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Judi Dench

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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (2016)

Duration 2h 7m Ratings UK: 12A, USA:  Source of story A novel of the same name by Ransom Riggs,  Director Tim Burton Writers/Script Jane Goldman, Starring Eva Green, Asa Butterworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Judi Dench, Rupert Everett, Allison Janney, Chris O’Dowd, Terence Stamp,  Ratings IMDb: 6.7 by 154,796 people. Rotten Tomatoes:  64% by 249 critics. Elevator … Continue reading

Bond 24: Spectre (2015)

Duration 2h 28m Ratings UK: 12, USA: PG-13, Norway: 12, Source of story Using the characters developed by Ian Fleming and riffing off the previous Bond 23, a new screenplay unrelated to any Fleming story.  Director Sam Mendes Writers/Script John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth Starring Daniel Craig, Chrsitoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph … Continue reading

Bond 23: Skyfall (2012)

Duration 2h 23m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Nearly everywhere 12ish. Source of story An original screenplay using the characters developed by Ian Fleming and preivous Bonds. Director Sam Mendes, Writers/Script Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, John Logan Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Mariohe, Albert Finney, Ben Whshaw, Rory Kinnear, … Continue reading

Philomena (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, most countries 12 or 13 Source of story A book of the same name by Martin Sixsmith Director Stephen Frears Writers/Script Steve Coogan, Jeff Pope Starring Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Barbara Jefford, Peter Hermann, Charlie Murphy, Anna Maxwell Martin Ratings IMDb: 7.6 by 92,997 … Continue reading

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A possible, or impossible, series of events in the life of the Bard in 1593 as he is writing Romeo and Juliet Director John Madden Writers/Script Marc Norman, Tom Stoppard Starring Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Joseph Fiennes, Antony Sher, Martin Clunes, Sandra Reinton, Simon Callow, Judi … Continue reading

Bond 19: The World in Not Enough (1999)

Elevator Pitch When the daughter of an oil tycoon escapes from her kidnappers, and the tycoon himself in terminated in the MI6 building, James Bond is set to unravel a complex plot, involving oil pipelines in Azerbaijan and atomic bombs in Turkey. He is required to protect the tycoon’s daughter whose motives may be suspect … Continue reading

Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Elevator Pitch. A wilful and intelligent young woman, the second of five daughters of a Derbyshire landowner, all of whom their mother wants to marry off, rejects a possible suitor and comes to the attention of a rich but reticent young aristocrat, who is attracted to her despite her more lowly birth; when he insults … Continue reading

Bond 18: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 13 Source of story Earlier Bond films – retaining the characters of 007, M, Q and Miss Moneypenny but little else. Writers/Script Bruce Feirstein Additional Info The car enthusiasts tell us that 17 BMW 7 Series were used in the film, most of them for a set piece in a … Continue reading

Bond 20: Die Another Day (2002)

Duration 2h 13m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story All the other Bond films and Ian Fleming’s characters Writers/Script Neal Purvis, Robert Wade Additional Info This film said to reference every other Bond film before it. Director Lee Tamahori Starring Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Toby Stephens, Rosamund Pike, Rick Yune, Judi Dench, John Cleese, Michael … Continue reading

Jane Eyre (2011)

Duration 2h 0m Rating (UK) PG Source of story Novel of the same name by Charlotte Brontë Writer/s Script Moira Buffini Director Cary Fukunaga Starring Mia Wasikowska, Jamie Bell, Sally Hawkins, Simon McBurney, Judi Dench, Michael Fassbender, Imogen Poots Elevator Pitch A young woman who has been abandoned by her rich aunt finds a position … 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

The Second Best Marigold Hotel (2015)

Released 2015 Rating PG Director John Madden Writer/s John Madden, Ol Parker Starring Dev Patel, Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Richard Gere, David Strathairn, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup Source of story A sequel to the Best Marigold Hotel Elevator Pitch Sonny is aiming to expand the hotel but his efforts are being frustrated by … Continue reading

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director John Madden Writer/s Ol Parker Starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel, Tina Desai Source of story Book by Deborah Moggach Elevator Pitch A bunch of British pensioners arrive at the Best Marigold Hotel in Jaipur, for their … Continue reading

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