The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari)

Release year: 1920 Director: Robert Wiene Screenwriter: Carl Meyer, Hans Janowitz Starring: Werner Kraus, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Rudolf Lettinger, Ludwig Rex Young Francis (Friedrich Feher) tells the story of the horrible experience he and his fiancée Jane (Lil Dagover) went through when the annual fair came to Holstenwall. ..

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)


Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Release year: 1954 Director: Jack Arnold Screenwriter: Harry Essex, Arthur A. Ross, Maurice Zimm Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva, Whit Bissell, Bernie Gozier, Ben Chapman A scientific expedition looking for fossils along the Amazon river gets more than they asked for, when they stumble across a prehistoric Gill.man. There ..

The Brood

The Brood


The Brood

Release year: 1979 Director: David Cronenberg Writer: David Cronenberg Starring: Oliver Reed, Samantha Eggar, Art Hindle, Moviegeek Sunday Classic #171, week 39 2017 A man tries to uncover the truth about his wife’s unconventional psychotherapy amidst bloody murders committed by strange childlike creatures. Born out of a personal experience (see Moviegeek info below), The Brood ..

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Night of the Living Dead (1968)


Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Release Year: 1968 Director: George A. Romero Writers: John A. Russo (screenplay), George A. Romero (screenplay) Starring: Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Keith Wayne, Judith Ridley, Kyra Schon, George Kosana Moviegeek Sunday Classic #170, week 38 2017 A mysterious infection causes the dead to rise from their graves with a thirst for ..

The Muppet Movie

The Muppet Movie


The Muppet Movie

Release year: 1979 Director: James Frawley Screenwriter: Jack Burns, Jerry Juhl Starring (voices): Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Milton Berle Cameos: Dom Deluise, Charles Dunning, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Orson Welles, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Telly Savales Ratings: 2 Oscar ..

Soylent Green

Soylent Green


Soylent Green

Release year: 1973 Director: Richard Fleischer Screenwriter: Stanley R. Greenberg, Harry Harrison (novel ‘Make Room! Make Room!’) Starring: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chick Connors, Brock Peters, Joseph Cotten, Paula Kelly Ratings: 1 Saturn Award: Best Science Fiction Film of the Year. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #168, week 36 2017 In a dystopia future ..

Charade

Charade


Charade

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 ..

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 ..