The King’s Speech (2010)

Log Line An heir to the British throne attempts to overcome a lifelong speech impediment so that he can perform his royal duties as leader of his people. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): David Seidler Director(s): Tom Hooper Production Co.(s): The … Continue reading

Variety Lights (1950)

Log Line An actor in a small-time variety troupe attempts to gain the success that he has long envisioned as his due—on the stage and in his love life. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio … Continue reading

Black Book (2006)

Log Line As World War II nears its end, a young Dutch Jewess attempts to survive amidst the cruelty of the Nazi occupation in its waning months. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Gerard Soeteman, Paul Verhoeven Director(s): Paul Verhoeven Production Co.(s): … Continue reading

Ordinary People (1980)

Log Line A teenage boy attempts to find internal peace and resolution after a suicide attempt brought on, in part, by the guilt of surviving a boating accident that took the life of his brother. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Alvin … Continue reading

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Log Line A young boy attempts to hold onto a friendship that he forms with a creature from another planet. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Melissa Mathison Director(s): Steven Spielberg Production Co.(s): Universal Pictures; Amblin Entertainment In E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the … Continue reading

Babette’s Feast (1987)

Log Line A pair of never-married sisters attempt to keep true to the religious teachings of their father and maintain the health and spirit of remote Danish community he helped create, even at the cost of their own desires. Overview … Continue reading

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Log Line A young man from the slums of Mumbai attempts to achieve the life that he feels destined to live with the girl whose love he feels destined to share. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Simon Beaufoy Director(s): Danny Boyle, … Continue reading

Alien (1979)

Log Line A crew member returning home to Earth on an interplanetary mining vessel attempts to rid the vessel of a vicious alien creature that has inadvertently been brought onboard. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Dan O’Bannon, Ronald Shusett Director(s): Ridley … Continue reading