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Laurence Fishburne

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Superman 6: Man of Steel (2013)

Elevator Pitch As Krypton is about to be destroyed Jor-El, its chief scientist dispatches his baby son in a spacecraft to Earth. The boy grows up in small town America managing to conceal his superpowers despite the fact that he is saving people from various disasters. He finds and recovers a Krypton spacecraft from the … Continue reading

Event Horizon (1997)

Released 1997 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Philip Eisner Director Paul W S Anderson Starring Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson, Jack Noseworthy, Jason Isaacs, Sean Pertwee Elevator Pitch The revolutionary spacecraft Event Horizon fitted with a faster than light drive, disappeared on its maiden flight but … Continue reading

Mission: Impossible 3

Released 2006 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The previous two films, amd the original TV series written by Bruce Geller Writer/s script Alex Kurtzman, Robert Orci, J.J.Abrams Director J.J.Abrams Starring Tom Cruise, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell, Maggie Q, Simon Pegg, Eddie Marsan, Laurence Fishburne … Continue reading

Passengers (2017 in Spain)

Released 2016 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Jon Spaihts Director Morten Tyldum Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne Elevator Pitch An intergalactic spacecraft on a 120 year journey with 5000 passengers and 200 crew in stasis hits a meteor shower with 90 years to go and … Continue reading

Apocalypse Now

Released 1979 Rating X in UK (means 18) Director Francis Ford Coppola Writer/s John Milius, Francis F Coppola, Michael Herr Starring Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Sam Bottoms, Laurence Fishburne, Harrison Ford, Dennis Hopper, Scott Glenn Source of story Probably “The Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad Elevator Pitch After a special forces colonel … 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

Predators

Released 2010 Rating 15 in UK Director Nimród Antal Writer/s Alex Litvak, Michael Finch Starring Adrian Brody, Alice Braga, Laurence Fishburne (briefly) Source of story Well, it’s more about Predators Elevator Pitch A group of bad ass people carrying weapons are parachuted into a jungle on an unknown planet, without having any knowledge of why … Continue reading

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