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), ..

Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks


Saving Mr. Banks

Release year: 2013 Director: John Lee Hancock Screenwriter: Kelly Marcel, Sue Smith Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, B.J. Novak, Bradley Whitford Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Score. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Drama (Emma Thompson). 1 Empire Awards: Best Actress (Emma Thompson). As Walt Disney ..

Kon-Tiki

Kon-Tiki


Kon-Tiki

  Release year: 2012 Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg Screenwriters: Petter Skavlan, Allan Scott Starring: Pål Sverre Hagen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Tobias Santelmann, Gustaf Skarsgård, Odd Magnus Williamson Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Foreign Film. 1 Golden Globes nomination: Best Foreign Film. After Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl (Pål Sverre Hagen) comes up with the teori ..

The Lady

The Lady


The Lady

Release year: 2011 Director: Luc Besson Screenwriter: Rebecca Frayn Starring: Michelle Yeoh, David Thewlis, Markus Waldow, Benedict Wong, Jonathan Raggett, Jonathan Woodhouse, San Lwin An epic love story about Aung San Suu Kyi (Michelle Yeoh). The daughter of Aung San (Phoe Zaw) who fought for an independent Burma and was assassinated by rivals, she is ..

Philomena

Philomena


Philomena

Release year: 2013 Director: Stephen Frears Screenwriter: Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope, Martin Sixsmith (novel ‘The Lost Child of Philomena Lee’) Starring: Steve Coogan, Judi Dench, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham, Barbara Jefford, Ruth McCabe, Peter Herman Ratings: 4 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actress (Judi Dench), Best Score, Best Adapted Screenplay. When former journalist Martin ..

Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List


Schindler’s List

Release year: 1993 Director: Steven Spielberg Screenwriter: Steven Zaillian, Thomas Kenneally (book) Starring: Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall, Embeth Davidtz, Mark Ivanir, Jonathan Sagall, Shmuel Levy Ratings: 7 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score. 5 Oscar nominations: Best Actor ..