Release year: 2016 Director: Burr Steers Screenwriters: Burr Steers, Jane Austen (novel), Seth Grahame-Smith (novel) Starring: Lily James, Sam Riley, Bella Heathcote, Ellie Bamber, Millie Brady, Suki Waterhouse, Douglas Booth, Charles Dance The five Bennett sisters are highly trained in fighting zombies and must battle the undead while trying to find suitable husbands. Based on ..
Release year: 1998 Director: Forest Whitaker Screenwriter: Steven Rogers Starring: Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr., Mae Whitman, Gena Rowlands, Michael Paré, Connie Ray, Kathy Najimy, Cameron Finley After being dumped on national TV, former homecoming queen Birdee (Sandra Bullock) moves back in with her eccentric mother (Gena Rowlands) together with her daughter Bernice (Mae Whitman). ..
Release Year: 1963 Director: Stanley Donen Writers: Peter Stone (screenplay & story), Marc Behm (story) Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant, Walter Matthau, James Coburn, George Kennedy, Ned Glass, Dominique Minot, Jacque Marin, Thomas Chalimsky Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best original Song (“Charade”). Nominated for 2 Golden Globes: Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (Audrey ..
Release Year: 1965 Director: Elliot Silverstein Screenwriter: Walter Newman, Frank Pierson, Roy Chanslor (based on the novel by) Starring: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin, Michael Callan, Dwayne Hickman, Nat ‘King’ Cole, Stubby Kaye, Tom Nardini, John Marley Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Actor (Lee Marvin). 4 Oscar nominations: Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Original Song, ..
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 ..
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, ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..