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Killing Me Softly (2002)

Duration 1h 44m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book of the same name by Nicci (Sean) French Writers/Script Kara Lindstrom Additional Info I usually read through the Wikipedia descriptions of the films I critique, and I am sometimes struck by the fact that these can differ from what is actually on screen. This … Continue reading

Knights of Badassdoom (2013)

Duration 1h 26m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Kevin Dreyfuss, Matt Wall Additional Info Apparently Live Action Role Players (LARPers) get out into the American countryside quite a bit. Director Joe Lynch Starring Peter Dinklage, Summer Glau, Ryan Kwanten, Jimmi Simpson, Steve Zahn (Mostly TV actors) Elevator Pitch A group … Continue reading

King Arthur (2004)

Duration 2h 6m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A version of the Arthurian legend Writers/Script David Franzoni Additional Info There may be people who do not know about King Arthur, but he has been a legendary figure in UK since the middle ages when the monks at Glastonbury claimed to have found his grave, … Continue reading

Knight and Day (2010)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Patrick O’Neil officially but during its time in development hell the following: Scott Frank,Laeta Kalogridis, Ted Griffin, Dana Fox, Simon Kinberg Director James Mangold Starring Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Peter Sarsgaard, Viola Davis, Paul Dano, Maggie Grace, Gal Gadot Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A graphic novel by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr and the first film Writer/s Script Jeff Waldow Director Jeff Waldow Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, Morris Chestnut, Clark Duke, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Leguizamo, Jim Carrey, Benedict Wong, Iain Glen Elevator Pitch Dave (Kick-Ass) wants … Continue reading

King Kong (2005)

Duration 3h 7m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The 1933 film of the same name scripted by James Creelman and Ruth Rose. Writer/s Script Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson Writer/s Story In 1933 – Edgar Wallace and Merian C Cooper Director Peter Jackson Starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Andy … Continue reading

Knocked Up (2007)

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A not very original screenplay (in my view and that of a couple of authors) Writer/s Script Judd Apatow Director Judd Apatow Starring Seth Rogan, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Jay Baruchel, Jonah Hill, Harold Ramis, Alan Tudyk, Kristen Wiig and some celebrities Elevator … Continue reading

The Kingdom

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Matthew Michael Carnahan Director Peter Berg Starring Jamie Foxx. Chris Cooper, Jennifer Garner, Jason Bateman, Ashraf Barhom, Jeremy Piven, Richard Jenkins, Kyle Chandler Elevator Pitch An American compound in Riyadh is attacked by terrorists disguised as police, and so an FBI team … Continue reading

A Knight’s Tale

Released 2001 Rating PG in UK Director Brian Helgeland Writer/s Brian Helgeland Starring Heath Ledger, Rufus Sewell, Shannyn Sossamon, Paul Bettany, Laura Fraser, Mark Addy, Alan Tudyk, James Purefoy, Christopher Cazenove Source of story An original screenplay – but I think the director had seen one of those medieval tournaments put on by a group … Continue reading

Knock Knock

Released 2015 Rating 18 in UK Director Eli Roth Writer/s Eli Roth, Nicolas Lopez Starring Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas Source of story A remake of “Death Game” from 1977. Elevator Pitch Two young women turn up at the door of a luxury house, inhabited by an architect whose wife and chidren are … Continue reading

Killing Them Softly

Released 2012 Rating 18 in UK Director Andrew Dominik Writer/s Andrew Dominik Starring Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben mendelsohn, James Gandolfini, Richard Jenkins, Ray Liotta Source of story A book by George V.Higgins Elevator Pitch After a pretty amateur stick-up of a mob financed poker game a hit man is tasked with identifying the protragonists … Continue reading

Kajaki (Kilo Two Bravo)

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Paul Katis Writer/s Tom Williams Starring No-one we’ve ever heard of Source of story Based on real events Elevator Pitch Afghanistan 2006. One of a patrol of British soldiers accidentally steps on a mine. Others rush to his aid. There are more explosions, and several of them are … Continue reading

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