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

The Gold Rush (1925)

Log Line A likeable prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush attempts to survive the elements and pursue love. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Charles Chaplin Director(s): Charles Chaplin Production Co.(s): Charles Chaplin Productions In the silent film The Gold Rush, the … 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