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THE SENSE OF AN ENDING (2017)

Duration 1h 48m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A book of the same name by Julian Barnes Writers/Script Nick Payne Additional Info Tony in the book is supposed to be an unreliable narrator, virtually impossible to achieve on screen I think. Director Ritesh Batra Starring Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling, Harriet Walter, Michelle Dockery, Emily … Continue reading

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

Duration 1h 59m Rating (UK) PG Source of story A young adult book of the same name by Ann Brashares Writers/Script Delia Ephron, Elizabeth Chandler Additional Info All four of the leading young women were stars of American TV dramas. Director Ken Kwapis Starring Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively, Jenna Boyd Elevator … Continue reading

School for Scoundrels (2006)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Possibly books by Stephen Potter, his “Gamesmanship” was a hit in 1960 and resulted in a film “School for Scoundrels” in the same year. When we were young we loved the whole thing. Writers/Script Todd Phillips, Scot Armstrong Additional Info The now famous Jim Parsons from … Continue reading

Sweetwater (2013)

Duration 1h 35m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story Andrew McKenzie Writer/s Script Logan Miller, Noah Miller Additional Info Later known as “Sweet Vengeance” also “Hello to Jason Isaacs”. Director Logan Miller and Noah Miller. Starring Ed Harris, January Jones, Jason Isaacs, Eduardo Noriega, Stephen Root, Luce Rains Elevator Pitch In 19th century New Mexico … Continue reading

Seeking a Friend at the End of the World (2012)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Lorene Scafaria Director Lorene Scafaria Starring Steve Carell, Keira Knightley, Adam Brody, Rob Corddry, Amy Schumer, Martin Sheen Elevator Pitch An asteroid is due to demolish earth in three weeks, but an insurance salesman still goes to the office. When he … Continue reading

Sex and Death 101 (2008)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Daniel Waters Director Daniel Waters Starring Simon Baker, Winona Ryder Elevator Pitch Out in the world a woman is attacking men and causing them to become comatose, and is being chased by the police. Meanwhile the owner of a fast food … Continue reading

Salt (2010)

Duration 1h 40m Rating (UK) PG-13 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Kurt Wimmer Director Phillip Noyce Starring Angelina Jolie, Live Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor Elevator Pitch A female CIA agent is outed as a double by a Russian defector and so has to go on the run, chased by her former colleagues. There … Continue reading

Self/Less (2015)

Duration 1h 57m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Alex Pastor, David Pastor, Tari Director Tarsem Singh Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, Matthew Goode, Ben Kingsley, Victor Garber, Michelle Dockery Elevator Pitch A dying billionaire seeks help from a shadowy organisation who promise to transfer his conciousness into an artificially … Continue reading

Bond 10: The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Duration 2h 5m Rating (UK) A Source of story An original screenplay using the title of an Ian Fleming book only Writer/s Script Christopher Wood, Richard Maibaum Director Lewis Gilbert Starring Roger Moore, Barbara Bach, Curt Jurgens, Richard Kiel, Caroline Munro, Walter Gotell, Geoffrey Keen, Bernard Lee, George Baker, Shane Rimmer, Kevin McNally Elevator Pitch … Continue reading

Seeking Justice (2011)

Duration 1h 45m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Robert Tannen Writer/s Story Todd Hickey, Robert Tannen Director Roger Donaldson Starring Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce, Jennifer Carpenter Elevator Pitch When a professor of English’s wife is raped her husband is offered “justice”. A shadowy group will have him … Continue reading

Swordfish (2001)

Duration 1h 39m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Skip Woods Director Dominic Sena Starring John Travolta, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Sam Shepard, Vinnie Jones, Drea de Matteo Elevator Pitch A covert American anti-terrorist organisation is in need of funds, so they hire a convicted hacker to break … Continue reading

St Vincent (2014)

Duration 1h 42m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Theodore Melfi Director Theodore Melfi Starring Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts, Chris O’Dowd, Jaeden Lieberher, Kimberly Quinn Elevator Pitch A Vietnam war veteran who leads a desolute existence, gambling, drinking and consorting with a Russian prostitute accidentally becomes a baby … Continue reading

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