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Michael Shannon

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

Duration 2h 32m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG, Denmark  Source of story An attempt by DC comics to emulate Marvel stuff, using their best known characters Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman Director Zack Snyder Writers/Script David S. Goyer, Chris Terrio Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Diane Lane, Lawrence Fishburne,Jeremy Irons, Holly … Continue reading

The Iceman (2012)

Duration 1h 46m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG,   Source of story Loosely based on the life of Richrd Kuklinski, a documentary by Jim Thebaut and a book by Anthony Bruno Director Ariel Vromen Writers/Script Morgan Land, Ariel Vromen Starring Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans, Ray Liotta,  David Schwimmer, James Franco, Stephen Dorff,  Ratings IMDb: 6.8 … Continue reading

Groundhog Day (1993)

Duration 1h 41m Ratings UK: PG, USA: PG, Germany: 6,  Source of story An original screenplay, apparently inspired by an Anne Rice vampire book. Director Harold Ramis Writers/Script Danny Rubin, Harold Ramis Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliot, Stephen Tobolowsky, Marita Geraghty, Harold Ramis, Michael Shannon,  Ratings IMDb: 8.0 by 570,624 people. Rotten Tomatoes: … Continue reading

Vanilla Sky (2001)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The Spanish film “Abre Los Ojos” (Open Your Eyes) by Alejandro Amenábar and Mateo Gil Director Cameron Crowe Writers/Script Cameron Crowe Starring Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell, Jason Lee, Timothy Spall, Tilda Swinton, Michael Shannon, Johnny Galecki, Elevator Pitch: David Aames is a … Continue reading

Knives Out (2019)

Duration 2h 10m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Rian Johnson Writers/Script Rian Johnson Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Tony Collett, Christopher Plummer, Riki Lindhome, Frank Oz, M. Emmet Walsh, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Elevator Pitch: The family Thrombey are gathered together at … Continue reading

Bad Boys II (2003)

Duration 2h 27m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay using the characters from the first film. Director Michael Bay Writers/Script Ron Shelton, Jerry Stahl (story Marianne Wibberley, Cormac Wibberley, Ron Shelton. Characters George Gallo) Starring Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Jordi Mollà, Gabrielle Union, Peter Stormare, Theresa Randle, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Shannon, Henry … Continue reading

Midnight Special (2016)

Elevator Pitch Roy is the father of Alton a boy who appears to have special powers, and he and a friend, Lucas, have spirited him away from an American cult where the boy had been abandoned by his mother. Their action is broadcast as an abduction, requiring them to keep out of sight as they … Continue reading

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

THE SHAPE OF WATER (2018 in Spain)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Guillermo del Toro, Vanessa Taylor Additional Info Vanessa Taylor is the writer of a number of Game of Thrones scripts. Director Guillermo del Toro Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Doug Jones Elevator Pitch At the height … Continue reading

Revolutionary Road (2008)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 1961 novel of the same name by Richard Yates Writers/Script Justin Haythe Additional Info At the time of the production Kate Winslet was married to Sam Mendes and apparently recommended the script to him. Director Sam Mendes Starring Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kathy Bates, Michael … Continue reading

Mud

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jeff Nicholls Director Jeff Nicholls Starring Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Michael Shannon, Sam Shepard, Joe Don Baker Elevator Pitch Two boys with a small boat at their disposal, find a cabin cruiser stranded in the branches of a … Continue reading

Nocturnal Animals

Released 2016 Rating 15 in UK Director Tom Ford Writer/s Tom Ford Starring Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor- Johnson, Isla Fisher, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Michael Sheen Source of story A book “Tony and Susan” by Austin Wright (died 2003) Elevator Pitch A rich LA gallery owner, whose husband is cheating on … Continue reading

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