Knives Out (2019)

RIAN JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  USA, 2019.  Lionsgate, Media Rights Capital, T-Street.  Screenplay by Rian Johnson.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Ram Bergman, Rian Johnson.  Music by Nathan Johnson.  Production Design by David Crank.  Costume Design by Jenny Eagan.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay.   A famous mystery author (Christopher Plummer) who…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

MICHAEL DOUGHERTY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA/Japan, 2019.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Toho Company, Wanda Qingdao Studios. Story by Max Borenstein, Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, Screenplay by Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields.  Cinematography by Lawrence Sher.  Produced by Alex Garcia, Jon Jashni, Mary Parent, Brian Rogers, Thomas Tull.  Music by Bear McCreary.  Production Design…

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017)

RIAN JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 2017.  Lucasfilm, Ram Bergman Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Rian Johnson, based on characters created by George Lucas.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Ram Bergman, Kathleen Kennedy.  Music by John Williams.  Production Design by Rick Heinrichs.  Costume Design by Michael Kaplan.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay.  Academy Awards 2017.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2017.  North…

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San Andreas (2015)

BRAD PEYTON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Australia, 2015.  Village Roadshow Pictures, New Line Cinema, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Flynn Picture Company.  Story by Andre Fabrizio, Jeremy Passmore, Screenplay by Carlton Cuse.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Beau Flynn.  Music by Andrew Lockington.  Production Design by Barry Chusid.  Costume Design by Wendy Chuck.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay. We all know that California is…

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Godzilla (2014)

GARETH EDWARDS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   USA/Japan, 2014.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Disruption Entertainment, Dune Entertainment, Toho Company.  Story by David Callaham, Screenplay by Max Borenstein.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Jon Jashni, Mary Parent, Brian Rogers, Thomas Tull.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Owen Paterson.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay. With the disappointment…

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G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra (2009)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2009.  Paramount Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment, Hasbro, Di Bonaventura Pictures, Digital Image Associates. Story by Michael Gordon, Stuart Beattie, Stephen Sommers, Screenplay by Stuart Beattie, David Elliot, Paul Lovett.  Cinematography by Mitchell Amundsen.  Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Bob Ducsay, Brian Goldner.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Ed Verreaux.  Costume Design by…

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Van Helsing (2004)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5. USA/Czech Republic, 2004.  Universal Pictures, The Sommers Company, Stillking Films.  Screenplay by Stephen Sommers.   Cinematography by Allen Daviau.  Produced by Bob Ducsay, Stephen Sommers.  Music by Alan Silvestri.  Production Design by Allan Cameron.  Costume Design by Gabriella Pescucci.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay, Kelly Matsumoto, Jim May.   Combining all the classic horror stories and…

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The Mummy Returns (2001)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2001.  Universal Pictures, Alphaville Films.  Screenplay by Stephen Sommers.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced by Sean Daniel, James Jacks.  Music by Alan Silvestri. Production Design by Allan Cameron.  Costume Design by John Bloomfield.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay, Kelly Matsumoto. The energetic cast from Stephen Sommer’s 1999 original returns completely intact with the new addition…

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The Mummy (1999)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1999.  Universal Pictures, Alphaville Films.  Screen story by Stephen Sommers, Lloyd Fonvielle, Kevin Jarre, Screenplay by Stephen Sommers, based on the 1932 story by Nina Wilcox Putnam, Richard Schayer, and screenplay by John L. Balderston. Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced by Sean Daniel, James Jacks.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by…

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Deep Rising (1998)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1998.  Calimari Productions, Cinergi Pictures Entertainment, Hollywood Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Sommers.  Cinematography by Howard Atherton.  Produced by John Baldecchi, Laurence Mark.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Holger Gross.  Costume Design by Joseph A. Porro.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay, John Wright.   Lame sea adventure that should have remained at the bottom of the…

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Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book (1994)

STEPHEN SOMMERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 1994.  Vegahom Europe, Walt Disney Pictures.  Story by Ronald Yanover, Mark Geldman, Screenplay by Stephen Sommers, Ronald Yanover, Mark Geldman, based on characters from the novel by Rudyard Kipling.  Cinematography by Juan Ruiz Anchia.  Produced by Edward S. Feldman, Raju Patel.  Music by Basil Poledouris.  Production Design by Allan Cameron.  Costume Design by John Mollo.  Film Editing…

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Looper (2012)

RIAN JOHNSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5. USA/China, 2012.  Endgame Entertainment, DMG Entertainment, FilmDistrict, Ram Bergman Productions.  Screenplay by Rian Johnson.  Cinematography by Steve Yedlin.  Produced by Ram Bergman, James D. Stern.  Music by Nathan Johnson.  Production Design by Ed Verreaux.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis.  Film Editing by Bob Ducsay.  Dorian Awards 2012.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2012.  National Board of Review Awards…

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