David Nowell

Highlighted works

  • Unstoppable

    Unstoppable

    Tony Scott’s last film, starring Denzel Washington, is a thrilling ride with a runaway freight train.

  • Star Trek

    Star Trek

    J.J. Abrams’s bold imagining of the early Starfleet days of Kirk, Bones, Spock and the rest of the gang, as they become friends, and the crew of the USS Enterprise.

  • The Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

    The second instalment of Peter Jackson’s lavish three-part fantasy charts the continuing quest of its heroes to destroy a powerful magical ring.

  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    Transplanting the story of Joseph Conrad’s colonial-era novel Heart of Darkness to Vietnam, Francis Ford Coppola created a visually mesmerising fantasia on the spectacle of war.

  • The Blues Brothers

    This musical car chase caper, starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, is one of the best ever action comedies.

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