Tag: typewriter

The Fan-1981 5.7

The Fan-1981

Douglas is a lonesome record salesman and a true fan of the actress Sally Ross. Every day he writes her gleaming letters of love. But the only response he gets are formal letters. So his love turns into hatred....

Kerouac, the Movie-1985 6.8

Kerouac, the Movie-1985

Jack Kerouac was a Beat Generation writer who took the nation by storm upon the publication of his novel On the Road. Kerouac's legacy and influence are explained via interviews with Kerouac's friends and contemporaries ...

It’s Christmas, Carol!-2012 5.9

It’s Christmas, Carol!-2012

The story of driven, heartless, publishing executive Carol Huffler, who on Christmas Eve is visited by the ghost of her former boss, Eve. Eve tells Carol that she has lost sight of the things that are truly important in ...

The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood-1980 3.5

The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood-1980

A madcap comedy about Xaviera's attempt to make a film in Hollywood based on her book. Getting mixed up with some of the biggest crooked producers in town, she beats them all at their own game, and makes the film without...

The Bad and the Beautiful-1952 7.8

The Bad and the Beautiful-1952

Told in flashback form, the film traces the rise and fall of a tough, ambitious Hollywood producer Jonathan Shields, as seen through the eyes of various acquaintances, including a writer James Lee Bartlow, a star Georgia...

I Never Sang for My Father-1970 7.6

I Never Sang for My Father-1970

Hackman plays a New York professor who wants a change in his life, and plans to get married to his girlfriend and move to California. His mother understands his need to get away, but warns him that moving so far away cou...

The Paper Chase-1973 7.2

The Paper Chase-1973

Serious, hard-working student James T. Hart faces the rigors of his first year at Harvard Law School. The pressure to succeed is tremendous and some of the students form study groups while also spending a great many hour...

Confidentially Yours-1983 7.3

Confidentially Yours-1983

Claude Massoulier is murdered while hunting at the same place than Julien Vercel, an estate agent that knew him and whose fingerprints are found on Massoulier's car. As the police discovers that Marie-Christine Vercel, J...

Darkest Hour-2017 7.4

Darkest Hour-2017

During World War II, as Adolf Hitler's powerful Wehrmacht rampages across Europe, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Neville Chamberlain, is forced to resign, recommending Winston Churchill as his replacement. But...

Casino Jack-2010 6.2

Casino Jack-2010

A hot shot Washington DC lobbyist and his protégé go down hard as their schemes to peddle influence lead to corruption and murder....

The Shining-1980 8.4

The Shining-1980

Signing a contract, Jack Torrance, a normal writer and former teacher agrees to take care of a hotel which has a long, violent past that puts everyone in the hotel in a nervous situation. While Jack slowly gets more viol...

Julia-1977 7.2

Julia-1977

This Oscar-winning drama, based on the writing of Lillian Hellman, depicts the relationship between two friends and its unexpected consequences. After Lillian, a renowned playwright, reunites in Russia with her childhood...

The Words-2012 7.1

The Words-2012

Layered romantic drama The Words follows young writer Rory Jansen who finally achieves long sought after literary success after publishing the next great American novel. There's only one catch - he didn't write it. As th...

The World According to Garp-1982 7.2

The World According to Garp-1982

Based on the John Irving novel, this film chronicles the life of T S Garp, and his mother, Jenny. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself ...

Goosebumps-2015 6.3

Goosebumps-2015

After moving to a new small town, teenage Zach Cooper (Dylan Minnette) meets the beautiful girl next door, Hannah (Odeya Rush). But every silver lining has a cloud, and Zach's comes when he learns that Hannah has a myste...

The Deadly Affair-1967 6.8

The Deadly Affair-1967

After Charles Dobbs, a security officer, has a friendly chat with Samuel Fennan from the Foreign Office, the man commits suicide. An anonymous typed letter had been received accusing Fennan of being a Communist during hi...

The Whole Wide World-1996 7.1

The Whole Wide World-1996

In Texas in the 1930s, young schoolteacher Novalyne Price meets a handsome, eccentric, interesting young man named Robert Howard. He's a successful writer - of the pulp stories of 'Conan the Barbarian'; she's an aspiring...

The End of Violence-1997 5.6

The End of Violence-1997

Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two bandits, but escapes and hides out...

Naked Lunch-1991 7.1

Naked Lunch-1991

Not an adaptation of beat writer William S. Burrough's novel but a mix of biography and an interpretation of his drug- induced writing processes combined with elements of his work in this paranoid fantasy about Bill Lee,...

The Hagstone Demon-2011 4

The Hagstone Demon-2011

Douglas Elmore is an alcoholic writer and caretaker haunted by visions of his dead wife and pursued by supernatural forces bent on revenge for his past deeds. When tenants start turning up dead in the hallways and stairw...

Incident in a Ghostland-2018 6.4

Incident in a Ghostland-2018

Following her aunt's death, Colleen and her daughters inherit her house. However, during their first night in their new home, murderers enter the home, putting Colleen in a situation where she must fight to save her daug...

Design for Living-1933 7.5

Design for Living-1933

Two Americans sharing a flat in Paris, playwright Tom Chambers and painter George Curtis, fall for free-spirited Gilda Farrell. When she can't make up her mind which one of them she prefers, she proposes a "gentleman's a...

Where the Buffalo Roam-1980 6.7

Where the Buffalo Roam-1980

The deranged adventures of Gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson and his attorney Oscar Acosta, referred to in the movie as "Laslow". Thompson attempts to cover the Super Bowl and the 1972 Presidential election in his typical...

The Magic of Belle Isle-2012 7

The Magic of Belle Isle-2012

Monty Wildhorn, an alcoholic novelist of Westerns, has lost his drive. His nephew pushes him to summer in quiet Belle Isle. He begrudgingly befriends a newly single mom and her 3 girls who help him find the inspiration t...

Misery-1990 7.8

Misery-1990

Best-selling novelist Paul Sheldon is on his way home from his Colorado hideaway after completing his latest book, when he crashes his car in a freak blizzard. Paul is critically injured, but is rescued by former nurse A...

Can You Ever Forgive Me?-2018 7.1

Can You Ever Forgive Me?-2018

Lee Israel (Melissa McCarthy) made her living in the 1970s and '80s profiling the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Tallulah Bankhead, Estee Lauder and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. When Lee is no longer able to get published ...

Godard Mon Amour-2017 6.6

Godard Mon Amour-2017

Paris, 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, the maker of "A bout de souffle", "Le Mépris" and "Pierrot le fou", idolized by critics and intellectuals, is shifting from revolutionizing cinema to becoming a revolutionary tout court. Isn...

Water’s Edge-2003 5.1

Water’s Edge-2003

Robert and Molly are a married couple struggling with the tragic death of their young daughter. They've fallen on hard times financially and move to Robert's late father's rustic cabin in the small town of Reedsville. Th...

On the Basis of Sex-2018 6.9

On the Basis of Sex-2018

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.::Marco Budny...

Foreign Correspondent-1940 7.5

Foreign Correspondent-1940

Johnny Jones is an action reporter on a New York newspaper. The editor appoints him European correspondent because he is fed up with the dry, reports he currently gets. Jones' first assignment is to get the inside story ...

The Butterfly’s Dream-2013 7.8

The Butterfly’s Dream-2013

Last days of 1941 summer, the era of Obligation, during the famine atmosphere of the Second World War. In the middle of all this poverty and turmoil, there are two poets in their early twenties: Muzaffer Tayyip Uslu and ...

Empire State-2013 5.2

Empire State-2013

After failing to get into the police academy, Chris Potamitis (Liam Hemsworth), settles for a security guard job with the EMPIRE STATE Armored Truck Company. Chris makes the mistake of mentioning the company's lax securi...