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 ..

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 ..

Calamity Jane

Calamity Jane


Calamity Jane

Release year: 1953 Director: David Butler Screenwriter: James O’Hanlon Starring: Doris Day, Howard Keel, Allyn Ann McLerie, Philip Carey, Dick Wesson, Paul Harvey, Chubby Johnson, Gale Robbins Ratings: 1 Oscar (Best Song), 2 Oscar nominations: Best Sound and Best Music  In Deadwood Calamity Jane (Day) is just one of the guys, foul-mouthed, dressed in buckskin ..

Aiyyaa

Aiyyaa


Aiyyaa

Release year: 2012 Director: Sachin Kundalkar Starring: Rani Mukerji, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Nirmiti Sawant, Subodh Bhave, Jyoti Subhash, Satish Alekar, Anita Date, Amey Wagh Meenakshi (Mukerji) is a young woman with her head in the clouds and an ultra-sensitive sense of smell. Her parents try to arrange a marriage for her, but Meenakshi has fallen in love with the smell of a painter named Surya ..

The Secret of My Succes

The Secret of My Succes


The Secret of My Succes

Release year: 1987 Director: Herbert Ross Screenwriter: Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr., AJ Carothers Starring: Michael J. Fox, Helen Slater, Richard Jordan, Margaret Whitton, John Pankow, Christopher Murney, Fred Gwynne Ratings: 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Original Song  Young Brantley (Fox) from Kansas moves to New York right after college to pursue success. When he ..

Man’s Favorite Sport?

Man’s Favorite Sport?


Man’s Favorite Sport?

Release year: 1964 Director: Howard Hawks Screenwriter: John Fenton Murray, Steve McNeil, Pat Frank (based on the story by) Starring: Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss, Maria Perschy, John McGiver, Charlene Holt, Roscoe Karns, Norman Alden Moviegeek Sunday Classic #311, week 23 2020  When it comes to giving advise on fishing there is no one better than author ..

The Hero

The Hero


The Hero

Release year: 2017 Director: Brett Haley Screenwriter: Brett Haley, Marc Basch Starring: Sam Elliott, Laura Prepon, Nick Offerman, Krysten Ritter, Katharine Ross, Ali Wong, Patrika Darbo, Doug Cox, Cameron Esposito Ailing Western star Lee Hayden (Elliott) is getting by doing voice overs for commercial while trying to find the courage to tell people in his ..

As Good as It Gets

As Good as It Gets


As Good as It Gets

Release Year: 1997 Director: James L. Brooks Writers: James L Brooks (screenplay), Mark Andrus (screenplay & story) Starring: Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight, Yeardley Smith, Lupe Ontiveros, Bibi Osterwald Rating: Won 2 Oscar: Best Actor (Jack Nicholson), Best Actress (Helen Hunt). Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, ..

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2


My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

Release year: 2016 Director: Kirk Jones Screenwriter: Nia Vardalos Starring: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Elena Kampouris, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Gia Carides, Alex Wolff Toula (Nia Vardalos) and Ian (John Corbett) are married and their teenage daughter Paris (Elena Kampouris) is feeling some of the samme struggles her mother felt as a young ..

Nothing Sacred

Nothing Sacred


Nothing Sacred

Release Year: 1937 Director: William A. Wellman Writers: Ben Hecht (screenplay), James Street (suggested by his 1937 short story “A Letter to the Editor”) Starring: Carole Lombard, Fredric March, Charles Winniger, Walter Connolly, Sig Ruman, Frank Fay, Troy Brown, Sr., Maxie Rosenbloom, Margaret Hamilton, Olin Howland Moviegeek Sunday Classic #306, week 18 2020 Hazel Flagg (Carole ..

Intolerable Cruelty

Intolerable Cruelty


Intolerable Cruelty

Release Year: 2003 Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (uncredited) Writers: Ethan Coen (screenplay), Joel Coen (screenplay), Robert Ramsey (screenplay & story), Matthew Stone (screenplay & story), John Romano (story) Starring: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Geoffrey Rush, Cedric the Entertainer, Edward Herrmann, Paul Adelstein, Richard Jenkins, Billy Bob Thornton, Julia Duffy, Jonathan Hadary, Tom Aldredge, Stacey ..

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers


The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

Release Year: 1946 Director: Lewis Milestone Writers: Robert Rossen (screenplay), John Patrick (original story) Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman, Janis Wilson, Ann Doran Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. Nominated for 1 prize at Cannes. Sunday Classic #301, week 13 2020 Sam Masterson ..