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David Thewlis

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The Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Elevator Pitch. In 1184 a young blacksmith, Balian, finds that he is the illegitimate son of a crusader knight, and joins his band on its way to Jerusalem. In a minor skirmish the knight is killed but Balian carries on to Jerusalem, where he joins the court and restores the lands he has inherited. The … Continue reading

Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

Elevator Pitch A young doctor arrives at the gate of a gloomy Victorian mansion in an isolated location, and is welcomed by the superintendent of what is a small asylum where the residents seem to be free to indulge in their madness, whatever it is. Amongst the patients is an attractive woman who gives every … Continue reading

RED 2 (2013)

Elevator Pitch. Former CIA agent Frank Moses and his young girfriend once more find themselves being hunted by gunmen apparently due to his involvement in an operation called Nightshade. They are rescued by a former colleague, and despite an increasing level of danger, they recruit the assassins sent to dispatch them and go in search … Continue reading

The Omen (2006)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The 1976 film, actually scripted by the same writer, and to all intents the same film, updated. Writers/Script David Selzer Additional Info This is my own bit of trivia: When the ambassador meets the priest in the rain under a London arch a figure in red … Continue reading

Timeline (2003)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Michael Crichton Writers/Script Jeff Maguire, George Nolfi Additional Info The finished movie was recut several time by the director on the instructions of the studio. Michael Crichton disliked it so much that he never allowed any more of his … Continue reading

Wonder Woman (2017)

Duration 2h 21m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A DC Comics Character created by William Moulton Marston Writer/s Script Allan Heinberg Writer/s Story Zack Snyder, Allan Heinberg, Jason Fuchs Director Patty Jenkins Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Ewen Bremner, Eugene Brave Rock, Lucy Davis, James Cosmo … Continue reading

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 12A In UK Director James March Writer/s Anthony McCarten Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis, Source of story Book by Jane Hawking Elevator Pitch Stephen Hawking is a young brilliant theoretical scientist whose life is predicted to be short when he is diagnosed with motor-neurone disease. But he has married a … Continue reading

Anomalisa (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Duke Johnson, Charlie Kaufman Writer/s Charlie Kaufman Starring David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan Source of story An “audio play” by Charlie Kaufman Elevator Pitch A writer of a book about customer services checks into a hotel in Cincinnati where he is to give a promotional talk … Continue reading

Regression (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Alejandro Amenabar Writer/s Alesandro Amenabar Starring Ethen Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A girl who accuses her father of raping her, is “regressed” by a psychologist and seems to have been involved in satanic ritual, leading the detective on the … Continue reading

London Boulevard

Released 2010 Rating 18 in UK Director William Monahan Writer/s William Monahan Starring Colin Farrell, Keira Knightly, Ray Winston, David Thewlis, Eddie Marsan, Sanjeev Baskar, Source of story Book by Ken Bruen Elevator Pitch A hardened criminal comes out of jail and in trying to go straight gets a job minding a fragile celebrity who … Continue reading

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