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Year Index

Only the first viewing of each movie is listed.

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Movies to Catch on the Big Screen

  • Snow White and the Huntsman (June)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (July)

Movies to Check Out from my Local Public Library

  • Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
  • The Painted Veil (2006)
  • Australia (2008)
  • Bright Star (2009)
  • X-Men: First Class (2011)
  • Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (2012)

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May 2012

  • Marvel's The Avengers. 2012. Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner.  Directed by Joss Whedon.  Written by Zak Penn, Joss Whedon.  Based on the comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.

January 2012

  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. 2011. Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Jared Harris, Stephen Fry, Kelly Reilly, Rachel McAdams.  Directed by Guy Ritchie.  Written by Kieran Mulroney, Michele Mulroney.  Based on the stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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December 2011

  • The Muppets. 2011. Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams (and the Muppets). Directed by James Bobin. Written by Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller.

October 2011

  • Kind Hearts and Coronets. 1949. Starring Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness. Directed by Robert Hamer. Written by Robert Hamer, John Dighton. Based on the novel Isreal Rank by Roy Horniman.
  • The King's Speech. 2010. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter. Directed by Tom Hooper. Written by David Seidler.
  • Newsies. 1992. Starring Christian Bale, David Moscow, Bill Pullman, Robert Duvall. Directed by Kenny Ortega. Written by Bob Tzudiker, Noni White.
  • Elmer Gantry. 1960. Starring Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Arthur Kennedy, Shirley Jones. Directed and written by Richard Brooks. Adapted from the novel by Sinclair Lewis.
  • The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe. 1972. Starring Pierre Richard, Jean Rochefort, Bernard Blier. Directed by Yves Robert. Written by Francis Veber.

September 2011

  • Mulan. 1998. Starring Ming-Na, Eddie Murphy, B. D. Wong, Miguel Ferrer, George Takei. Directed by Tony Bancroft, Barry Cook. Written by Rita Hsiao, Philip LaZebnik, Chris Sanders, Eugenia Bostwick-Singer, Raymond Singer. Based on Chinese history and folktales.

August 2011

  • The Three Musketeers. 1973. Starring Michael York, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Frank Finlay, Christopher Lee, Geraldine Chaplin, Faye Dunaway, Charleton Heston. Directed by Richard Lester. Written by George MacDonald Fraser. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas.
  • Captain America: The First Avenger. 2011. Starring Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving. Directed by Joe Johnston. Written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Based on the comics by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby.

June 2011

  • Thor. 2011. Starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston, Anthony Hopkins, Stellan Skarsgård, Kat Dennings. Directed by Kenneth Branagh. Written by Ashley Miller, Zack Stentz, Don Payne, J. Michael Straczynski and Mark Protosevich. Based on the comics by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby.

March 2011

  • The Thin Man. 1934. Starring William Powell, Myrna Loy. Directed by W.S. Van Dyke. Written by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich. Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett.
  • Picnic. 1955. Starring William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Rosalind Russell. Directed by Joshua Logan. Written by Daniel Taradash. Based on the play by William Inge.

February 2011

  • A Man for All Seasons. 1966. Starring Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Orson Welles, Robert Shaw, Susannah York. Directed by Fred Zinnemann. Based on the play by Robert Bolt.

Year Index


December 2010

  • Tangled. 2010. Starring Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy. Directed by Nathan Greno and Byron Howard. Written by Dan Fogelman. Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.

November 2010

  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes. Directed by David Yates. Written by Steve Kloves. Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.

October 2010

  • Swing Kids. 1993. Starring Robert Sean Leonard, Christian Bale, Frank Whaley, Barbara Hershey, Kenneth Branagh. Written by Jonathan Marc Feldman. Directed by Thomas Carter.
  • The Harvey Girls. 1946. Starring Judy Garland, Angela Lansbury, John Hodiak, Ray Bolger. Written by Edmund Beloin, Nathaniel Curtis, Harry Crane, James O'Hanlon. Directed by George Sidney. Based on the novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams.
  • Inception. 2010. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Ken Watanabe. Written and directed by Christopher Nolan.

August 2010

  • Toy Story 3. 2010. Animated. Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty, Don Rickles. Written by Jared Stern, Michael Arndt, Lee Unkrich, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton. Directed by Lee Unkrich.

June 2010

  • Mamma Mia!  2008.  Starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfreid.  Directed by Phyllisa Lloyd.  Written by Catherine Johnson.  Based on the songs of Abba.
  • The Karate Kid.  1984.  Starring Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue.  Directed by John Avildsen.  Written by Robert Mark Kamen.
  • Rob Roy.  1995.  Starring Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt, Tim Roth, Eric Stoltz.  Directed by Michael Caton-Jones and Vic Armstrong.  Written by Alan Sharp.  Based on the novel by Sir Walter Scott.
  • Robin and Marian.  1976.  Starring Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Robert Shaw, Richard Harris, Nicol Williamson.  Directed by Richard Lester.  Written by James Goldman.

May 2010

  • Iron Man II.  2010.  Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell.  Directed by Jon Favreau.  Written by Justin Theroux.  Based on the Marvel Comics character.
  • Sherlock Holmes.  2009.  Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan.  Directed by Guy Ritchie.  Written by Tony Peckham and Simon Kinberg.  Based on the characters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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October 2009

  • Whip It.  2009.  Starring Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Kristen Wiig, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis.  Directed by Drew Barrymore.  Written by Shauna Cross, based on her novel of the same name.

July 2009

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.  2009.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman.  Directed by David Yates.  Written by Steve Kloves.  Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.
  • The Proposal.  2009.  Starring Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Denis O'Hare, Malin Akerman, Mary Steenburgen.  Directed by Anne Fletcher.  Written by Pete Chiarelli.

May 2009

  • Star Trek.  2009.  Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, John Cho, Ben Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Simon Pegg, Winona Ryder, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Anton Yelchin, Eric Bana, Leonard Nimoy.  Directed by J.J. Abrams.  Written by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.  Based on Star Trek by Gene Roddenberry.
  • Bedtime Stories.  2008.  Starring Adam Sandler, Courtney Cox Arquette, Keri Russell, Teresa Palmer, Guy Pearce, Lucy Lawless.  Directed by Adam Shankman.  Written by Matt Lopez and Tim Herlihy.

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November 2008

  • Quantum of Solace.  2008.  Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Mathieu Amalric and Olga Kurylenko.  Directed by Marc Forster.  Written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Paul Haggis.  Based on the stories by Ian Fleming.

October 2008

  • Good Night, and Good Luck.  2005.  Starring David Strathairn, George Clooney, Jeff Daniels, Frank Langella, Patricia Clarkson, Robert Downey Jr.  Directed by George Clooney.  Written by George Clooney and Grant Heslov.

August 2008

  • Point of Order.  1963.  Produced by Emile de Antonio and Daniel Talbot.  Editorial director: Emile de Antonio.

July 2008

  • The Dark Knight.  2008.  Starring Christian Bale, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Aaron Eckhart, Heath Ledger, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, and Morgan Freeman.  Directed by Christopher Nolan.  Written by Jonathan Nolan, Christopher Nolan, and David S. Goyer.  Based on the DC comic created by Bob Kane.

June 2008

  • The Incredible Hulk.  2008.  Starring Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt.  Directed by Louis Leterrier.  Written by Zak Penn.  Based on the Marvel comic created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.

May 2008

  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.  2008.  Starring Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Cate Blanchett.  Directed by Steven Spielberg.  Written by David Koepp, George Lucas and Jeff Nathanson.
  • Iron Man.  2008.  Starring Robert Downey Jr., Terrence Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges and Shaun Toub.  Directed by Jon Favreau.  Written by Matt Holloway, Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby and Art Marcum.  Based on the Marvel Comic.

March 2008

  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day.  2008.  Starring Frances McDormand, Amy Adams, Shirley Henderson, Lee Pace and Mark Strong.  Directed by Bharat Nalluri.  Written by Simon Beaufoy, Manda Levin and David Magee.  Based on the novel by Winifred Watson.

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December 2007

  • Enchanted. 2007.  Starring Amy Adams, James Marsden, Patrick Dempsey, Susan Sarandon, Idina Menzel, Timothy Spall, Samantha Ivers.  Directed by Kevin Lima.  Written by Bill Kelly.  Songs written by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.

July 2007

  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.  2007.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton and Evanna Lynch.  Directed by David Yates.  Written by Michael Goldenberg.  Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.
  • Transformers.  2007.  Starring Shia LaBeouf, Tyrese Gibson, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Anderson, Megan Fox.  Directed by Michael Bay.  Written by Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and John Rogers.  Based on the toys, cartoon and comics.

June 2007

  • Nancy Drew.  2007.  Starring Emma Roberts, Tate Donovan, Barry Bostwick, Laura Elena Harring, Josh Flitter.  Directed by Andrew Fleming.  Written by Tiffany Paulsen and Andrew Fleming.  Based on the novels by Carolyn Keene.
  • Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.  2007.  Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis, Julian McMahon.  Directed by Tim Story.  Written by Mark Frost, Don Payne and John Turman.  Based on the Marvel comic created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.

May 2007

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End.  Starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley.  Directed by Gore Verbinski.  Written by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio.
  • Spider-Man III.  2007.  Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Thomas Haden Church, Topher Grace, James Franco.  Directed by Sam Raimi.  Written by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi, Alvin Sargent.  Based on the Marvel comic book.

March 2007

  • Amazing Grace.  2007.  Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Albert Finney, Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Gambon, Romola Garai.  Directed by Michael Apted.  Written by Steven Knight.

February 2007

  • Ghost Rider.  2007.  Starring Nicholas Cage, Wes Bentley, Eva Mendes, Matthew Long, Peter Fonda, Sam Elliott.  Directed by Mark Steven Johnson.  Written by Mark Steven Johnson, Shane Salerno, David S. Goyer, Jonathan Hensleigh.  Based on the Marvel comic.

January 2007

  • Rocky Balboa.  2006.  Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Milo Ventimiglia, Antonio Tarver, Geraldine Hughes.  Directed and written by Sylvester Stallone.

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December 2006

  • Night at the Museum.  2006.  Starring Ben Stiller, Carla Gugino, Kim Raver, Mickey Rooney, Dick Van Dyke, Bill Cobbs, Robin Williams.  Directed by Shawn Levy.  Written by Joshua Goldin, Daniel Goldin, Scott Frank, Dave Goetsch, Ross Venokur, Jason Venokur.  Based on the novel by Milan Trenc.
  • The Pursuit of Happyness.  2006.  Starring Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton.  Directed by Gabriele Muccino.  Written by Steve Conrad.

November 2006

  • Casino Royale.  2006.  Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Wright.  Directed by Martin Campbell.  Written by Neal Purvis, Robert Wade and Paul Haggis.  Based on the novel by Ian Fleming.

September 2006

  • That Touch of Mink.  1962.  Starring Cary Grant, Doris Day, Gig Young, Audrey Meadows.  Directed by Delbert Mann.  Written by Stanley Shapiro and Nate Monaster.

August 2006

  • Pirates of the Caribbean II: Dead Man's Chest.  2006.  Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, Bill Nighy.  Directed by Gore Verbinski.  Written by Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio, Stuart Beattie and Jay Wolpert.

July 2006

  • Superman Returns.  2006.  Starring Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth, James Marsden, Kevin Spacey, Parker Posey.  Directed by Bryan Singer.  Written by Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Bryan Singer.  Based on the DC comics character created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.

June 2006

  • X-Men: The Last Stand.  2006.  Starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen.  Directed by Brett Ratner.  Written by Simon Kinberg and Zak Penn.  Based on the Marvel Comics characters.

April 2006

  • Office Space.  1999.  Starring Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, David Herman, Ajay Naidu, Diedrich Bader.  Directed and written by Mike Judge.

January 2006

  • Tristan & Isolde.  2006.  Starring James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, Bronagh Gallagher.  Written by Dean Georgaris.  Directed by Kevin Reynolds.
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.  2005.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson.  Directed by Mike Newell.  Written by Steve Kloves.  Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.

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December 2005

  • The Muppet Christmas Carol.  1992.  Starring Michael Caine, Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz.  Directed by Brian Henson, Nick Willing, Paul Gentry.  Written by Jerry Juhl.  Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.

October 2005

  • The Legend of Zorro.  2005.  Starring Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Nick Chinlund, Julio Oscar Mechoso.  Directed by Martin Campbell.  Written by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.
  • Kissing Jessica Stein.  2002.  Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Michael Mastro, Carson Elrod, Idina Menzel.  Directed by Charles Herman-Wurmfeld.  Written by Heather Juergensen and Jennifer Westfeldt.

August 2005

  • Sky High.  2005.  Starring Michael Angarano, Kurt Russell, Kelly Preston, Lynda Carter, Danielle Panabaker.  Directed by Mike Mitchell.  Written by Paul Hernandez, Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle.

July 2005

  • Fantastic Four.  2005  Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans, Julian McMahon.  Directed by Tim Story.  Written by Michael France and Mark Frost.  Based on the Marvel comic created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee.

June 2005

  • Revenge of the Sith.  2005.  Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Natalie Portman, Ian McDiarmid, Samuel L. Jackson, Jimmy Smits.  Directed and written by George Lucas.

May 2005

  • Mad Hot Ballroom.  2005.  Documentary.  Directed by Marilyn Agrelo.  Written by Amy Sewell.

April 2005

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.  2005.  Starring  Martin Freeman, Mos Def, Sam Rockwell, Zooey Deschanel, Bill Nighy, Stephen Fry, Alan Rickman.  Directed by Garth Jennings.  Written by Karey Kirkpatrick and Douglas Adams.  Based on the novel, television series and radio series by Douglas Adams.

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December 2004

  • Phantom of the Opera.  2004.  Starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Minnie Driver, Miranda Richardson.  Directed by Joel Schumacher.  Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Joel Schumacher.  Based on the musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on the novel by Gaston Leroux.

November 2004

  • The Incredibles.  2004.  Animated by Pixar.  Written and directed by Brad Bird.

August 2004

  • Hellboy.  2004.  Starring Ron Perlman, David Hyde Pierce, Doug Jones, Karel Roden, Victoria Smurfit.  Directed by Guillermo Del Toro.  Written by Guillermo Del Toro Mike Mignola.  Based on the comics series.
  • Spider-Man 2.  2004.  Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, J.K. Simmons, Alfred Molina, Rosemary Harris.  Directed by Sam Raimi.  Written by Alvin Sargent Michael Chabon Steve Ditko.  Based on the Marvel comics series.

June 2004

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  2004.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Gary Oldman, David Thewlis.  Directed by Alfonso Cuaron.  Written by Steve Kloves and J.K. Rowling.  Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.

April 2004

  • Pleasantville.  1998.  Starring Tobey Maguire, Reese Witherspoon, Jeff Daniels, Joan Allen, William H. Macey.  Directed and written by Gary Ross.
  • Shanghai Noon.  2000.  Starring Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Lucy Liu.  Directed by Tom Dey.  Written by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.

January 2004

  • Army of Darkness.  1993.  Starring Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz, Marcus Gilbert, Ian Abercrombie, Richard Grove.  Directed by Sam Raimi.  Written by Sam Raimi, Ivan Raimi.
  • Big Fish.  2003.  Starring Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Danny DeVito.  Directed by Tim Burton.  Written by John August, Daniel Wallace.  Based on the novel by Daniel Wallace.
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.  2003.  Starring  Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom.  Directed by Peter Jackson.  Written by Philippa Boyens, Barrie M. Osborne, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Stephen Sinclair.  Based on the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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December 2003

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.  2003.  Starring Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley.  Directed by Gore Verbinski.  Written by Jay Wolpert, Stuart Beattie, Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott.
  • The Family Man.  2000.  Starring Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni.  Directed by Brett Ratner.  Written by David Diamond, David Weissman.

November 2003

  • The Matrix Reloaded.  2003.  Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Gloria Foster.  Directed and written by Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski.
  • The Matrix.  1999.  Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano.  Directed and written by Andy Wachowski, Larry Wachowski.

October 2003

  • Pillow Talk.  1959.  Starring Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Thelma Ritter.  Directed by Michael Gordon.  Written by Stanley Shapiro, Maurice Richlin.

September 2003

  • About a Boy.  2002.  Starring Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette.  Directed by Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz.  Written by Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz.  Based on the novel by Nick Hornby.
  • Better Than Chocolate.  1999.  Starring Karyn Dwyer, Christina Cox, Wendy Crewson, Ann-Marie MacDonald, Peter Outerbridge.  Directed by Anne Wheeler.  Written by Peggy Thompson.
  • Seabiscuit.  2003.  Starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper.  Directed by Gary Ross.  Written by Gary Ross, Laura Hillenbrand, Charlie Mitchell.  Based on the non-fiction book by Laura Hillenbrand.

July 2003

  • The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.  2003.  Starring Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Stuart Townsend, Tony Curran, Jason Flemyng.  Directed by Stephen Norrington.  Written by James Dale Robinson.  Based on the comics by Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill.
  • Serendipity.  2001.  Starring John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale.  Directed by Peter Chelsom.  Written by Marc Klein.
  • The Philadelphia Story.  1940.  Starring Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, James Stewart.  Directed by George Cukor.  Written by Donald Ogden Stewart.  Based on the play by Philip Barry.

June 2003

  • My Man Godfrey.  1936.  Starring William Powell, Carole Lombard.  Directed by Gregory La Cava.  Written by Morrie Ryskind, Eric Hatch.  Based on the novel by Eric Hatch.
  • Beauty and the Beast.  1946.  Subtitled.  Starring Jean Marais, Josette Day.  Directed and written by Jean Cocteau.  Based on the story by Marie Leprince de Beaumont.
  • Woman of the Year.  1942.  Starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn.  Directed by George Stevens.  Written by Ring Lardner Jr., Michael Kanin.
  • Diner.  1982.  Starring Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser.  Directed and written by Barry Levinson.
  • Chocolat.  2000.  Starring Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina.  Directed by Lasse Hallström.  Written by Robert Nelson Jacobs.  Based on the novel by Joanne Harris.
  • Shakespeare in Love.  1998.  Starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Joseph Fiennes, Geoffrey Rush, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench.  Directed by John Madden.  Written by Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard.
  • Mr. Deeds Goes to Town.  1936.  Starring Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur.  Written by Robert Riskin.  Directed by Frank Capra.  Based on the magazine serial "Opera Hat" by Clarence Buddington Kelland.
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.  2002.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Kenneth Branagh, Rupert Grint.  Directed by Chris Columbus.  Written by Steve Kloves, J.K. Rowling.  Based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.

May 2003

  • X2: X-Men United.  2003.  Starring Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, Brian Cox.  Written by Daniel Harris, Zak Penn, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris.  Directed by Bryan Singer.  Based on the Marvel Comics series.

March 2003

  • Lilo and Stitch.  2002.  By the Disney animators.  Starring Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers, Zoe Caldwell, Kevin Michael Richardson, Daveigh Chase.  Written by Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders, Alan Silvestri.  Directed by Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois.

February 2003

  • Daredevil.  2003.  Starring Ben Affleck, Michael Clarke Duncan, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Jon Favreau.  Written and directed by Mark Steven Johnson.  Based on the Marvel Comics character.

January 2003

  • Mansfield Park.  1999.  Starring Frances O'Connor, Embeth Davidtz, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Harold Pinter.  Written by Patricia Rozema.  Directed by Patricia Rozema.  Based on the novel by Jane Austen.
  • It Happened One Night.  1934.  Starring Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Alan Hale, Roscoe Karns.  Written by Robert Riskin.  Directed by Frank Capra.  Based on the short story "Night Bus" by Samuel Hopkins Adams.
  • Gosford Park.  2001.  Starring Kristin Scott Thomas, Clive Owen, Ryan Phillippe, Eileen Atkins, Michael Gambon.  Written by Julian Fellowes.  Directed by Robert Altman.

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December 2002

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.  2002.  Starring Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen.  Written by Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson, Stephen Sinclair.  Directed by Peter Jackson.  Based on the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien.
  • Star Trek: Nemesis.  2002.  Starring Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Brent Spiner, LeVar Burton.  Written by John Logan.  Directed by Stuart Baird.
  • The Red Violin.  1999.  Starring Samuel L Jackson, Greta Scacchi, Don McKellar, Carlo Cecchi, Colm Feore.  Written by Don McKellar, Francois Girard.  Directed by Francois Girard.

November 2002

  • Scooby-Doo.  2002.  Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Rowan Atkinson.  Written by James Gunn (II), Craig Titley, James Gunn, Andrew Gunn, John August.  Directed by Raja Gosnell.  Based on the Hanna-Barbera cartoon.

October 2002

  • My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  2002.  Starring Nia Vardalos, Gia Carides, John Corbett, Joey Fatone, Ian Gomez.  Written by Nia Vardalos.  Directed by Joel Zwick.
  • Tuck Everlasting.  2002.  Starring Alexis Bledel, Ben Kingsley, Sissy Spacek, Amy Irving, Jonathan Jackson.  Written by Jeffrey Lieber, James V. Hart.  Directed by Jay Russell.  Based on the novel by Natalie Babbitt.

July 2002

  • The Powerpuff Girls Movie.  2002.  Animated.  Directed by Craig McCracken.  Written by Craig McCracken, Amy Keating Rogers, Don Shank.  Based on the Cartoon Network series.

June 2002

  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.  2001.  Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint.  Directed by Chris Columbus.  Written by Steve Kloves.  Based on the book by J. K. Rowling.

May 2002

  • Attack of the Clones.  2002.  Starring Ewan McGregor, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, Christopher Lee, Frank Oz.  Written by Jonathan Hales and George Lucas.  Directed by George Lucas.
  • Spider-Man.  2002.  Starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe.  Directed by Sam Raimi.  Written by Alvin Sargent, David Koepp, Sam Raimi, Scott Rosenberg, Neil Ruttenberg.  Based on the Marvel Comics character.

April 2002

  • Life, or Something Like It.  2002.  Starring Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub, Christian Kane, Stockard Channing.  Directed by Stephen Herek.  Written by John Scott Shepherd and Dana Stevens.

February 2002

  • The Time Machine.  2002.  Starring Guy Pearce, Mark Addy, Samantha Mumba, Jeremy Irons.  Directed by Simon Wells.  Written by John Logan, Simon Wells.  Based on the book by H. G. Wells.

January 2002

  • Metropolis.  2002.  Animated.  Directed by Rintaro.  Written by Katsuhiro Otomo.

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December 2001

  • Kate and Leopold.  2001.  Starring Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Bradley Whitford.  Directed by James Mangold.  Written by Steven Rogers, Carrie Fisher, James Mangold.
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.  2001.  Starring Elijah Wood, Billy Boyd, Bill Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Ian McKellen.  Directed by Peter Jackson.  Written by Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens, Fran Walsh.  Based on the novel by J. R. R. Tolkien.

November 2001

  • Monsters, Inc.  2001.  Animated by Pixar.  Starring Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Mary Gibbs.  Directed by David Silverman and Pete Docter.  Written by Andrew Stanton and Daniel Gerson.
  • The Witch's Daughter.  1996.  (Televised version, Hallmark Channel.)

September 2001

  • Josie and the Pussycats.  2001.  Starring Rachael Leigh Cook, Rosario Dawson and Tara Reid.  Directed by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan.  Written by Harry Elfont and Deborah Kaplan.

August 2001

  • The Princess Diaries.  2001.  Starring Anne Hathaway, Julie Andrews, Hector Elizondo, Heather Matarazzo and Caroline Goodall.  Directed by Garry Marshall.  Written by Gina Wendkos.

July 2001

  • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.  2001.  Animated.  Starring Ming-na Wen, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Steve Buscemi and Donald Sutherland.  Directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi.  Written by Hironobu Sakaguchi, Al Reinert and Jeff Vintar.

June 2001

  • Moulin Rouge.  2001.  Starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor.  Directed by Baz Luhrmann.  Written by Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce.
  • Evolution.  2001.  Starring David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Orlando Jones.  Directed by Ivan Reitman.  Written by David Diamond, David Weissman and Don Jakoby.

May 2001

  • Shrek.  2001.  Animated.  By the Dreamworks animators.  Starring Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, John Lithgow.  Directed by Andrew Adamson and Victoria Jenson.  Written by Joe Stilman, Roger S.H. Schulman, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio.

April 2001

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.  2001.  Starring Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Zi-Yi, Chang Chen, Chow Yun Fat, Sihung Lung.  Directed by Ang Lee.

February 2001

  • Blast from the Past.  1999.  Starring Brendan Frasier, Alicia Silverstone, Christopher Walken, Sissy Spacek.  Directed by Hugh Wilson.
  • Dark Passage.  1947.  Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall.  Directed by Delmor Daves.
  • Galaxy Express 999.  1979.  Animated.  Translated, dubbed, adapted for television.

January 2001

  • To Have and Have Not.  1945.  Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall.  Screenplay by Jules Furthman and William Faulkner.

Year Index


December 2000

  • Dungeons and Dragons.  2000.  Starring Justin Whelan, Jeremy Irons.

October 2000

  • Fantasia 2000.  2000.  Animated.  By the Disney animators.
  • Keeping the Faith.  2000.  Starring Edward Norton, Ben Stiller, Jenna Elfman.  Directed by Edward Norton.
  • The Women.  1939.  Starring Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford.  Based on Claire Booth Luce's play.

September 2000

  • The Quick and the Dead.  1995.  Starring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman.  (Edited for television.)
  • The Sure Thing.  1985.  Starring John Cusack, Daphne Zuniga.  (Edited for television.)
  • Highlander: Endgame.  2000.  Starring Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul.

July 2000

  • Sailor Moon R: The Movie.  1993.  Animated.  Starring Kotono Mitsuishi, Toru Furuya.  Directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara.
  • X-Men.  2000.  Starring Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellan.

April 2000

  • Return to Me.  2000.  Starring David Duchovny, Minnie Driver.
  • Six Days, Seven Nights.  1998.  Starring Harrison Ford, Anne Heche.
  • The Young Lions.  1958.  Starring Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin.

March 2000

  • Look Who's Talking.  1990.  Starring John Travolta, Kirstie Alley.

January 2000

  • An Ideal Husband.  1999.  Starring Rupert Everett, Cate Blanchett.
  • Sailor Moon S: The Movie.  1993.  Animated.  Starring Kotono Mitsuishi, Keiko Han.  Directed by Hiroki Shibata.
  • You've Got Mail.  1998.  Starring Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan.

Year Index


December 1999

  • Toy Story 2.  1999.  Animated.  Starring Tom Hanks, Tim Allen.
  • Never Been Kissed.  1999.  Starring Drew Barrymore, David Arquette.

November 1999

  • Mr. Mom. 1983.  Starring Michael Keaton, Teri Garr.  (Edited for television.)

October 1999

  • Pennies From Heaven.  1981.  Starring Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters.
  • Teenage Caveman.  1958.  Starring Robert Vaughn, Darrah Marshall.
  • The Great Lie.  Starring Bette Davis.
  • My Fair Lady.  1964.  Starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison.