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Elvis (2022)

Duration 2h 39m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG, Denmark  Source of story The life of Elvis Presley and his complex relationship with Col Tom Parker Director Baz Lurhmann Writers/Script Baz Lurhmann, Sam Bromell, Craig Pearce, Jeremy Doner Starring Austin Butler, Tom Hanks, Olivia DeJonge, Helen Thomson, Kelvin Harrison Jr, Kodi Smit-Mcphee, Alton Mason,  Ratings IMDb: … Continue reading

Coyote Ugly (2000)

Duration 1h 40m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Italy: 7  Source of story The film was based on an article by Elizabeth Gilbert “The Muse of the Coyote Ugly saloon. Director David McNally Writers/Script Gina Wendkos with unacknowledged contributions from Kevin Smith, Carrie Fisher and others. Starring Piper Perabo, Adam Garcia, John Goodman, Maria Bello,  Izabella … Continue reading

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Duration 1h 42m Ratings UK: A, USA:  Source of story A 1901 book of the same name by L. Frank Baum Director Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mevyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, Richard Thorpe, King Vidor Writers/Script Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allen Woolf,  plus 15 other contributors. Starring Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack … Continue reading

Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)

Duration 1h 55m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13,  Source of story The first film, itself based on a book by Mickey Rapkin Director Elizabeth Banks Writers/Script Kay Cannon Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld, Brittany Snow, Skylar Asrin, Adm Devine, Katey Sagal, Anna Camp, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Flula Borg, Elizabeth Banks, Snoop Dogg, Jimmy … Continue reading

All That Jazz (1979)

Duration 2h 3m Ratings UK: X, USA: R, Spain: 14, Argentina: 18 Source of story A semi-autoboiographical rendering of the life of the director Director Bob Fosse Writers/Script Bob Fosse, Robert Alan Aurthur Starring Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking, Leland Palmer,  John Lithgow,  Ratings IMDb:  7.9 by 27,832 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 85% by 41 critics. Elevator … Continue reading

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Duration 2h 14m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The story of Queen between their formatin as a band and the Live Aid pop concert. Director Bryan Singer (and Dexter Fletcher uncredited) Writers/Script Anthony McCarten Starring Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aiden Gillen, Allen Leech, Tom Hollander, Mike Myers, Elevator … Continue reading

Yesterday (2019)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Danny Boyle Writers/Script Jack Barth, Richard Curtis Starring Himesh Patel, Lily James, Sophia Di Martino, Meera Syal, Joel Fry, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon, Sarah Lancashire, James Corden, Robert Carlyle Elevator Pitch: Imagine a world where no-one has heard of the … Continue reading

Rocketman (2019)

Duration 2h 1m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A riff on the life of Elton John Director Dexter Fletcher Writers/Script Lee Hall Starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden, Bryce Dallas Howard, Gemma Jones, Steven Mackintosh, Stephen Graham, Elevator Pitch: Clad as a sort of  surreal demon, Elton John crashes a therapy group, instead … Continue reading

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