The Quiet American

The Quiet American


The Quiet American

Release Year: 2002 Director: Philip Noyce Writers: Christopher Hampton (screenplay), Robert Schenkkhan (screenplay), Graham Greene (based on his 1954 novel The Quiet American) Starring: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Rade Serbedzija, Tzi Ma, Robert Stanton, Holmes Osborne, Quang Hai Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Actor (Michael Caine). Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: ..

The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story


The Philadelphia Story

Release year: 1940 Director: George Cukor Screenwriter: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry (based on the play by) Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart, Ruth Hussey, John Howard, Roland Young, Mary Nash, Virginia Weidler Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Actor (James Stewart), Best Screenplay. 4 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Best Supporting Actress ..

Outrageous Fortune

Outrageous Fortune


Outrageous Fortune

Release year: 1987 Director: Arthur Hiller Screenwriter: Leslie Dixon Starring: Shelley Long, Bette Midler, Peter Coyote, Robert Prosky, John Schuck, George Carlin, Anthony Heald, Ji-Tu Cumbuka Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Bette Midler). Two opposites, the dedicated and refined Lauren (Long) and the brash Sandy (Midler), are forced to work together when ..

The Pink Panther (1963)

The Pink Panther (1963)


The Pink Panther (1963)

Release Year: 1963 Director: Blake Edwards Writers: Maurice Richlin (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay) Starring: David Niven, Peter Sellers, Robert Wagner, Capucine, Claudia Cardinale, Brenda de Banzie, Colin Gordon Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Score. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (Peter Sellers) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #200, week 16 2018 ..

Identity Thief

Identity Thief


Identity Thief

Release year: 2013 Director: Seth Gordon Screenwriter: Craig Mazin, Jerry Eeten Starring: Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, Jon Favreau, Amanda Peet, T. I., Genesis Rodriguez, Morris Chestnut, John Cho, Robert Patrick Mild-mannered business man Sandy (Bateman) suddenly sees his credit card cut. Upon discovering his identity has been stolen by a woman in Florida, he decide ..

Daddy’s Home

Daddy’s Home


Daddy’s Home

Release year: 2015 Director: Sean Anders Screenwriters: Brian Burns, Sean Anders, John Morris Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, Linda Cardellini, Thomas Haden Church, Scarlett Estevez, Owen Vaccaro, Bobby Cannavale With no kids of his own, Brad (Ferrell) tries hard to be the perfect stepdad for his wife’s (Cardellini) two kids. Just when he is beginning ..

Raising Arizona

Raising Arizona


Raising Arizona

Release Year: 1987 Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (uncredited) Writers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen Starring: Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, Trey Wilson, John Goodman, William Forsythe, Sam McMurray, Frances McDormand, Randall Cobb, T.J. Kuhn When a happily married ex-con (Nicolas Cage) and police photographer (Holly Hunter) learn that they cannot have children and cannot adopt due ..

Moviegeek5: Paul Feig Comedies

Moviegeek5: Paul Feig Comedies


Moviegeek5: Paul Feig Comedies

The American actor-turned-director Paul Feig had a good career on television i the 2000s with titles such as Arrested Development (2004-05), Nurse Jackie (2009-10), and The Office (2005-11), but broke through the glass ceiling as a film comedy director with the succesful Bridesmaids (2011). Since then Feig has directed one comedy after another with female leads, ..

Hot Tub Time Machine

Hot Tub Time Machine


Hot Tub Time Machine

  Release year: 2010 Director: Steve Pink Screenwriter: Josh Heald, Sean Anders, John Morris Starring: John Cusack, Clark Duke, Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, Sebastian Stan, Lyndsy Fonseca, Crispin Glover, Chevy Chase Adam (Cusack) has just broken up with his girlfriend and together with his nephew and two equally struggling friends Nick (Robinson) and Lou (Corddry) ..

Saving Silverman

Saving Silverman


Saving Silverman

Release year: 2001 Director: Dennis Dugan Screenwriter: Hank Nelken, Greg DePaul Starring: Jason Biggs, Jack Black, Steve Zahn, Amanda Peet, Amanda Detmer, R. Lee Ermey, Neil Diamond, Kyle Gass, Norma Armour Wayne (Zahn), J.D. (Black) and Darren (Biggs) are best friends. When Darren is about to marry the evil Judith (Peet) his friends decides to ..

April in Paris

April in Paris


April in Paris

Release year: 1952 Director: David Butler Screenwriter: Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson Starring: Doris Day, Ray Bolger, Claude Dauphin, Eve Miller, George Givot, Paul Harvey, Herbert Farjeon Moviegeek Sunday Classic #199, week 15 2018 A mistake means chorus girl Ethel ‘Dynamite’ Jackson (Day) is invited to Paris to represent America at an art exposition. S. Winthrop ..

Moviegeek5: Young Anthony Michael Hall

Moviegeek5: Young Anthony Michael Hall


Moviegeek5: Young Anthony Michael Hall

  When you think about the teen movies of the 1980s, it is hard not to think about Anthony Michael Hall simultaneously. The lovable geek who manage to portray the genre character without the typical stereotyping but instead gave is characters heart and humanity. He starred in three movies of the King of 1980s teen ..