Private Benjamin

Private Benjamin


Private Benjamin

Release year: 1980 Director: Howard Zieff Screenwriter: Nancy Meyers, Charles Shyer, Harvey Miller Starring: Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber, Barbara Barrie, Mary Kay Place, Hal Williams, Toni Kalem Ratings: 3 Oscar nominations: Best Actress (Goldie Hawn), Best Supporting Actress (Eileen Brennan), Best Original Screenplay. 1 Golden Globe nomination: Best Actress Comedy/Musical (Goldie ..

The Alamo (2004)

The Alamo (2004)


The Alamo (2004)

Release Year: 2004 Director: John Lee Hancock Writers: John Lee Hancock (screenplay), Stephen Gaghan (screenplay), Leslie Bohem (screenplay) Starring: Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría, Jordi Mollà, Leon Rippy,Tom Davidson, Marc Blucas, Robert Prentiss, Kevin Page, Joe Stevens Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano ..

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 ..

Under the Shadow

Under the Shadow


Under the Shadow

Release year: 2016 Director: Babak Anvari Screenwriter: Babak Anvari Starring: Narges Rashidi, Avin Manshadi, Bobby Naderi, Arash Marandi, Soussan Farrokhnia, Ray Haratian, Hamid Djavadan  During the war in Tehran in the 1980s, a mother is left alone with her young daughter in a house. As the missile attacks begin she starts suspecting they are haunted ..

Rio Conchos

Rio Conchos


Rio Conchos

Release Year: 1964 Director: Gordon Douglas Writers: Joseph Landon (screenplay), Clair Huffaker (screenplay – based on his 1958 novel Guns of Rio Conchos) Starring: Richard Boone, Stuart Whitman, Anthony Franciosa, Wende Wagner, Warner Anderson, Jim Brown, Rodolfo Acosta Rating: Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: Best Actor – Drama (Anthony Franciosa) Former confederate officer James Lassiter (Richard ..

The Quiet American

The Quiet American


The Quiet American

Release Year: 2002 Director: Philip Noyce Writers: Christopher Hampton (screenplay), Robert Schenkkhan (screenplay), Graham Greene (based on his 1954 novel The Quiet American) Starring: Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser, Do Thi Hai Yen, Rade Serbedzija, Tzi Ma, Robert Stanton, Holmes Osborne, Quang Hai Rating: Nominated for 1 Oscar: Best Actor (Michael Caine). Nominated for 1 Golden Globe: ..

The Longest Day

The Longest Day


The Longest Day

Release Year: 1962 Directors: Ken Annakin (British exterior episodes), Andrew Marton (American exterior episodes), Bernhard Wicki (German episodes), erd Oswald (parachuting scenes in Sainte-Mère-Église) (uncredited), Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited) Writers: Cornelius Ryan (screenplay based on his own 1959 book The Longest Day), Romain Gary (additional episodes), James Jones (additional episodes), David Pursall (additional episodes), Jack Seddon ..

Son of Saul (Saul fia)

Son of Saul (Saul fia)


Son of Saul (Saul fia)

Release Year: 2015 Director: László Nemes Writers: László Nemes, Clara Royer Starring: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont, Jerzy Walcnak, Sándor Zsótér, Marcin Czarnik Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Language Film. Won 1 Golden Globe: Best Foreign Language Film. Won four Cannes awards. Nominated for the Palme d’Or and the Golden Camera ..

Dunkirk (2017)

Dunkirk (2017)


Dunkirk (2017)

Release Year: 2017 Director: Christopher Nolan Writer: Christopher Nolan Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Hardy, Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan The story of the evacuation of British, Belgian, and French troops from Dunkirk in 1940 told through three stories set on the beach, in the ..

Cold Mountain

Cold Mountain


Cold Mountain

Release Year: 2003 Director: Anthony Minghella Writers: Anthony Minghella (screenplay), Charles Frazier (novel Cold Mountain) Starring: Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Donald Sutherland, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Ray Winstone, Kathy Baker, Charlie Hunnam, Jack White Rating: Won 1 Oscar: Best Supporting Actress (Renée Zellweger). Nominated for 6 ..

Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)

Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)


Die Blechtrommel (The Tin Drum)

Release year: 1979 Director: Volker Schlöndorff Screenwriter: Günter Grass (novel), Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Katharina Thalbach, Daniel Olbrychski, Tina Engel, Berta Drews, Ilse Pagé Ratings: 1 Oscar: Best Foreign Movie. Cannes: Palme d’Or. Moviegeek Sunday Classic When three-year old Oskar (David Bennent) sees the crazy world ..

Ivanovo Detstvo (Ivan’s Childhood)

Ivanovo Detstvo (Ivan’s Childhood)


Ivanovo Detstvo (Ivan’s Childhood)

Release Year: 1962 Director(s): Andrei Tarkovsky, Eduard Abalov (uncredited) Writers: Vladimir Bogomolov (screenplay based on his story “Ivan”), Mikhail Papava (screenplay), Andrei Tarkovsky (uncredited), Andrey Konchalovskiy (uncredited) Starring: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Evgeniy Zharikov, Stepan Krylov, Nikolay Grinko, Valentina Malyavina, Dmitri Milyutenko, Irina Tarkovskaya, Andrey Konchalovskiy     Moviegeek Sunday Classic #134, week 2 2017 ..