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Mechanic 2: Resurrection (2016)

Duration 1h 38m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story The previous Mechanic film and very remotely the 1972 film of the same name. Director Dennis Gansel Writers/Script Phillip Shelby, Tony Mosher (Story Phillip Shelby and Lewis John Carlino characters) Starring Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh Elevator Pitch: Arthur Bishop, in retirement … Continue reading

Ad Astra (2019)

Duration 2h 3m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story An original screenplay Director James Gray Writers/Script James Gray, Ethan Gross Starring Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, John Ortiz, Liv Tyler, Elevator Pitch: The earth is being subjected to power surges possibly originating from the vicinity of Neptune where, space explorer Clifford … Continue reading

Jason Bourne (2016)

Elevator Pitch Nicky Parsons, working for an environmental group, hacks into the CIA database and finds stuff about the origins of Treadstone, and as a result contacts Bourne who has been living off the grid as a bare nuckle fighter They meet in Athens, but the new head of cyber ops in the CIA detects … Continue reading

Under Siege (1992)

Elevator Pitch As the USS Missouri is on its way to be decommissioned a terrorist group, in the guise of the caterers and entertainment for the captain’s birthday, invade the ship by helicopter. The group, with the assistance of the doubtful Commander Krill, imprison the crew and kill the captain. While appearing to negotiate with an … Continue reading

Men in Black 3 (2012)

Elevator Pitch. The alien Boris the Animal escapes from confinement on the moon where Agent K put him forty years ago and travels back in time to change events. When Agent J finds that his partner is not who he thought he was, and there is no sign of K, he realises what has happened … Continue reading

Criminal (2016)

Duration 1h 53m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writers/Script Douglas Cook, David Weisberg Additional Info I like to look at the IMDb trivia to see if there is anything interesting that people have uploaded. This film seems to have garnered a mass of what look like press releases, so here’s a … Continue reading

Captain America 1: The First Avenger (2011)

Duration 2h 4m Rating (UK) 12A Source of story A Marvel comic character by Joe Simn and Jack Kirby Writers/Script Christopher Marcus, Stephen McFeely Additional Info The climax of this film takes place in a flying wing type aircraft. As a child I had an Observer’s Book of Aircraft from the 1950s which featured several … Continue reading

No Country for Old Men (2007)

Duration 2h 2m Rating (UK) 15 Source of story A novel of the same name by Cormac McCarthy Writer/s Script Joel and Ethan Coen Additional Info The author writes his books just like a screenplay, all in great detail. Super for action sequences – not so good for making a cup of coffee. Director The … Continue reading

Batman Forever (4)

Released 1995 Rating (UK) 12 Source of story The Batman comics and the earlier films Writer/s Script Lee Batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Akiva Goldsman Writer/s Story Lee batchler, Janet Scott Batchler, Bob Kane (Characters) Director Joel Schumacher Starring Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O’Donnell, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Drew Barrymore … Continue reading

The Hunted

Released 2003 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s script David Griffiths, Peter Griffiths, Art Monterastelli Director William Friedkin Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio Del Toro, Connie Nielsen, John Finn Elevator Pitch A military assassin who we see killing a guerilla leader in Kosovo during the Balcan wars, is unable to return … Continue reading

Hope Springs

Released 2012 Rating 12A in UK Director David Frankel Writer/s Vanessa Taylor Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch After 31 years of marriage a couple have fallen into a deep rut, involving two eggs and a strip of bacon for the husband’s breakfast daily, him … Continue reading

The Family (2013)

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Luc Besson Writer/s Luc Besson, Michael Caleo Starring Robert De Nero, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, David Belle Source of story A book by Tonino Benacquista Elevator Pitch A mafia boss who has turned state’s evidence is hidden by the FBI with his family in Northern … Continue reading

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