Don’t Look Up (2021)

ADAM McKAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5 USA, 2021. Bluegrass Films, Hyperobject Industries. Story by Adam McKay, David Sirota, Screenplay by Adam McKay. Cinematography by Linus Sandgren. Produced by Adam McKay, Kevin J. Messick. Music by Nicholas Britell. Production Design by Clayton Hartley. Costume Design by Susan Matheson. Film Editing by Hank Corwin. It’s…

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Barb And Star Go To Vista Del Mar (2021)

JOSH GREENBAUM Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 2021. Gloria Sanchez Productions, Lionsgate, Redrum, Stellie. Screenplay by Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig. Cinematography by Toby Oliver. Produced by Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell, Margot Hand, Adam McKay, Annie Mumolo, Kristen Wiig. Music by Christopher Lennertz, Dara Taylor. Production Design by Steve Saklad. Costume Design by Trayce…

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Hustlers (2019)

LORENE SCAFARIA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Annapurna Pictures, Gloria Sanchez Productions, Nuyorican Productions, STX Films.  Screenplay by Jessica Pressler, Lorene Scafaria.  Cinematography by Todd Banhazl.  Produced by Jessica Elbaum, Will Ferrell, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Jennifer Lopez, Adam McKay, Benny Medina.  Music by Jason Markey.  Production Design by Jane Musky.  Costume Design by…

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Vice (2018)

ADAM McKAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, Gary Sanchez Productions, Plan B Entertainment.  Screenplay by Adam McKay.  Cinematography by Greig Fraser.  Produced by Megan Ellison, Will Ferrell, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adam McKay, Kevin J. Messick, Brad Pitt.  Music by Nicholas Britell.  Production Design by Patrice Vermette.  Costume Design by Susan Matheson.  Film Editing by Hank Corwin. …

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Ant-Man (2015)

PEYTON REED Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   USA, 2015.  Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Screenplay by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay, Paul Rudd, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Christophe Beck.  Production Design by Shepherd Frankel.  Costume Design…

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The Boss (2016)

BEN FALCONE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2016.  Gary Sanchez Productions, On the Day, Universal Pictures.  Screenplay by Ben Falcone, Steve Mallory, Melissa McCarthy.  Cinematography by Julio Macat.  Produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay.  Music by Christopher Lennertz.  Production Design by Rusty Smith.  Costume Design by Wendy Chuck.  Film Editing by Craig Alpert. Melissa McCarthy grew up in a series of foster homes…

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The Big Short (2015)

ADAM McKAY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2015.  Plan B Entertainment, Regency Enterprises.  Screenplay by Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, based on the book by Michael Lewis.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Arnon Milchan, Brad Pitt.  Music by Nicholas Britell.  Production Design by Clayton Hartley.  Costume Design by Susan Matheson.  Film Editing by Hank Corwin.   The…

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Tammy (2014)

BEN FALCONE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2014.  Gary Sanchez Productions, New Line Cinema, On The Day Productions.  Screenplay by Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone.  Cinematography by Russ T. Alsobrook.  Produced by Will Ferrell, Melissa McCarthy, Adam McKay.  Music by Michael Andrews.  Production Design by Jefferson Sage.  Costume Design by Wendy Chuck.  Film Editing by Michael L. Sale.  Melissa McCarthy plays a mouthy,…

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Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013)

TOMMY WIRKOLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA, 2013.  Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, MTV Films, Gary Sanchez Productions, Studio Babelsberg, Deutscher Filmforderfonds.  Screenplay by Tommy Wirkola.  Cinematography by Michael Bonvillain.  Produced by Will Ferrell, Beau Flynn, Adam McKay, Kevin J. Messick.  Music by Atli Orvarsson.  Production Design by Stephen Scott.  Costume Design by Marlene Stewart.  Film Editing by Jim Page.   As children, they ate the candy…

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The Campaign (2012)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.5.  USA, 2012.  Warner Bros., Gary Sanchez Productions, Everyman Pictures, Location Gourmet, Reel Chefs Catering.  Story by Adam McKay, Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell, Screenplay by Chris Henchy, Shawn Harwell.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced by Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis, Adam McKay, Jay Roach.  Music by Theodore Shapiro.  Production Design by Michael Corenblith.  Costume Design by Daniel Orlandi.  Film…

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Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy (2004)

ADAM McKAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2004.  DreamWorks, Apatow Productions, Herzog-Cowen Entertainment.  Screenplay by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay.  Cinematography by Thomas E. Ackerman.  Produced by Judd Apatow.  Music by Alex Wurman.  Production Design by Clayton Hartley.  Costume Design by Debra McGuire.  Film Editing by Brent White.   The makeover that the information world received when women broke through barriers and became news…

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby (2006)

ADAM McKAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions, Mosaic Media Group, GH One.  Screenplay by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay.  Cinematography by Oliver Wood.  Produced by Judd Apatow, Jimmy Miller.  Music by Alex Wurman.  Production Design by Clayton Hartley.  Costume Design by Susan Matheson.  Film Editing by Brent White. Sweet, goofy hick Will Ferrell was abandoned…

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