What’s Your Number (2011)

MARK MYLOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.  USA, 2011.  New Regency Productions, Contrafilm.  Screenplay by Gabrielle Allan, Jennifer Crittenden, based on the novel by Karyn Bosnak.  Cinematography by James M. Muro.  Produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Jon Billington.   Costume Design by Amy Westcott.  Film Editing by…

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Martian Child (2007)

MENNO MEYJES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2007.  New Line Cinema, Hannah Rachel Production Services, Meradin Zweite Productions.  Screenplay by Seth Bass, Jonathan Tolins, based on the novel by David Gerrold.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Ed Elbert, David Kirschner, Corey Sienaga.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski. …

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I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA, 2011.  The Weinstein Company.  Screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna, based on the novel by Allison Pearson.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Donna Gigliotti.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Santo Loquasto.  Costume Design by Renee Ehrlich Kalfus.  Film Editing by Camilla Toniolo.   Sarah Jessica Parker is a successful trader at a financial investment firm…

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Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)

TYLER PERRY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.  USA, 2013.  Lionsgate, The Tyler Perry Company.  Screenplay by Tyler Perry, based on his play The Marriage Counselor.  Cinematography by Alexander Gruszynski.  Produced by Ozzie Areu, Paul Hall, Tyler Perry.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Eloise Crane Stammerjohn.  Costume Design by Johnetta Boone.  Film Editing by Maysie Hoy. As ridiculous a mess as was ever…

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The Other Woman (2014)

NICK CASSAVETES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Twentieth Century Fox, LBI Productions.  Screenplay by Melissa Stack.  Cinematography by Robert Fraisse.  Produced by Julie Yorn.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Dan Davis.  Costume Design by Paolo Nieddu.  Film Editing by Jim Flynn, Alan Heim. Cameron Diaz is a high-class lawyer who opens the film with her perfect life only getting better:  gorgeous…

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The Jane Austen Book Club (2007)

ROBIN SWICORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2007.  Mockingbird Pictures, John Calley Productions.  Screenplay by Robin Swicord, based on the book by Karen Joy Fowler.  Cinematography by John Toon.  Produced by John Calley, Julie Lynn, Diana Napper.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Rusty Smith.  Costume Design by Johnetta Boone.  Film Editing by Maryann Brandon.   Six-time wife Kathy Baker attends the funeral of her…

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Sex And The City 2 (2010)

MICHAEL PATRICK KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2010.  New Line Cinema, Home Box Office, HBO Films, Village Roadshow Pictures.  Screenplay by Michael Patrick King, based on the television series created by Darren Star, and characters created by Candace Bushnell.  Cinematography by John Thomas.  Produced by Michael Patrick King, John P. Melfi, Sarah Jessica Parker, Darren Star.  Music by…

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Sex And The City (2008)

MICHAEL PATRICK KING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2008.  New Line Cinema, Home Box Office, Darren Star Productions.  Screenplay by Michael Patrick King, based on the television series created by Darren Star, and characters created by Candace Bushnell.  Cinematography by John Thomas.  Produced by Michael Patrick King, John P. Melfi, Sarah Jessica Parker, Darren Star.  Music by Dean Landon,…

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Baggage Claim (2013)

DAVID E. TALBERT Bil’s rating (out of 5): 0.5.  USA, 2013.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, TSG Entertainment, Sneak Preview Productions.  Screenplay by David E. Talbert, based on his novel.  Cinematography by Anastas N. Michos.  Produced by David E. Talbert, Steven J. Wolfe.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Dina Lipton.  Costume Design by Maya Lieberman.  Film Editing by Troy Takaki.   It’s one of the…

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Good Luck Chuck (2007)

MARK HELFRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA/Canada, 2007.  Lionsgate, Karz Entertainment, Province of British Columbia Production Services Tax Credit, Alberta Film Development Program of the Alberta Government, Milestone Entertainment.  Screenplay by Josh Stolberg, based on the short story by Steve Glenn.  Cinematography by Anthony B. Richmond.  Produced by Mike Karz, Barry Katz, Tracey E. Edmonds, Brian Volk-Weiss.  Music by…

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Take The Lead (2006)

LIZ FRIEDLANDER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2006.  New Line Cinema, Tiara Blu Films.  Screenplay by Dianne Houston.  Cinematography by Alex Nepomniaschy.  Produced by Christopher Godsick, Michelle Grace, Diane Nabatoff.  Music by Swizz Beatz, Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Paul D. Austerberry.  Costume Design by Melissa Toth.  Film Editing by Robert Ivison.   Antonio Banderas stars in this tired retread of Dangerous Minds, Mad Hot…

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The Proposal (2009)

ANNE FLETCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2009.  Touchstone Pictures, Mandeville Films, K/O Paper Products.  Screenplay by Pete Chiarelli.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.  Produced by David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman.  Music by Aaron Zigman.  Production Design by Nelson Coates.  Costume Design by Catherine Marie Thomas.  Film Editing by Priscilla Nedd-Friendly.   Green Card meets The Devil Wears Prada when a high-powered, highly despised New York…

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