The Only Living Boy In New York (2017)

MARC WEBB Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2017.  Amazon Studios, Bona Fide Productions, Big Indie Pictures.  Screenplay by Allan Loeb.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Albert Berger, Ron Yerxa.  Music by Rob Simonsen.  Production Design by David Gropman.  Costume Design by Michelle Matland, Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Tim Streeto.  Callum Turner does his best with a wooden screenplay as a recent … More The Only Living Boy In New York (2017)

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The Post (2017)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Amblin Entertainment, DreamWorks, Participant Media, Pascal Pictures, Star Thrower Entertainment, River Road Entertainment.  Screenplay by Liz Hannah, Josh Singer.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced by Kristie Macosko Krieger, Amy Pascal, Steven Spielberg.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Rick Carter.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Sarah Broshar, Michael Kahn.  Academy Awards 2017.  Golden … More The Post (2017)

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The Girl On The Train

BB.5 (out of 5) After her alcoholism destroys her marriage, Emily Blunt continues her downward spiral while on her daily commute, staring out the window of her train and into the home of a seemingly perfect couple (Luke Evans, Haley Bennett) who live two doors down from her ex-husband (Justin Theroux) and his new wife (Rebecca Ferguson). … More The Girl On The Train

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Only When I Laugh

BBBB (out of 5) Stunning characterizations highlight this excellent drama, one of the richest examples of Neil Simon’s writing ever adapted to the screen. Marsha Mason is fantastic as a Broadway actress who has just been released from twelve weeks of drying out in rehab, determined to face the world without alcohol, hoping to put her … More Only When I Laugh

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Ricki And The Flash (2015)

JONATHAN DEMME Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2015.  Clinica Estetico, LStar Capital, TriStar Pictures.  Screenplay by Diablo Cody.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Diablo Cody, Gary Goetzman, Mason Novick, Marc Platt.  Production Design by Stuart Wurtzel.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Wyatt Smith.   Years after she walked out on her husband and three kids to pursue … More Ricki And The Flash (2015)

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While We’re Young (2014)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2014.  Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Noah Baumbach.  Cinematography by Sam Levy.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub.  Music by James Murphy.  Production Design by Adam Stockhausen.  Costume Design by Ann Roth.  Film Editing by Jennifer Lame.  Toronto International Film Festival 2014.  Gotham Awards 2015.   Ben Stiller is a documentary filmmaker who has been working on the … More While We’re Young (2014)

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