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Jeffrey Wright

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The Goldfinch (2019)

Duration 2h 29m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A very long book of the same name by Donna Tartt Director John Crowley Writers/Script Peter Straughan Starring Oakes Fegley, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman, Jeffrey Wright, Luke Wilson, Sarah Paulson, Elevator Pitch: When a terrorist bomb goes off in the Metripolitan Museum of  Art Theo Decker … Continue reading

Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire (2013)

Elevator Pitch Katnis and Peeta, the survivors of the 74th Hunger Games are taken round the 12 districts to in some way to promote the dictatorship and Katnis is cautioned by President Snow to make it work, since he is concerned that she may become a symbol for rebellion rather than unity. He then announces … Continue reading

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 (2015)

Elevator Pitch After receiving medical attention Katniss is tasked with continuing as the symbolic leader of the rebellion against the Capitol, and joins a group of old friends who have the job of following the front line while being filmed for propoganda purposes, but their progress towards the centre is impeded by booby traps, which … Continue reading

Game Night (2018)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Perez Additional Info John Francis Daley was the writer of Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2 and was a regular in Bones. Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, … Continue reading

Source Code (2011)

Duration 1h 33m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Ben Ripley Additional Info The director is the son of David Bowie Director Duncan Jones Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga, Jeffrey Wright, Russell Peters, Scott Bakula Elevator Pitch A former helicopter pilot wakes up on a train, apparently in the … Continue reading

D-Tox (2002)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story 1999 book “Jitter Joint” by Howard Swindle Writers/Script Ron L Brinkerhoff Additional Info This movie had unsuccessful test screenings resulting in reshoots, but it still stayed on the shelf between 1999 and 2002. Director Jim Gillespie Starring Sylvester Stallone, Charles S Dutton, Polly Walker, Kris Kristofferson, … Continue reading

Bond 21: Casino Royale

Released 2006 Rating 15 in UK Director Martin Campbell Writer/s Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Paul Haggis Starring Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini Source of story Casino Royale the novel by Ian Fleming (Apparently followed closely) Elevator Pitch Bond is on the trail of a financier who uses terrorist … Continue reading

Bond 22: Quantum of Solace

Released 2008 Rating 12A in UK Director Marc Forster Writer/s Paul Haggis, Neil Purvis, Robert Wade Starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, Rory Kinnear, Tim Pigott-Smith, Source of story A continuation of Casino Royal, title apparently an Ian Fleming short story. Elevator Pitch The secret organisation Quantum has penetrated the … Continue reading

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Jim Jarmusch Writer/s Jim Jarmusch, Marion Bessay Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yeltsin, Jeffrey Wright, John Hurt Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple get together after time apart, she from Tangier, he in Detroit. They are vampires living in the 21st … Continue reading

Syriana

Released 2005 Rating 15 in UK Director Stephen Gaghan Writer/s Stephen Gaghan Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Jeffrey Wright, Mazhar Munir, Christopher Plummer, Chris Cooper, Amanda Peet, William Hurt, Mark Strong. Source of story Book by Robert Baer Elevator Pitch A multi-stranded tale involving the US oil industry, the CIA and middle eastern potentates. There … Continue reading

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