The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)

Log Line A young man wrongly accused of political conspiracy and sentenced to indefinite detention in a political prison escapes and attempts to exact revenge on those who were responsible for his imprisonment. Overview Medium: Novel (Published 1844–1846) Author(s): Alexandre … Continue reading

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Log Line A successful silent-film actor attempts to maintain his status as a Hollywood star when the movie industry transitions from silent film to “talkies.” Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Adolph Green, Betty Comden Director(s): Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly Production Co.(s): … Continue reading

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Log Line When a young Englishman encounters love-at-first-sight for the first time, he attempts to pursue its ultimate satisfaction—union with the woman he feels might be his soul mate. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Richard Curtis Director(s): Mike Newell Production Co.(s): … Continue reading

Metropolis (1927)

Log Line A young man from the elite class of a futuristic city attempts to create a fair and respectful understanding between his own social class and that of the workers who toil below the city to make it work. … Continue reading

Lost in America (1985)

Log Line An advertising executive who loses his job in a fit of self-focused righteous anger embarks on a motor-home-based vagabond journey to “find himself”—with his wife in tow. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Albert Brooks, Monica Mcgowan Johnson Director(s): Albert … Continue reading

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

Log Line An insurance investigator attempts to maintain a posture of emotional ruthlessness as she works to expose the truth of an art theft masterminded by a wealthy playboy. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Leslie Dixon, Kurt Wimmer Director(s): John McTiernan … Continue reading

Rocky (1976)

Log Line A small-time boxer with a mixed-results fighting record attempts to put forward his best effort in a fight with the heavyweight champion and to thereby earn a sense of deserved respect. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Sylvester Stallone Director(s): … Continue reading