Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Ocean’s Eleven (1960)


Ocean’s Eleven (1960)

Release year: 1960 Director: Lewis Milestone Screenwriter: Harry Brown, Charles Lederer, George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford, Angie Dickinson, Richard Conte, Cesar Romero, Joey Bishop Danny Ocean (Frank Sinatra) gathers ten of his World War II buddies to pull of the ultimate Las Vegas heist. ..

King Ralph

King Ralph


King Ralph

Release Year: 1991 Director: David S. Ward Writers: David S. Ward (screenplay), Emlyn Williams (novel Headlong) Starring: John Goodman, Peter O’Toole, John Hurt, Camille Coduri, Richard Griffiths, Leslie Phillips, James Villiers, Joely Richardson, Niall O’Brien, Julian Glover A freak accident wipes out the entire British royal family and the new heir to the throne is ..

Moviegeek5: Paul Giamatti

Moviegeek5: Paul Giamatti


Moviegeek5: Paul Giamatti

The versatile American actor Paul Giamatti was born into an affluent family in Connecticut. Educated at Yale University, Giamatti was active on the university’s theater stage together with fellow students Ron Livingston and Edward Norton. Over the last 20 years has had an illustrious career, excelling in numerous strong supporting roles (including an Oscar nominated ..

Lady in the Water

Lady in the Water


Lady in the Water

Release Year: 2006 Director: M Night Shyamalan Writer: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Paul Giamatti, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jeffrey Wright, Bob Balaban, Sarita Chodhury, Cindy Cheung, M. Night Shyamalan, Freddy Rodríguez, Bill Irwin, Mary Beth Hurt M. Night Shyamalan is, as most will know, something of a controversial figure. Lauded widely for his début, The Sixth ..

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage


Fantastic Voyage

Release year: 1966 Director: Richard Fleischer Screenwriter: Harry Kleiner, David Duncan, Otto Klement (story), Jerome Bixby (story) Starring: Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O’Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O’Connell, William Refield, Arthur Kennedy Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Effects. When a scientist ..

Moviegeek5: Essential Morgan Freeman

Moviegeek5: Essential Morgan Freeman


Moviegeek5: Essential Morgan Freeman

Born on 1st June 1937 in Memphis Tennessee to a school teacher and a barber, Morgen Freeman served as a US air force mechanic during the 1950s before getting his stage début in an all African American production of the musical Hello, Dolly! Freeman continued an impressive stage career up through the 1970s and 98s ..

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby


Million Dollar Baby

Release year: 2004 Director: Clint Eastwood Screenwriter: Paul Haggis Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel, Mike Colter, Anthony Mackie, Lucia Rijker, Brían F. O’Byrne Ratings: 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actress (Hilary Swank), Best Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman), Best Directing. 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (Clint Eastwood), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Film ..

Carrington

Carrington


Carrington

Release Year: 1995 Director: Christopher Hampton Writers: Christopher Hampton (screenplay), Michael Holroyd (several biographies on Lytton Strachey) Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Emma Thompson, Ralph Partridge, Samuel West, Rufus Sewell, Penelope Wilton, Janet McTeer, Peter Blythe, Jeremy Northam, Alex Kingston, Sebastian Harcombe, Richard Clifford, David Ryall Rating: Won 2 Awards as Cannes: Best Actor (Jonathan Pryce), Jury Special ..

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist


Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist

Release year: 2008 Director: Lorene Scafaria, Rachel Cohn (novel), David Levithan (novel) Starring: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo, Rafi Gavron, Ari Graynor, Alexis Dziena, Jay Baruchel, Jonathan B. Wright Nick (Michael Cera) and Norah (Kat Dennings) meets when Norah asks Nick to play her boyfriend for five minutes to shut up bitchy Tris (Alexis ..

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo)

Release Year: 1966 Director: Sergio Leone Writers: Sergio Leone (screenplay & story), Luciano Vincenzoni (screenplay & story), Furio Scarpelli (screenplay), Agenore Incrocci (screenplay), Mickey Know (English version) Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffré, Luigi Pistilli, Rada Rassimov, Enzo Petito Moviegeek Sunday Classic #153, week 21 2017 Two men joined by a ..

Moviegeek5 Questions for Dustin Rikert

Moviegeek5 Questions for Dustin Rikert


Moviegeek5 Questions for Dustin Rikert

  Dustin Rikert received the Outstanding Student award at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television and has so far directed 15 feature films, most of which he has also written. Unwilling to be limited to one kind of genre, Rikert has created movies in several different genres, but quite of few of them ..