Midnight Special

Midnight Special


Midnight Special

Release year: 2016 Director: Jeff Nichols Screenwriter: Jeff Nichols Starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Jaeden Lieberher, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, Bill Camp, Scott Haze, Sam Shepard An unlikely boy (Jaeden Lieberher) is on the run with his father (Michael Shannon) and a family friend (Joel Edgerton). Chasing them is both the government as well as ..

Passengers

Passengers


Passengers

Release year: 2016 Director: Morten Tyldum Screenwriter: Jon Spaihts Starring: Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne, Andy Garcia, Vince Foster, Kara Flowers, Conor Brophy Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Original Score, Best Achievement in Production Design. When a failure means Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) wakes up 90 years too early on the spaceship ..

It! The Terror From Beyond Space

It! The Terror From Beyond Space


It! The Terror From Beyond Space

Release year: 1958 Director: Edward L. Cahn Screenwriter: Jerome Bixby Starring: Marshall Thompson, Shirley Patterson, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran, Dabbs Greer, Paul Langton, Robert Bice, Richard Benedict After the first manned mission to Mars leaves but one survivor (Thompson) and a rescue team arrives to rescue him shaking at disbelief when he talks about a ..

Life

Life


Life

  Release year: 2017 Director: Daniel Espinosa Screenwriter: Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Olga Dykhovichnaya, Ariyon Bakare A team of scientists is returning home to Earth with a specimen found on Mars. But as the alien life form is rapidly evolving the team discovers that somethings should ..

Transcendence

Transcendence


Transcendence

Release year: 2014 Director: Wally Pfister Screenwriter: Jack Paglen Starring: Rebecca Hall, Johnny Depp, Morgan Freeman, Paul Bettany, Cillian Murphy, Kate Mara, Cole Hauser, Clifton Collins Jr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) and his wife Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) strives to create the perfect artificial intelligence with intention to use it to save the planet. But when ..

Touch of evil

Touch of evil


Touch of evil

Release year: 1958 Director: Orson Welles Screenwriter: Orson Welles, Whit Masterson (based on the novel ‘Badge of Evil’ by) Starring: Charlton Heston, Orson Welles, Janet Leigh, Joseph Calleia, Akim Tamiroff, Joanna Moore, Ray Collins  Moviegeek Sunday Classic #220, week 36 2018  Mexican Narcotics officer Mike Vargas (Heston) must interrupt his honeymoon when an American building ..

Bad Taste

Bad Taste


Bad Taste

Release year: 1987 Director: Peter Jackson Screenwriter: Peter Jackson, Tony Hiles Starring: Peter Jackson, Terry Potter, Pete O’Herne, Craig Smith, Mike Minett, Doug Wren, Dean Lawrie, Peter Vere-Jones   When the population of a small town disappears, Derek (Jackson) and his friends discovers aliens disguised as humans are at fault. Now they must try to stop ..

Blindfold

Blindfold


Blindfold

Release Year: 1966 Director: Philip Dunne Writers: Philip Dunne (screenplay), W.H. Wenger (screenplay), Lucille Fletcher (based on her 1960 novel Blindfold) Starring: Rock Hudson, Claudia Cardinale, Jack Warden, Guy Stockwell, Brad Dexter, Anne Seymour, Alejandro Rey, Hari Rhodes, Vito Scotti Moviegeek Sunday Classic #219, week 35 2018 Renowned psychatrist Bartholomew Snow (Rock Hudson) is asked to ..

Village of the Damned (1995)

Village of the Damned (1995)


Village of the Damned (1995)

Release Year: 1995 Director: John Carpenter Writers: David Himmelstein (screenplay), Steven Siebert (uncredited), Larry Sulkis (uncredited), John Wyndham (based on his 1957 novel The Midwich Cuckoos), Based on the 1960 screenplay by Stirling Silliphant, Wolf Rilla, George Barclay Starring: Christopher Reeve, Kirstie Alley, Mark Hamill, Linda Kozlowski, Michael Paré, Meredith Salenger, Pippa Pearthree, Peter Jason, Constance ..

Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Alice in Wonderland (1951)


Alice in Wonderland (1951)

Release Year: 1951 Directors: Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske Writers: Winston Hibbler (story), Ted Sears (story), Bill Peet (story), Erdman Penner (story), Joe Rinaldi (story), Miult Banta (story), William Cottrell (story), Dick Kelsey (story), Joe Grant (story), Dick Huemer (story), Del Connell (story), Tom Oreb (story), John Walbridge (story), Aldous Huxley (uncredited), Lewis Carroll ..

Moviegeek5: Tim Burton Solo

Moviegeek5: Tim Burton Solo


Moviegeek5: Tim Burton Solo

As we saw in yesterday’s Moviegeek5: Tim Burton & Johnny Depp much of the director’s career has involved the versatile actor, but Burton has made quite a few films without him. Below we have selected 5 Tim Burton movies that do not feature Johnny Depp. Let us know in the comments what you think and ..

Moviegeek5: Tim Burton & Johnny Depp

Moviegeek5: Tim Burton & Johnny Depp


Moviegeek5: Tim Burton & Johnny Depp

It is not rare for a director and an actor to discover that they have a special report and collaborate a great number of times, but few seem so well-suited for each other as Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. Burton enjoys reusing actors, including Helena Bonham Cater (seven films), Christopher Lee (six films) but also ..