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ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD (2018 in Spain)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Inspired (it says) by real events and a book Painfully Rich: The Outrageous Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Heirs of J. Paul Getty by John Pearson. Writers/Script David Scarpa Additional Info In the future this movie may be better known for the fact that, after it … Continue reading

A Perfect Getaway (2009)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script David Twohy Director David Twohy Starring Steve Zahn, Timothy Olyphant, Milla Jovovich, Chris Hemsworth Elevator Pitch A couple who are on their honeymoon are hiking on the beautiful Hawaiian island of Kauai when they hear that there have been murders carried out … Continue reading

American Dreamz (2006)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Paul Weitz Additional Info Although said not to be a satire, it was rumoured at the time that George Bush Jr never read the papers, and was said to wear an earpiece, like the fictional president, so people could tell him what … Continue reading

Aloha (2015)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Cameron Crowe Additional Info This movie is moderately famous for casting a white female in the role of a Hawaiian who is a quarter native Hawaiian, and a quarter Asian. Director Cameron Crowe Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, … Continue reading

Absolute Zero (2006)

Duration 1h 26m Rating (UK) None Source of story A not very original screenplay Writers/Script Sarah Watson Additional Info This TV movie seems to have been seen only in Australia and Singapore – and now Spain Director Robert Lee Starring Jeff Fahey and others we probably won’t hear of again. Elevator Pitch A change in … Continue reading

Analyse This (1999)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story This appears to have a relationship with the “Sopranos”, the film released two months after the first episode of the TV series aired. Writers/Script Peter Tolan, Kenneth Lonergan, Harold Ramis Additional Info Writers story:   Peter Tolan, Kenneth Lonergan Director Harold Ramis Starring Robert De Niro, … Continue reading

A Ghost Story (2017)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script David Lowery Additional Info I saw this at a screen in Madrid in English with Spanish subtitles. While waiting outside I watched the other dozen or so people leave with bemused expressions on their faces. Director David Lowery Starring Casey Affleck, Rooney … Continue reading

Angels & Demons (2009)

Duration 2h 18m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Dan Brown Writer/s Script David Koepp, Akiva Goldsman Additional Info The book actually preceded The Da Vinci Code, but the film presents the story as a sequel. Director Ron Howard Starring Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurur, Stellan Skarsgård, … Continue reading

Aeon Flux (2005)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Apparently an animated TV series by Peter Chung Writer/s Script Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi Director Karyn Kusama Starring Charlize Theron, Marton Csokas, Jonny Lee Miller, Sophie Okonedo, Frances McDormund, Pete Postlethwaite Elevator Pitch In the present day a virus has killed 99% of the world population, … Continue reading

The Astronaut’s Wife (1999)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A not very original screenplay Writer/s Script Rand Ravich Director Rand Ravich Starring Johnny Depp, Charlize Theron, Joe Morton, Clea DuVall, Nick Cassavetes, Samantha Eggar, Tom Noonan Elevator Pitch When two astronauts on a space walk are briefly out of touch with Houston, there is alarm … Continue reading

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Loosely based on a 1976 film scripted by John Carpenter Writer/s Script James DeMonaco Director Jean-Francois Richet Starring Ethan Hawke, Lawrence Fisgburne, Gabriel Byrne, Maria Bello, Drea de Matteo, John Leguizamo, Brian Dennehy Elevator Pitch A police station manned by a retiring cop, a drug dependent … Continue reading

Alien 6: Covenant (2017)

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Directly following Alien 5: Promethius Writer/s Script John Logan, Dante Harper Writer/s Story Jack Paglen, Michael Green. Characters: Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Director Ridley Scott Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Elevator Pitch The Covenant, a spaceship, carrying 2000 colonists and 15 crew all … Continue reading

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