Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn


Rooster Cogburn

Release Year: 1975 Director: Stuart Millar Writers: Martha Hyer – as Martin Julien (screenplay), Charles Portis (inspired by his character Rooster Cogburn from his 1968 novel True Grit) Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan, John McIntire, Paul Koslo, Jack Colvin, Jon Lormer, Richard Romancito, Strother Martin Sunday Classic #284, week 48 2019 U.S. ..

Baby Driver

Baby Driver


Baby Driver

Release Year: 2017 Director: Edgar Wright Writer: Edgar Wright Starring: Ansel Elgort, Lily James, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Eiza Gonzáles, C.J. Jones, Jon Bernthal Nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Ansel Elgort). Nominated for ..

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 Rock

The Rock


The Rock

Release Year: 1996 Director: Michael Bay Writers: Mark Rosner (screenplay), David Weisberg (screenplay & story), Douglas S. Cook (screenplay & story) Starring: Sean Connery, Nicolas Cage, Ed Harris, John Spencer, David Morse, William Forsythe, Michael Biehn, Vanessa Marcil, John C. McGinley, Gregory Sporleder, Tony Todd, Bokeem Woodbine Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Sound. Nominated ..

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark


Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Release Year: 2010 Director: Troy Nixey Writers: Guillermo del Toro (screenplay), Matthew Robbins (screenplay), Nigel McKeand (1973 teleplay) Starring: Bailee Madison, Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Jack Thompson, Julia Blake, Nicholas Bell, James Mackay, Alan Dale, Garry McDonald A young girl is sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend in an old mansion. ..

Cult of Chucky

Cult of Chucky


Cult of Chucky

Release Year: 2017 Director: Don Mancini Writer: Don Mancini Starring: Fiona Dourif, Brad Dourif, Adam Hurtig, Grace Lynn Kung, Elisabeth Rosen, Marina Stephenson Kerr, Michael Therriault, Jennifer Tilly, Alex Vincent, Allison Dawn Doiron The killer doll, Chucky (Brad Dourif), returns to terrorize Nica (Fiona Dourif), now in a mental hospital. This latest entry in the ..

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)


The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Release Year: 1925 Director: Rupert Julian, Lon Chaney (uncredited), Ernst Laemmle (uncredited), Edward Sedgwick (uncredited) Writers: Gaston Leroux (based on his 1910 novel Le fantôme de l’Opéra), Elliott J. Clawson (adaptation – uncredited), Raymond L. Schrock (adaptation – uncredited), Frank M. McCormack (uncredited) Starring: Lon Chaney, Mary Philbin, Norman Kerry, Arthur Edmund Carewe, Gibson Gowland, John ..

Insidious: The Last Key

Insidious: The Last Key


Insidious: The Last Key

Release Year: 2018 Director: Adam Robitel Writers: Leigh Whannell (screenplay & characters) Starring: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, Kirk Acevedo, Caitlin Gerard, Spencer Locke, Josh Stewart, Tessa Ferrer, Aleque Reid, Ava Kolker, Pierce Pope, Bruce Davison, Javier Botet Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye) faces her most terrifying haunting yet as she returns to ..

Christine

Christine


Christine

Release Year: 1983 Director: John Carpenter Writers: Bill Philips (screenplay), Stephen King (based on his 1983 novel Christine) Starring: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul, Robert Prosky, Harry Dean Stanton, Christine Belford, Roberts Blossom, David Spielberg, Malcolm Danare, Steven Tash High school nerd Arnie Cunningham (Keith Gordon) buys Christine, a rundown 1958 Plymouth Fury with a ..

Hereditary

Hereditary


Hereditary

Release year: 2018 Director: Ari Aster Screenwriter: Ari Aster Starring: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Alex Wolff, Gabriel Byrne, Ann Dowd, Mallory Bechtel, Jarrod Phillips, Jake Brown  After her mother passes away Annie (Collette) starts unraveling family secrets. When tragedy hits the family again, she understands she needs to get to the bottom of things before ..

The VVitch: A New England Folktale

The VVitch: A New England Folktale


The VVitch: A New England Folktale

Release Year: 2015 Director: Robert Eggers Writer: Robert Eggers Starring: Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie, Harvey Scrimshaw, Ellie Grainger, Lucas Dawson, Julian Ritchings, Bathsheba Garnett, Sarah Stephens Rating: Nominated for 2 saturns Awards: Best Horror Film, Best Performance by a Younger Actor (Anya Taylor-Joy). In 1630’s New England, a Puritan family is expelled from ..

Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary’s Baby


Rosemary’s Baby

Release Year: 1968 Director: Roman Polanski Writers: Roman Polanski (screenplay), Ira Levin (based on his 1967 novel Rosemary’s Baby) Starring: Mia Farrow, John Cassavetes, Ruth Gordon, Sidney Blackmer, Maurice Evans, Ralph Bellamy Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Ruth Gordon). Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Adapted Screenplay. Won 1 Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actress (Ruth ..