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Mirror, Mirror (2012)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Loosely based on the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs fairy tale. Writers/Script Marc Klein, Jason Keller with screen story by Melisa Wallack Additional Info This film was memorable for the costume designs by Eiko Ishioka, who was postumously nominated for an Oscar in that category. … Continue reading

Gulliver’s Travels (2010)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Loosely based on the Jonathan Swift novels Writer/s Script Joe Stillman, Nicholas Stoller Director Rob Letterman Starring Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, Chris O’Dowd, James Corden, Catherine Tate Elevator Pitch Gulliver, a no hope mailroom assistant in a newspaper, blaggs his … Continue reading

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and environment from the first film Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Steve Cougan, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Elevator Pitch In order to apprehend a new villain the Anti-Villain League … Continue reading

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and themes from the previous movies. Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Elevator Pitch Gru, now married to Lucy, is expelled from the Anti-Villain League for … Continue reading

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Released 2012 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A novel “The Mysterious Island” by Jules Verne Writer/s Script Brian Gunn, Mark Gunn Writer/s Story Richard Outten, Brina Gunn, Mark Gunn Director Brad Peyton Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Luis Guzman, Vanessa Hudgens, Kristin Davis Elevator Pitch A young man and his step-father embark … Continue reading

The Haunted Mansion

Released 2003 Rating (UK) PG Source of story A Disneyland fairground ride Writer/s script David Berenbaum Director Rob Minkoff Starring Eddie Murphy, Terence Stamp, Nathaniel Parker, Marsha Thomason, Jennifer Tilly, Aree Davis, Marc John Jefferies Elevator Pitch A work obsessed realtor and his wife and kids are on the way to a holiday weekend when … Continue reading

Night in the Museum

Released 2006 Rating PG Director Shawn Levy Writer/s Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Starring Ben Stiller, Dick Van Dyke, Ricky Gervais, Robin Williams, Steve Coogan, Owen Wilson Source of story A book by Milan Trenc Elevator Pitch An out of work inventor manages to get a job as night-watchman in the NY Museum of Natural … Continue reading

Maleficent

Released 2014 Rating PG Director Robert Stromberg Writer/s Linda Woolverton Starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Sharlto Copley, Lesley Manville, Imelda Staunton, Kenneth Cranham, Source of story A variation on the Sleeping Beauty story. With more changes than one can enumerate. Elevator Pitch A good witch turned bad, curses the king’s new born daughter, saying that … Continue reading

Transformers

Released 2007 Rating 12A in UK Director Michael Bay Writer/s Robert Orci, Alex Kurtzman Starring Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, John Voigt, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturo Source of story Unbelievably – a die cast toy Elevator Pitch Two conflicting races of mechanical people capable of taking on the outlines of vehicles and aircraft fight … Continue reading

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