On the Riviera

On the Riviera


On the Riviera

Release year: 1951 Director: Walter Lang Screenwriter: Valentine Davies, Phoebe Ephron, Henry Ephron, Rudolph Lothar (based on the play ‘The Red Cat’ by) Starring: Danny Kaye, Gene Tierney, Corinne Calvet, Marcel Dalio, Jean Murat, Henri Letondal, Clinton Sundberg  Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Art Direction, Best Music  Moviegeek Sunday Classic #322, week 36 2020  When ..

Holy Camp! (La llamada)

Holy Camp! (La llamada)


Holy Camp! (La llamada)

Release year: 2017 Director: Javier Ambrossi, Javier Calvo Screenwriters: Javier Ambrossi, Javier Calvo (based on their play by the same name) Starring: Macarena Carcía, Anna Castillo, Belén Cuesta, Gracia Olayo, Richard Collins-Moore, Mará Isabel Díaz lago Two rebellious teens, María (Garcá) and Susana (Castillo), spend their summer in a catholic camp where they sneak out ..

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Release year: 1971 Director: Mel Stuart Screenwriter: Roald Dahl (based on his own book) Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Julie Dawn Cole, Leonard Stone, Denise Nickerson, Paris Themmen Ratings: 1 Oscar nomination: Best Original Score. 1 Golden Globe nomination: best Actor Comedy/Musical (Gene Wilder).  The poor boy Charlie (Ostrum) is one ..

Walking on Sunshine

Walking on Sunshine


Walking on Sunshine

Release 2014 Directors: Max Giwa, Dania Pasquini Screenwriter: Joshua St Johnston Starring: Hannah Arterton, Annabel Scholey, Greg Wise, Giulio Berruti, Leona Lewis, Katy Brand, Susan Fordham, Danny Kirrane Taylor (Aterton) returns to the Italian village where she lost her heart years ago to attend her sister Maddie’s (Scholey) wedding. But when Taylor meets the groom-to-be, ..

April in Paris

April in Paris


April in Paris

Release year: 1952 Director: David Butler Screenwriter: Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson Starring: Doris Day, Ray Bolger, Claude Dauphin, Eve Miller, George Givot, Paul Harvey, Herbert Farjeon Moviegeek Sunday Classic #199, week 15 2018 A mistake means chorus girl Ethel ‘Dynamite’ Jackson (Day) is invited to Paris to represent America at an art exposition. S. Winthrop ..

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show


The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Release Year: 1975 Director: Jim Sharman Writers: Jim Sharman (screenplay), Richard O’Brien (screenplay & original musical play) Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O’Brien, Patricia Quinn, Nell Campbell, Jonathan Adams, Peter Hinwood, Meat Loaf, Charles Gray As newly engaged couple, Janet (Susan Sarandon) and Brad (Barry Bostwick), leave a wedding their car breaks down ..

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas


The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

    Release year: 1982 Director: Colin Higgins Screenwriter: Larry L. King, Peter Masterson, Colin Higgins Starring: Dolly Parton, Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Charles Durning, Jim Nabors, Robert Mandan, Theresa Merritt Ratings: 1 Oscar nominations: Best Supporting Actor (Charles Durning). The Best Little Whorehouse In Texas Burt Reynolds plays Ed Earl the hot headed sheriff ..

Dreamgirls

Dreamgirls


Dreamgirls

Release year: 2006 Director: Bill Condon Screenwriter: Bill Condon, Tom Eyen (Novel) Starring: Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy, Beyoncé Knowles, Jamie Foxx, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Sound Mixing, Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson)   The story of a trio of black female soul singers in the 1960’s. Curtis Taylor Jr. (Jamie ..