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 ..

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 Best Friend (Mon meilleur ami)

My Best Friend (Mon meilleur ami)


My Best Friend (Mon meilleur ami)

Release Year: 2006 Director: Patrice Leconte Writers: Patrice Leconte (screenplay), Jérôme Tonnerre, Olivier Dazat (idea) Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Dany Boon, Julie Gayet, Julie Durand, Jacques Mathou, Marie Pillet, Elizabeth Bourgine, Henri Garcin Catherine (Julie Gayet) refuses to believe that her unlikable business partner has a real friend and challenges him to introduce his best friend ..

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 ..

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)


The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie)

Release Year: 2014 Director: François Ozon Writers: François Ozon (screenplay), Ruth Rendell (based on her 1985 short story “The New Girlfriend”) Starring: Romain Duris, Anaïs Demoustier, Raphaël Personnaz, Isild Le Besco, Aurore Clément, Jean-Claude Bolle-ReddatBruno Pérard Claire (Anaïs Demoustier) loses her best friend of many years and makes a surprising discvoery about her widowed husband ..

The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier)

The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier)


The Bélier Family (La famille Bélier)

Release Year: 2014 Director: Eric Lartigau Writers: Victoria Bedos (original idea & scenario), Stanislas Carré de Malberg (scenario), Eric Lartigau (adaptation), Thomas Bidegain (adaptation) Starring: Louane Emera, Karin Viard, François Damiens Eric Elmosino, Roxane Duran, Ilian Bergala, Luca Gelberg, Mar Sodupe A girl, who lives with her deaf family, discovers that she has a talent ..

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town


Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Release Year: 1936 Director: Frank Capra Writers: Robert Miskin (screenplay), Clarence Budington Kelland (based on his 1935 short story “Opera Hat”) Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander, Douglass Dumbrille Raymond Walburn, H.B. Warner, Ruth Donnelly, Walter Cattlett, John Wray Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Director. Nominated for 4 Oscars: Best Picture, Best ..

Rocky III

Rocky III


Rocky III

Release Year: 1982 Director: Sylvester Stallone Writer: Sylvester Stallone Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Tony Burton, Mr. T, Hulk Hogan, Ian Fried, Al Silvani Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Song for “Eye of the Tiger”. Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Original Song for “Eye of the ..

Judy

Judy


Judy

Release Year: 2019 Director: Rupert Goold Writers: Tom Edge (screenplay), Peter Quilter (based on his 2005 musical stageplay End of the Rainbow) Starring: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon, Royce Pierreson, Richard Cordery, Gemma-Leah Devereux, Bella Ramsey, Andy Nyman, Phil Dunster, Darci Shaw, John Dalgleish Legendary actress and entertainer Judy Garland (Renée ..

Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd


Joe Kidd

Release Year: 1972 Director: John Sturges Writer: Elmore Leonard Starring. Clint Eastwood, Robert Duvall, John Saxon, Don Stroud, Stella Garcia, James Wainright, Paul Kolso, Gregory Walcott, Dick van Patten, Pepe Hern   Moviegeek Sunday Classic #310, week 22 2020 An ex-bounty hunter is co-erced into helping a rich man and his gang track down a Mexican ..

Letters from Iwo Jima

Letters from Iwo Jima


Letters from Iwo Jima

Release Year: 2006So Sad to Fall in Battle: An Account of War Based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashi’s Letters from Iwo Jima Director Clint Eastwood Writers: Iris Yamashita (screenplay & story), Paul Haggis (story), Tadamichi Kuribayashi (based on his letters collected in “Gyokusai sōshikikan” no etegami (“Picture letters from the Commander in Chief”), Tsuyoko Yoshido (based on his ..

Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers


Flags of Our Fathers

Release Year: 2006 Director: Clint Eastwood Writers: William Broyles, Jr. (screenplay), Paul Haggis (screenplay), James Bradley (based on his 2000 non-fiction book Flags of Our Fathers), Ron Powers (based on his 2000 non-fiction book Flags of Fathers) Starring: Ryan Philippe, Jesse Bradford, Adam Beach, John Benjamin Hickey, John Slattery, Barry Pepper, Jamie Bell, Paul Walker, Robert Patrick, ..