If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

BARRY JENKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   USA, 2018.  Annapurna Pictures, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment.  Screenplay by Barry Jenkins, based on the novel by James Baldwin.  Cinematography by James Laxton.  Produced by Megan Ellison, Dede Gardner, Barry Jenkins, Jeremy Kleiner, Sara Murphy, Adele Romanski. Music by Nicholas Britell.   Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by Caroline Eselin.  Film Editing by…

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Moonlight (2016)

BARRY JENKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2016.  A24, PASTEL, Plan B Entertainment.  Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Screenplay by Barry Jenkins.  Cinematography by James Laxton.  Produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski.  Music by Nicholas Britell.  Production Design by Hannah Beachler.  Costume Design by Caroline Eselin.  Film Editing by Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders.   The three act structure of standard film storytelling…

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Monterey Pop (1968)

D.A. PENNEBAKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1968.  Cinematography by Nick Doob, Barry Feinstein, Richard Leacock, Albert Maysles, Roger Murphy, D.A. Pennebaker.  Produced by Lou Adler, John Phillips.  Film Editing by Nina Schulman.   Superb concert film that flows beautifully from beginning to end with the sounds of some really great music. Producer Lou Adler and members of the…

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Medicine For Melancholy (2008)

BARRY JENKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2008.  Strike Anywhere, Bandry.  Screenplay by Barry Jenkins.  Cinematography by James Laxton.  Produced by Justin Barber.  Music by Greg O’Bryant, Mondo Boys.  Film Editing by Nat Sanders.   The morning after two people meet at a raucous party and then spend the night together, they wake up to find themselves slightly jarred by the…

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