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Jurassic Park III (2001)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: PG, USA: PG-13, Norway 11  Source of story The earlier films, and the characters created by Michael Crichton. Director Joe Johnston Writers/Script Peter Buchman, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor Starring Sam Neill, William H. Macy, Téa Leoni, Alessandro Nivola, Laura Dern,  Ratings IMDb: 5.9 by 306k people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 49% by 185 … Continue reading

Aftershock (2012)

R2V Summary Only a watch if you like violence, blood and gore. Duration 1h 29m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R, France: 12  Source of story An original screenplay inspired by a 2010 Chile earthquake Director Nicolás López Writers/Script Nicolás López, Eli Roth, Guillermo Amoedo Starring Eli Roth, Andrea Osvárt, Ariel Levy, Natasha Yarovenko, Nocolás Martínez, … Continue reading

Final Destination (2000)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R  Source of story An original screenplay, apparently originally written as an X-Files episode. Director James Wong Writers/Script James Wong, Glen Morgan, Jeffrey Reddick Starring Devon Sawa, Ali Larter, Kerr Smith, Kristen Cloke, Chad Donella, Seann William Scott, Tony Todd, Amanda Detmer Ratings IMDb: 6.7 by 234,098 people.  Rotten … Continue reading

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Duration 2h 1m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Sweden: 15  Source of story A real event fictionalised in a novel by James Elroy Director Brian De Palma Writers/Script Josh Friedman Starring Josh Hartnett, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, Mia Kirshner, Fiona Shaw, John Kavanagh, Rose McGowan, Ian McNeice,  Ratings IMDb: 5.6 by 71,852 people.  Rotten … Continue reading

Afternoon Delight (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 18, USA: R,  Source of story The content relates to a song with sexy lyrics by the “Starland Vocal Band” in 1976.  Director Jill Soloway Writers/Script Jill Soloway Starring Kathryn Hahn, Jane Lynch, Josh Radnor, Juno Temple,  Ratings IMDb: 5.7 by 9720 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 66% by 83 reviewers.. Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

Just Go With It (2011)

Duration 1h 57m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Brazil: 10,  Source of story Hold onto your hats! Based on a 1969 film “Cactus Flower”, itself based on a Broadway play of the same name, based on a French stage play “Fleur de Cactus”.  Director Dennis Dugan Writers/Script Allan Loeb, Timothy Dowling,  Starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer … Continue reading

Bronco Billy (1980)

Duration 1h 56m Ratings UK: A, USA:  Source of story There was a Western producer called Bronco Billy Anderson back in the 1920s in Hollywood, but only the name is a connection. Director Clint Eastwood Writers/Script Dennis Hackin Starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Geoffrey Lewis, Scatman Crothers, Bill McKinney, Sam Bottoms, Dan Vadis, William Prince, … Continue reading

M.A.S.H. (1970)

Duration 1h 56m  Ratings UK: X (original cut), USA: R,  Source of story A novel of the same name by Richard Hooker (a sudonym for a number of ex Korean War Doctors) Director Robert Altman Writers/Script Ring Lardner Jr. Starring Donald Sutherland, Elliot Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman, Robert Duvall, Jo Ann Pflug, Gary Burghoff … Continue reading

The Dilemma (2011)

Duration 1h 51m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Ron Howard Writers/Script Allan Loeb Starring Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah, Sandy Marshall Elevator Pitch: Ronny and Nick are a couple of good friends who have an embryo  concept car company, and get a job … Continue reading

Modern Adult Comedies – A Podcast

Five modern adult comedies to help you pass the time during the COVID 19 Lockdown TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/kBkcCl5ldBU

Classic Adult Comedies – A Podcast

Five classic adult comedies to help you pass the time during the COVID 19 Lockdown TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/M7-xqFIpqfY

PODCAST – ALIEN INVASIONS

Five Alien Invasion movies to help you pass the time during the COVID 19 Lockdown CLICK HERE TO VIEW PODCAST: https://youtu.be/bxJ67doZNek

PODCAST – FIVE SHOOT’EM UPS

Five Shoot’Em Ups TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST CLICK HERE: https://youtu.be/qJFmNw1anJk

Goodfellas (1990)

Duration 2h 26m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book, Wiseguy, itself based on real events by Nicholas Pileggi Director Martin Scorsese Writers/Script Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese Starring Robert De Nero, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sovino, Tony Darrow, Frank Vincent, Debi Mazar, Michael Imperioli, Samuel L. Jackson, Elevator Pitch: A young … Continue reading

Queen & Slim (2020 in Spain)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay, although linked by critics to Bonney and Clyde and Thelma and Louise (I favour the latter) Director First time director Melina Matsoukas Writers/Script Lena Waithe (story Lena Waithe, James Frey) Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Jodie Turner-Smith, Bokeen Woodbine, Chloë Sevigny, Elevator Pitch: An uptight … Continue reading

Bombshell (2020 in Spain)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Based on real events in Fox News over the duration of its existence. Director Jay Roach Writers/Script Charles Randolph Starring Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, John Lithgow, Allison Janney, Malcolm McDowell, Kate McKinnon, Elevator Pitch: Roger Ailes, the CEO of Fox News, generally known for … Continue reading

American Psycho (2000)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis Director Mary Harron Writers/Script Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner Starring Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherpoon, Samantha Mathis, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe, Cara Seymour, Krista Sutton, Elevator Pitch: Patrick Bateman is one of … Continue reading

Did You Hear About the Morgans (2009)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Director Marc Lawrence Writers/Script Marc Lawrence Starring Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Kelly, Sam Elliot, Mary Steenburger, Kim Shaw, Wilford Brimley Elevator Pitch: Paul Morgan and Meryl Morgan are a separated couple, due to his infidelity. They are both busy … Continue reading

Species (1995)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A more or less original screenplay Director Roger Donaldson Writers/Script Dennis Feldman Starring Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, Natasha Henstridge, Michelle Williams, Elevator Pitch: A scientist gets a group of specialists together whose job will be to track down and kill … Continue reading

The Curse of the Jade Scorpion (2001)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Woody Allen Writers/Script Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Elizabeth Berkley, Helen Hunt, Dan Aykroyd, Charlize Theron, Elevetor Pitch: CW Briggs is an insurance investigator who always solves the cases he is given. But he is faced with change in the insurance company … Continue reading

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