Variety Lights (1950)

Log Line An actor in a small-time variety troupe attempts to gain the success that he has long envisioned as his due—on the stage and in his love life. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio … Continue reading

Ordinary People (1980)

Log Line A teenage boy attempts to find internal peace and resolution after a suicide attempt brought on, in part, by the guilt of surviving a boating accident that took the life of his brother. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Alvin … Continue reading

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Log Line A young boy attempts to hold onto a friendship that he forms with a creature from another planet. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Melissa Mathison Director(s): Steven Spielberg Production Co.(s): Universal Pictures; Amblin Entertainment In E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the … Continue reading

The Gold Rush (1925)

Log Line A likeable prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush attempts to survive the elements and pursue love. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Charles Chaplin Director(s): Charles Chaplin Production Co.(s): Charles Chaplin Productions In the silent film The Gold Rush, the … Continue reading

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Log Line A young man from the slums of Mumbai attempts to achieve the life that he feels destined to live with the girl whose love he feels destined to share. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Simon Beaufoy Director(s): Danny Boyle, … Continue reading

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