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Riddick (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director David Twohy Writer/s David Twohy, Jim and Ken Wheat Starring Vin Diesel, Jordi Mollà, Karl Urban Source of story A reappearance of the character, now a franchise, but who first was seen in “Pitch Black”. Elevator Pitch The super warrior Riddick is left for dead on an alien … Continue reading

Resident Evil 4: Afterlife

Released 2010 Rating 15 in UK Director Paul W.S. Anderson Writer/s Paul W.S. Anderson Starring Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Wentworth Miller, Sienna Guillory, Source of story Originally a video game, and previous movies. Elevator Pitch Alice searches for other survivors of the T-Virus piloting an aircraft, finally landing on the roof of a prison in … Continue reading

Regression (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Alejandro Amenabar Writer/s Alesandro Amenabar Starring Ethen Hawke, David Thewlis, Emma Watson Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A girl who accuses her father of raping her, is “regressed” by a psychologist and seems to have been involved in satanic ritual, leading the detective on the … Continue reading

Real Steel

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director Shawn Levy Writer/s John Gatins, Dan Gilroy, Jeremy Leven Starring Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie Source of story A short story “Steel” by Richard Matheson Elevator Pitch This is “Robot Wars” on steroids, in a world where massive humanoid machines battle it out in packed … Continue reading

The Revenant (2015)

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Alejandro G Iñárritu Writer/s Alejandro G Iñárritu, Mark L Smith Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Paul Anderson, Source of story Basically an American legend, turned into a novel by Michael Punke, and used in part as a source Elevator Pitch An American woodsman leading … Continue reading

The Road

Released 2009 Rating 15 in UK Director John Hillcoat Writer/s Joe Penhall Starring Viggo Mortensen, Charlize Theron, Kodi Smit-McPhee Source of story Novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy Elevator Pitch A father and son make their way towards the sea, in a post apocalypse world where civilisation has failed, against almost insurmountable odd. … Continue reading

Resident Evil 1

Released 2002 Rating 15 (In UK) Director Paul W.S. Anderson Writer/s The Director Source of story A computer game Stars Milla Jovovich, James Purefoy Elevator Pitch A military squad has a mission to shut down the computer system, controlling “the hive”, a multilevel technical facility within which a virus has been released, turning the staff … Continue reading

Retroactive

Released 1997 Rating 18 in UK Director Louis Morneau Writer/s Michael Hamilton-Wright, Robert Straus, Phillip Badger Starring James Belushi, Kylie Travis Source of story Original screenplay Elevator Pitch Out in the desert a woman’s car breaks down and she is picked up by a man and his wife, but when they get to an isolated … Continue reading

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