Love Me or Leave Me

Love Me or Leave Me


Love Me or Leave Me

Release year: 1955 Director: Charles Vidor Screenwriter: Daniel Fuchs, Isobel Lennart Starring: Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully, Harry Bellaver, Richard Gaines Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Writing. 5 Oscar nominations: Best Actor (James Cagney), Best Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Original Song, Best Music. Sunday Classic #262, week 26 2019 The fictionalized ..

Been so Long

Been so Long


Been so Long

Release year: 2018 Director: Tinge Krishnan Screenwriter: Che Walker Starring: Michaela Coel, Arinzé Kene, Mya Lewis, George MacKay, Jo Martin, Ronke Adekoluejo, Tom Forbes, Oliver Yhap, Luke Norris When dedicatedsingle mum Simone (Coel) is dragged out for a night on the town by her wild sister Yvonne (Adekoluejo) she meets and falls for Raymond (Kene). But he has a ..

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard


The Bodyguard

Release year: 1992 Director: Mick Jackson Screenwriter: Lawrence Kasdan Starring: Kevin Costner, Whitney Houston, Gary Kemp, Bill Cobbs, Mike Starr, Michele Lamar Richards, DeVaughn Nixon Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Original Song, Best Original Song.  Former Secret Service agent working as bodyguard Frank Framer (Costner) is talked into taking the job looking after singer Rachel ..

A Star is Born (2018)

A Star is Born (2018)


A Star is Born (2018)

Release Year: 2018 Director: Bradley Cooper Writers: Eric Roth (screenplay), Bradley Cooper (screenplay), Will Fetters (screenplay), Moss Hart (based on his 1954 screenplay), John Gregory Dunne (based on his 1976 screenplay), Joan Didion (based on her 1976 screenplay), Frank Pierson (based on his 1876 screenplay), William Wellman (based on his story), Robert Carson (based on ..

Yesterday

Yesterday


Yesterday

, even if you are not a Beatles fan. Highly recommended but detract a star from the rating if you are not easily swept away b Release Year: 2019 Director: Danny Boyle Writer: Richard Curtis (screenplay & story), Jack Barth (story) Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Joel Fry, Ed Sheeran, Alexander Arnold, Meera ..

Pitch Perfect 3

Pitch Perfect 3


Pitch Perfect 3

Release year: 2017 Director: Trish Sie Screenwriter: Kay Cannon, Mike White Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Hailee Steinfield, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, Matt Lanter, John Lithgow After graduating from college the Bellas are separated and stuck in jobs they hate. During a reunion they discover how much they miss singing ..

Coco

Coco


Coco

Release year: 2017 Director: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina Screenwriters: lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina Starring (voices): Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Alanna Ubach, Lombardo Boyar, Renee Victor Ratings: 2 Oscars: Best Animated Feature, Best Original Song. 1 Golden Globe: Best Animated Feature. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Original Song. 1 ..

Moon Over Miami

Moon Over Miami


Moon Over Miami

Release year: 1941 Director: Walter Lang Screenwriter: Vincent Lawrence, Brown Holmes, Stephen Powys (based on the play by) Starring: Betty Grable, Don Ameche, Robert Cummings, Carole Landis, Charlotte Greenwood, Jack Haley, Cobina Wright, George Lessey Moviegeek Sunday Classic #242, week 6 2019 when an inheritance is smaller than expected Susan Latimer (Greenwood) and her nieces ..

New York, New York

New York, New York


New York, New York

Release Year: 1977 Director: Martin Scorsese Writers: Earl Mac Rauch (screenplay & story), Mardik Martin (screenplay) Starring: Liza Minelli, Robert De Niro, Lionel Stander, Barry primus, Mary Kay Place, Georgie Auld, George Memmoli, Dick Miller Rating: Nominated for 4 Golden Globes: Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical, Best Actress – Comedy or Musical (Liza ..

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street


Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Release Year: 2007 Director: Tim Burton Writers: John Logan (screenplay), Christopher Bond (musical adaptation), Hugh Wheeler (musical) Starring: Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Timothy Spall, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jamie Campbell Bowen, Laura Michelle Kelly, Jayne Wisener, Edward Sanders Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Art Direction. Nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Actor (Johnny Depp), ..

Opening Night (2016)

Opening Night (2016)


Opening Night (2016)

Release year: 2016 Director: Isaac Rentz Starring: Topher Grace, Lauren Lapkus, Alona Tal, Anne Heche, Taye Diggs, Rob Riggle, Paul Scheer, Lesli Margherita  After failing as a Broadway singer, Nick (Grace) now works as a bitter production manager. On the opening night of a new show, he struggles to handle the eccentric cast and crew ..

Fame (2009)

Fame (2009)


Fame (2009)

Release year: 2009 Director: Kevin Tancharoen Screenwriter: Allison Burnett, Christopher Gore Starring: Kay Panabaker, Walter Perez, Naturi Washington, Asher Monroe, Kherington Payne, Collins Pennie, Megan Mullally    We follow a talented group of students at The High School of Performing Arts in New York through their ups and downs.  A loose remake of the popular ..