The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie


The Muppet Movie

Release year: 1979 Director: James Frawley Screenwriter: Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl Starring (voices): Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Milton Berle Cameos: Dom Deluise, Charles Dunning, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Orson Welles, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Telly Savales Ratings: 2 Oscar ..

Girls! Girls! Girls!

Girls! Girls! Girls!


Girls! Girls! Girls!

Release year: 1962 Director: Norman Taurog Screenwriter: Allan Weiss, Edward Anhalt Starring: Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate, Laurel Goodwin, Benson Fong, Robert Strauss, Guy Lee, Frank Puglia Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Musical When his boss decides to retire young sailor Ross Carpenter (Elvis Presley) finds himself about to loose his job and ..

The Page Turner (La tourneuse des pages)

The Page Turner (La tourneuse des pages)


The Page Turner (La tourneuse des pages)

Release Year: 2006 Director: Denis Dercourt Writers: Denis Dercourt (scenario & dialogue), Jacques Scotty (collaboration) Starring: Catherine Frot, Déborah François, Pascal Greggory, Clotilde Mollet, Xavier De Guillebon, Christine Citti, Jacques Bonnaffé As a young woman, Mélanie (Déborah François), gets a change to take revenge on the famous pianist Ariane (Catherine Frot), who unbeknownst to her, messed up ..

The Boat That Rocked

The Boat That Rocked


The Boat That Rocked

Release year: 2009 Director: Richard Curtis Screenwriter: Richard Curtis Starring: Tom Sturridge, Bill Nighy, Philip Seymor Hoffman, Nick Frost, Tom Brooke, Chris O’Dowd, Katherine Parkinson, Rhys Ifans, Talulah Riley, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Wisdom, Jack Davenport, Ralph Brown, January Jones, Rhys Darby In 1960s Britain the playing of pop music was highly limited resulting ..

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 ..

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, ..

The Singing Detective

The Singing Detective


The Singing Detective

Release Year: 2003 Director: Keith Gordon Writers: Dennis Potter (screenplay based on his television series The Singing Detective) Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Robin Wright, Mel Gibson, Jeremy Northam, Katie Holmes, Adrien Brody, Jon Polito, Carla Gugino, Saul Rubinek Tied to a hospital bed due to an aggressive skin disease, bitter and cynical pot boiler writer Dan ..

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 ..

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)


Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Release year: 1960 Director: Lewis Milestone Screenwriter: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Richard Conte, Cesar Romero, Joey Bishop Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) gathers ten of his World War II buddies to pull of the ultimate Las Vegas heist. ..

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 ..