Jennifer’s Body

Jennifer’s Body


Jennifer’s Body

Release year: 2009 Director: Karyn Kusama Screenwriter: Diablo Cody Starring: Megan Fox, Amanda Seyfried, Johnny Simmons, Adam brody, Juan Riedinger, Chris Pratt, Kyle Gallner, Amy Sedaris, Cynthia Stevenson    Diablo Cody (Juno, 2007) is known for her sharp dialogue perfectly hitting the tone of the youth, something that is not so obvious here, perhaps due ..

In Secret

In Secret


In Secret

Release Year: 2013 Director: Charlie Stratton Writers: Charlie Stratton (screenplay), Neal Bell (based on his play In Secret), Émile Zola (based on his 1867 novel Thérèse Raquin) Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Oscar Isaac, Jessica Lange, Tom Felton, Shirley Henderson, Matt Lucas, Mackenzie Crooke, John Kavanagh Thérèse (Elizabeth Olsen) grows up with her aunt and cousin. When the two ..

The War Wagon

The War Wagon


The War Wagon

Release Year: 1967 Director: Burt Kennedy Writer: Clair Huffaker (screenplay based on his 1957 novel The War Wagon) Starring: John Wayne, Kirk Douglas, Howard Keel, Robert Walker Jr., Keenan Wynn, Bruce Cabot, Joanna Barnes, Valora Nolan, Bruce Dern, Gene Evans, Terry Wilson Moviegeek Sunday Classic #205, week 21 2018 Taw Jackson (John Wayne) a man who ..

The Killer (O Matador)

The Killer (O Matador)


The Killer (O Matador)

Release year: 2017 Director: Marcelo Galvão Screenwriter: Marcelo Galvão Starring: Diogo Morgado, Thalia Ayala, Maria de Mederios, Mel Lisboa, Phil Miler, Etienne Chicot, Will Roberts, Thaís Cabral Strangers meet and one of them tell the others the story of the feared killer Cabeleira (Morgado). Brazilian western O Matador struggles in the first half, as many ..

Frontera

Frontera


Frontera

Release year: 2014 Director: Michael Berry Screenwriter: Michael Berry, Louis Moulinet Starring: Ed Harris, Michael Peña, Eva Longoria, Amy Madigan, Aden Young, Michael Ray Escamilla, Seth Adkins, Daniel Zacapa After crossing the borders illegally, Mexican Miguel (Peña) becomes the prime suspect of a murder. The husband of the victim is former sheriff Roy (Harris) who ..

The Quick and the Dead

The Quick and the Dead


The Quick and the Dead

Release Year: 1995 Director: Sam Raimi Writer: Simon Moore Starring: Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobin Bell, Roberts Blossom, Kevin Conway, Keith David, Lance Henriksen, Pat Hingle, Gary SiniseMark Boone Junior A female gun fighter (Sharon Stone) rides into a frontier town controlled by the brutal Herod (Gene Hackman), who is arranging ..

Running Wild

Running Wild


Running Wild

Release year: 2017 Director: Alex Ranarivelo Screenwriter: Christina Moore, Brian Rudnick Starring: Dorian Brown Pham, Jason Lewis, Sharon Stone, Tommy Flanagan, Christina Moore, Jessica Uberuaga, Tom Williamson After loosing her husband, Stella (Pham) discovers he kept secret from her, that she was loosing the family farm. In an attempt to save her family’s heritage she ..

The Magnificent Seven (2016)

The Magnificent Seven (2016)


The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Release Year: 2016 Director: Antoine Fuqua Writers: Nic Pizzolatto (screenplay), Richard Wenk (screenplay), Akira Kurosawa (based on the screenplay by), Shinobu Hashimoto (based on the screenplay by), Hidoe Oguni (based on the screenplay by). Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Byung-Hhun Lee, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Martin Sensmeier, Haley Bennett, Peter Sarsgaard, Luke Grimes, ..

Moviegeek5: Essential James Stewart

Moviegeek5: Essential James Stewart


Moviegeek5: Essential James Stewart

It is hard to think long about classic Hollywood without thinking of James Stewart. He was undoubtedly one of the major stars of his age and with his distinctive drawl and down-to-earth persona who excelled at playing American middle-class men struggling through a crisis. Many of his films harve become enduring cinematic classics. He rose ..

Anatomy of a Murder

Anatomy of a Murder


Anatomy of a Murder

Release Year: 1959 Director: Otto Preminger Writers: Wendell Mayes (screenplay), John D. Voelker (based on his 1952 novel Anatomy of a Murder written as Robert Traver) Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara, Arthur O’Connell, Eve Arden, Kathryn Grant, George C. Scott, Brooks West, Joseph N. Welch, Murray Hamilton, Orson Bean, Ken Lynch, John Qualen Rating: ..

2018 Cannes Film Festival

2018 Cannes Film Festival


2018 Cannes Film Festival

The 2018 Cannes Film Festival is now at an end and things can return to normal in the small scenic town on the French Riviera. This year’s festival opened with Asghar Farhadi’s psychological thriller Everybody Knows starring Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, and Ricardo Darín. Only the second Spanish language film to open the festival. The ..

Maps to the Stars

Maps to the Stars


Maps to the Stars

Release Year: 2014 Director: David Cronenberg Writer: Bruce Wagner Starring: Julianne Moore, Mia Wasikowska, Robert Pattinson, John Cusack, Evan Bird, Olivia Williams, Kiara Glasco, Sarah Gadon, Dawn Greenhalgh, Jonathan Watton, Jennifer Gibson, Gord Rand, Justin Kelly, Niamh Wilson, Clara Pasiaka Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actrees – Comedy or Musical (Julianne Moore). Won ..