The House of Fear (1945)

The House of Fear (1945)


The House of Fear (1945)

Release year: 1945 Director: Roy William Neill Screenwriter: Roy Chanslor, Arthur Conan Doyle (based in the story ’The Adventure of the Five Orange Pips’ by) Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Aubrey Mather, Dennis Hoey, Paul Cavanagh, Holmes Herbert, Harry Cording, Gavin Muir Moviegeek Sunday Classic #325, week 39 2020 A group of men starts dying, ..

I Am Mother

I Am Mother


I Am Mother

Release year: 2019 Director: Grant Sputore Screenwriter: Michael Lloyd Green, Grant Sputore Starring: Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank, Rose Byrne (voice), Luke Hawker, Tahlia Sturzaker  After a global apocalypse, and android named Mother (Byrne) is responsible for repopulating Earth using a collection of embryos stored in an underground bunker. Her teenage ‘daughter’ (Rugaard) is raised by ..

The Philadelphia Experiment

The Philadelphia Experiment


The Philadelphia Experiment

Release year: 1984 Director: Stewart Raffill Screenwriter: Michael Janover, William Gray, Charles Berlitz & William L. moore (based on the book by) Starring: Michael Paré, Nancy Allen, Eric Christmas, Bobby Di Cicco, Louise Latham, Kene Holiday, Joe Dorsy, Miles McNamara  During a military experiment in 1943 to make navy ships invisible to the enemy the ..

Annihilation

Annihilation


Annihilation

Release year: 2018 Director: Alex Garland Screenwriter: Alex Garland, Jeff VanderMeer (based on the novel by) Starring: natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason leigh, Tessa Thompson, Oscar Isaac, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny, David Gyasi    When the missing husband of biologist Lena (Portman) returns a changed and sick man after entering a strange area under alien influence, ..

Marnie

Marnie


Marnie

Release Year: 1964 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Writers: Jay Presson Allen (screenplay), Winston Graham (based on his 1961 novel Marnie) Starring: Tippi Hedren, Sean Connery, Louise Latham, Diane Baker, Alan Napier, Mariette Hartley, Martin Gabel, S. John Launer, Bob Sweeney, Milton Selzer, Bruce Dern Moviegeek Sunday Classic #321, week 35 2020 The young and wealthy Mark ..

Ordinary People

Ordinary People


Ordinary People

Release Year: 1980 Director: Robert Redford Writers: Alvin Sargent (screenplay), Judith Guest (based on her 1976 novel Ordinary People) Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Timothy Hutton, Judd Hirsch, Elizabeth McGovern, M. Emmet Walsh, Dinah Manoff, Fredric Lehne, Rating: Won 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (Timothy Hutton), Best Adapted Screenplay. Nominated for ..

Witness

Witness


Witness

Release year: 1985 Director: Peter Weir Screenwriter: William Kelly, Pamela Wallace, Earl W. Wallace Starring: Harrison Ford, Kelly McGillis, Josef Sommer, Lukas Haas, Alexander Godunov, Danny Glover, Jan Rubes, Brent Jennings Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing. 6 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Harrison Ford), Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Art ..

The Kid (1921)

The Kid (1921)


The Kid (1921)

Release Year: 1921 Director: Charlie Chaplin Writer: Charlie Chaplin Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Jackie Coogan, Carl Miller, Albert Austin, Nellie Bly Baker Moviegeek Sunday Classic #319, week 31 2020 The Tramp (Charlie Chaplin) finds an orphan boy and cares for him, but events five years later threatens that relationship. Chaplin’s impact on cinema is hard ..

A Matter of Life and Death

A Matter of Life and Death


A Matter of Life and Death

Release year:1946 Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Screenwriter: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Starring: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Roger Livesey, Robert Coote, Joan Maude, Abraham Sofaer, Raymond Massey, Edwin Max, Marius Goring An English pilot unexplainingly survives jumping from a plane without parachute, cheats death and falls in love with an American woman (Hunter). When he ..

Cleo From 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7)

Cleo From 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7)


Cleo From 5 to 7 (Cléo de 5 à 7)

Release year: 1962 Director: Agnès Varda Screenwriter: Agnès Varda Starring: Corrine Marchand, Antoine Bourseiller, Dominique Davray, Dorothée Blanck, José Luis de Vilallonga, Michel Legrand, Loye Payen Ratings: Nominated to Palme d’Or in Cannes 1962. Young Cleo (Marchand) wanders the streets of Paris while she awaits test results telling her if she has cancer. Considering how little takes place in ..

Chocolat (Chocolat)

Chocolat (Chocolat)


Chocolat (Chocolat)

Release Year: 2016 Director: Roschdy Zem Writers: Cyril Gely (Screenplay), Olivier Gorce (adaptation), Roschdy Zem (adaptation), Starring: Omar Sy, James Thiérrée, Clothilde Esme, Olivier Gourmet, Frédéric Pierrot, Noémie Lvovsky, Alice de Lencquesaing, Alex Descas, Olivier Rabourdin The story of the rise and fall of the first black cirucs clown in France, Chocolat (Omar Sy), who ..

My Father’s Glory (La gloire de mon père)

My Father’s Glory (La gloire de mon père)


My Father’s Glory (La gloire de mon père)

Release Year: 1990 Director: Yves Robert Writers: Philippe Caubère, Nathalie Caussel, Didier Pain, Thérèse Liotard, Julien Ciamaca, Victorien Delamare, Paul Crauchet, Pierre Joris Molinas, In turn of the century France, Marcel worships his father, a socialist school teacher, who often argues with his conservative and Catholic uncle Jules. Yet the two families enjoy each other’s ..