The Tempest (2010)

BB.5 (out of 5) There is such promise in the pairing of Julie Taymor’s ripe visual style with one of Shakespeare’s most wondrous fantasies, and yet this one does not measure up to the power of her adaptation of Titus.  Helen Mirren is excellent as the gender-switched Prospera, who rules the rocky outpost she has lived … More The Tempest (2010)

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2010.  Warner Bros., Heyday Films.  Screenplay by Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by David Barron, David Heyman, J.K. Rowling.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Stuart Craig.  Costume Design by Jany Temime.  Film Editing by Mark Day.  Academy Awards 2010.  Films that began as a series … More Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

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Waste Land

BBBB (out of 5) Residents of the Jardim Gramacho live among Rio de Janeiro’s garbage, their lives and work wrapped up in sifting through the city’s dump in search of recyclable materials in what is actually the world’s largest landfill. For some it’s a career that has saved them from the loss of better employment, … More Waste Land

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Incendies (2010)

DENIS VILLENEUVE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Canada/France, 2010.  micro_scope, TS Productions, Phi Group.  Screenplay by Denis Villeneuve, Script consultant Valerie Beaugrand-Champagne, based on the play by Wajdi Mouawad.  Cinematography by Andre Turpin.  Produced by Luc Dery, Kim McGraw.  Music by Gregoire Hetzel.  Production Design by Andre-Line Beaupariant.  Costume Design by Sophie Lefebvre.  Film Editing by Monique Dartonne.  Academy Awards 2010.  Toronto International Film Festival 2010.   Twin brother and … More Incendies (2010)

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Toy Story 3 (2010)

LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2010.  Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios.  Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, Screenplay by Michael Arndt.  Produced by Darla K. Anderson.  Music by Randy Newman.  Production Design by Bob Pauley.  Film Editing by Ken Schretzmann.  Academy Awards 2010.  Golden Globe Awards 2010.  In 1995 the Pixar studio set off a cinematic revolution when they … More Toy Story 3 (2010)

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