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Olivia Wilde

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Better Living Through Chemistry (2014)

Duration 1h 31m Ratings UK: 15, USA:  Source of story A DuPont advertising phrase from the 1930s “Better Things for Better Living through Chemistry”.  Director Geoff Moore, David Posamentier Writers/Script Geoff Moore, David Posamentier Starring Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Michelle Monaghan, Jane Fonda, Ray Liotta, Norbert Leo Butz, Ken Howard,  Ratings IMDb: 6.3 by 14,294 … Continue reading

Deadfall (2012)

Duration 1h 25m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director Stefan Ruzowitzky Writers/Script Zach Dean Starring Eric Bana, Olivia Wilde, Charlie Hunnam, Kris Kristofferson, Sissy Spacek, Kate Mara, Treat Williams, Elevator Pitch: Lisa, a young woman in a mini-dress is freezing to death in a snowstorm on the road to Canada when … Continue reading

Richard Jewell (2020 in Spain)

Duration 2h 11m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A Vanity Fair article “The Ballard of Richard Jewell” by Marie Brenner Director Clint Eastwood Writers/Script Billy Ray Starring Paul Walter Hauser, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde, Jon Hamm, Nina Arianda, Cathy Bates Elevator Pitch: A procedure obsessed would be law officer, Richard Jewell, working at security … Continue reading

The Words (2012)

Elevator Pitch A successful writer is giving a reading from his work to an important audience, which seems to be a story about a struggling author who finds a complete manuscript in an old briefcase. Unable to resist it, he retypes the story and submits it as his own, becoming succesful himself, but later, meeting … Continue reading

Her (2013)

Elevator Pitch A lonely writer of letters for the literally challenged, who is going through a divorce, forms a relationship with his computer operating system  which, it is claimed by the suppliers, will learn as it goes along, and when he chooses a female voice and the system chooses a name ‘Samantha’, the scene is … Continue reading

In Time (2011)

Duration 1h 49m Rating (UK) 12 Source of story A sort of original screenplay, although said to have been lifted from a short story and have some similarities to Logan’s Run. Writers/Script Andrew Niccol Additional Info Photography by Roger Deakins. No matter how hard the makers tried, the nerds have found many errors in the … Continue reading

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein, plus story by Chad Kultgen and Tyler Mitchell and rewrites by Jason Reitman Additional Info This script had been in development for over three years before it was finally filmed; some would say “you can tell”. Director … Continue reading

The Change-Up (2011)

Duration 1h 52m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Director David Dobkin Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin Elevator Pitch While urinating in a fountain two friends wish to have each other’s lives. One is a successful lawyer with a demanding … Continue reading

Tron: Legacy (2010)

Duration 2h 5m Rating (UK) PG Source of story The original Tron from 1982 Writer/s Script Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz Writer/s Story Edward Kitsis, Adam Horowitz, Brian klugman, Lee Sternthal plus Steven Lisberger and Bonny MacBird (characters) Director Joseph Kosinski Starring Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner, Michael Sheen, Cillian Murphy Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

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