Helen Mirren

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Hobbs & Shaw (Of Fast & Furious)2019

Duration 2h 17m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Two characters who have appeared on opposite sides in recent F&F outings. Director David Leitch (He of John Wick and Atomic Blonde) Writers/Script Chris Morgan, Drew Pearce, (story by Chris Morgan characters by Gary Scott Thompson) Starring Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Helen … 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

Eye in the Sky (2015)

Elevator Pitch. After the death of one of their spies on the ground in Kenya the British military are prepared to use the American technology manifest in a drone piloted from the USA and the local secret service who have deployed an ornithopter, to follow the activities of a terrorist group, with the intent of … Continue reading

RED (2010)

Duration 2h 12m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A DC Comics graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner Writers/Script Jon Hoeber, Erich Hoeber Additional Info RED is supposed to stand for Retired and Extremely Dangerous Director Robert Schwentke Starring Bruce Willis, Mary-Louise Parker, Karl Urban, Rebecca Pidgeon, Morgan Freeman, Ernest Borgnine, John Malkovich, … Continue reading


Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Jay Roach Writer/s John McNamara Starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Elle Fanning Source of story Real events and book by Bruce Cook Elevator Pitch Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and nine others are called before Congress to answer allegations that they are members of the communist party. They … Continue reading

The Cook, the Thief his Wife and her Lover

Released 1989 Rating 18 in UK Director Peter Greenaway Writer/s Peter Greenaway Starring Michael Gambon, Helen Mirren, Alan Howard Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch A diabolical mafia boss holds court every day in a restaurant that he owns, and under his nose his wife carries on an affair with a book shop proprietor … Continue reading

State of Play

Released 2009 Rating 12A in UK Director Kevin Macdonald Writer/s Matthew Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray Starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren Source of story A UK TV series by Paul Abbott starring John Sim Elevator Pitch In the murky world of Washington politics a thief is killed and a young woman … Continue reading