The Thrill of It All

The Thrill of It All


The Thrill of It All

Release year: 1963 Director: Norman Jewison Screenwriter: Carl Reiner, Larry Gelbart Starring: Doris Day, James Garner, Arlene Francis, Edward Andrews, Reginald Owen, Kym Karath, Brian Nash, Lucy Landay, Elliott Reid Moviegeek Sunday Classic #184, week 52 2017 When housewife Beverly Boyer (Doris Day) is suddenly selected as spokesperson for The Happy Soap Company, she must ..

Jumanji (1995)

Jumanji (1995)


Jumanji (1995)

Release year: 1995 Director: Joe Johnston Screenwriter: Jonathan Hensleigh, Greg Taylor, Jim Strain, Chris Van Allsburg (book) Starring: Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce, Bonnie Hunt, Bebe Neuwirth, David Alan Grier, Jonathan Hyde, Patricia Clarkson Ratings: 2 Saturn Awards: Best Supporting Actress (Bonnie Hunt), Best Special Effects. Alan Parrish (Adam Hann-Byrd) becomes trapped in a board ..

Beyond Tomorrow

Beyond Tomorrow


Beyond Tomorrow

Release year: 1940 Director: A. Edward Sutherland Screenwriter: Adele Comandini, Mildred Cram Starring: Harry Carrey, C. Aubrey Smith, Charles Winninger, Alex Melesh, Maria Ouspenskaya, Richard Carlson, Jean Lawrence Moviegeek Sunday Classic #183, week 51 2017 When their guests for Christmas cancel at the last moment, millionaire friends Michael (Winninger), George (Carey) and Allan (Smith) throw ..

Office Christmas Party

Office Christmas Party


Office Christmas Party

Release year: 2016 Director: Josh Gordon, Will Speck Screenwriters: Justin Malen, Laura Solen, Dan Mazer Starring: Jason Bateman, Olivia Munn, T. J. Miller, Jennifer Aniston, Kate McKinnon, Courtney B. Vance, Jillian Bell, Rob Corddry When his uptight CEO sister Carol (Jennifer Aniston) threatens to shut down his branch, Clay (T. J. Miller) decides to throw ..

A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas

A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas


A Very Harold and Kumar Christmas

Release year: 2011 Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson Screenwriter: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg Starring: Kal Penn, John Cho, Paula Garcés, Danny Trejo, Thomas Lennon, Amir Blumenfeld, Patton Oswalt, Isabella Gielniak It’s six years since their Guantanamo Bay adventure (Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, 2008) and Harold (Cho) and Kumar (Penn) are estranged from each other. ..

Moviegeek5: Jane Fonda

Moviegeek5: Jane Fonda


Moviegeek5: Jane Fonda

  The daughter of legendary star Henry Fonda, Jane Fonda was almost destined to movie fame form the beginning. Appearing next to her father in the theater world already in 1958, Fonda made her scree debut with Tall Story in 1960 and shot to fame with a string of movies in the 1960s, where she ..

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians


Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

  Release year: 1964 Director: Nicholas Webster Screenwriters: Glenville Mareth, Paul L. Jacobson (based on a story by) Starring: John Call, Leinard Hicks, Vincent Beck, Bill McCutcheon, Victor Stiles, Donna Conforti, Chris Month, Pia Zadora  After becoming obsessed with TV shows from Earth, the Martian children has lost their joy. After consulting an ancient and ..

Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Pete’s Dragon (2016)


Pete’s Dragon (2016)

Release year: 2016 Director: David Lowery Screenwriter: David Lowery Starring: Oakes Fegley, Bryce Dallas Howard, Robert Redford, Oona Laurence, Wes Bentley, Karl Urban, Isiah Whitlock Jr. After loosing his parents in a tragic accident, Pete (Oakes Fegley) grows up in the forests under the protection of the dragon Elliot. When forest ranger Grace (Bryce Dallas ..

Moviegeek5: The Nice List

Moviegeek5: The Nice List


Moviegeek5: The Nice List

  Christmas is family time, which is perhaps why so many Holiday movies are perfect for when the entire family wants to spend a couple of hours in front of a movie, the entire family can enjoy. That doesn’t mean there aren’t naughty Christmas movies too, even a Christmas Horror genre, but here we have ..

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

I’ll Be Home For Christmas


I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Release year: 1998 Director: Arlene Sanford Screenwriter: Tom nursall, Harris Goldberg, Michael Allin Starring: Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Jessica Biel, Adam LaVorgna, Gary Cole, Eve Gordon, Lauren Maltby, Andrew Lauer, Sean O’Bryan   Smooth talking College student Jake (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) hasn’t been home fro Christmas since his mother died and desperate to gather the entire ..

The Wind and the Lion

The Wind and the Lion


The Wind and the Lion

Release Year: 1975 Director: John Milius Writer: John Milius Starring: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, John Huston, Geoffrey Lewis, Steve Kanaly, Vladek Sheybal, Nadim Sawalha, Roy Jenson, Deborah Baxter, Jack Cooley, Chris Alter, Simon Harrison, Polly Gottesman Rating: Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Sound, Best Score.   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #182, week 50 2017 ..

Moviegeek5: Miranda Otto

Moviegeek5: Miranda Otto


Moviegeek5: Miranda Otto

Named after the character Miranda from William Shakespeare’s play The Tempest, and born to actor Barry Otto who instilled in her an acting interest, this Australian has been investing in the world of acting from an early age. She has enjoyed a great career mix of independent films and bit studio productions since her since ..