Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls


Dreamgirls

Release year: 2006 Director: Bill Condon Screenwriter: Bill Condon, Tom Eyen (Novel) Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy, Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Sound Mixing, Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson)   The story of a trio of black female soul singers in the 1960’s. Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie ..

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans


Clash of the Titans

Release year: 1981 Director: Desmond Davis Screenwriter: Beverly Cross’ Starring: Laurence Olivier, Harry Hamlin, Judi Bowker, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith, Burgess Meredith, Ursula Andress, Jack Gwillim, Pat Roach Ratings: 1 Saturn Award for Best Supportin Actor (Burgess Meredtih)   Perseus (Harry Hamlin), the son from a love affair Zeus (Laurence Olivier) had with a human ..

From Hell

From Hell


From Hell

Release year: 2001 Director: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes Screenwriter: Terry Hayes, Rafael Yglesias, Alan Moore (Graphic Novel), Eddie Campbell (Graphic Novel) Starring: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson, Jason Flemyng, Katrin Cartlidge, Joanna Page, Paul Rhys Inspector Abberline (Johnny Depp) has a sense for solving mysteries with answers found in the ..

Monster House

Monster House


Monster House

Release year: 2006 Director: Gil Kenan Screenwriter: Dan Harmon, Rob Schrab, Pamela Pettler Starring (voice): Steve Buscemi, Mitchel Musso, Catherine O’Hara, Fred Willard, Ryan Newman, Sam Lerner, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jason Lee, Spencer Locke, Jon Heder Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Animated Movie DJ is keeping an eye on neighbour Nebbercracker on the other side of ..

Cloverfield

Cloverfield


Cloverfield

Release year: 2008 Director: Matt Reeves Screenwriter: Drew Goddard Starring: Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, T. J. Miller, Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Annable, Brian Klugman, Ben Feldman Rob (Michael Stahl-David) is moving to Japan and his friends are throwing him a suprise party to say farwell. Hud (T.J. Miller) is filming the party and the ..

Idle Hands

Idle Hands


Idle Hands

Release year: 1999 Director: Rodman Flender Screenwriter: Terri Hughes, Ron Milbauer Starring: Devon Sawa, Seth Green, Elden Henson, Jessica Alba, Vivica A. Fox, Christopher Hart, Fred Willard, Connie Ray, Jack Noseworthy   Anton (Devon Sawa) spends his time watching tv and smoking pot while dreaming about beautiful Molly (Jessica Alba). But when people in the ..

Bubba Ho-Tep

Bubba Ho-Tep


Bubba Ho-Tep

      Release year: 2002 Director: Don Coscarelli Screenwriter: Don Coscarelli, Joe R. Lansdale (Short Story) Starring: Bruce Campbell, Ossie Davis, Ella Joyce, Heidi Marnhout, Bob Ivy, Edith Jefferson, Larry Pennell, Harrison Young Elvis (Bruce Campbell) is still alive and living in a nursing home. The only one who believes in his true identity ..

Dallas Buyers Club

Dallas Buyers Club


Dallas Buyers Club

  Release year: 2013 Director: Jean-Marc Vallée Screenwriter: Craig Borten, Melissa Wallack Starring: Matthew McConaughet, Jared Leto, Jennifer Garner, Dennis O’Hare, Steve Zahn Ratings: 6 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Original Screenplay. 3 Oscars: Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey), Best Supporting Actor (Jared Leto), Best Makeup  Set in 1980’s Texas womanizing electrician and rodeo ..

Dan in Real Life

Dan in Real Life


Dan in Real Life

Release year: 2007 Director: Peter Hedges Starring: Steve Carrell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill, John Mahoney Dan (Steve Carell) is a widower, father of two daughters, and a columnist on child upbringing, without much spark left. He goes to stay with his family on their annual get-together, meets and falls in love with Marie, ..

City of Angels

City of Angels


City of Angels

Release year: 1998 director: Brad Silberling Screenwriter: Dana Stevens Starring: Nicholas Cage, Meg Ryan, Dennis Franz, Andre Braugher, Colm Feorre Seth (Nicholas Cage) is an angel, who, when guiding a man through his death, meets and falls for human surgeon Maggie (Meg Ryan). Inspired by the German movie Wings of Desire (Der Himmel Über Berlin, ..

Crazy, Stupid, Love

Crazy, Stupid, Love


Crazy, Stupid, Love

Release year: 2011 Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa Screenwriter: Dan Fogelman Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Bacon, Josh Groban   Middle aged Cal (Steve Carrell) is shocked when his wife Emily (Julianne Moore) tells him that she wants a divorce. Depressed and blue he starts going to a bar where ..

Date Night

Date Night


Date Night

Release year: 2010 Director: Shawn Levy Screenwriter: Josh Klausner Starring: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji p. Henson, Jimmi Simpson, Common, William Fichtner, Kristen Wiig, Mark Ruffalo, James Franco, Mila Kunis   Phil Foster (Steve Carell) and Claire Foster (Tina Fey) are a bored married couple who after several years of marriage always do ..