Fellini’s Casanova (Il Casanova di Federico Fellini)

Fellini’s Casanova (Il Casanova di Federico Fellini)


Fellini’s Casanova (Il Casanova di Federico Fellini)

Release year: 1976 Director: Federico Fellini Writers: Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi, Giacomo Casanove (autobiography ‘Storia della mia vita’) Starring: Donald Sutherland, Tina Aumont, Cicely Browne, Carmen Scarpitta, Clara Algranti, Daniela Gatti, Clarissa Mary Roll Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Costumes. 1 Oscar nomination: Best Adapted Screenplay. Moviegeek sunday classic #47, week 18 2015 Fellini’s adaption of the ..

The Intouchables (Intouchables)

The Intouchables (Intouchables)


The Intouchables (Intouchables)

Release year: 2011 Director: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano Screenwriter: Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot, Clotilde Mollet, Joséphine de Meaux, Cyril Mendy, Salimata Kamate The true story of the quadriplegic millionaire Philipe (François Cluzet) who took a change with Driss (Omar Sy), a young man from the projects ..

Angela’s Ashes

Angela’s Ashes


Angela’s Ashes

Release year: 1999 Director: Alan Paker Screenwriter: Laura Jones, Alan Parker, Frank McCourt (novel) Starring: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, Michael Legge, Ronnie Masterson, Pauline McLynn Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Score. The movie follow the life of Frank McCourt and his family and their struggle to survive poverty in the ..

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music


The Sound of Music

Release Year: 1965 Director: Robert Wise Screenwriter(s): Ernest Lehman, Howard Lindsay (stage musical), Russell Crouse (stage musical), George Hurdalek (partial idea), Maria von Trapp (book, uncredited) Starring: Julie Andrew, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn, Peggy Wood, Charmain Carr, Heather Menzies-Urich, Nicholas Hammond. Rating: Won 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Sound, Best Editing, ..

Miss Potter

Miss Potter


Miss Potter

Release year: 2006 Director: Chris Noonan Screenwriter: Richard Maltby Jr. Starring: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser, David Bamber The story of Beatrix Potter (Renée Zellweger) the author of beloved children’s book ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ and her struggle to survive in a time where women ..

La Vie en Rose (La Môme)

La Vie en Rose (La Môme)


La Vie en Rose (La Môme)

Release Year: 2007 Director: Olivier Dahan Screenwriter(s): Isabelle Sobelman, Olivier Dahan Starring: Marion Cotillard,  Sylvie Testud, Pascal Greggory, Emmanuelle Seigner, Jean-Paul Rouve, Gérard Depardieu Rating: Won 2 Oscars: Best Actress (Marion Cotillard), Best makeup. 1 Oscar Nomination: Best Costume Design. Won 1 golden Globe: Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (Marion Cotillard).   The life ..

American Sniper

American Sniper


American Sniper

Release year: 2014 Director: Clint Eastwood Screenwriter: Jason Hall, Chris Kyle (book), Scott McEwen (book), James Defelice (book) Starring: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Keir O’Donnell, Jake McDorman, Luke Grimes, Samme Sheik, Kevin Lacz Ratings: 6 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing. Raised ..

Walk the Line

Walk the Line


Walk the Line

Release year: 2005 Director: James Mangold Screenwriter: Gill Dennis, James Mangold, Patrick Carr (autobiography), Johnny Cash (autobiography) Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Patrick, Ginnifer Goodwin, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller, Larry Bagby Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Actress (Reese Witherspoon). 4 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Sound ..

My Week with Marilyn

My Week with Marilyn


My Week with Marilyn

Release Year: 2011 Director: Simon Curits Screenwriter(s): Adrian Hodges, Colin Clark (books) Starring: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Dominic Cooper, Judi Dench, Julia Ormond, Emma Watson, Toby Jones, Zoe Wanamaker Rating: Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Actress (Michelle Williams), Best Supporting Actor (Kenneth Branagh). Won 1 Golden Globe: Best Actress – Comedy or Musical ..

The Blind Side

The Blind Side


The Blind Side

Release year: 2009 Director: John Lee Hancock Screenwriter: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis (novel) Starring. Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins, Ray McKinnon, Kathy Bates, Adriane Lenox Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Actress (Sandra Bullock). 1 Oscar nomination: Best Picture. 1 Golden Globe: Best Actress (Sandra Bullock). The true story of Michael ..

Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham


Made in Dagenham

Release year: 2010 Director: Nigel Cole Screenwriter: William Ivory Starring: Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Risenborough, Jaime Winston, Geraldine James, Daniel Mays, Miranda Richardson In 1968 the female workers at the Ford Dagenham  car plant walked out in protest of sexual discrimination, striking to achieve equal pay. This movie follows Rita O’Grady who ..

Cadillac Records

Cadillac Records


Cadillac Records

Release year: 2008 Director: Darnell Martin Screenwriter: Darnell Martin Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Adrien Brody, Gabrielle Union, Beyoncé Knowles, Mos Def, Cedric the Entertainer, Columbus Short Fed up with being a poor nobody Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) opens up a bar for black people. When Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright) one day brings his guitar in to ..