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The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

Duration 1h 55m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A book of the same name by Philippa Greory Director Justin Chadwick Writers/Script Peter Morgan Starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Jim Sturgess, Mark Rylance, Kristen Scott Thomas, David Morrissey, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anna Torrent, Eddie Redmayne, Andrew Garfield, Eric Bana Elevator Pitch: In order to promote the … Continue reading

Ghost in the Shell (2017)

Duration 1h 47m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Japanese film from 2004 and a manga comic Director Rupert Sanders Writers/Script Jamie Moss, William Wheeler, Ehren Kruger (The manga comic by Shirow Masamune) Starring Scarlett Johansson, Philou Asbaek, Takeshi Kitano, Juliette Binoche, Michael Pitt Elevator Pitch: In a world were people are able to … Continue reading

Lucy (2014)

Elevator Pitch: Lucy, a student studying in Taipei, is persuaded by a doubtful young man to deliver a shiny metal briefcase to a businessman in the penthouse of a hotel, which when opened contains four packs of a christaline drug. She is assaulted by armed men and wakes up with a sewn up incision in her … 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

Captain America 3: Civil War (2016)

Elevator Pitch When Captain America and others are in Lagos, preventing a biological pandemic, innocent bystanders are killed, which results in over 100 countries coming together to limit the activities of the superheroes . Cap and others wish to remain independent while Iron Man, War Machine and friends want to go along with the new … Continue reading

Isle of Dogs (2018)

Duration 1h 41m Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Wes Anderson (story by Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Kunichi Nomura Additional Info The director apparently got the idea for the film when, in London, he saw a sign to “Isle of Dogs” which is, for those who don’t know, an … Continue reading

Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel Comics character, and the first film Captain America: The First Avenger. Writers/Script Christopher Marcus, Stephen McFeely (story by Ed Brubaker, Steve Epting, Michael Lark and a large number of Marvel authors developed the characters). Additional Info The first scene is filmed on Sealaunch Commander, … Continue reading

The Island (2005)

Duration 2h 16m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A more or less original screenplay Writers/Script Caspian Tredwell-Owen, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (Story by Caspian Tredwell-Owen) Additional Info The trivia tells us that the lowlife bar and motel visited by the escapees was actually the abandoned Salton Sea Motel and Yacht Club. I stayed there … Continue reading

Iron Man 2 (2010)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The Marvel Comics Iron Man character, and specifically a story “Demon in a Bottle” or possibly “Armor Wars II”. Writers/Script Justin Theroux Additional Info The Marevel Comic guys are named as Stan Lee, Don Heck, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby. Director Jon Favreau Starring Robert Downey … Continue reading

He’s Just Not That In To You (2009)

Duration 2h 9m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story Apparently a self help book of the same name by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo, itself inspired by a single phrase in Sex and the City. Writers/Script Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein Additional Info The film was made by Drew Barrymore’s production company. Director Ken Kwapis Starring … Continue reading

Chef

Released 2014 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script Jon Favreau Director Jon Favreau Starring Jon Favreau, John Leguizamo, Emjay Anthony, Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Vergana, Robert Downey Jr Elevator Pitch A renowned chef, whose marriage has failed and whose relationship with his son has been destroyed by his work, … Continue reading

Under the Skin

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK, R in USA Director Jonathan Glazer Writer/s Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer Starring Scarlett Johansson Source of story A book by Michael Faber Elevator Pitch An alien in the form of an attractive woman drives around Glasgow in a white van, picking up stray men and taking them to her … Continue reading

Jungle Book

Released 2016 Rating PG in UK Director Jon Favreau Writer/s Justin Marks Starring Neel Sethi, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Scarlett Johansson Source of story The Book by Rudyard Kipling – and the 1967 cartoon. Elevator Pitch A young boy is left alone in the jungle and becomes a cub in a pack of … Continue reading

Scoop

Released 2006 Rating 13 in UK Director Woody Allen Writer/s Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Ian McShane Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A dead investigative reporter, on the boat across the Styx gets a whiff of a dramatic story, and manages to communicate with an American journalism student … Continue reading

Hail Caesar

Released 2016 Rating 12A in UK Director The Coens Writer/s The Coens Starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Feinnes, Alden Ehrenreich, Tilda Swinton, Channing Tatum, Francis McDormand, Jonah Hill, Michael Gambon Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch In 1951 the Manager of Capitol Pictures in LA tries to keep the lid … Continue reading

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