Classics @ the Starlight: The Films of Paul Newman. Robert Benton directed this 1994 drama-comedy about a very stubborn man who reflects on his life of strict independence. The great cast includes Bruce Willis, Melanie Griffiths, Jessica Tandy, Philip Bosco and Gene Saks.
Classics @ the Starlight: The Films of Paul Newman. Newman also directed this film, which costars Henry Fonda, Michael Sarrazin and Lee Remick. Based on the 1964 novel by Ken Kesey, it's the story of a family of fiercely independent Oregon loggers who struggle to keep the family business alive.
PGfor some thematic elements, language, and brief smoking
Based on Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of the same name; 'The Bookshop' is set in 1959, Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), a free spirited widow, puts grief behind her and risks everything to open up a bookshop - the first such shop in the sleepy seaside town of Hardborough, England. Fighting damp, cold and considerable local apathy she struggles to establish herself but soon her fortunes change for the better. By exposing the narrow minded local townsfolk to the best literature of the day including Nabokov's scandalizing "Lolita" and Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451", she opens their eyes thereby causing a cultural awakening in a town which has not changed for centuries. Her activities bring her a kindred spirit and ally in the figure of Mr Brundish (Bill Nighy) who is himself sick of the town's stale atmosphere. But this mini social revolution soon brings her fierce enemies: she invites the hostility of the town's less prosperous shopkeepers and also crosses Mrs. Gamart (Patricia Clarkson...