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 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, ..

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 ..

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 ..

The Sense of Wonder (Le goût des merveilles)

The Sense of Wonder (Le goût des merveilles)


The Sense of Wonder (Le goût des merveilles)

Release Year: 2015 Director: Éric Besnard Writer: Éric Besnard Starring: Virginie Efira, Benjamin Lavernhe, Hervé Pierre, Lucie Fagedet, Léo Lorléac’h, Hiam Abbass, Laurent Bateau Louise (Virginie Efira), widowed mother of two, has inherited her husband’s fruit farm but is barely hanging on financially. On her way home she runs into a young man with her ..

Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain)

Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain)


Amélie (Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain)

Release year: 2001 Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet Screenwriter: Guillaume Laurant, Jean-Pierre Jeunet Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta, Serge Merlin, Jamel Debbouze, Clotilde Mollet, Claire Maurier Ratings: 5 Oscar nominations: Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, Best Foreign Film. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Foreign Film. The shy and reclusive ..

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Heaven Can Wait (1943)


Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Release year: 1943 Director: Ernst Lubitsch Screenwriter: Samson Raphaelson, Leslie Bush-Fekete (play) Starring: Don Ameche, Gene Tierney, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main, Laird Cregar, Spring Byington, Allyn Joslyn, Eugene Pallette Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #159, week 27 2017 Henry Van Cleve (Don Ameche) has died and instead ..

Against All Odds

Against All Odds


Against All Odds

Release Year: 1984 Director: Taylor Hackford Writers: Eric Hughes, Daniel Mainwaring (based his novel Build My Gallows high) Starring: Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras, Jane Greer, Richard Widmark, Dorian Harewood, Swoosie Kurtz, Saul Rubinek, Bill McKinney Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Song (Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me ..

My Dear Secretary

My Dear Secretary


My Dear Secretary

  Release year: 1948 Director: Charles Martin Screenwriter: Charles Martin Starring: Laraine Day, Kirk Douglas, Keenan Wynn, Helen Walker, Rudy Vallee, Florence Bates, Alan Mowbray, Irene Ryan Moviegeek Sunday Classic #157, week 25 2017 Stephanie ‘Steve’ Gaylord (Laraine Day) is thrilled when she is offered a job as secretary for bestselling novelist Owen Waterbury (Kirk ..

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain


Cold Mountain

Release Year: 2003 Director: Anthony Minghella Writers: Anthony Minghella (screenplay), Charles Frazier (novel Cold Mountain) Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Ray Winstone, Kathy Baker, Charlie Hunnam, Jack White Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Renée Zellweger). Nominated for 6 ..

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, ..