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Emily Blunt

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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

A Quiet Place (2018)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski (Story by Bryan Woods, Scott Beck) Additional Info I was amused by the fact that critic Mark Kermode said on the radio that he had sent a tweet to the cast and to Michael Bay congratulating … Continue reading

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Paul Torday. Writers/Script Simon Beaufoy Additional Info The book is presented by means of emails, press releases, reports and diary entries. This is quirky and clever, and may have been the reason for its brief celebrity, but it is … Continue reading

Looper (2012)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Rian Johnson Additional Info In 2017 Rian Johnson is the latest director to take on the StarWars mantle Director Rain Johnson Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Garrett Dillahunt Elevator Pitch Late in 21st century … Continue reading

Gulliver’s Travels (2010)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Loosely based on the Jonathan Swift novels Writer/s Script Joe Stillman, Nicholas Stoller Director Rob Letterman Starring Jack Black, Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, Chris O’Dowd, James Corden, Catherine Tate Elevator Pitch Gulliver, a no hope mailroom assistant in a newspaper, blaggs his … Continue reading

Dan in Real Life

Released 2007 Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Pierce Gardner, Peter Hedges Writer/s Story Director Peter Hedges Starring Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Alison Pill, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney, Amy Ryan, Emily Blunt Elevator Pitch A widower with three difficult daughters goes to the family home on Rhode Island … Continue reading

The Girl on the Train

Released 2016 Rating 15 in UK Director Tate Taylor Writer/s Erin Cressida Wilson Starring Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux Source of story Book by Paula Hawkins Elevator Pitch A divorced woman regularly takes the train between her home and central New York, passing the house where she and her former husband lived. She also sees another … Continue reading

Sicario (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Denis Villeneuve Writer/s Taylor Sheridan Starring Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro Source of story An original sceenplay Elevator Pitch A female FBI officer joins a small team of specialists whose task is to manipulate the drug cartels based on the Mexican border. As time passes she … Continue reading

The Five Year Engagement

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Nicholas Stroller Writer/s Jason Segel, Director Starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie, Jackie Weaver, Rhys Ifans, Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch An “amusing” story about a chef and a female graduate who fall in love, but for a variety of reasons defer their … Continue reading

The Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Released 2014 Rating 12A in UK Director Doug Liman Writer/s Christopher McQarrie, Jez Butterworth Starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Brendan Gleeson, Bill Paxton, Source of story Book “All You Need is Kill” Horoshi Sakurazaka Elevator Pitch The earth armies are at war with an alien race, who have the ability to reset time, on the … Continue reading

The Adjustment Bureau

Released 2011 Rating  12A in UK Director George Nolfi Writer/s George Nolfi Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp, Anthony Mackie Source of story A short story by Phillip K Dick Elevator Pitch A potential US senator who may be even more goes a bit off the rails, so a group of mysterious men arrange … Continue reading

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