My Father’s Glory (La gloire de mon père)

My Father’s Glory (La gloire de mon père)


My Father’s Glory (La gloire de mon père)

Release Year: 1990 Director: Yves Robert Writers: Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Caussel, Didier Pain, Thérèse Liotard, Julien Ciamaca, Victorien Delamare, Paul Crauchet, Pierre Joris Molinas, In turn of the century France, Marcel worships his father, a socialist school teacher, who often argues with his conservative and Catholic uncle Jules. Yet the two families enjoy each other’s ..

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)


The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

Release Year: 2014 Director: François Ozon Writers: François Ozon (screenplay), Ruth Rendell (based on her 1985 short story “The New Girlfriend”) Starring: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz, Isild Le Besco, Aurore Clément, Jean-Claude Bolle-ReddatBruno Pérard Claire (Anaïs Demoustier) loses her best friend of many years and makes a surprising discvoery about her widowed husband ..

Moviegeek5: French for Beginners

Moviegeek5: French for Beginners


Moviegeek5: French for Beginners

  France was a pioneering country in terms of movie-making, has a rich heritage of cinematic gems, and has received an impressive 12 Oscars for Best Foreign Film out of 40 nominations. “Yes, I know all that, but I just don’t like reading subtitles”, you might say, or, “French films are just so… French”. Well, ..

The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier)

The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier)


The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier)

Release Year: 2014 Director: Eric Lartigau Writers: Victoria Bedos (original idea & scenario), Stanislas Carré de Malberg (scenario), Eric Lartigau (adaptation), Thomas Bidegain (adaptation) Starring: Louane Emera, Karin Viard, François Damiens Eric Elmosino, Roxane Duran, Ilian Bergala, Luca Gelberg, Mar Sodupe A girl, who lives with her deaf family, discovers that she has a talent ..

A Shot in the Dark

A Shot in the Dark


A Shot in the Dark

Release year: 1964 Director: Blake Edwards Screenwriter: Blake Edwards, William Peter Blatty, Harry Kurnitz (based on the play by) Starring: Peter Sellers, Elke Sommer, George Sanders, Herbert Lom, Tracy Reed, Graham Stark, Moria Redmond Moviegeek Sunday Classic #316, week 28 2020   A murder has happened at the country estate of Mr. Benjamin Ballon (Sanders) and ..

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town


Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Release Year: 1936 Director: Frank Capra Writers: Robert Miskin (screenplay), Clarence Budington Kelland (based on his 1935 short story “Opera Hat”) Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille Raymond Walburn, H.B. Warner, Ruth Donnelly, Walter Cattlett, John Wray Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Director. Nominated for 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best ..

Rocky III

Rocky III


Rocky III

Release Year: 1982 Director: Sylvester Stallone Writer: Sylvester Stallone Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Tony Burton, Mr. T, Hulk Hogan, Ian Fried, Al Silvani Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Song for “Eye of the Tiger”. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Original Song for “Eye of the ..

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane


Calamity Jane

Release year: 1953 Director: David Butler Screenwriter: James O’Hanlon Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey, Dick Wesson, Paul Harvey, Chubby Johnson, Gale Robbins Ratings: 1 Oscar (Best Song), 2 Oscar nominations: Best Sound and Best Music  In Deadwood Calamity Jane (Day) is just one of the guys, foul-mouthed, dressed in buckskin ..

Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns


Mary Poppins Returns

Release year: 2018 Director: Rob marshall Screenwriter: David Magee, Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, P.L. Travers (based on the stories by) Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Wishaw, Emily Mortimer, Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, Joel Dawson Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Original Score, Best Original Song, Best Costume Design, Best Production Design. 4 Golden Globe nominations: ..

Crossroads

Crossroads


Crossroads

Release year: 1986 Director: Walter Hill Screenwriter: John Fusco Starring: Ralph Macchio, Joe Seneca, Jami Gertz, Joe Morton, Robert Judd, Steve Vai, Dennis Lipscomb, Tim Russ  Despite studying classical guitar at the acclaimed Julliard School for Performing Arts, Eugene (Macchio) has a heart beating for blues music. He comes across the tale of the legend ..

Judy

Judy


Judy

Release Year: 2019 Director: Rupert Goold Writers: Tom Edge (screenplay), Peter Quilter (based on his 2005 musical stageplay End of the Rainbow) Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Royce Pierreson, Richard Cordery, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Bella Ramsey, Andy Nyman, Phil Dunster, Darci Shaw, John Dalgleish Legendary actress and entertainer Judy Garland (Renée ..

Cherry Pop

Cherry Pop


Cherry Pop

Director: Asaad Yacoub Screenwriter: Nick Landa Starring: Lars Berge, Toccara Jones, Dove Meir, Matthew Sanderson, Miguel Sagaz, Caldwell Tidicue, Patrick Holt, Dequan Johnson In one crazy night we follow the life on a small local drag show bar, where the performers dream, deal with losses and personal problems. A night in a bar with drag ..