Death On The Nile (2022)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB United Kingdom/USA, 2022. 20th Century Studios, Kinberg Genre, Scott Free Productions, TSG Entertainment, The Estate of Agatha Christie, The Mark Gordon Company. Screenplay by Michael Green, based on the novel by Agatha Christie. Cinematography by Haris Zambarloukos. Produced by Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund, Ridley Scott, Kevin J….

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The Report (2019)

SCOTT Z. BURNS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 2019.  Topic Studios, Margin of Error, Unbranded Pictures, Vice Media.  Screenplay by Scott Z. Burns.  Cinematography by Eigil Bryld.  Produced by Scott Z. Burns, Jennifer Fox, Danny Gabai, Eddy Moretti, Kerry Orent, Steven Soderbergh, Michael Sugar.  Music by David Wingo.  Production Design by Ethan Tobman. …

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Captain Marvel (2019)

ANNA BODEN, RYAN FLECK Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Walt Disney Pictures, Marvel Studios, Animal Logic.  Story by Nicole Perlman, Meg LeFauve, Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet, Screenplay by Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck, Geneva Robertson-Dworet.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by Kevin Feige.  Music by Pinar Toprak.  Production Design by Andy…

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Film Stars Don’t Die In Liverpool (2017)

PAUL McGUIGAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   United Kingdom, 2017.  Eon Productions, Synchronistic Pictures.  Screenplay by Matt Greenhalgh, based on the memoir by Peter Turner.  Cinematography by Urszula Pontikos.  Produced by Barbara Broccoli, Colin Vaines.  Music by J. Ralph.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Annie Crawford.  Film Editing by Nick Emerson.   While appearing on stage in 1981 Liverpool, actor…

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20th Century Women (2016)

MIKE MILLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5 USA, 2016.  A24, Annapurna Pictures, Modern People, Archer Gray.  Screenplay by Mike Mills.  Cinematography by Sean Porter.  Produced by Anne Carey, Megan Ellison, Youree Henley.  Music by Roger Neill.  Production Design by Chris Jones.  Costume Design by Jennifer Johnson.  Film Editing by Leslie Jones.   Fifteen years old and crossing over rapidly from childhood to the…

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Danny Collins (2015)

DAN FOGELMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2015.  Big Indie Pictures, ShivHans Pictures.  Screenplay by Dan Fogelman.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Nimitt Mankad, Jessie Nelson.  Music by Ryan Adams, Theodore Shapiro.  Production Design by Dan Bishop.  Film Editing by Julie Monroe.   Al Pacino plays a Manilow-esque crooner who hasn’t written a song in decades but spends his time…

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The Search (2014)

MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   France/Georgia, 2014.  La Petite Reine, La Classe Américaine,Wild Bunch, France 3 Cinema, Orange Studio, Sarke Studio, Westart Invest, NJJ Capital, SofiTVCiné, Canal+, Cine+, France Televisions, Mandarin Films, Gaumont, M6 Films, Canal+, CineCinema.  Screenplay by Michel Hazanavicius.  Cinematography by Guillaume Schiffman.  Produced by Michel Hazanavicius, Thomas Langmann.  Production Design by Emile Ghigo.  Costume Design by Loic Barnier,…

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The Face Of Love (2013)

ARIE POSIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2013.  Mockingbird Pictures.  Screenplay by Matthew McDuffie, Arie Posin.  Cinematography by Antonio Riestra.  Produced by Bonnie Curtis.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Jeannine Oppewall.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by Matt Maddox.   A romantic drama with so many miscalculated contrivances, it will make the…

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Being Julia (2004)

ISTVAN SZABO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Canada/USA/Hungary/United Kingdom, 2004.  Serendipity Point Films, First Choice Films, Hogarth Productions, Myriad Pictures.  Screenplay by Ronald Harwood, based on the novel Theatre by W. Somerset Maugham. Cinematography by Lajos Koltai.  Produced by Robert Lantos.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Luciana Arrighi.  Costume Design by John Bloomfield.  Film Editing by Susan Shipton.  Not since…

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Mother And Child (2009)

RODRIGO GARCIA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Spain, 2009.  Everest Entertainment, Cha Cha Chá Films, Mockingbird Pictures.  Screenplay by Rodrigo Garcia.  Cinematography by Xavier Perez Grobet.  Produced by Lisa Maria Falcone, Julie Lynn.  Music by Ed Shearmur. Production Design by Christopher Tandon.  Costume Design by Susie DeSanto.  Film Editing by Steven Weisberg.   The multi-strand narrative begins with a teenager giving birth after getting…

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Running With Scissors (2006)

RYAN MURPHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2006.  Plan B Entertainment.  Screenplay by Ryan Murphy, based on the book Running With Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs. Cinematography by Christopher Baffa.  Produced by Dede Gardner, Brad Grey, Ryan Murphy, Brad Pitt.  Music by James S. Levine.  Production Design by Richard Sherman.  Costume Design by Lou Eyrich.  Film Editing by Byron Smith.   The…

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Richard III (1995)

RICHARD LONCRAINE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1995.  Mayfair Entertainment International, British Screen Productions, Bayly/Paré Productions, United Artists Pictures, First Look International.  Screenplay by Ian McKellen, Richard Loncraine, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Peter Biziou.  Produced by Stephen Bayly.  Music by Trevor Jones.  Production Design by Tony Burrough.  Costume Design by Shuna Harwood.  Film Editing by…

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