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The Cold Light of Day (2012)

Elevator Pitch. After a family holiday on a large yacht in the Costas goes disasterously wrong, Will, a young man with business problems finds himself on the run in Madrid after his father has been shot, chased by the CIA and in pursuit of a brief case, which, if he can retrieve it, will result … Continue reading

Contact (1997)

Duration 2h 30m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel of the same name. Director Robert Zemeckis Writers/Script James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg (story by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan) Starring David Morse, Jodie Foster, William Fichtner, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, James Woods, Angela Bassett, Rob Lowe, Jake Busey, … Continue reading

Criminal (2016)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Douglas Cook, David Weisberg Additional Info I like to look at the IMDb trivia to see if there is anything interesting that people have uploaded. This film seems to have garnered a mass of what look like press releases, so here’s a … Continue reading

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics character, and the first film Captain America: The First Avenger. Writers/Script Christopher Marcus, Stephen McFeely (story by Ed Brubaker, Steve Epting, Michael Lark and a large number of Marvel authors developed the characters). Additional Info The first scene is filmed on Sealaunch Commander, … Continue reading

Clear and Present Danger (1994)

Duration 2h 21m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A book of the same name by Tom Clancy Writers/Script Donald E Stewart, Steven Zaillian, John Milius Additional Info At one point a large house is blown up, apparently done for real using the house of a divorcee who wished to erase bits of her previous … Continue reading

Come and Find Me (2016)

Duration 1h 52m Rating (USA) R Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Zack Whedon Additional Info The hunt ends up in Vancouver, for once playing itself. Director Zack Whedon Starring Aaron Paul, Annabelle Wallis, Garret Dillahunt, Elevator Pitch The photographer girlfriend of a young graphic designer disappears, but after a year he is able … Continue reading

Captain America 1: The First Avenger (2011)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel comic character by Joe Simn and Jack Kirby Writers/Script Christopher Marcus, Stephen McFeely Additional Info The climax of this film takes place in a flying wing type aircraft. As a child I had an Observer’s Book of Aircraft from the 1950s which featured several … Continue reading

The Cobbler (2014)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Tom McCarthy, Paul Sado Additional Info According to IMDb this film was only released in Italy, and one assumes it went to video thereafter. Director Tom McCarthy Starring Adam Sandler, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi, Melonie Diaz, Method Man, Dustin Hoffman, Ellen … Continue reading

Cleaner (2007)

Duration 1h 28m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Matthew Aldrich Director Renny Harlin Starring Samuel L Jackson, Ed Harris, Eva Mendes, Luis Guzman, Elevator Pitch A former police officer, now cleaning up crime scenes, takes on a job of cleaning up a homicide in a mansion, but later finds … Continue reading

Coming to America (1988)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screen play Writer/s Script David Sheffield, Barry W Blaustein Writer/s Story Eddie Murphy – although the producers were sued by Art Buchwald who claimed that it was a rehash of a script which had been optioned by Paramount. He won. Director John Landis Starring … Continue reading

The Change-Up (2011)

Duration 1h 52m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Director David Dobkin Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin Elevator Pitch While urinating in a fountain two friends wish to have each other’s lives. One is a successful lawyer with a demanding … Continue reading

Columbus Circle (2012)

Duration 1h 22m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script George Gallo, Kevin Pollak Director George Gallo Starring Selma Blair, Amy Smart, Kevin Pollak, Giovanni Ribisi, Beau Bridges, Jason Lee Elevator Pitch When an old lady inhabiting a luxury apartment dies under unusual circumstances the police are on the case, and … Continue reading

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