Madagascar Skin (1995)

CHRIS NEWBY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB United Kingdom, 1995. British Film Institute, Channel Four Films, Dan Films. Screenplay by Chris Newby. Cinematography by Oliver Curtis. Produced by Julie Baines. Production Design by Paul Cross. Costume Design by Annie Symons. Film Editing by Chris Newby, Annabel Ware. The unpleasant trappings of this tale of…

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Old Enough (1984)

MARISA SILVER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5 USA, 1984. Silver Films. Screenplay by Marisa Silver. Cinematography by Michael Ballhaus. Produced by Dina Silver. Music by Julian Marshall. Production Design by Jeffrey Townsend. Costume Design by Teri Kane. Film Editing by Mark Burns. Lonnie (Sarah Boyd) is approaching her teens and lives in a fancy…

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Dark Days (2000)

MARC SINGER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 2000. Picture Farm. Cinematography by Marc Singer. Produced by Marc Singer. Music by DJ Shadow. Production Design by Peter Charron. Film Editing by Melissa Neidich. Director Marc Singer was donated a camera and film stock to make this documentary about a world that he himself was…

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God Told Me To (1976)

LARRY COHEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 1976. Larco Productions. Screenplay by Larry Cohen. Cinematography by Paul Glickman. Produced by Larry Cohen. Music by Frank Cordell. Costume Design by Halston. Film Editing by Michael D. Corey, Arthur Mandelberg, William J. Waters. Larry Cohen’s follow-up to his cult classic It’s Alive starts with a…

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On The Bowery (1956)

LIONEL ROGOSIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 1956. Rogosin Films. Screenplay by Richard Bagley, Lionel Rogosin, Mark Sufrin. Cinematography by Richard Bagley. Produced by Lionel Rogosin. Music by Charles Mills. Film Editing by Carl Lerner. Lionel Rogosin’s investigation of hard lives in one of, at the time, Manhattan’s roughest neighbourhoods has remained a…

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Arthur Rambo (2021)

LAURENT CANTET Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5 France, 2021. France 2 Cinema, Les Films de Pierre, Memento Films Production. Screenplay by Fanny Burdino, Laurent Cantet, Samuel Doux. Cinematography by Pierre Milon. Produced by Marie-Ange Luciani. Music by Chloé Thévenin. Film Editing by Mathilde Muyard. Handsome, talented and full of promise, Karim D (Rabah Nait…

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Woman In Gold (2015)

SIMON CURTIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB United Kingdom, 2015. Origin Pictures, BBC Films. Screenplay by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Cinematography by Ross Emery. Produced by David M. Thompson, Kris Thykier. Music by Martin Phipps, Hans Zimmer. Production Design by Jim Clay. Costume Design by Beatrix Aruna Pasztor. Film Editing by Peter Lambert. A powerful…

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Spencer (2021)

PABLO LARRAIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5 Germany/Chile/United Kingdom/USA, 2021. Komplizen Film, Fabula, Shoebox Films, FilmNation Entertainment. Screenplay by Steven Knight. Cinematography by Claire Mathon. Produced by Maren Ade, Jonas Dornbach, Janine Jackowski, Pablo Larraín, Juan de Dios Larrain, Paul Webster. Music by Jonny Greenwood. Production Design by Guy Hendrix Dyas. Costume Design by…

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The Eyes of Tammy Faye (2021)

MICHAEL SHOWALTER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB Canada/USA, 2021. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Freckle Films, MWM Studios, Searchlight Pictures, Semi-Formal Productions. Screenplay by Abe Sylvia, based on the documentary by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato. Cinematography by Mike Gioulakis. Produced by Kelly Carmichael, Jessica Chastain, Gigi Pritzker, Rachel Shane. Music by Theodore Shapiro. Production Design by…

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Mothering Sunday (2021)

EVA HUSSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 United Kingdom, 2021. British Film Institute, Film4, Lipsync Productions, Number 9 Films, ZDF/Arte. Screenplay by Alice Birch, Graham Swift. Cinematography by Jamie Ramsay. Produced by Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley. Music by Morgan Kibby. Production Design by Helen Scott. Costume Design by Sandy Powell. Film Editing by Emilie…

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Samson In King Solomon’s Mines (1964)

PIERO REGNOLI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB Original Title: Maciste nelle miniere del re Salomone Alternate Title: Maciste In King Solomon’s Mines Italy, 1964. Panda Societa per L’Industria Cinematografica. Screenplay by Piero Regnoli. Cinematography by Mario Capriotti, Luciano Trasatti. Produced by Luigi Carpentieri, Ermanno Donati. Music by Francesco De Masi. Production Design by Aurelio…

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Eternals (2021)

CHLOE ZHAO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB United Kingdom/USA, 2021. Marvel Studios, TSG Entertainment. Screen story by Ryan Firpo, Kaz Firpo, Screenplay by Chloé Zhao, Patrick Burleigh, Ryan Firpo, Kaz Firpo, based on the Marvel comics by Jack Kirby. Cinematography by Ben Davis. Produced by Kevin Feige, Nate Moore. Music by Ramin Djawadi. Production…

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