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Kate Beckinsale

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Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

Elevator Pitch A young doctor arrives at the gate of a gloomy Victorian mansion in an isolated location, and is welcomed by the superintendent of what is a small asylum where the residents seem to be free to indulge in their madness, whatever it is. Amongst the patients is an attractive woman who gives every … Continue reading

Love and Friendship (2016)

Elevator Pitch Lady Susan Vernon, recently widowed and possibly down on her luck, although it is difficult to tell, is forced by circumstances to become a house guest of her sister-in-law. Also staying in the house is the young Reginald DeCourcy, who, even though he is aware of Susan’s reputation as a flirt, and despite … Continue reading

Nothing but the Truth (2008)

Elevator Pitch. A reporter working for a Washington newspaper,  breaks a story about a covert operation in Venezuela involving, to an extent, a female CIA operative who happens to have a daughter who is a member of the same soccer group as the reporter’s son; she is therefore able to confront the CIA agent, but … Continue reading

Total Recall (2013)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The 1990 original itself based on the Phillip K. Dick story We Remember it for You Wholesale. Writers/Script Kurt Wimmer, Mark Bomback (screen story by Ronald Shusett, Dan O’Bannon, Jon Povill, Kurt Wimmer) Additional Info The first Phillip K.Dick story to be used in a movie … Continue reading

Underworld 2: Evolution (2006)

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The first Underworld film Writer/s Script Danny McBride Writer/s Story Len Wiseman, Danny McBride, Kevin Grevioux Director Len Wiseman Starring Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Tony Curran, Derek Jacobi, Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen Elevator Pitch Selene, the super vampire, and Michael the Lycan/vampire hybrid are trying … Continue reading

The Aviator

Released 2004 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Real events Writer/s Script John Logan Director Martin Scorsese Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchette, Kate Beckinsale, John C Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Alan Alda, Ian Holm, Danny Huston, Gwen Stefani, Jude Law, Willem Dafoe Elevator Pitch Howard Hughes was obsessed by film making, aircraft and women. All feature … Continue reading

Underworld 4: Awakening

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story The earlier Underworld productions Writer/s script Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, J.Michael Stracznski, Allison Burnett Writer/s story Len Wiseman, John Hlavin – Characters: Kevin Grevioux, Danny McBride Director Måns Mårlind, Björn Stein Starring Kate Beckinsale, Stephen Rea, Michael Ealy, Charles Dance, Elevator Pitch Selene and Michael have been … Continue reading

Click

Released 2006 Rating 12A in UK Director Frank Coraci Writer/s Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe Starring Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff, Henry Winkler, Julie Kavner, Jonah Hill Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch An architect obsessed with his work to the detriment of his family life, is gifted with a remote … Continue reading

Underworld (1)

Released 2003 Rating 15 in UK Director Len Wiseman Writer/s Danny McBride Starring Kate Beckinsale, Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Scott Speedman. Source of story An original screenplay – to be followed by sequels, although it was claimed by White Wolf Inc that it was based on one of their published short stories. Elevator Pitch Not … Continue reading

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