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The Name of the Rose (1986)

Elevator Pitch William de Baskerville and his young acolyte Adso are visiting a Benedictine abbey in 1327 to take part in a conference when a mysterious death of one of the monks occurs. William is asked to investigate and while doing so further deaths occur resulting in a visit from a reprentative of the inquisition.  … Continue reading

Northmen: A Viking Saga (2014)

Elevator Pitch A Viking longboat is overcome by bad weather landing the survivors on the coast of what today is Scotland. They immediately have to fight a group of soldiers who are guarding a carriage and dispatch all but one who escapes. In the coach is a woman who they think they can ransom to … Continue reading

The Nice Guys (2016)

Elevator Pitch Two doubtful PIs are forced by circumstances to work together to trace a young woman called Amelia. They find that there are others of a more violent disposition on her trail, and also that she is an amateur porn actress, and the participants in the film in which she has performed are being … Continue reading

Nothing but the Truth (2008)

Elevator Pitch. A reporter working for a Washington newspaper,  breaks a story about a covert operation in Venezuela involving, to an extent, a female CIA operative who happens to have a daughter who is a member of the same soccer group as the reporter’s son; she is therefore able to confront the CIA agent, but … Continue reading

Nerve (2016)

Duration 1h 36m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Jeanne Ryan Writers/Script Jessica Sharzer Additional Info Emma Roberts is the niece of Julia R. Director Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Starring Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade, Miles Heizer, Juliette Lewis, Colson Baker Elevator Pitch When an extrovert high … Continue reading

Non-Stop (2014)

Duration 1h 46m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script John W Richardson, Christopher Roach, Ryan Engle Additional Info John W Richardson and Christopher Roach are credited with story. Director Jaume Collet-Serra Starring Liam Neeson, Julianne Moore, Scoot McNairy, Michelle Dockery, Linus Roache Elevator Pitch A troubled US Air Marshal who is … Continue reading

The November Man (2014)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book “There are No Spies” the seventh in the November Man series by Bill Granger 1987. Writers/Script Michael Finch, Karl Gajdusek Additional Info The screen rights held by Pierce Brosnan originally inteded to be filmed in 2006. Director Roger Donaldson Starring Pierce Brosnan, Olga Kurylenko, … Continue reading

No Good Deed (2002)

Duration 1h 43m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 1927 story “The House on Turk Street” by Dashiell Hammett Writers/Script Christopher Canaan, Steve Barancik Additional Info The director made his name with the TV show “The Monkees”. Director Bob Refelson Starring Samuel L Jackson, Milla Jovovoch, Stellan Skarsgård, Doug Hutchison, Joss Ackland, Grace Zabriskie … Continue reading

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy Writer/s Script Joel and Ethan Coen Additional Info The author writes his books just like a screenplay, all in great detail. Super for action sequences – not so good for making a cup of coffee. Director The … Continue reading

Norman (2017)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Joseph Cedar Director Joseph Cedar Starring Richard Gere, Loir Ashkenazi, Michael Sheen, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Dan Stevens, Steve Buscemi,   Hank Azaria, Harris Yulin Elevator Pitch The film subtitle is, “The moderate rise and tragic fall of a New York fixer”. So … Continue reading

Night in the Museum 2 (2009)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The first “Night in the Museum” Writer/s Script Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Writer/s Story Characters: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon Director Shawn Levy Starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, Christopher Guest, Alain Chabat, StevenCoogan, Ricky Gervais, Bill Hader, Jonah Hill Elevator Pitch … 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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