Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder


Anatomy of a Murder

Release Year: 1959 Director: Otto Preminger Writers: Wendell Mayes (screenplay), John D. Voelker (based on his 1952 novel Anatomy of a Murder written as Robert Traver) Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O’Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, George C. Scott, Brooks West, Joseph N. Welch, Murray Hamilton, Orson Bean, Ken Lynch, John Qualen Rating: ..

Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus)

Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus)


Orfeu Negro (Black Orpheus)

Release year: 1959 Director: Marcel Camus Screenwriter: Marcel Camus, Jacques Viot, Vinicius de Moraes Starring: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Marcel Camus, Fausto Guerzoni, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia, Ademar Da Silva, Alexandro Constantino Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Film. 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Film. Cannes: Palme d’Or. During the Carnival, Orfeo (Mello) falls deeply ..

Rio Conchos

Rio Conchos


Rio Conchos

Release Year: 1964 Director: Gordon Douglas Writers: Joseph Landon (screenplay), Clair Huffaker (screenplay – based on his 1958 novel Guns of Rio Conchos) Starring: Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Anthony Franciosa, Wende Wagner, Warner Anderson, Jim Brown, Rodolfo Acosta Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Drama (Anthony Franciosa) Former confederate officer James Lassiter (Richard ..

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story


The Philadelphia Story

Release year: 1940 Director: George Cukor Screenwriter: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry (based on the play by) Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, John Howard, Roland Young, Mary Nash, Virginia Weidler Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Actor (James Stewart), Best Screenplay. 4 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Best Supporting Actress ..

The Pink Panther (1963)

The Pink Panther (1963)


The Pink Panther (1963)

Release Year: 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Writers: Maurice Richlin (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay) Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine, Claudia Cardinale, Brenda de Banzie, Colin Gordon Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Score. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (Peter Sellers) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #200, week 16 2018 ..

April in Paris

April in Paris


April in Paris

Release year: 1952 Director: David Butler Screenwriter: Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson Starring: Doris Day, Ray Bolger, Claude Dauphin, Eve Miller, George Givot, Paul Harvey, Herbert Farjeon Moviegeek Sunday Classic #199, week 15 2018 A mistake means chorus girl Ethel ‘Dynamite’ Jackson (Day) is invited to Paris to represent America at an art exposition. S. Winthrop ..

Being There

Being There


Being There

Release year: 1979 Director: Hal Ashby Screenwriter: Jerzy Kosinski, Jerzy Kosinski (novel) Starring: Peter Sellers, Melvyn Douglas, Shirley MacLaine, Jack Warden, Richard Dysart, Richard Basehart, Ruth Attaway, David Clennon Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Support Actor (Melvyn Douglas). 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actor (Peter Sellers). 2 Golden Globes: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Peter Sellers), Best Supporting Actor ..

Vertigo

Vertigo


Vertigo

Release Year: 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: Alec Coppel (screenplay), Samuel A. Taylor (screenplay), Pierre Boileau & Thomas Narcejac (based on their 1954 novel D’entre les morts), Maxwell Anderson (contributing writer – uncredited) Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby Rating: Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best ..

Pinocchio

Pinocchio


Pinocchio

Release Year: 1940 Directors: Hamilton Luske (supervising director), Ben Sharpsteen (supervising director), Norman Ferguson (sequence director), T. Hee (sequence director), Wilfred Jackson (sequence director), Jack Kinney (sequence director), Bill Roberts (sequence director) Writers: Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia, Bill Peet (uncredited), Carlo Collodi (based on his ..

Circus World

Circus World


Circus World

Release year: 1964 Director: Henry Hathaway Screenwriter: Ben Hecht, Julian Zimet, James Edward Grant, Bernard Gordon, Nicholas Ray Starring: John Wayne, Claudia Cardinale, Rita Hayworth, Lloyd Nolan, Richard Conte, John Smith, Katharyna, Katherine Kath Ratings: 1 Golden Globe: Best Song. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress (Rita Hayworth). Moviegeek Sunday Classic #195, week 11 2018 ..

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?


Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Release Year: 1966 Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Edward Albee (based on his 1962 play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis Rating: Won 5 Oscars: Best Actress (Elizabeth Taylor), Best Supporting Actress (Sandy Dennis), Best Cinematography – Black & White, Best Art Direction – Black & ..

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird


To Kill a Mockingbird

Release Year: 1962 Director: Robert Mulligan Writers: Horton Foote (screenplay), Harper Lee (based on her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird) Starring: Gregory Peck, Philip Alford, Mary Badham, John Megna, Frank Overton, Rosemary Murphy, Brock Peters, Ruth White, Estelle Evans, Paul Fix, Collin Wilcox Patton, James Anderson, Alice Ghostley, Robert Duvall, William Windom Rating: Won 3 ..