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, ..

El Dorado

El Dorado


El Dorado

Release Year: 1967 Director: Howard Hawks Writers: Leigh Brackett (screenplay), Harry Brown (loosely based on his novel The Stars in Their Courses) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #163, week 31 2017 Starring: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Arthur Hunnicut, Charlene Holt, Edward Asner, R.G. Armstrong, Christopher George, Michele Carey, Paul Fix, Marina Ghane, Robert Donner, John ..

American Graffiti

American Graffiti


American Graffiti

Release year: 1973 Director: George Lucas Screenwriter: George Lucas, Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Cindy Williams, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips Ratings: 5 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actress (Candy Clark), Best Director, Best Writing, Best Film Editing. 2 Golden Globes: Best Comedy/Musical, Best Male ..

Silent Movie

Silent Movie


Silent Movie

Release Year: 1976 Director: Mel Brooks Writers: Mel Brooks (screenplay), Rudy De Luca (screenplay), Barry Levinson (screenplay), Ron Clark (screenplay & story) Starring: Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Dom DeLuise, Sid Caesar, Harold Gould, Ron Carey, Bernadette Peters, Fritz Feld, Burt Reynolds, James Caan, Liza Minelli, Anne Bancroft, Paul Newman Rating: Nominated for 4 Golden Globes: ..

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 ..

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 ..

Westworld

Westworld


Westworld

Release Year: 1973 Director: Michael Crichton Writer: Michael Crichton Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Alan Oppenheimer Rating: Nominated for 1 Saturn Award: Best Science Fiction Film. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #158, week 26 2017 A high-tech adult amusement park company Delos offers the vacation of the future – today! Visitor get to live out ..

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 ..

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. ..

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. ..

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage


Fantastic Voyage

Release year: 1966 Director: Richard Fleischer Screenwriter: Harry Kleiner, David Duncan, Otto Klement (story), Jerome Bixby (story) Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O’Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O’Connell, William Refield, Arthur Kennedy Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Effects. When a scientist ..

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

Release Year: 1966 Director: Sergio Leone Writers: Sergio Leone (screenplay & story), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay & story), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay), Agenore Incrocci (screenplay), Mickey Know (English version) Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffré, Luigi Pistilli, Rada Rassimov, Enzo Petito Moviegeek Sunday Classic #153, week 21 2017 Two men joined by a ..