Straw Dogs (1971)

Straw Dogs (1971)


Straw Dogs (1971)

Release Year: 1971 Director: Sam Peckinpah Writers: Sam Peckinpah (screenplay), David Zelag Goodman (screenplay), Gordon Williams (based on his 1969 novel The Siege of Trencher’s Farm) Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Susan George, Peter Vaughan, Del Henney, Jim Norton, Donald Webster, Ken Hutchison, T.P. McKenna, Len Jones, Sally Thomsett, Robert Keegan, Peter Arne Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar; ..

The Lodger (1944)

The Lodger (1944)


The Lodger (1944)

Release year: 1944 Director: John Brahm Screenwriter: Barré Lyndon, Marie Belloc Lowndes (based on the novel by) Starring: Merle Oberon, George Sanders, Laird Cregar, Cedric Hardwicke, Sara Allgood, Aubrey Mather, Queenie Leonard  In late Victorian London, Jack the Ripper brings terror to town with his horrific killings. As the Bontings gets a new lodger, mr. ..

The Return of the Pink Panther

The Return of the Pink Panther


The Return of the Pink Panther

Release Year: 1975 Director: Blake Edwards Writers: Frank Waldman (screenplay), Blake Edwards (screenplay) Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom, Peter Arne, Peter Jeffrey, Grégoire Aslan, David Lodge, Graham Stark, Burt Kwouk Rating: Nominated for 3 Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, Best Actor – Comedy or Musical, Best Score. ..

Dressed to Kill (1946)

Dressed to Kill (1946)


Dressed to Kill (1946)

Release year: 1946 Director: Roy William Neill Screenwriters: Leonard Lee, Frank Gruber Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison, Edmund Breon, Frederick Worlock, Carl Habord, Patricia Cameron  A certain interest in small inexpensive music boxes leads Sherlock Holmes (Rathbone) on to a case leading back to an old robbery. Together with his trusted friend Dr. ..

Who’s Harry Crumb

Who’s Harry Crumb


Who’s Harry Crumb

Release year: 1989 Director: Paul Flaherty Screenwriters: Robert Conte, Peter Wortmann Starring: John Candy, Jeffrey Jones, Annie Potts, Tim Thomerson, Barry Corbin, Shawnee Smith, Valri Bromfield, Renée Coleman When rich girl Jennifer (Coleman) is kidnapped, her father (Corbin) contacts Eliot Draisen (Jones) from acclaimed detective agency Crumb & Crumb. Draisen puts the last descendant of ..

Marathon Man

Marathon Man


Marathon Man

Release Year: 1976 Director: John Schlesinger Writer: William Goldman (screenplay based on his own 1974 novel Marathon Man) Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Roy Scheider, William Devane, Marthe Keller, Fritz Weaver, Richard Bright, Marc Lawrence, Allen Joseph, Tito Goya, Jacques Marin Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Bet Supporting Actor (Laurence Olivier). Won 1 Golden Globe: Best ..

Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop


Kindergarten Cop

Release year: 1990 Director: Ivan Reitman Screenwriter: Murray Salem, Herschel Weingrod, Timothy Harris Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Richard Tyson, Carroll Baker, Joseph and Christian Cousins When tough cop Kimble (Schwarzenegger) goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher he finds himself facing his most difficult assignment yet. The second collaboration between ..

Kalinka (Au nom de ma fille)

Kalinka (Au nom de ma fille)


Kalinka (Au nom de ma fille)

Release Year: 2016 Director: Vincent Garenq Writers: Julien Rappeneau (screenplay & dialogue), Vincent Garenq (screenplay & dialogue) Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Sebastian Koch, Marie-Josée Croze, Christelle Cornil, Lila-Rose Gilberti, Emma Besson, Christian Kmiotek, Serge Feuillard, Fred Personne, Thérèse Roussel, Tom Hudson, Antoine Milhaud Based on a true story, the film chronicles the 30 year struggle of ..

In Cold Blood

In Cold Blood


In Cold Blood

Release Year: 1967 Director: Richard Brooks Writers: Richard Brooks (screenplay), Truman Capote (based on his 1966 true crime novel In Cold Blood) Starring: Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, Paul Stewart, Gerald S. O’Loughlin, Jeff Corey, John Gallaudet, James Flavin, Charles McGraw, Will Geer, John McLiam Rating: Nominated for 4 Oscars: Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, ..

The Kennel Murder Case

The Kennel Murder Case


The Kennel Murder Case

Release year: 1933 Director: Michael Curtiz Screenwriter: S.S. Van Dine, Robert N. lee Starring: William Powell, Mary Astor, Eugene Pallette, Ralph Morgan, Robert McWade, Helen Vinson, Arthur Hohl  While amateur detective Philo Vance (Powell) attends a dog show with his beloved dog a murder occurs, and Philo stays to help solve a case with several ..

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 ..

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 ..