“Some Like It Hot” earned six Academy Award nominations, including Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Director, taking home Best Costume Design. In this 1944 film noir from Billy Wilder, an insurance salesman is lured into a murderous plot by a gorgeous femme fatale . While accomplished mystery author Raymond Chandler helped write the screenplay and even has a secret cameo in the film, the movie itself is based on a book by James M. Cain. Another one of Cain’s novels, “The Postman Always Rings Twice,” featured a similar premise and was adapted twice for the big screen. This noir-ish thriller takes place in 1937 and centers on a private investigator J.J.
“Marriage Story” received six nominations at the 92nd Academy Awards, seeing Dern win the honor for Best Supporting Actress. Filmmaking duo the Coen brothers didn’t let the dense prose of Cormac McCarthy inhibit them from faithfully adapting … Read MoreRead More