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Rachel McAdams

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Doctor Strange (2016)

Elevator Pitch Dr Stephen Strange is an arrogant  New York neurosurgeon who, examining an X-Ray photo while driving (serves him right, you might say), has an accident which makes him unable to continue with his work. In his search for a cure he ends up in Nepal being tutored in the magic arts by the … Continue reading

Disobedience (2018 in Spain)

Duration 1h 54m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by Naomi Alderman Writers/Script Sebastián Lelio, Rebecca Lenkiewicz Additional Info No-one is saying what sort of a Jewish community this is, but more than 20,000 Haradi Jews live in an enclosed community in Stamford Hill, London. Director Sebastián Lelio Starring … Continue reading

Game Night (2018)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Mark Perez Additional Info John Francis Daley was the writer of Horrible Bosses and Horrible Bosses 2 and was a regular in Bones. Director John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein Starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, … Continue reading

Aloha (2015)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Cameron Crowe Additional Info This movie is moderately famous for casting a white female in the role of a Hawaiian who is a quarter native Hawaiian, and a quarter Asian. Director Cameron Crowe Starring Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams, Bill Murray, … Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Released 2009 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Writer/s Script Michael Robert Johnson, Anthony Peckham, Simon Kinberg Writer/s Story Lionel Wigram, Michael Robert Johnston Director Guy Ritchie Starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan, Geraldine James, Kelly Reilly, Miles Jupp Elevator Pitch Holmes … Continue reading

The Time Traveller’s Wife

Released 2009 Rating 12A in UK Director Robert Schwentke Writer/s Bruce Joel Rubin Starring Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston, Stephen Tobolowsky Source of story Book of the same name by Audrey Niffenegger Elevator Pitch A young man and woman meet in a library apparently for the first time, but she knows him because in … Continue reading

About Time (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 12A Director Richard Curtis Writer/s Richard Curtis Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Rachael McAdams, Bill Nighy Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Reaching the age of 21, a young man is told by his father that he has inherited the ability to travel in time. To start with he uses this to … Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Released 2011 Rating 12A in UK Director Guy Richie Writer/s Michele Mulroney, Kieran Mulroney Starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, Jared Harris, Rachel McAdams, Stephen Fry, Kelly Reilly, Geraldine James, Eddie Marsan Source of story Characters created by Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle and a previous outing for this lot in 2009. Elevator Pitch Prof … Continue reading

Spotlight (2015)

Released 2015 Rating Director Tom McCarthy Writer/s Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams Source of story The real events in 2001 Elevator Pitch Spotlight is a Boston Globe investigation team, who are directed by their new editor to look into cases of child abuse by priests. Their discoveries shake the … Continue reading

State of Play

Released 2009 Rating 12A in UK Director Kevin Macdonald Writer/s Matthew Carnahan, Tony Gilroy, Billy Ray Starring Russell Crowe, Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, Helen Mirren Source of story A UK TV series by Paul Abbott starring John Sim Elevator Pitch In the murky world of Washington politics a thief is killed and a young woman … Continue reading

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