Spies In Disguise (2019)

NICK BRUNO, TROY QUANE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.    USA, 2019.  Twentieth Century Fox, Blue Sky Studios, Chernin Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Animation.   Screenplay by Brad Copeland, Lloyd Taylor, based on the short film Pigeon: Impossible, story by Austen Menges,  Scott Rice, Gopal Bidari, screenplay by Lucas Martell.  Produced by Peter Chernin, Jenno…

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The King (2019)

DAVID MICHOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/Hungary/Australia, 2019.  Netflix, Plan B Entertainment, Porchlight Films, Blue-Tongue Films, Pioneer Stilking Films, Yoki.  Screenplay by Joel Edgerton, David Michod.  Cinematography by Adam Arkapaw.   Produced by Joel Edgerton, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, David Michôd, Brad Pitt, Liz Watts.  Music by Nicholas Britell.  Production Design by Fiona…

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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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The Land of Steady Habits (2018)

NICOLE HOLOFCENER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Likely Story.  Screenplay by Nicole Holofcener, based on the novel by Ted Thompson.  Cinematography by Alar Kivilo.  Produced by Stefanie Azpiazu, Anthony Bregman.  Music by Marcelo Zarvos.  Production Design by Dina Goldman.  Costume Design by Alex Bovaird.  Film Editing by Robert Frazen.  Toronto International Film Festival 2018. Ben Mendelsohn is enjoying life in early…

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Ready Player One (2018)

STEVEN SPIELBERG Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Amblin Entertainment, De Line Pictures, Dune Entertainment, Farah Films & Management, Reliance Entertainment, Village Roadshow Pictures, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Zak Penn, Ernest Cline, based on the novel by Ernest Cline.  Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski.  Produced by Donald De Line, Dan Farah, Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg.  Music by Alan…

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Darkest Hour (2017)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5. Working Title Films.  United Kingdom, 2017.  Screenplay by Anthony McCarten.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Lisa Bruce, Eric Fellner, Anthony McCarten, Douglas Urbanski.  Music by Dario Marianelli.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Valerio Bonelli.  Academy Awards 2017.  Golden Globe Awards 2017. Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017.  Toronto International Film…

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

GARETH EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   USA, 2016.  Lucasfilm, Allison Shearmur Productions, Black Hangar Studios, Stereo D, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by John Knoll, Gary Whitta, Screenplay by Chris Weitz, Tony Gilroy, based on characters created by George Lucas. Cinematography by Greig Fraser.  Produced by Simon Emanuel, Kathleen Kennedy, Allison Shearmur.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by…

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Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)

RIDLEY SCOTT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   United Kingdom/USA/Spain, 2014.  Chernin Entertainment, Scott Free Productions, Babieka, Volcano Films.  Screenplay by Adam Cooper, Bill Collage, Jeffrey Caine, Steven Zaillian. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski.  Produced by Mark Albela, Peter Chernin, Mohamed El Raie, Mark Huffam, Denise O’Dell, Michael Schaefer, Ridley Scott, Jenno Topping.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Arthur Max.  Costume…

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Slow West (2015)

JOHN MACLEAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  United Kingdom/New Zealand, 2015.  See-Saw Films, DMC Film, Film4, New Zealand Film Commission.  Screenplay by John Maclean.  Cinematography by Robbie Ryan.  Produced by Iain Canning, Rachel Gardner, Conor McCaughan, Emile Sherman.  Music by Jed Kurzel.  Production Design by Kim Sinclair.  Costume Design by Kirsty Cameron.  Film Editing by Roland Gallois, Jon Gregory.   A young Scotsman…

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Trespass (2011)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   B.  USA, 2011.  Millennium Films, Winkler Films, Saturn Films, Joel Schumacher Productions.  Screenplay by Karl Gajdusek. Cinematography by Andrzej Bartkowiak.  Produced by Rene Besson, David Winkler, Irwin Winkler.  Music by David Buckley.  Production Design by Nathan Amondson.  Costume Design by Judianna Makovsky.  Film Editing by Bill Pankow.  Toronto International Film Festival 2011. A film so ludicrous it must…

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Map Of The Human Heart (1992)

VINCENT WARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/United Kingdom/Canada/France, 1992.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Les Films Ariane, Map Films, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Sunrise Pictures Company, Vincent Ward Films, Working Title Films.  Story by Vincent Ward, Screenplay by Louis Nowra.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Vincent Ward.  Music by Gabriel Yared.  Production Design by John Beard.  Costume Design by Renee April, Penny Rose.  Film…

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9.99 (2008)

TATIA ROSENTHAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Israel/Australia, 2008.  Lama Films, Australian Film Finance Corporation.  Screenplay by Etgar Keret, Tatia Rosenthal, based on the short stories of Etgar Keret.  Cinematography by Richard Bradshaw, James Lewis, Susan Stitt.  Produced by Amir Harel, Emile Sherman.  Music by Christopher Bowen.  Production Design by Melinda Doring.  Costume Design by Caroline Sherman.  Toronto International Film Festival 2008.   Claymation…

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