Alfie (1966)

Alfie (1966)


Alfie (1966)

Release Year: 1966 Director: Lewis Gilbert Writer: Bill Naughton (screenplay based on his 1963 play Alfie) Starring: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster, Jane Asher, Shirley Ann Field, Vivien Merchant, Eleanor Bron, Denholm Elliott Rating: Nominated for 5 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor (Michael Caine), Best Supporting Actress (Vivien Merchant), Best Adapted Screenplay, ..

Love Story

Love Story


Love Story

Release year: 1970 Director: Arthur Hiller Screenwriter: George Segal Starring: Ryan O’Neal, Ali MacGraw, John Marley, Ray Milland, Russell Nype, Katharine Balfour, Walker Daniels  Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Original Score. 6 Oscar nominations: Best Picture, Best Actor (Ryan O’Neal), Best Actress (Ali MacGraw), Best Supporting Actor (John Marley), Best Director, Best Original Screenplay. 5 Golden ..

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

Release Year: 1956 Director: Don Siegel Writers: Daniel Mainwaring (screenplay), Jack Finney (based on his Collier’s magazine serial) Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke, Virginia Christine A small-town doctor learns that the inhabitants of his community are being replaced by alien duplicates. Don Siegel’s 1956 sci-fi ..

King Kong (1976)

King Kong (1976)


King Kong (1976)

Release year: 1976 Director: John Guillermin Screenwriter: James Ashmore Creelman, Ruth Rose Starring: Jeff Bridges, Jessica Lange, Charles Grodin, John Randolph, Rene Auberjonois, Julius Harris, Jack O’Halloran, Ed Lauter Ratings: 1 Oscar: Speciel Achievement Award for visuel effects. 2 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Sound. 1 Golden Globe: Best Actress (Jessica Lange). Moviegeek Sunday Classic #252, ..

Kind Hearts and Coronets

Kind Hearts and Coronets


Kind Hearts and Coronets

Release Year: 1949 Director: Robert Hamer Writers: Robert Hamer (screenplay), John Dighton (screenplay), Nancy Mitford (uncredited screenplay revisions), y Horniman (loosely based on his 1907 novel Israel Rank: The Autobiography of a Criminal) Starring: Dennis Price, Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Valerie Hobson, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Cecil Ramage, Hugh Griffith Moviegeek ..

The Black Hole

The Black Hole


The Black Hole

Release year: 1979 Director: Gary Nelson Screenwriters: Jeb Rosebrook, Gerry Day Starring: Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Foster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette Mimieux, Ernest Borgnine, Tom McLoughlin Ratings: 2 Oscar nominations: Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #250, week 14 2019  Near the end of a long mission exploring deep space, the spacecraft USS ..

Tobruk

Tobruk


Tobruk

Release Year: 1967 Director: Arthur Hiller Writer: Leo V. Gordon Starring: Rock Hudson, George Peppard, Nigel Green, Guy Stockwell, Jack Watson, Percy Herbert, Norman Rossington, Liam Redmond, Heidy Hunt, Leo Gordon Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Special Effects. Moviegeek Sunday Classic #249, week 13 2019 A Canadian POW major (Rock Hudson) is rescued by ..

Burn! (Queimada)

Burn! (Queimada)


Burn! (Queimada)

Release Year: 1969 Director: Gillo Pontecorvo Writers: Franco Solinas (screenplay & story), Giorgio Arlorio (screenplay & story), Norman Gant (based on the noels by) Starring: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Renato Salvatori, Dana Ghia, Valeria Ferran Wanani, Giampiero Albertini, Carlo Palmucci William Walker (Marlon Brando), a British mercenary is sent to a Caribbean island to investigate ..

Eternally Yours

Eternally Yours


Eternally Yours

Release year: 1939 Director: Tay Garnett Screenwriter: Gene Towne, C. Graham Baker Starring: Loretta Young, David Niven, Hugh Herbert, Billie Burke, C. Aubrey Smith, Broderick Crawford, Eve Arden Ratings: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Original Score  It is love at first sight when Anita (Young) and the magician Tony aka The Great Arturo (Niven) meet ..

All About Eve

All About Eve


All About Eve

Release Year: 1950 Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Writer: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Hugh Marlowe, Gregory Ratoff, Barbara Bates, Marilyn Monroe, Thelma Ritter Rating: Won 6 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor (George Sanders), Best Screenplay, Best Costume Design – Black & White, Best ..

A Man for All Seasons

A Man for All Seasons


A Man for All Seasons

Release Year: 1966 Director: Fred Zinnemann Writer: Robert Bolt (screenplay based on his own 1960 stageplay A Man for All Seasons) Starring: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles, Susannah York, Nigel Davenport, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave, Colin Blakely, Cyril Luckham Rating: Won 6 Oscars: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Paul Scofield), ..

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 ..