Modern Times

Modern Times


Modern Times

Release year: 1936 Director: Charles Chaplin Screenwriter: Charles Chaplin Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Stanford, Chester Conklin, Edward LeSaint, Allan Garcia Sunday Classic #282, week 46 2019  The Tramp (Chaplin) struggles to live in modern industrial society but is constantly struck by bad luck. But he never lets things put him down ..

Straw Dogs (1971)

Straw Dogs (1971)


Straw Dogs (1971)

Release Year: 1971 Director: Sam Peckinpah Writers: Sam Peckinpah (screenplay), David Zelag Goodman (screenplay), Gordon Williams (based on his 1969 novel The Siege of Trencher’s Farm) Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, Del Henney, Jim Norton, Donald Webster, Ken Hutchison, T.P. McKenna, Len Jones, Sally Thomsett, Robert Keegan, Peter Arne Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar; ..

Kramer vs. Kramer

Kramer vs. Kramer


Kramer vs. Kramer

Release year: 1979 Director: Robert Benton Screenwriter: Robert Benton, Avery Corman (from the novel by) Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Justin Henry, Jane Alexander, Meryl Streep, Howard Duff, George Coe, JoBeth Williams  Ratings: 5 Oscars: Best Film, Best Actor (Dustin Hoffman), Best Supporting Actress (Meryl Streep), Best Director, best Adapted Screenplay. 4 Oscar nominations: Best Supporting Actor ..

The Lodger (1944)

The Lodger (1944)


The Lodger (1944)

Release year: 1944 Director: John Brahm Screenwriter: Barré Lyndon, Marie Belloc Lowndes (based on the novel by) Starring: Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Laird Cregar, Cedric Hardwicke, Sara Allgood, Aubrey Mather, Queenie Leonard  In late Victorian London, Jack the Ripper brings terror to town with his horrific killings. As the Bontings gets a new lodger, mr. ..

The Comedy of Terrors

The Comedy of Terrors


The Comedy of Terrors

Release year: 1963 Director: Jacques Tourneur Screenwriter: Richard Matheson Starring: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Boris Karloff, Joyce Jameson, Joe E. Brown, Beverly Powers, Basil Rathbone  Unscrupulous and dishonest, undertaker Waldo Trumbull (Price) reuses the same coffin over and over again to save money, while forcing associate Felix Gillie (Lorre) to do unspeakable things to increase ..

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)


The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Release Year: 1925 Director: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney (uncredited), Ernst Laemmle (uncredited), Edward Sedgwick (uncredited) Writers: Gaston Leroux (based on his 1910 novel Le fantôme de l’Opéra), Elliott J. Clawson (adaptation – uncredited), Raymond L. Schrock (adaptation – uncredited), Frank M. McCormack (uncredited) Starring: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Gibson Gowland, John ..

Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary’s Baby


Rosemary’s Baby

Release Year: 1968 Director: Roman Polanski Writers: Roman Polanski (screenplay), Ira Levin (based on his 1967 novel Rosemary’s Baby) Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Ruth Gordon). Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Adapted Screenplay. Won 1 Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress (Ruth ..

A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms


A Farewell to Arms

Release Year: 1932 Director: Frank Borzage Writers: Benjamin Glazer (screenplay), Oliver H.P. Garrett (screenplay), Laurence Stallings (uncredited – adapted stage play), Ernest Hemingway (based on his 1929 novel A Farewell to Arms) Starring: Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Phillips, Jack La Rue, Blanche Friderici, Mary Forbes, Gilbert Emery Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Cinematography, ..

The Return of the Pink Panther

The Return of the Pink Panther


The Return of the Pink Panther

Release Year: 1975 Director: Blake Edwards Writers: Frank Waldman (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay) Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom, Peter Arne, Peter Jeffrey, Grégoire Aslan, David Lodge, Graham Stark, Burt Kwouk Rating: Nominated for 3 Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, Best Actor – Comedy or Musical, Best Score. ..

The Beast With One Million Eyes

The Beast With One Million Eyes


The Beast With One Million Eyes

Release year: 1955 Director: David Kramarsky, Roger Corman, Lou Place Screenwriter: Tom Filer Starring: Paul Birch, Lorna Thayer, Dona Cole, Dick Sargent, Leonard Tarver, Bruce Whitmore, Chester Conklin An alien space craft lands near a isolated farm with a dysfunctional family. As the alien beast takes over mind control of humans and animals, the family ..

Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory


Paths of Glory

Release year: 1957 Director: Stanley Kubrick Screenwriter: Stanley Kubrick, Calder Willingham, Jim Thompson, Humphrey Cobb (based on the novel by) Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joe Turkel  Commandig officer Col. Dax (Douglas) is put in a situation where he ahs to defend innocent men caught in a ..

Teacher’s Pet

Teacher’s Pet


Teacher’s Pet

Release year: 1958 Director: George Seaton Screenwriters: Fay Kanin, Michael Kanin Starring: Doris Day, Clark Gable, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren, Nick Adams, Peter Baldwin, Marion Ross, Charles Lane Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: best Supporting Actor (Gig Young), Best Original Screenplay. 2 Golden Globes nominations: Best Actor Comedy/Musical (Clark Gable), Best Supporting Actor (Gig Young). ..