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The Girl on the Train

Released 2016 Rating 15 in UK Director Tate Taylor Writer/s Erin Cressida Wilson Starring Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux Source of story Book by Paula Hawkins Elevator Pitch A divorced woman regularly takes the train between her home and central New York, passing the house where she and her former husband lived. She also sees another … Continue reading

Florence Foster Jenkins

Released 2016 Rating PG Director Stephen Frears Writer/s Nicholas Martin Starring Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant, Simon Helberg Source of story Real events Elevator Pitch A New York socialite gives increasingly ambitious operatic performances despite her limited ability as a singer. She is aided by her pianist who alters rhythm and key to suit her, and … Continue reading

28 Days

Released 2000 Rating 15 Director Betty Thomas Writer/s Susannah Grant Starring Sandra Bullock, Dominic West, Viggo Mortensen Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An alcoholic journalist rampages through her sister’s wedding, finally driving the wedding car away and crashing into someone’s front room. As a result she is sentenced either to jail or … Continue reading

Sid & Nancy

Released 1986 (Remastered 2016) Rating 18 in UK Director Alex Cox Writer/s Alex Cox, Abbe Wood Starring Gary Oldman, Cloe Webb, David Hayman Source of story Real events Elevator Pitch At the height of the Sex Pistols fame, the bassist Sid Vicious becomes involved with Nancy Spungen a drug addict, camp follower and occasional sex … Continue reading

Birdman (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Alejandro G Iñárritu Writer/s Director, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Armando Bo Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts, Lindsay Duncan Source of story An original screenplay – some say based on Michael Keaton’s real life after he refused to continue to be Batman. Elevator … Continue reading

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