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Albert Brooks

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Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Duration 1h 41m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG, South Africa: 10  Source of story The original 1960s TV show, which is the origin of three of the four stories. Director John Landis, Steven Spielberg, Joe Dante, George Miller Writers/Script John Landis, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Melissa Matheson, Jerome Boxiby, Rod Serling,  Robert Garland, Starring Dan … Continue reading

Taxi Driver (1976)

Duration 1h 54m Ratings UK: X, USA: R, Many places: 18. Source of story An original screenplay Director Martin Scorsese Writers/Script Paul Schrader Starring Peter Boyle, Albert Brooks, Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Harvey Keitel, Cybill Shepherd,   Ratings IMDb: 8.3 by 716,228 people. Rotten Tomatoes: 96% by 92 critics. Elevator Pitch: Travis Bickle is a … Continue reading

This is 40 (2012)

Duration 2h 14m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Two characters who made minor appearances in “Knocked Up”. Director Judd Apatow Writers/Script Judd Apatow Starring Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Maude Apatow, Iris Apatow, Jason Segal, Megan Fox, Charlyne Yi, Chris O’Dowd, Lena Dunham, Albert Brooks,John Lithgow, Tatum O’Neal, Melissa McCarthy, Bill Hader Elevator Pitch: Debbie … Continue reading

Out of Sight (1998)

Elevator Pitch A bunch of criminals are in Detroit to rob a financier of his trove of uncut diamonds. They include Jack Foley and his associate Buddy, black former boxer Maurice Miller and two associates, all of them given information by the idiotic Glenn. They are being pursued by US Marshal Karen Sisco. All of … Continue reading

Drive

Released 2011 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book by James Sallis Writer/s script Hossein Amini Director Nicholas Winding Refn Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Albert Brooks, Oscar Isaac, Ron Perlman Elevator Pitch A young talented car driver divides his time between working as a mechanic, stunt driving and acting as a … Continue reading

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