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Kyle Chandler

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First Man (2018)

Elevator Pitch The life of Neil Armstrong between 1961 and 1969 when he made it to the moon is presented sequentially, including a flight in the X15 and with others his flights of the Gemini space missions in preparation for the big event. He suffers a family tragedy and the loss of some of his … Continue reading

Zero Dark Thirty (2012)

Duration 2h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Based on real events Writers/Script Mark Boal Additional Info The script writer was offered, and received co-operation from the CIA in the development of the story and, some would say, it shows. Director Kathryn Bigelow Starring Jason Clarke, Reda Kateb, Jessica Chastain, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, … Continue reading

Game Night (2018)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Perez Additional Info John Francis Daley was the writer of Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2 and was a regular in Bones. Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, … Continue reading

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Duration 3h (or 2h 40m) Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A book by Jordan Belfort Writers/Script Terence Winter Additional Info Terence Winter scripted many episodes of The Sopranos. I saw this first at a matinee in Madrid. Every seat in the screen was taken. The producers Red Granite Pictures have recently been required to … 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

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

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

Zero Dark Thirty

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Kathryn Bigelow Writer/s Mark Boal Starring Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton, Chris Pratt, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, James Gandolfini, John Barrowman Source of story Possibly real events – at least inspired by them. Elevator Pitch When the CIA find out where Osama bin Laden is holed up … Continue reading

Argo

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Ben Affleck Writer/s Chris Terrio Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, John Goodman, Alan Arkin, Kyle Chandler, Omid Abtahi Source of story A Wired magazine article by Joshuah Bearman, and part of a book by Tony Mendez Elevator Pitch Six American embassy workers are trapped in a friendly embassy … Continue reading

Carol (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Todd Haynes Writer/s Phyllis Nagy Starring Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Kyle Chandler Source of story Novel by Patricia Highsmith (The Price of Salt) Elevator Pitch In 1950s New York, a society wife forms a relationship with a young female shop assistant, who aspires to become a photographer, but … Continue reading

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