LEGO Batman Movie

The LEGO Batman Movie


The LEGO Batman Movie

Release year: 2017 Director: Chris McKay Screenwriters: Seth Grahame-Smith, Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Jared Stern, John Whittington Starring (voices): Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Ralp Fiennes, Zach Galifianakis, Jenny Slate, Conan O’Brien Millionaire Bruce Wayne must deal with being an orphan afraid of commitment as well as the masked hero fighting the criminals of ..

The Jungle Book (2016)

The Jungle Book (2016)


The Jungle Book (2016)

Release year: 2016 Director: Jon Favreau Screenwriter: Justin Marks, Rudyard Kipling (novel) Starring: Neel Sethi, Bill Murray (voice), Ben Kingsly (voice), Idris Elba (voice), Lupita Nyong’O (vocie), Christopher Walken (voice) Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Visual Effects. Young human boy Mowgli (Neel Sethi) has grown up among the wolves in the jungle. But when mean ..

Cars

Cars


Cars

Release year: 2006 DIrector: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft Screenwriter: John Lasster, Joe Ranft, Jørgen Klubein, Dan Fogelman, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin Starring (voices): Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shalhoub, Guido Quaroni, Jenifer Lewis Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Animation, Best Original Song. 1 Golden Globe: Best Animation. When a ..