Many other actors round out the superb cast, but it is Kingsley himself who makes us remember moments such as, "I know a way out of hell. Sabotage Pictures of Patrick Schwarzenegger are visible.
And for all I know, I've completely overlooked some truly wonderful movies because they weren't in Ranker. Natalie Wood plays Maureen O'Hara's daughter, whom she has taught not to believe in Santa Claus, while neighbor John Payne falls for Mom and becomes a friend and father figure to the daughter.
He is at once a caring, thoughtful physician and a cold, rebuffing and almost sadistic man. Farley had become very jealous and angrily repeated: Howl's Moving Castle This adaptation of the wonderful Diana Wynne Jones novel wasn't even supposed to be directed by Hayao Miyazaki, but when he was called out of retirement to write and direct it, he came to think of it as his best film.
But director Richard Attenborough was blessed with a strong, clear script by John Briley, and the brilliant actor Ben Kingsley in the title role.
To Kill a Mockingbird They make schoolchildren read it when they're way too young to understand the main thrust of this story, which is only tangentially about race in America, because its real meaning is the helplessness of parents to protect their children.
This move -- with the cooperation of writer David Webb Peoples -- gave us one of the best, and most tragic, Westerns ever made. Although he stayed for the third season, he did not appear in the fourth and earned only minor writing credit. The Social Network Aaron Sorkin's script for this movie is as dialogue-driven as a screwball comedy -- and Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, along with his main friend and antagonist, played by Andrew Garfield, is definitely up to the job.
He certainly made it his own -- it feels way more Japanese than English. William Sanderson the guy who played Farnum in Deadwood is the piano player from the saloon.
Robert Zemeckis directed Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Robin Wright, and Gary Sinise in some of the best performances of their lives, but the whole movie is anchored on the performance of Michael Conner Humphreys as the child Forrest Gump, who falls in love with Jenny, the love of his life, and breaks free of his leg braces in order to become a runner.
It's a hilarious comedy and a moving coming-of-age story, and Carl Reiner does a brilliant job of directing. Turns out the asshole jocks of the school are being asshole jocks and taking part in an asshole jock contest to see how many girls they can bag during the school year.
The only piece of incompetent work here is by former Eastwood squeeze Sondra Locke. Offering her a fresh turd as a gift yes, you read that rightthe woman flees in horror and this only leads to even more horrifying things in the final moments. After losing everything, Ginny is given the chance to go back and treat people differently, being glad for what she has and trusting in the future to improve their circumstances.
But at the very end, it's Robert Duvall as Boo Radley who wins our hearts; it is his image that always comes to my mind when I think of this film, and it is Boo Radley whom I always see, no matter what part this brilliant American actor might be playing in dozens of movies since then.
No 50s Western was complete without an excruciatingly warbled ballad. Jodie Foster blew onto the screen like a hurricane as the young prostitute Bickle is determined to save, and this remains Scorsese's most straightforward, watchable movie. There are many fine actors, but the star of this movie is history itself.
Mexicans get a bum deal in this story. And with Walter Matthau and Jack Lemmon in the leading roles, it was and remains the perfect film comedy. But the favorite is Kevin Costner as the exuberant, risk-loving younger brother of Scott Glenn. The Apartment In case you're ever wondering why Shirley MacLaine was such a beloved actress for so many years, this is the movie where it all started for her.
The barn-raising scene and the wood-chopping scene where the men sing "Lonesome Polecat" are especially memorable, as is the kidnapping of town girls, in imitation of the Romans' taking of the Sabine women, to be wives for the six younger brothers.
A Stephen King vampire novel adapted as a TV mini-series that was later cut and reedited as a TV movie, and again as a theatrical release. Haven't seen any of the three versions. World premiere of an unfilmed screenplay by Dylan Thomas, newly adapted for radio for the centenary of his birth.
Wiltshire arrives on an unnamed Pacific island hoping to trade in copra. But an encounter with rival trader Case leads to a macabre wedding/5(44).
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[An indispensable source for information on cinematic adaptations of Stevenson’s fiction is Scott Allen Nollen’s Robert Louis Stevenson: Life, Literature and the Silver Screen (McFarland, ), which offers further details on many of the films discussed here.– DM].
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