The Angels’s Share

The Angels’s Share


The Angels’s Share

Release Year: 2012 Director: Ken Loach Writer: Paul Laverty (screenplay) Starring: Paul Brannigan, John Henshaw, Garry Maitland, William Ruane, Jasmin Riggins, Siobhan Kelly, Roger Allam, Scott Dymond, Scott Kyle Rating: Won the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize. Nominated for Palme d’Or. Robbie narrowly avoids jail and is determined to turn a new leaf after his ..

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief


To Catch a Thief

Release Year: 1955 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: John Michael Hayes, David Dodge (novel To Catch a Thief) Starring: Cary Grant, Grace Kelly, Jessie Royce Landis, John Williams, Charles Vanel, Brigitte Auber, Jean Martinelli, Georgette Anys Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Cinematography. Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Art Direction – Color, Best Costume Design. Moviegeek Sunday ..

The Illusionist

The Illusionist


The Illusionist

Release year: 2006 Director: Neil Burger Screenwriter: Neil Burger, Steven Millhauser (short story: Eisenheim the illusionist) Starring: Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood, Tom Fisher, Aaron Taylor-Johnson Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Cinematography. In late nineteenth century Vienna, illusionist Eisenheim (Edward Norton) is reunited with childhood romance, the Duchess ..

Reptilicus

Reptilicus


Reptilicus

   Release year: 1961 Director: Poul Bang Screenwriter: Sidney W. Pink, Ib Melchoir Starring: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike, Ann Smyrner, Mimi Heinrich, Dirch Passer, Bodil Miller, Carl Ottosen Copper miner Svend (Bent Mejding) and his co-workers discover parts of a frozen prehistoric reptile and contact Prof. Otto Martens (Asbjørn Andersen). At the laboratory ..

The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man


The Quiet Man

Release Year: 1952 Director: John Ford Writers: Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Maurice Walsh (short story “The Quiet Man”) Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond, Victor McLaglen, Mildred Natwick, Francis Ford, Eileen Crowe, Arthur Shields Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Director, Best Cinematography. Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Victor ..

Moviegeek5: Richard Jenkins

Moviegeek5: Richard Jenkins


Moviegeek5: Richard Jenkins

Richard Dale Jenkins was born into a middle class family on 4 May 1947 in Illinois and worked as a linen truck driver as a young man (coincidentally, his boss was actor John C. Reilly’s father) before earning a degree in drama from Illinois Wesleyan University. Jenkins has been married to wife Sharon his 1969 ..

Wolf

Wolf


Wolf

Release Year: 1994 Director: Mike Nichols Writers: Jim Harrison (screenplay), Wesley Strick (rewrites) Starring: Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Spader, Christopher Plummer, Kate Nelligan, Richard Jenkins, Eileen Atkins, David Hyde Pearce, Om Puri, Prunella Scales, Ron Rifkin Rating: Won 1 Saturn Award: Best Writing. Nominated for 5 Saturn Awards: Best Horror Film, Best Actor (Jack ..

Cleopatra (1963)

Cleopatra (1963)


Cleopatra (1963)

Release year: 1963 Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck Screenwriters: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Ranald MacDougall, Sidney Buchman, Carlo Maria Franzero (book) Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown, George Cole, Hume Cronyn, Cesare Danova, Martin Landau Ratings: 4 Oscars: Best Cinematography (Color), Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design (Color), Best ..

Moviegeek5: Seductive Movie Dances

Moviegeek5: Seductive Movie Dances


Moviegeek5: Seductive Movie Dances

International Dance Day was introduced in 1982 by the International Dance Council and is celebrated every year on April 29th. The idea of the day, is to celebrate dance and attract attention to dance arts from a wider public. Cinematic history has given us many memorable dances, right from Gene Kelly’s unforgettable dance in the ..

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Beauty and the Beast (2017)


Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Release year: 2017 Director: Bill Condon Screenwriter: Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Emma Thompson, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor Beautiful Belle (Emma Watson) is bored in the small village where she lives with her father (Kevin Kline). The most popular bachelor of the town, ..

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment


Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment

Release year: 1985 Director: Jerry Paris, James Signorelli Screenwriters: Neal Israel (characters created by), Pat Proft (characters created by), Barry W. Blaustein, David Sheffield Starring: Steve Guttenberg, Bubba Smith, David Graf, Michael Winslow, Tim Kazurinsky, Bobcat Goldthwait, Colleen Camp, Art Metrano Newly graduated Mahoney (Guttenberg) and his colleagues are ready to take on crime. But ..