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Wrath of the Titans (2012)

Released 2012 Rating (UK) 12A Source of story The previous outing, Clash of the Titans which was in turn based on a 1981 film scripted by Beverley Cross Writer/s Script Dan Mazeau, David Leslie Johnson Writer/s Story Greg Berlanti, David Leslie Johnson, Dan Mazeau Director Jonathan Liebesman Starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Edgar … Continue reading

We Own the Night

Released 2007 Rating (UK) 15 Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script James Gray Director James Gray Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Eva Mendes, Mark Wahlberg, Robert Duvall Elevator Pitch In crime ridden 1980s New York two brothers are on opposite sides of the law, one is a police officer, the other is a nightclub operator … Continue reading

Watchmen

Released 2009 Rating (UK) 18 Source of story A graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore, illustrated by Dave Gibbons Writer/s Script David Hayter, Alex Tse Director Zack Snyder Starring Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Patrick Wilson, Carla Gugino Elevator Pitch In an alternative 1980s USA, … Continue reading

The Wedding Planner

Released 2001 Rating (UK) PG Source of story An original screenplay Writer/s Script Pamela Falk, Michael Ellis Writer/s Story Director Adam Shankman Starring Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Justin Chambers, Judy Greer Elevator Pitch When a wedding planner breaks the rules and falls for the potential groom she is forced to decide on her … Continue reading

The World’s End

Released 2013 Rating 15 in UK Director Edgar Wright Writer/s Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Pierce Brosnan, Paddy Considine, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike, Reece Shearsmith, Mark Heap Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Five men, at the behest of their former possible leader, visit the scene of … Continue reading

Wild Card

Released 2015 Rating 15 in UK Director Simon West Writer/s William Goldman Starring Jason Statham, Dominik Garcia-Lorido, Milo Ventimiglia, Stanley Tucci Source of story A novel “Heat” and 1980s film, both by William Goldman Elevator Pitch A Las Vegas bodyguard is hired by a young internet millionaire to watch his back, at the same time … Continue reading

When in Rome

Released 2010 Rating PG in UK Director Mark Steven Johnson Writer/s David Diamond, David Weissman Starring Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, Angelica Huston, Danny DeVito Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch A young woman who puts her career above any personal relationship goes to her sister’s wedding in Rome, and in a moment of … Continue reading

Without a Paddle (2): Nature’s Calling

Released 2009 Rating PG13 Director Ellory Elkayem Writer/s Stephen Mazur Starring Oliver James, Kristopher Turner, Rik Young Source of story A sequel to the original “Without a Paddle”. Elevator Pitch Two young men in search of adventure pursue the object of a schoolboy crush into the backwoods of Oregon, where she and a female friend … Continue reading

Willow

Released 1988 Rating PG Director Ron Howard Writer/s George Lucas, Bob Dolman Starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley Source of story An original screenplay Elevator Pitch Willow, a dwarf, farmer and wizard takes on the task of protecting a baby from the army of an evil sorceress and so embarks on a journey accompanied … Continue reading

Whiplash

Released 2014 Rating 15 in UK Director Damien Chazelle Writer/s Damien Chazelle Starring Miles Teller, J.K.Simmons Source of story An original screenplay followed by a short film Elevator Pitch A talented drumming student is recruited for an elite jazz band which has an obsessive and bullying professor, who is apparently keen to find really exceptional … Continue reading

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