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Josh Brolin

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Men in Black 3 (2012)

Elevator Pitch. The alien Boris the Animal escapes from confinement on the moon where Agent K put him forty years ago and travels back in time to change events. When Agent J finds that his partner is not who he thought he was, and there is no sign of K, he realises what has happened … Continue reading

True Grit (2010)

Elevator Pitch. When the father of a girl is killed by an outlaw she determines to hunt him down with the help of Deputy Marshall “Rooster” Cogburn; the murderer, who it seems has disappeared into the badlands with an outlaw gang, is also being hunted by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf for killing a senator, and so … Continue reading

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy Writer/s Script Joel and Ethan Coen Additional Info The author writes his books just like a screenplay, all in great detail. Super for action sequences – not so good for making a cup of coffee. Director The … Continue reading

Old Boy (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A South Korean film similarly named and apparently a manga comic. Writer/s Script Mark Protosevich Writer/s Story Garon Tsuchiya, Nobuaki Minegisha (the manga comic) Director Spike Lee Starring Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Sharlto Copley, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Imperioli Elevator Pitch An alcoholic marketing executive is imprisoned … Continue reading

Gangster Squad (2013)

Released 2013 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Real events and a book by Paul Lieberman Writer/s script Will Beall Director Ruben Fleischer Starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Mireille Enos, Emma Stone, Nick Nolte, Anthony Mackie, Robert Patrick Elevator Pitch In 1949 Los Angeles the criminal underworld controls the city, paying off many … Continue reading

American Gangster

Released 2007 Rating 18 in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Steven Zaillian Starring Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chewetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, John Ortiz, Cuba Gooding Jr, Armand Assante, Idris Elba (a walk-on) Source of story Inspired by true events and an article by Mark Jacobson Elevator Pitch When a gangland overlord dies his right hand … Continue reading

Hail Caesar

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director The Coens Writer/s The Coens Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Feinnes, Alden Ehrenreich, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Francis McDormand, Jonah Hill, Michael Gambon Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In 1951 the Manager of Capitol Pictures in LA tries to keep the lid … 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

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