True Grit (1969)

True Grit (1969)


True Grit (1969)

Release year: 1969 Director: Henry Hathaway Screenwriter: Marguerite Roberts, Charles Portis (Novel) Starring: John Wayne, Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Jeremy Slate, Robert Duvall, Dennis Hopper, Jeff Corey Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Actor (John Wayne). 1 Oscar nomination: Best Song. 1 Golden Globe: Best Picture Drama   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #12, week 35 2014 Strong-willed teenager Mattie ..

King Kong (1933)

King Kong (1933)


King Kong (1933)

Release year: 1933 Director: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack Screenwriter: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose Starring: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Sam Hardy, Noble Johnson, The Tallest Darkest Leading Man in Hollywood   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #11, week 34 2014 Carl Denham (Robert Armstrong) hires beauty Ann Darrow (Fay Wray) to go ..

The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep


The Big Sleep

Release year: 1946 Director: Howard Hawks Screenwriter: William Faulkner, Leigh Brackett, Jules Furthman, Raymond Chandler (Novel) Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, John Ridgely, Martha Vickers, Dorothy Malone, Peggy Knudsen, Bob Steele   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #10, week 33 2014 General Sternwood (Charles Waldron) hires private detective Philip Marlowe (Humphrey Bogart) to investigate a case of possible blackmail ..

Annie Hall

Annie Hall


Annie Hall

Release year: 1977 Director: Woody Allen Screenwriter: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Robers, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Shelley Duvall, Janet Margolin, Christopher Walken Ratings: 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actress (Diane Keaton), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay. 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actor (Woody Allen). 1 Golden Globe: Best Picture Musical/Comedy ..

The Apartment

The Apartment


The Apartment

Release year: 1960 Director:Billy Wilder Screenwriter: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond Starring: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, David Lewis, Hope Holiday Ratings: 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing. 5 Oscar nomination: Best Actor (Jack Lemmon), Best Actress (Shirley macLaine), Best Supporting Actor ..

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever


Saturday Night Fever

Release year: 1977 Director: John Badham Screenwriter: Nick Cohn, Norman Wexler Starring: John Travolta, Karen Lynn Gorney, Barry Miller, Joseph Cali, Paul Pape, Donna Pescow, Bruce Ornstein, Julie Bovasso Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actor (John Travolta) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #7, week 30 2014 Nineteen-year-old Tony (John Travolta) from Brooklyn works at a paint store ..

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes


Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Release year: 1953 Director: Howard Hawks Screenwriter: Charles Lederer, Joseph Fields (Musical), Anita Loos (Musical) Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reed, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow, Marcel Dalio, Taylor Holmes   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #6, week 29 2014 Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell) and Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) are best friends and show singers. When ..

Jaws

Jaws


Jaws

Release year: 1975 Director: Steven Spielberg Screenwriter: Peter Benchley, Carl Gottlieb, Peter Benchley (Novel) Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie Ratings: 3 Oscars: Best Sound, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, 1 Oscar nomination: Best Picture, 1 Golden Globe: Best Original Score   Moviegeek ..

The Lady Vanishes

The Lady Vanishes


The Lady Vanishes

Release year: 1938 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Screenwriter: Ethel Lina White (Novel), Sidney Gilliat, Frank Launder Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Basil Radford, Mary Clare   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #4, week 27 2014 Iris Henderson (Margaret Lockwood) is on a train going through Europe on her way ..

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk


Pillow Talk

Release year: 1959 Director: Michael Gordon Screenwriter: Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin, Russell Rouse, Clarence Green Starring: Doris Day, Rock Hudson, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter, Nick Adams, Julia Meade, Allen Jenkins, Marcel Dalio, Hayden Rorke Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Original Screenplay, 4 Oscar nominations: Best Actress (Doris Day), Best Supporting Actress (Thelma Ritter), Best Art Direction, ..

The Last Time I Saw Paris

The Last Time I Saw Paris


The Last Time I Saw Paris

Release year: 1954 Director: Richard Brooks Screenwriter: Julius J. Epstein Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Donna Reed, Walter Pidgeon, Eva Gabor, Roger Moore Moviegeek Sunday Classic #2, week 25 2014 A writer (Van Johnson) thinks back on his time in Paris just after the second world war, and on Helen (Elizabeth Taylor) the girl he ..

Dracula

Dracula


Dracula

Release year: 1931 Director: Tod Browning, Karl Freund Screenwriter: Garrett Fort, Hamilton Deane, John L. Balderston, Bram Stoker (Novel) Starring: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye, Edward Van Sloan, Herbert Bunston, Frances Dade   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #1, week 24 2014 Reinfield (Dwight Frye) visits Transylvania and, despite the villagers’ warning, enters the ..