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Olga Kurylenko

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Black Widow (2021)

Duration 2h 13m Ratings UK: 12A, USA: PG-13, Denmark: 11,  Source of story A development of the Black Widow character within the Marvel Comics Universe. Director Cate Shortland Writers/Script Eric Pearson with story by Jac Schaeffer, Ned Benson Starring Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour, Ray Winstone, O-T Fagbenie, William Hurt, Olga Kurylenko,  … Continue reading

Max Payne (2008)

Duration 1h 40m Ratings UK: 15, USA: PG-13, Spain: 18  Source of story The video game “Max Payne”, now in three series. Director John Moore Writers/Script Beau Thorne Starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Beau Bridges, Ludacris, Chris O’Donnell, Olga Kurylenko,  Ratings IMDb: 5.4 by 122,719 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 16% by 135 reviewers.. Elevator Pitch: Max Payne … Continue reading

Gun Shy (2017)

Duration 1h 32m Ratings UK: 15, USA: R Source of story Apparently a novel “Salty” by Mark Haskell Smith Director Simon West Writers/Script Mark Haskell Smith, Toby Davies, Starring Antonio Banderas, Olga Kurylenko, Martin Dingle Wall, Emiliano Jofre, David Mitchell, Ben Cura, Mark Valley,  Ratings IMDb: 4.1 by 2653 people.  Rotten Tomatoes: 0% by 9 critics. … Continue reading

Centurion (2010)

Duration 1h 37m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay loosely based on the almost legendary disappearance of the Nineth Legion north of Hadrian’s Wall. Director Neil Marshall Writers/Script Neil Marshall Starring Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, David Morrissey, Olga Kurylenko, Liam Cunningham, Noel Clarke, Riz Ahmed, Imogen Poots, Elevator Pitch: The Picts fighting … Continue reading

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018)

Duration 2h 12m Rating A 12 where so far released Source of story Loosely based on the Cervantes story, although essentially a film about film making. Writers/Script Terry Gilliam, Tony Grisoni Additional Info Just for those who have recently arrived from another planet this is a celebrated Terry Gilliam project, famously failing in the past … Continue reading

THE DEATH OF STALIN (2018 in Spain)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Based on a French graphic novel La Mort de Stalin by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin Writers/Script Fabien Nury, Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin and additional material Peter Fellows. Additional Info The film is currently banned in Russia, Kyrgystan, Aserbaijan and Kazakhstan on the basis … Continue reading

Oblivion (2013)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A graphic novel by Joseph Kosinski – actually never published but used to pitch the film to the studios Writers/Script Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt Additional Info A lot of work was put into the glass tower habitat used by the technician and his controller and it … 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

Momentum (2015)

Released 2015 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Adam Marcus, Debra Sullivan Director Stephen S Campanelli Starring Olga Kurylenko, James Purfoy, Morgan Freeman, Jenna Saras, Lee-Anne Summers Elevator Pitch A high tech safe deposit box robbery of a trove of diamonds also includes an incriminating flash drive, forcing the robbers, … Continue reading

The Expatriate

Released 2012 Rating 15 in UK Director Phillip Stölzl Writer/s Arash Amel Starring Aaron Eckart, Olga Kurylenko Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A former CIA man with a role in the security of a Belgian company is forced to go on the run with his estranged daughter when it becomes apparent that … Continue reading

Bond 22: Quantum of Solace

Released 2008 Rating 12A in UK Director Marc Forster Writer/s Paul Haggis, Neil Purvis, Robert Wade Starring Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Judi Dench, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, Rory Kinnear, Tim Pigott-Smith, Source of story A continuation of Casino Royal, title apparently an Ian Fleming short story. Elevator Pitch The secret organisation Quantum has penetrated the … Continue reading

Hitman

Released 2007 Rating 18 (in UK) Director Xavier Gens Writer/s Skip Woods Starring Timothy Olyphant, Olga Kurylenko, Doughy Scott, Source of story A computer shoot em up Elevator Pitch An assassin belonging to a mystery organisation whose members can be identified by a barcode tattooed on the back of their heads, is ensnared in a … Continue reading

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