Adèle and the Secret of the Mummy (Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec)

Adèle and the Secret of the Mummy (Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec)


Adèle and the Secret of the Mummy (Les aventures extraordinaires d’Adèle Blanc-Sec)

Release year: 2010 Director: Luc Besson Screenwriter: Luc Besson, Jacques Tardi (comic books) Starring: Louise Bourgoin, Mathieu Amalric, Gilles Lellouche, Jean-Paul Rouve, Jacky Nercessian, Phillipe Nahon, Nicolas Giraud The adventurous author Adèle Blanc-Sec (Louise Bourgoin) is determined to help her catatonic sister (Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre) and locates a mumified Egyptian doctor, who may be able ..

Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Heaven Can Wait (1943)


Heaven Can Wait (1943)

Release year: 1943 Director: Ernst Lubitsch Screenwriter: Samson Raphaelson, Leslie Bush-Fekete (play) Starring: Don Ameche, Gene Tierney, Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main, Laird Cregar, Spring Byington, Allyn Joslyn, Eugene Pallette Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #159, week 27 2017 Henry Van Cleve (Don Ameche) has died and instead ..

Against All Odds

Against All Odds


Against All Odds

Release Year: 1984 Director: Taylor Hackford Writers: Eric Hughes, Daniel Mainwaring (based his novel Build My Gallows high) Starring: Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, James Woods, Alex Karras, Jane Greer, Richard Widmark, Dorian Harewood, Swoosie Kurtz, Saul Rubinek, Bill McKinney Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Song (Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me ..

Westworld

Westworld


Westworld

Release Year: 1973 Director: Michael Crichton Writer: Michael Crichton Starring: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin, Alan Oppenheimer Rating: Nominated for 1 Saturn Award: Best Science Fiction Film. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #158, week 26 2017 A high-tech adult amusement park company Delos offers the vacation of the future – today! Visitor get to live out ..

Moviegeek5: 1980s Dan Aykroyd

Moviegeek5: 1980s Dan Aykroyd


Moviegeek5: 1980s Dan Aykroyd

Canadian born Dan Aykroyd is probably best known for his roles in cult comedies Ghostbuster and The Blues Brothers but has given many memorable performances during his career. Starting out as a stand-up comedian, the actor gained fame on late night comedy show Saturday Night Live, where he became known for his impersonations of celebrities ..

See No Evil, Hear No Evil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil


See No Evil, Hear No Evil

Release year: 1989 Director: Arthur Hiller Screenwriter: Earl Barret, Arne Sultan, Marvin Worth, Eliot Wald, Andrew Kurtszman, Gene Wilder Starring: Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor, Joan Severance, Kevin Spacey, Alan North, Anthony Zerbe, Tonya Pinkins, Louis Giambalvo Dave (Gene Wilder) is deaf, and Wally (Richard Pryor) is blind. When the two get involved in a police ..

My Dear Secretary

My Dear Secretary


My Dear Secretary

  Release year: 1948 Director: Charles Martin Screenwriter: Charles Martin Starring: Laraine Day, Kirk Douglas, Keenan Wynn, Helen Walker, Rudy Vallee, Florence Bates, Alan Mowbray, Irene Ryan Moviegeek Sunday Classic #157, week 25 2017 Stephanie ‘Steve’ Gaylord (Laraine Day) is thrilled when she is offered a job as secretary for bestselling novelist Owen Waterbury (Kirk ..

First Trailer for Pitch Perfect 3!

First Trailer for Pitch Perfect 3!


First Trailer for Pitch Perfect 3!

The first trailer for the third and final Pitch Perfect film. The surprising success of the first film, Pitch Perfect (2012), spawned a fine sequel and has given the Barden Bellas multitudes of fans. While Elizabeth Banks has given the directorial reigns over to Trish Sie (Step Up All In, 2014), the writer, Kay Cannon, ..

The Boat That Rocked

The Boat That Rocked


The Boat That Rocked

Release year: 2009 Director: Richard Curtis Screenwriter: Richard Curtis Starring: Tom Sturridge, Bill Nighy, Philip Seymor Hoffman, Nick Frost, Tom Brooke, Chris O’Dowd, Katherine Parkinson, Rhys Ifans, Talulah Riley, Emma Thompson, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Wisdom, Jack Davenport, Ralph Brown, January Jones, Rhys Darby In 1960s Britain the playing of pop music was highly limited resulting ..

Batman Returns

Batman Returns


Batman Returns

Release year: 1992 Director: Tim Burton Screenwriter: Daniel Waters, Sam Hamm, Bob Kane (characters) Starring: Michael Keaton, Michelle Pfeiffer, Danny DeVito, Christopher Walken, Michael Cough, Michael Murphy, Vincent Schiavelli Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Visual Effects, Best Makeup. When the grotesque business man  Oswald ‘The Penguin’ Cobblepot (Danny DeVito) rises from the sewers with a ..

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales


Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Release Year: 2017 Directors: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg Writers: Jeff Nathanson (screenplay & story), Terry Rossio (story & characters), Ted Elliott (characters), Stuart Beattie (characters), Jay Wolpert (characters). Starring: Johnny Depp, Javier Bardem, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, Kevin McNally, Golshifteh Farahani, David Wenham, Stephen Graham, Orlando Bloom Young Henry Turner (Brenton Thwaites) and ..

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain


Cold Mountain

Release Year: 2003 Director: Anthony Minghella Writers: Anthony Minghella (screenplay), Charles Frazier (novel Cold Mountain) Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Ray Winstone, Kathy Baker, Charlie Hunnam, Jack White Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Renée Zellweger). Nominated for 6 ..