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Django Unchained (2012)

Duration 2h 45m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Said to relate to the 1966 film Django Writer/s Script Quentin Tarantino Director Quentin Tarantino Starring Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L Jackson, Walton Goggins, Don Johnson, Bruce Dern, Jonah Hill Elevator Pitch Two years before the civil war a dentist turned … Continue reading

The Deal (2008)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (USA) R (No release in UK) Source of story A 1991 novel of the same name by Peter Lefcourt (Audio book read by William H Macy) Writer/s Script William H Macy, Steven Schachter Director Steven Schachter Starring William H Macy, Meg Ryan, LL Cool J, Elliot Gould, Jason Ritter Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

DETROIT (2017)

Duration 2h 23m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Based on an actual event during the 1967 Detroit riots. Writer/s Script Mark Boal Director Kathryn Bigelow Starring John Boyega, Will Poulter, Algee Smith, Hannah Murray, Anthony Mackie Elevator Pitch During the 1967 Detroit riots the joke use of a starting pistol by an occupant of … Continue reading

The Da Vinci Code (2006)

Duration 2h 29m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A book of the same name by Dan Brown Writer/s Script Akiva Goldsman Director Ron Howard Starring Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Ian McKellan, Jean Reno, Paul Bettany, Alfred Molina Elevator Pitch When the curator of the Louvre is killed and his body disfigured by a symbol, … Continue reading

THE DARK TOWER (2017)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Apparently eight Stephen King novels of the same name Writer/s Script Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner, Anders Thomas Jensen, Nikolaj Arcel Director Nikolaj Arcel Starring Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Tom Taylor, Jackie Earle Haley, Katheryn Winnick Elevator Pitch The Dark Tower stands at the centre of the … Continue reading

DUNKIRK (2017)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Based on real events Writer/s Script Christopher Nolan Director Christopher Nolan Starring Fionn Whitehead, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Harry Styles Elevator Pitch In the summer of 1940 the British expeditionary force is boxed in on the beach at Dunkirk by a superior … Continue reading

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and environment from the first film Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Steve Cougan, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Elevator Pitch In order to apprehend a new villain the Anti-Villain League … Continue reading

DESPICABLE ME 3 (2017)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and themes from the previous movies. Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Elevator Pitch Gru, now married to Lucy, is expelled from the Anti-Villain League for … Continue reading

Divergent 2: Insurgent (2015)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Novel of the same name by Veronica Roth – although the film goes is own way – apparently. Writer/s Script Brian Duffield, Akiva Goldsman, Mark Bomback Director Robert Schwentke Starring Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Miles Teller, Octavia Spencer, Ashley Judd, Naomi Watts, … Continue reading

Driven (2001)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Sylvester Stallone Writer/s Story Jan Skrentny, Neal Tabachnick Director Renny Harlin Starring Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Kip Pardue, Stacy Edwards, Til Schweiger, Gina Gershon, Estella Warren, Robert Sean Leonard plus a number of real drivers. Elevator Pitch When a young very … Continue reading

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