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John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Elevator Pitch. In what seems to be an alternative reality, John Wick, the super assassin is attempting to retire, but is required by the head of an Italian crime sindicate as a result of a blood debt, to eliminate the man’s sister for his own advancement. Despite insurmountable difficulties Wick carries out the task, but … Continue reading

47 Ronin (2013)

Duration 2h 8m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A traditional Japanese folk tale. Writers/Script Chris Morgan, Hossein Amini Additional Info Story by Chris Morgan and Walter Hamadi. The making of this movie is something of a saga itself. The studio execs wanted Keanu Reeves to have more screen time, and the love interest and … Continue reading

John Wick (2014)

Released 2014 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Derek Kolstad Director Chad Stahelski, David Leitch Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist, Alfie Allen, Willen Dafoe, Adrianne Palicki, Toby Leonard Moore, Bridget Moynahan, John Leguizamo, Ian McShane Elevator Pitch A man has his house trashed, his dog killed and his car stolen … Continue reading

The Matrix Reloaded

Released 2003 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The first film, and although not acknowledged a number of early SF stories. Writer/s Script The Wachowskis Writer/s Story The Wachowskis Director The Wachowskis Starring Monica Bellucci, Lawrence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Plinkett-Smith, Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving Elevator Pitch In the far future machines are using humans … Continue reading

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Released 2008 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The Edmund H North 1951 screenplay and a story by Harry Bates. Writer/s script David Scarpa Director Scott Derrickson Starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith, John Cleese, John Hamm. Kyle Chandler Elevator Pitch A spacecraft lands in Central Park and disgorges a human like … Continue reading

The Matrix

Released 1999 Rating 15 in UK Director The Wachowskis Writer/s The Wachowskis Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving, Joe Pantoliano Source of story An original screenplay, but in my view following a legacy of SF stories over many years. Elevator Pitch Far in the future machines have taken over the world, and … Continue reading

The Matrix (3): Revolutions

Released 2003 Rating 15 in UK Director The Wachowskis Writer/s The Wachowskis Starring Monica Bellucci, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Plinkett-Smith, Keanu Reeves, Bruce Spence, Hugo Weaving Source of story The earlier Matrix offerings and actually some legendary SF. Elevator Pitch The earth is dark and desolate and somewhere machines are using humans to produce … Continue reading

Knock Knock (2015)

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

The Gift (2000)

Released 2000 Rating 15 in UK Director Sam Raimi Writer/s Billy Bob Thornton, Tom Epperson Starring Cate Blanchett, Katie Holms, Greg Kinnear, Giovanni Ribisi, Keanu Reeves, Hilary Swank, Gary Cole, J.K.Simmons Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch The disappearance of a young married woman in a small community focuses attention on the local clairvoyant, … Continue reading

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