Liar Liar

Liar Liar


Liar Liar

Release year: 1997 Director: Tom Shadyac Screenwriter: Paul Guay, Stephen Mazur Starring: Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes, Anne Haney,  Jennifer Tilly, Amanda Donohoe Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Comedy/Musical.  The focus lawyer Fletcher Reede (Carrey) has on his career means he often neglects his son Max (Cooper). When he once again ..

Yesterday

Yesterday


Yesterday

, even if you are not a Beatles fan. Highly recommended but detract a star from the rating if you are not easily swept away b Release Year: 2019 Director: Danny Boyle Writer: Richard Curtis (screenplay & story), Jack Barth (story) Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Joel Fry, Ed Sheeran, Alexander Arnold, Meera ..

Escape to Witch Mountain

Escape to Witch Mountain


Escape to Witch Mountain

Release year: 1975 Director: John Hough Screenwriter: Robert Malcolm Young, Alexander Key (based on the book by) Starring: Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann, Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Walter Barnes, Reta Shaw Moviegeek Sunday Classic #256, week 20 2019 The two orphans Tia (Richards) and Tony (Eisenmann) have extraordinary powers and Tia possesses a ‘star’ ..

King Kong (1976)

King Kong (1976)


King Kong (1976)

Release year: 1976 Director: John Guillermin Screenwriter: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose Starring: Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Charles Grodin, John Randolph, Rene Auberjonois, Julius Harris, Jack O’Halloran, Ed Lauter Ratings: 1 Oscar: Speciel Achievement Award for visuel effects. 2 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Sound. 1 Golden Globe: Best Actress (Jessica Lange). Moviegeek Sunday Classic #252, ..

Pleasantville

Pleasantville


Pleasantville

Release Year: 1998 Director: Gary Ross Writer: Gary Ross Starring: Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, William H. Macy, Joan Allen, Jeff Daniels, J.T. Walsh, Don Knotts, Marley Shelton, Paul Walker, Rating: Nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Score. Won 2 Saturns Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Joan Allen), Best Younger Actor/Actress (Toby ..

The Rescuers

The Rescuers


The Rescuers

Release year: 1977 Director: John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, Art Stevens Screenwriter: Margery Sharp (inspired by ‘The Rescuers’ and ‘Miss Bianca’ by), Larry Clemmons, Ken Anderson, Frank Thomas, Vance Gerry. David Michener, Ted Berman, Fred Lucky, Burny Mattinson, Dick Sebast Starring (voices): Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Jow Flynn, Jeanette Nolan, Michelle Stacy, Patt Buttram ..

Treasure Island (1950)

Treasure Island (1950)


Treasure Island (1950)

Release year: 1950 Director: Byron Haskin Screenwriter: Lawrence Edward, Robert Louis Stevenson (based on the story by) Starring: Bobby Driscoll, Robert Newton, Basil Sydney, Walter Fitzgerald, Denis O’Dea, Finlay Currie, Ralp Truman, Geoffrey Keen After getting his hands on a treasure map, young Jim Hawkins (Driscoll) sets out on a treasure hunting adventure with Captain ..

Pan
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald


Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Release Year: 2018 Director: David Yates Writer: J.K. Rowling Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Johnny Depp, Jude Law, Zoë Kravitz, Ezra Miller, Callum Turner, Derek Riddell The wizard Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) escapes captivity and starts luring Credence (Ezra Miller), the only on powerful enough to defeat the greatest wizard alive, Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law), into ..

Practical Magic

Practical Magic


Practical Magic

Release Year: 1998 Director: Griffin Dunne Writers: Robin Swicord (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay), Adam Brooks (screenplay), Alice Hoffman (based on her 1995 novel Practical Magic) Starring: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Aidan Quinn, Stockard Channing, Dianne Wiest, Goran Visnjic, Evan Rachel Wood, Alexandra Artrip, Mark Feuerstein Two witch sisters, raised by their eccentric aunts in their ..

The Raven (1963)

The Raven (1963)


The Raven (1963)

   Release year: 1963 Director: Roger Corman Screenwriter: Richard Matheson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Poe (inspired by his 1845 poem “The Raven”) Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Hazel Court, Olive Sturgess, Jack Nicholson, Connie Wallace, William Baskin Moviegeek Sunday Classic #225, week 41 2018 A raven visiting Dr. Craven (Price) late one night, turns ..

The Golem (Der Golem; wie er in die Welt kam)

The Golem (Der Golem; wie er in die Welt kam)


The Golem (Der Golem; wie er in die Welt kam)

Release Year: 1920 Directors: Paul Wegener, Carl Boese Writers: Paul Wegener, Henrik Galeen Stars: Paul Wegener, Albert Steinrück, Ernst Deutsch, Lyda Salmonova, Hans Stürm, Max Kronert, Otto Gebühr, Lothar Müthel, Dore Paetzold, Greta Schröder, Loni Nest Moviegeek Sunday Classic #224, week 40 2018 In 16th Century Prague, the famous Rabbi Loew creates a Golem and ..