Tag: writer

Long Weekend (2021) 5.7

Long Weekend (2021)

A down-on-his-luck struggling writer, meets an enigmatic woman who enters his life at the right time....

Vision Portraits (2019) 6.6

Vision Portraits (2019)

An in-depth exploration of the creative paths of blind and visually impaired artists including a photographer, dancer, writer and filmmaker.....

The Man Who Loved Women (1977) 7.4

The Man Who Loved Women (1977)

Bertrand Morane's burial is attended by all the women the forty-year-old engineer loved. We then flash back to Bertrand's life and love affairs, told by himself while writing an autobiographical novel. A film about roman...

Big Bad Love (2001) 6

Big Bad Love (2001)

Vietnam veteran Leon Barlow is struggling as a writer, and his personal life isn't much better. His unsympathetic ex-wife Marilyn doesn't approve of his visits with his two children, and he has problems with alcohol. Yet...

Rome in Love (2019) (TV) 6.3

Rome in Love (2019) (TV)

Having long forgone her aspirations to become a professional actress due to personal circumstances, Amelia Tate of Bend, Oregon, on the urging of her younger sister Kathryn Tate, applies to the worldwide open casting cal...

The Search for Life: The Drake Equation (2010) (TV) 7.2

The Search for Life: The Drake Equation (2010) (TV)

A look at the Drake equation, developed by Dr. Frank Drake as a way to think about the number of extraterrestrial civilizations in our galaxy that could exist and communicate with us....

Fallen Stars (2017) 5.6

Fallen Stars (2017)

A poignant drama that chronicles the unexpected friendship that develops between Cooper, a melancholy bartender, who at thirty-six still isn't sure what he wants to do with his life, and Daisy, an extremely bright but so...

Fathers & Daughters (2015) 7.1

Fathers & Daughters (2015)

A Pulitzer-winning writer grapples with being a widower and father after a mental breakdown, while, 27 years later, his grown daughter struggles to forge connections of her own.::Anonymous...

Waxworks (1924) 6.6

Waxworks (1924)

The owner of a Waxmuseum needs for three of his models stories to be told to the audience. For that reason he has hired a writer, who after one look at the owner's pretty daughter, starts writing stories featuring the mo...

The Answer Man (2009) 6.4

The Answer Man (2009)

Everyone wants to meet Arlen Faber, the world famous author of the best-selling spiritual book "Me and God," but crotchety, disgruntled Arlen simply wants to be left alone - and so far he's been successful in keeping his...

My Dog Stupid (2019) 6.2

My Dog Stupid (2019)

Henri is a middle-aged writer in crisis: married and father of four children, he obtained, many years ago, an editorial success that he has never repeated again. Just at a time when he assesses of his life, an enormous g...

My Salinger Year (2020) 6.1

My Salinger Year (2020)

In New York City's late nineties, a young aspiring writer lands a day-job at J.D. Salinger's literary agency. While her eccentric and old-fashioned boss tasks her to process Salinger's voluminous fan mail, she struggles ...

The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse (2005) 6.2

The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse (2005)

The fictional world of Royston Vasey is facing apocalypse and the only way to avert disaster is for our nightmarish cast of characters to find a way into the real world and confront their creators. From present day Soho ...

The Penthouse (2010) 3.6

The Penthouse (2010)

Three lifelong friends inhabiting a penthouse apartment find themselves at odds when one of them attempts to move in with his girlfriend and another's little sister makes a surprise visit.::K...

The Man from Outer Space (2017) 6.6

The Man from Outer Space (2017)

A failing script writer is given one last chance to save his career, yet at what cost?...

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019) 7.7

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)

A look at the history of black horror films and the role of African Americans in the film genre from the very beginning....

Life Itself (2014) 7.8

Life Itself (2014)

'Life Itself' recounts the surprising and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert - a story that's by turns personal, wistful, funny, painful, and transcendent. The film explore...

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie (2019) (TV) 6.9

Inside the Mind of Agatha Christie (2019) (TV)

Biography about the most successful writer in 400 years.::Anonymous...

Amos & Andrew (1993) 5.7

Amos & Andrew (1993)

When Andrew Sterling, a successful black urbanite writer buys a vacation house on a resort in New England the police mistake him for a burglar. After surrounding his house with armed men, Chief Tolliver realizes his mist...

Poetry (2010) 7.8

Poetry (2010)

A sixty-something woman, faced with the discovery of a heinous family crime and in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, finds strength and purpose when she enrolls in a poetry class.::Anonymous...

Suburban Girl (2007) 5.5

Suburban Girl (2007)

Brett, a young woman from the suburbs, is an associate editor at a small New York publishing house, hoping to be promoted when, on the same day, she meets a literary lion, Archie Knox, who's 50 and who shows an interest ...

Clara’s Heart (1988) 6.3

Clara’s Heart (1988)

David is a teenager whose parents are in a deteriorating marriage after their infant daughter dies. Clara is a chambermaid at a Jamaican resort who's hired to be a housekeeper. She and David develop a close bond, opening...

Whisper of the Heart (1995) 7.9

Whisper of the Heart (1995)

A young Japanese middle school girl finds that all the books she chooses in the library have been previously checked out by the same boy. Later she meets a very infuriating fellow... could it be her "friend" from the lib...

The Right Kind of Wrong (2013) 6.1

The Right Kind of Wrong (2013)

In this romantic comedy, The Right Kind of Wrong, Leo Palamino is a failed-writer-turned-dishwasher made famous for his many flaws and shortcomings in a blog called "Why You Suck," a huge Internet success written by his ...

Girl with Green Eyes (1964) 7

Girl with Green Eyes (1964)

An awkward young Irish farm girl Kate Brady moves to Dublin and shares a room with funny, outgoing Baba Brennan, where she soon meets Eugene Gaillard, a middle-aged writer, who is immediately attracted to the shy and inn...

The TV Set (2006) 6.5

The TV Set (2006)

A television network is making a pilot of Mike's quirky comedy based on the aftermath of his brother's suicide. As the network suits ask for change after change, and as Mike struggles with compromise, there are strains o...

The Flight of Dragons (1982) (V) 7.7

The Flight of Dragons (1982) (V)

This is an animated movie based on the book by Peter Dickinson. In this movie the realm of magic is being threatened by the realm of logic, so Carolinus, the green wizard decides to shield it for all time. Ommedon, the e...

Have a Little Faith (2011) (TV) 6.8

Have a Little Faith (2011) (TV)

Writer Mitch Alboms reluctantly agrees to pen the eulogy of his childhood rabbi....

Scared to Death (1980) 4.3

Scared to Death (1980)

An ex-cop, now working as a hack novelist, is called out of retirement to help investigate a string of deaths that appear to be the work of a serial killer but soon are revealed to be the work of the Syngenor - the synth...

Life Happens (2011) 5.6

Life Happens (2011)

Unabashed party girl, Kim, is in for a rush of reality after a one night stand results in unexpected motherhood. Clearly not ready for the dating "buzz kill" that having a baby can bring, Kim eventually comes to realize ...

Fixing Pete (2011) (TV) 5.9

Fixing Pete (2011) (TV)

Award-winning sports columnist Pete is quite pleased with his slightly sleazy frat boy image and frolicking life style. Alas, the owner forces him to allow ambitious TV fashionista Ashley, who is used to perfectly-groome...

That’s What I Am (2011) 7

That’s What I Am (2011)

A coming-of-age story set in 1965 that follows 12-year-old Andy Nichol (Chase Ellison), a bright student who, like most kids his age, will do anything to avoid conflict for fear of suffering overwhelming ridicule and pun...

A Perfect Day (2006) (TV) 5.5

A Perfect Day (2006) (TV)

A family man and suddenly-successful author encounters a mystic stranger who warns him he has only forty more days to live. Based on a novel by Richard Paul Evans.::IMDb editor...

Letter from the Mountain (2002) 7.1

Letter from the Mountain (2002)

An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.::Anonymous...

Brown Sugar (2002) 6.5

Brown Sugar (2002)

This romantic comedy centers on a romance between an A&R exec, Dre, at a hip-hop label and a magazine editor, Sidney, who have known each other since childhood.. They find themselves drifting towards being more than frie...

Esau (2019) 5

Esau (2019)

A 40-year-old writer returns to his family house where he was raised and that he escaped after half a lifetime - to face his brother who stayed instead, inherited their family bakery and married the woman who they both l...

The Owl and the Pussycat (1970) 6.5

The Owl and the Pussycat (1970)

Can a bickering odd couple in Manhattan become friends and maybe more? Owlish Felix is an unpublished writer who vents his frustration by reporting to the super that the woman in a neighboring flat takes the occasional p...

The Soft Skin (1964) 7.5

The Soft Skin (1964)

Pierre Lachenay, a middle-aged, well-known publisher and lecturer, is married to Franca, an unbalanced woman, and father of Sabine, a 10-year-old girl. While traveling to Lisbon for a lecture, Pierre Lachenay has a one n...

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001) 6.5

Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

Seriocomic story based on the memoir by Beverly Donofrio, the movie follows a young woman who finds her life radically altered by an event from her teen years. Born in 1950, Beverly grew up bright and ambitious in a work...

The Forgiving (2020) 5.7

The Forgiving (2020)

Avi Brickman is a middle-aged man still broken from the tragic death of his eight-year-old daughter five years earlier. When he is suddenly fired from his job, a thin threaded lifeline to his shattered existence, he deci...