Fitzcarraldo

Fitzcarraldo


Fitzcarraldo

Release Year: 1982 Director: Werner Herzog Writer: Werner Herzog Starring: Klaus Kinski, Claudia Cardinale, José Lewgoy, Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Film. Won Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival. Nominated for the Palme d’Or. Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald (Klaus Kinski) is a very determined man set about realising his dream of building an ..

The Left Handed Gun

The Left Handed Gun


The Left Handed Gun

Release year: 1958 Director: Arthur Penn Screenwriter: Leslie Stevens, Gore Vidal (teleplay) Starring: Paul Newman, John Dehner, Lita Milan, Martin Garralaga, James Congdon, James Best, Colin Keith-Johnston, Hurd Hatfield Moviegeek Sunday Classic #96, week 15 2016 The drifter William Bonney (Paul Newman) is taken in by cattle boss Tunstall (Colin Keith-Johnston) who treats him kindly. ..

Reaching for the Moon (Flores Raras)

Reaching for the Moon (Flores Raras)


Reaching for the Moon (Flores Raras)

Release year: 2013 Director: Bruno Barreto Screenwriter: Matthew Chapman, Julia Sayres, Carolina Kotscho, Carmen L. Oliveria (based on the book ‘Flores raras e banalíssimas’ by) Starring: Miranda Otto, Glória Pires, Tracy Middendorf, Marcello Airoldi, Lola Kirke, Tânia Costa, Marianna Mac Niven, Marcio Ehrlich In 1951 renowned American poet Elizabeth Bishop (Miranda Otto) travels to Brazil ..

Caligula

Caligula


Caligula

Release Year: 1979 Director: Tinto Brass (principal photography), Bob Guccione (uncredited), Giancarlo Lui (uncredited) Writers: Gore Vidal (original screenplay), Bob Guccione (uncredited), Giancarlo Lui (uncredited), Franco Rossellini (1984 version, uncredited) Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Teresa Ann Savoy, Guido Mannari, John Gielgud, Peter O’Toole, Helen Mirren, Adriana Asti, Giancarlo Badessi, Bruno Brive, Mirella D’Angelo The story of ..

Kill Your Darlings

Kill Your Darlings


Kill Your Darlings

Release year: 2013 Director: John Krokidas Screenwriter: Austin Bunn, John Krokidas Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Michael C. Hall, Jack Huston, Ben Foster, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Elizabeth Olsen When aspiring poet Allen Ginsberg (Daniel Radcliffe) meets Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan) he becomes part of a group sharing bold new literary ideas but he also becomes ..

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid


Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

Release year: 1973 Director: Sam Peckinpah Screenwriter: Rudy Wurlitzer Starring: James Coburn, Kris Kristofferson, Richard Jaeckel, Katy Jurado, Harry Dean Stanton, Bob Dylan, Emilio Fernández Moviegeek Sunday Classic #90, week 9 2016 Despite being friends, Pat Garrett (James Coburn) accepts a job as a lawman with the sole purpose of bringing down his old friend ..

The Aviator

The Aviator


The Aviator

Release year: 2004 Director: Martin Scorsese Writer: John Logan Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, John C. Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Matt Ross Ratings: 5 Oscars: Best Supporting Actress (Cate Blanchett), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Art Direction, Best Costumes. 6 Ocar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), Best ..

The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street


The Wolf of Wall Street

Release Year: 2013 Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: Terence Winter (screenplay), Jordan Belfort (based on his memoir “The Wolf of Wall Steet”) Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Bernthal, Jon Favreau, Jean Dujardin, Joanna Lumley Rating: Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), Best Supporting ..

The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game


The Imitation Game

Release Year: 2014 Director: Morten Tyldum Writers: Graham Moore, Andrew Hodges (book Alan Turing: The Enigma) Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Matthew Goode, Keira Knightly, Allan Leech, James Northcote, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Rory Kinnear, Tom Goodman-Hill, Alex Lawther, Jack Bannon Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Adapted Screenplay. Nominated for 7 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best ..

The Fighter

The Fighter


The Fighter

Release Year: 2010 Director: David O. Russell Writers: Sott Silver (screenplay), Paul Tamasy (screenplay & story), Eric Johnson (screenplay & story), Keith Dorrington (story). Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Mickey O’Keefe, Jack McGee, Melissa McMeekin, Bianca Hunter, Dendrie Taylor, Frank Renzulli Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Supporting Actor (Christian Bale), Best ..

Julie & Julia

Julie & Julia


Julie & Julia

Release year: 2009 Director: Nora Ephron Screenwriter: Nora Ephron, Julie Powell (novel ‘Julie & Julia), Julia Child and Alex Prud’homme (novel ‘ My Life in France’) Starring: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Chris Messina, Linda Emond, Helen Carey, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jane Lynch Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Actress (Meryl Streep). 1 Golden Globe: ..

All the President’s Men

All the President’s Men


All the President’s Men

Release Year: 1976 Director: Alan J. Pakula Writer: William Goldman Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander Rating: Won 4 Oscars: Best Supporting Actor (Jason Robards), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Art Direction, Best Sound. Nominated for 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress (Jane Alexander), ..