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Kristen Wiig

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Masterminds (2016)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Loosely based on real events Director Jared Hess Writers/Script Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer, Emily Spivey (who also wrote the story) Starring Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Kate McKinnon, Elevator Pitch: Kelly, a former female employee of Loomis Fargo with links to small time … Continue reading

Her (2013)

Elevator Pitch A lonely writer of letters for the literally challenged, who is going through a divorce, forms a relationship with his computer operating system  which, it is claimed by the suppliers, will learn as it goes along, and when he chooses a female voice and the system chooses a name ‘Samantha’, the scene is … Continue reading

Date Night (2010)

Elevator Pitch Phil and Claire are a couple in a rut, who little else than go to work, look after their children and fall into bed. Having sex is no more than a distant memory, however they have initiated a “Date Night” where they go out to dinner somewhere. To do something more exciting they … Continue reading

Sausage Party (2016)

Elevator Pitch. In Shopwell’s Grocery Store the products for sale start their day with an energising song and dance routine and then wait for the “Gods” to select them and take them to “The Great Beyond”. But when a jar of honey mustard is returned it brings news of carnage and distress rather than eternal … Continue reading

Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and environment from the first film Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Russell Brand, Steve Cougan, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Elevator Pitch In order to apprehend a new villain the Anti-Villain League … Continue reading

Despicable Me 3 (2017)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) U Source of story The characters and themes from the previous movies. Writer/s Script Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Director Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillon Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker, Steve Coogan, Julie Andrews, Elevator Pitch Gru, now married to Lucy, is expelled from the Anti-Villain League for … 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

Despicable Me

Released 2010 Rating U in UK Director Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Writer/s Sergio Pablos, Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio Starring Voices of: Steve Carell, Jason Segal, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Kristen Wiig Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Gru, the most villanous person in the world, has only one rival the youthful Vector, who … Continue reading

Ghostbusters

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director Paul Feig Writer/s Paul Feig, Starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig + cameos by the originals Source of story Ghostbusters I and II Elevator Pitch Malevolent spirits are invading Manhattan again but fortunately another group of paranormal scientists are on hand to combat them. However the mayor wants to … Continue reading

Date Night

Released 2010 Rating 15 in UK Director Shawn Levy Writer/s Josh Klausner Starring Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P.Henson, Kristen Wiig, Mark Ruffalo, James Franco, Mila Kunis Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple whose lives have become a bit boring initiate “date night” where they go out and dine … Continue reading

Paul

Released 2011 Rating 15 in UK Director Greg Mottola Writer/s Simon Pegg, Nick Frost Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A couple of geeks are on a trip round the “alien sites” in America in an RV after going to Comicon, when they come … Continue reading

The Martian (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 12A in UK Director Ridley Scott Writer/s Drew Goddard Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Pena, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Source of story A book by Andy Weir Elevator Pitch During an expedition to Mars a storm causes the explorers to depart, leaving one member of … Continue reading

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