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Scarlett Johansson

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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

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