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Dominic Cooper

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Need for Speed (2014)

Duration 2h 12m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11  Source of story A video game of the same name. Director Scott Waugh Writers/Script George Gatins, John Gatins Starring Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots, Rami Malek, Dakota Johnson, Michael Keaton,  Ratings IMDb: 6.4 by 167,512 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 22% from 187 reviewers. Review2view: 5/10 Elevator … Continue reading

The Duchess (2008)

Duration 1h 50m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Spain: 7  Source of story A book “Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire” by Amanda Foreman Director Saul Dibb Writers/Script Jeffrey Hatcher, Anders Thomas Jensen, Saul Dibb Starring Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney, John Shrapnel, Michael Medwin, Ratings IMDb: 6.9 by 80,000 … Continue reading

Stratton (2017)

Duration 1h 34m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R, Denmark: 15  Source of story Based on a series of novels by Duncan Falconer Director Simon West Writers/Script Warren Davis II, Duncan Falconer Starring Dominic Cooper, Austin Stowell, Gemma Chan, Connie Nielsen, Tom Felton, Thomas Kretchmann, Derek Jacobi,  Ratings IMDb: 4.8 by 4,673 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 0% by … Continue reading

An Education (2009)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A memoir by journalist Lynn Barber – still available complete on the Guardian website. Director Lone Scherfig Writers/Script Nick Hornby Starring Carey Mulligan, Olivia Williams, Alfred Molina, Cara Seymour, Peter Sarsgaard, Dominic Cooper, Rosamund Pike, Emma Thompson, Sally Hawkins, Elevator Pitch: A sixteen year old schoolgirl, … Continue reading

Dracula Untold (2014)

Duration 1h 32m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A slightly unusual take on the Dracula story Director Gary Shore Writers/Script Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless (Characters by Bram Stoker) Starring Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Charles Dance, Diarmaid Murtagh Elevator Pitch: When a Turkish army arrives at his door and demands 1000 boys to … Continue reading

Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)

Elevator Pitch The Warcraft universe contains a number of loosely related races on the side of the good, humans, dwarfs and elves and on the evil side orcs of one sort or another and some lesser races only seen imprisoned in cages in semi-darkness. Both sides have people capable of invoking magic spells and if … 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

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Seth Graham-Smith Writers/Script Seth Graham-Smith Additional Info It is said that despite the fact that the script was written by the author of the book, there are not many similarities between the two. It seems that essentially only the … Continue reading

Reasonable Doubt (2014)

Duration 1h 31m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Peter A Dowling Additional Info The director disowned this work, appearing on the titles as “Peter P Croudins”. Director Peter Howitt Starring Dominic Cooper, Samuel L Jackson, Gloria Reuben, Erin Karoluk Elevator Pitch A young prosecutor, on his way home after a … 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

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