Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York


Gangs of New York

Release year: 2002 Director: Martin Scorsese Screenwriter: Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, Kenneth Lonergan Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis, Cameron Diaz, John C. Reilly, Jim Broadbent, Henry Thomas, Liam Neeson, Brendan Gleeson Ratings: 10 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best ..

The Three Musketeers (1948)

The Three Musketeers (1948)


The Three Musketeers (1948)

Release Year: 1948 Director: George Sidney Writers: Robert Ardrey (screenplay), Alexandre Dumas (based on his 1844 novel Les trois mosquetaires) Starring: Gene Kelly, Lana Turner, June Allyson, Van Heflin, Angela Lansbury, Frank Morgan, Vincent Price, Keenan Wynn, John Sutton, Gig Young, Robert Coote, Reginald Owen, Ian Keith, Patricia Medina, Richard Wyler Rating: Nominated for 1 ..

Infinitely Polar Bear

Infinitely Polar Bear


Infinitely Polar Bear

Release Year: 2014 Director: Maya Forbes Writer: Maya Forbes Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldana, Imogene Wolodarsky, Ashley Aufderheide, Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Comedy or Musical (Mark Ruffalo). A manic-depressive father (Mark Ruffalo) tries to win back his wife after a breakdown and agrees to take care of his two spirited ..

Nine to Five

Nine to Five


Nine to Five

  Release year: 1980 Director: Colin Higgins Screenwriter: Patricia Resnick, Colin Higgins Starring: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman, Sterling Hayden, Elizabeth Wilson, Henry Jones, Lawrence Pressman Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Song. 3 Golden Globe nominations: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Dolly Parton), Best New Female Star (Dolly Parton), Best Original Song. When ..

Gladiator

Gladiator


Gladiator

Release Year: 2000 Director: Ridley Scott Writers: David Franzoni (story & screenplay), John Logan (screenplay), William Nicholson (screenplay) Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Richard Harris, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, David Schofield, John Shrapnel, Tomas Arana, Ralf Moeller, Spencer, Treat Clark, David Hemmings, Tommy Flanagan, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Omid Djalili Rating: Won 5 ..

The Bank Job

The Bank Job


The Bank Job

Release Year: 2008 Director: Roger Donaldson Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais Starring: Jason Statham, Saffron Burrows, Stephen Campbell Moore, Daniel Mays, James Faulkner, Alki David, Michael Jibson, Georgia Taylor, Richard Lintern, Peter Bowles, Alistair Petrie, David Suchet, Peter De Jersey Rating: Nominated for 1 Saturn Award: Best International Film Terry (Jason Statham) is offered ..

Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park


Barefoot in the Park

Release year: 1967 Director: Gene Saks Screenwriter: Neil Simon (screenplay based on his own play) Starring: Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Charles Boyer, Mildred Natwick, Herb Edelman, Mabel Albertson, Fritz Feld, James Stone Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Supporting Actress (Mildred Natwick). Newly married couple Corie (Jane Fonda) and Paul (Robert Redford) spent a passionately honeymoon ..

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle


Eddie the Eagle

Release Year: 2016 Director: Dexter Fletcher Writers: Sean Macaulay (screenplay), Simon Kelton (screenplay & story) Starring: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Jo Hartley, Keith Allen, Tim McInnerny, Iris Berben,  Mads Pettersen, Edvin Endre, Christopher Walken The story of the tenacious Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards who dreams of being an Olympian and through his tenacity becomes the ..

Stretch

Stretch


Stretch

Release Year: 2014 Director: Joe Carnahan Writers: Joe Carnahan (screenplay & story), Jerry Corley (story), Rob Rose (story) Starring: Patrick Wilson, Ed Helms, Jessica Alba, Chris Pine, James Badge Dale, Brooklyn Decker, Randy Couture, Matthew Willig, Ray Liotta, David Hasselhoff Stretch (Patrick Wilson), a failed actor turned limo driver, is struggling to pay off his ..

The Jane Austen Book Club

The Jane Austen Book Club


The Jane Austen Book Club

Release year: 2007 Director: Robin Swicord Screenwriter: Robin Swicord, Karen Joy Fowler (novel) Starring: Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Kathy Baker, Amy Brenneman, Maggie Grace, Hugh Dancy, Marc Blucas, Jimmy Smits, Kevin Zegers When Sylvia’s (Amy Brenneman) husband (Jimmy Smits) unexpectedly dumps her, her friends Bernadette (Kathy Baker) and Jocelyn (Maria Bello) starts a book club ..

Moviegeek5: Demonic Horror

Moviegeek5: Demonic Horror


Moviegeek5: Demonic Horror

The demonic is a popular theme in horror films, be it cursed objects, demonic entities, or the Devil himself and his followers. The subgenre has split into multible different strands but has its origins in the Satanic scare of the 1960s and 1970s and today haunted house movies are more likely to involve demons that ..

The Covenant

The Covenant


The Covenant

Release year: 2006 Director: Renny Harlin Screenwriter: J.S. Cardone Starring: Steven Strait, Laura Ramsey, Sebastian Stan, Taylor Kitsch, Chace Crawford, Toby Hemmingway, Jessica Lucas In the town of Ipswich, four popular teenage boys – Caleb (Steven Strait), Pogue (Taylor Kitsch), Reid (Toby Hemmingway), and Tyler (Chace Crwford), collectively known as the “Sons of Ipswich” – ..