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Land and Freedom (1995)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay – but based on aspects of the Spanish Civil War Writers/Script Jim Allen Additional Info This film had a very limited release and so was not much reviewed, or generally commented on. Director Ken Loach Starring Ian Hart, Rosana Pastor Elevator Pitch A … Continue reading

Left Behind (2014)

Duration 1h 50m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A series of 16 books by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye and possibly a video franchise from 2000. Writers/Script Paul Lalonde, John Patus Additional Info The authors of the books thought it was a good representation of their work. Director Vic Armstrong Starring Nicolas Cage, … Continue reading

Lessons in Love (2014)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Matthew Newman Additional Info Some other names “How to Make Love Like an Englishman” in Canada and “Some Kind of Beautiful” in USA (this must mean something!). Director Tom Vaughan Starring Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Jessica Alba, Malcolm McDowell, Ben McKenzie Elevator … Continue reading

Looper (2012)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Rian Johnson Additional Info In 2017 Rian Johnson is the latest director to take on the StarWars mantle Director Rain Johnson Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Garrett Dillahunt Elevator Pitch Late in 21st century … Continue reading

Legion (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Peter Schink, Scott Stewart Additional Info None Director Scott Stewart Starring Paul Bettany, Lucas Black, Tyrese Gibson, Adrianne Palicki, Charles S Dutton, Kevin Durand, Kate Walsh, Dennis Quaid Elevator Pitch Some down at the heel locals and a group of travellers are … Continue reading

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A computer game of the same name Writers/Script Patrick Massett, John Zinman Additional Info The story developed by Sara B Cooper, Mike Werb, Michael Colleary and adapted by Simon West Director Simon West Starring Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig, Richard Johnson, … Continue reading

Logan Lucky (2017)

Duration 1h 58m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Rebecca Blunt Additional Info No-one has ever met Rebecca Blunt so those in the know think the script was written either by the director or his wife. Director Steven Soderbergh Starring Channing Tatum, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane, … Continue reading

The Limehouse Golem (2017)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Novel “Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem” by Peter Ackroyd. Writer/s Script Jane Goldman Director Juan Carlos Medina Starring Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Eddie Marsan, Douglas Booth, Daniel Mays Elevator Pitch In Victorian London a police inspector is assigned to the case of the Limehouse Golem, … Continue reading

Lawless (2012)

Duration 1h 56m Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Real events potrayed in a book, “The Wettest County in the World” by Matt Bondurant (the grandson of one of the characters). Writer/s Script Nick Cave Director John Heathcoat Starring Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Clarke, Guy Pearce, Jessica Chastain, Mia Wasikowska, Gary Oldman Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Learning to Drive (2014)

Duration 1h 30m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A New Yorker article by Katha Pollitt written in 2002. Writer/s Script Sarah Kemochan Director Isabel Coixet Starring Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Grace Gummer, Jake Weber Elevator Pitch A New York book editor, critic and radio personality is unexpectedly dumped by her husband leaving her facing … Continue reading

Lay the Favourite (2012)

Duration 1h 34m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A memoir by Beth Raymer – apparently leaving out her time as a boxer. Writer/s Script D.V.DeVincentis Director Stephen Frears Starring Rebecca Hall, Corbin Bernsen, Laura Prepon, Bruce Willis, Frank Grillo, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joshua Jackson, John Carroll Lynch Elevator Pitch A young woman gives … Continue reading

Lady Macbeth (2017)

Released 2017 Rating (UK) Source of story A novella Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov written in 1865 (with modifications) Writer/s Script Alice Birch Director William Oldroyd Starring Florence Pugh, Christopher Fairbank, Cosmo Jarvis, Naomi Ackle Elevator Pitch A colliery owner in 1860s Northern England buys a young woman as a wife … Continue reading

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