Penny Serenade

Penny Serenade


Penny Serenade

Release year: 1941 Director: George Stevens Screenwriter: Morrie Ryskind, Martha Cheavens Starring: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, Ann Doran, Eva Lee Kuney, Wallis Clark, Walter Soderling Ratings: 1 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (Cary Grant) Moviegeek Sunday Classic #259, week 23 2019  We follow the ups and downs of the marriage of Julie ..

Fear (1990)

Fear (1990)


Fear (1990)

Release year: 1990 Director: Rockne S. O’Bannon Screenwriter: Rockne S. O’Bannon Starring: Ally Sheedy, Lauren Hutton, Michael O’Keefe, Stan Shaw, Dean Goodman. Pruitt Taylor Vince, Keone Young  Psychic Cacey Bridges (Sheedy) uses her gift to help police solve murders by mentally linking with the murderer. But when she comes across the killer called the Shadow ..

The Way We Were

The Way We Were


The Way We Were

Release year: 1973 Director: Sydney Pollack Screenwriter: Arthur Laurents Starring: Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford, Bradford Dillman, Lois Chiles, Patrick O’Neal, Vivieca Lindfors, Diana Ewing Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Music, Best Song. 4 Oscar nominations: Best Actress (Barbra Streisand), best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design. 1 Golden Globe: Best Song. 1 Golden Globe nomination: ..

Copycat

Copycat


Copycat

Release Year: 1995 Director: Jon Amiel Writers: Ann Biederman, David Madsen Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Holly Hunter, Dermot Mulroney, William McNamara, Harry Connick, Jr., J.E. Freeman, Will Patton, John Rothman Agoraphobic psychologist Helen Hudson (Sigourney Weaver) is an expert on serial killers but is now traumatized by near-fatal attack by a psychopath. She reluctantly agrees to ..

W.

W.


W.

Release Year: 2008 Director: Oliver Stone Writer: Stanley Weiser Starring: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Banks, Richard Dreyfuss, James Cromwell, Jeffrey Wright, Toby Jones, Thandie Newton, Scott Glenn, Bruce McGill, Ellen Burstyn A biopic of the life of George W. Bush from youth to end of his first term as president. Considering the harsh and politically charged ..

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral


Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Release Year: 1957 Director: John Sturges Writers: Leon Uris (screenplay), George Schullin (suggested by an article by) Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet, John Ireland, Lyle Bettger, Frank Faylen, Earl Holliman, Ted de Corsia, Dennis Hopper, John Hudson, DeForest Kelley, Martin Milner Rating: Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Film Editing, Best ..

The Alamo (2004)

The Alamo (2004)


The Alamo (2004)

Release Year: 2004 Director: John Lee Hancock Writers: John Lee Hancock (screenplay), Stephen Gaghan (screenplay), Leslie Bohem (screenplay) Starring: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría, Jordi Mollà, Leon Rippy,Tom Davidson, Marc Blucas, Robert Prentiss, Kevin Page, Joe Stevens Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano ..

Hostiles

Hostiles


Hostiles

Release Year: 2017 Director: Scott Cooper Writers: Scott Cooper (screenplay), Donald E. Stewart (based on his screenplay) Starring: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Rory Cochrane, Jonathan Majors, John Benjamin Hockey, Stafford Douglas, Stephen Lang, Timothée Chalamet, Peter Mullan, Robyn Malcolm, Adam Beach, Jesse Plemons, Ben Foster In 1892, a veteran Army Captain reluctantly agrees ..

Silverado

Silverado


Silverado

Release year: 1985 Director: Lawrence Kasdan Screenwriter: Lawrence Kasdan, Mark Kasdan Starring: Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, Brian Dennehy, Linda Hunt, Lynn Whitfield, Jeff Goldblum, Amanda Wyss Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Sound, Best Original Score. Four men travel together to Silverado where they go each their way. But an injustice in ..

Seraphim Falls

Seraphim Falls


Seraphim Falls

Release Year: 2006 Director: David Von Ancken Writers: David Von Ancken, Abby Everett Jacques Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson, Michael Wincott, Ed Lauter, John Robinson, Anjelica Huston, Tom Noonan Following the American Civil War, a colonel (Liam Neeson) hunt down a man (Pierce Brosnan) against whom he bears a grudge. This moody contemporary western begins ..

Moviegeek5: Western Comedies

Moviegeek5: Western Comedies


Moviegeek5: Western Comedies

All popular genres at some point becomes a well of material for spoofs and comedies. This usually happens around the time the genre has a dip in popularity. This was also true of the western genre, which was massive and influential from the 1930s until the 1960s, where it went into a steep decline. Comparatively ..

The Missing

The Missing


The Missing

Release Year: 2003 Director: Ron Howard Writers: Ken Kaufman (screenplay), Thomas Eidson (based on his 1996 novel The Last Ride) Starring: Cate Blanchett, Tommy Lee Jones, Evan Rachel Wood, Jenna Boyd, Aaron Eckhart, Val Kilmer, Sergio Calderón, Eric Schweig, Steve Reevis, Jay Tavare, Simon Baker, Ray McKinnon, Clint Howard Rating: Nominated for 3 Saturn Awards: ..