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, ..

King Ralph

King Ralph


King Ralph

Release Year: 1991 Director: David S. Ward Writers: David S. Ward (screenplay), Emlyn Williams (novel Headlong) Starring: John Goodman, Peter O’Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri, Richard Griffiths, Leslie Phillips, James Villiers, Joely Richardson, Niall O’Brien, Julian Glover A freak accident wipes out the entire British royal family and the new heir to the throne is ..

Carrington

Carrington


Carrington

Release Year: 1995 Director: Christopher Hampton Writers: Christopher Hampton (screenplay), Michael Holroyd (several biographies on Lytton Strachey) Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Emma Thompson, Ralph Partridge, Samuel West, Rufus Sewell, Penelope Wilton, Janet McTeer, Peter Blythe, Jeremy Northam, Alex Kingston, Sebastian Harcombe, Richard Clifford, David Ryall Rating: Won 2 Awards as Cannes: Best Actor (Jonathan Pryce), Jury Special ..

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 ..

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart


Wild at Heart

Release year: 1990 Director: David Lynch Screenwriter: David Lynch, Barry Gifford (novel) Starring: Nicolas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Willem Dafoe, J.E. Freeman, Harry Dean Stanton, Crispin Glover, Isabella Rossellini Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Diane Ladd). 1 Golden Globes nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Diane Ladd). Cannes Film Festival: Palme d’Or. Passionately in ..

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief


To Catch a Thief

Release Year: 1955 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: John Michael Hayes, David Dodge (novel To Catch a Thief) Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Jean Martinelli, Georgette Anys Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Cinematography. Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction – Color, Best Costume Design. Moviegeek Sunday ..

The Illusionist

The Illusionist


The Illusionist

Release year: 2006 Director: Neil Burger Screenwriter: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser (short story: Eisenheim the illusionist) Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood, Tom Fisher, Aaron Taylor-Johnson Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Cinematography. In late nineteenth century Vienna, illusionist Eisenheim (Edward Norton) is reunited with childhood romance, the Duchess ..

The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man


The Quiet Man

Release Year: 1952 Director: John Ford Writers: Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Maurice Walsh (short story “The Quiet Man”) Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick, Francis Ford, Eileen Crowe, Arthur Shields Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Director, Best Cinematography. Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Victor ..

Wolf

Wolf


Wolf

Release Year: 1994 Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Jim Harrison (screenplay), Wesley Strick (rewrites) Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Christopher Plummer, Kate Nelligan, Richard Jenkins, Eileen Atkins, David Hyde Pearce, Om Puri, Prunella Scales, Ron Rifkin Rating: Won 1 Saturn Award: Best Writing. Nominated for 5 Saturn Awards: Best Horror Film, Best Actor (Jack ..

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, ..