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Colin Firth

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The Happy Prince (2019 in Spain)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The possible last three yeas of the life of Oscar Wilde Director Rupert Everett Writers/Script Rupert Everett Starring Rupert Everett, Colin Firth, Colin Morgan, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Anna Chancellor, Ronald Pickup Elevator Pitch: Oscar Wilde is released from jail and takes up residence in Paris, … Continue reading

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

Elevator Pitch In the early 1970s Control, the head of MI6, suspects that there is a mole in the senior management and, on the possibility of finding out who it is, sends Jim Prideaux to Hungary. But Prideaux is shot and as a result Control and his right hand man George Smiley are sacked. Later … Continue reading

Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Elevator Pitch Twenty-five years after the Banks family’s original problems, the former children now adults are in trouble. Michael, a widower with three children, has tenuous employment in the bank and Jane, his sister is campaigning for worker’s security. They have no money and are about to be evicted from the family home, when magically … Continue reading

Kursk (2018)

Elevator Pitch When a HP (Hydrogen Peroxide)  torpedo explodes in the forward compartment of the Kursk, Russia’s premier nulcear submarine, all but 23 of the vessel’s 118 man crew are killed. The remainder survive in the aftermost compartment and await rescue. On shore the wives wait for news and are told lies by the assembled … Continue reading

Before I Go to Sleep (2014)

Elevator Pitch: A woman wakes up in bed next to a man who she does not know. What is going on?  He explains that he is her husband and that she had an accident years ago which resulted in her waking up every day with no memory of anything from the previous day or before. She … Continue reading

Mamma Mia 2! Here We Go Again (2018)

Elevator Pitch. You remember Mamma Mia? Well, this outing lets us know how the young Donna managed to have sex with three different guys in the same week, and then how her life pans out on the Greek island. And now – in the film’s present (maybe 2005) – Sophie, her daughter, has rebuilt the … Continue reading

The Last Legion (2007)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Very loosely based on abook by Valerio Manfredi Writers/Script Jez and Tom Butterworth (Story by Carlo Carlei, Peter Rader, Valerio Manfredi) Additional Info This outing seemed to be edging towards King Arthur, and the film of that name made in 2004 also involved Hadrian’s Wall which, … Continue reading

Bridget Jones (2): The Edge of Reason

Released 2004 Rating 15 in UK Director Beeban Kidron Writer/s Helen Fielding, Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis, Adam Brooks Starring Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Colin Firth, Neil Pearson, Hugh Grant, Jacinda Barrett, Sally Phillips, James Callis, Shirley Henderson, Alex Jennings Source of story Novel by Helen Fielding and the previous film. Elevator … Continue reading

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Released 2001 Rating 15 in UK Director Sharon Maguire Writer/s Helen Fielding, Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis Starring Renée Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, Jim Broadbent, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant, Shirley Henderson, Sally Phillips, James Callis, Honor Blackman, Neil Pearson Source of story A newspaper column then a book by Helen Fielding Elevator Pitch A thirty … Continue reading

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Matthew Vaughn Writer/s Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman Starring Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, Samuel L Jackson, Mark Strong Source of story A graphic novel Elevator Pitch A maniac tech billionaire has a plan to reduce the population of the earth by turning the inhabitants against each other. But standing … Continue reading

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