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Alien Vs Predator (2004)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Characters from the Alien franchise and the Predator franchise – unlikely as this may seem. And the actual story possibly taken from an AvP comic. Director Paul W.S. Anderson Writers/Script Paul W.S. Anderson (Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Alien characters, Jim Thomas John Thomas Predator characters) Starring … Continue reading

Amazing Grace (2019 in Spain)

Duration 1h 29m Rating (UK) U Source of story This is a documentary – really a film of the making of a film to accomoany the release of a 1972 LP Director Sydney Pollack Writers/Script NA Starring Aretha Franklin, James Cleveland, the Southern California Community Choir, conductor Alexander Hamilton Elevator Pitch: Aretha Franklin, who had … Continue reading

Ad Astra (2019)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director James Gray Writers/Script James Gray, Ethan Gross Starring Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, John Ortiz, Liv Tyler, Elevator Pitch: The earth is being subjected to power surges possibly originating from the vicinity of Neptune where, space explorer Clifford … Continue reading

Annabelle (2014)

Duration 2h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A screenplay derived from a previous film. Director John R. Leonetti Writers/Script Gary Dauberman Starring Ward Horton, Annabelle Wallis, Afre Woodard. Elevator Pitch: When a young doctor, John Form,  presents his pregnant wife with an antique porcelain doll, of considerable size, strange things begin to happen, … Continue reading

Annabelle (3) Comes Home

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story It is a riff on the activities of Ed and Lorraine Warren who were actual paranormal investigators (controversially) back in the 1960s and 70s America. Director Gary Dauberman Writers/Script Gary Dauberman (story by James Wan) Starring Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, … Continue reading

Apollo 11 (2019)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) U Source of story A documentary of the real events in 1969 Director Todd Douglas Miller Writers/Script A selection of original footage and commentary Starring Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins Elevator Pitch: In 1961 President John F. Kennedy announced a programme of space exploration to terminate in the planting … Continue reading

Ant-Man (2015)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics character by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby Director Peyton Reed Writers/Script Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay, Paul Rudd Starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas, Evengeline Lilly, Corey Stoll, Anthony Mackie, Judy Greer, Michael Peña, Hayley Atwell, John Slattery, Stan Lee Elevator Pitch: … Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The original comic characters by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko some comic stories and the previous outings. Director Marc Webb Writers/Script James Vanderbilt, Alvin Sargent, Steve Kloves Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Stan Lee, Elevator Pitch: Young student … Continue reading

The Age of Innocence (1993)

Duration 2h 19m Rating (UK) U Source of story A novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, written in 1920. Director Martin Scorsese Writers/Script Jay Cocks, Martin Scorsese Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Michelle Pfeiffer, Winona Ryder, Richard E. Grant, Alec McCowen, Miriam Margolyes, Siân Phillips, Michael Gough, Jonathan Pryce, Claire Bloom Elevator Pitch: In the … Continue reading

The Amityville Horror (2005)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel by Jay Anson published in 1977 inspired the events of 1974 when Ronald DeFeo Jr shot and killed six members of his family and the subsequent occupation of the house by the Lutz family. Director Andrew Douglas Writers/Script Scott Kosar (Sandor Stern the earlier … Continue reading

Atomic Blonde (2017)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Based on a graphic novel “The Coldest City” written by Anthony Johnston and illustrated by Sam Hart. Director David Leitch Writers/Script Kurt Johnstad Starring Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, Eddie Marsan, John Goodman, Toby Jones, James Faulkner, Sofia Boutella, Bill Skarsgård Elevator Pitch: In the days before … Continue reading

African Queen (1951)

Elevator Pitch A Christian mission manned by a preacher and his sister in German East Africa is serviced by an antique river boat the African Queen, operated by a disreputable Canadian captain. After the breakout of WWI the Germans burn down the mission and the preacher dies, leaving the sister with no option but to … Continue reading

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