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AMERICAN PASTORAL (2017 in Spain)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A 1997 book of the same name by Phillip Roth Writer/s Script John Romano Director Ewan McGregor Starring Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakta Famming, Peter Riegert, Rupert Evans, David Strathearn, Valorie Curry Elevator Pitch Seymour Levov is the epitomy of a successful jewish American, a consumate … 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

GET OUT (2017)

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jordan Peele Director Jordan Peele Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Wiliams, Catherine Keener, Bradley Whitford, Caleb Landry Jones, Stephen Root, LilRel Howery Elevator Pitch A young black photographer is apprehensive about visiting the country house of his white girfriend, but is made welcome … Continue reading

ALIEN 6: COVENANT

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Directly following Alien 5: Promethius Writer/s Script John Logan, Dante Harper Writer/s Story Jack Paglen, Michael Green. Characters: Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Director Ridley Scott Starring Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Elevator Pitch The Covenant, a spaceship, carrying 2000 colonists and 15 crew all … 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

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Released 2017 Rating (UK) PG Source of story This work has a lot of history starting off with an 18th century fairy tale intended, believe it or not, to prepare young women for arranged marriages. Also the 1994 Disney animated picture and the Broadway stage musical. Writer/s Script Evan Spiliotopoulos, Stephen Chbosky Director Bill Condon … Continue reading

LIFE

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay – with nods to Alien Writer/s Script Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Director Daniel Espinosa Starring Hiroyuki Sanada, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Furguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Olga Dihovichnaya, Aryon Bakare Elevator Pitch A team on the International Space Station have the task of recovering a probe which … Continue reading

GHOST IN THE SHELL

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The graphic novel of the same name by Masamune Shirow Writer/s Script Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, Ehren Kruger Director Rupert Sanders Starring Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt Elevator Pitch In a world where robots are used for many tasks, and humans can … Continue reading

T2 TRAINSPOTTING

Released 2017 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story Irvine Welsh novels Trainspotting and Porno. Writer/s Script John Hodge Director Danny Boyle Starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Shirley Henderson, Anjela Nedyalkova, James Cosmo Elevator Pitch Renton is back in Edinburgh, after 20 years away and he arrives just in time to … Continue reading

I.T.

Released 2016 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Dan Kay, William Wisher Jr Writer/s Story Dan Kay Director John Moore Starring Pierce Brosnan, Anna Friel, Stefanie Scott, James Frecheville, Michael Nyqvist Elevator Pitch When a creepy IT guy gets to fix the systems in a modern computer operated house owned … Continue reading

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