Devil In A Blue Dress (1995)

CARL FRANKLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1995.  TriStar Pictures, Clinica Estetico, Mundy Lane Entertainment.   Screenplay by Carl Franklin, based on the novel by Walter Mosley. Cinematography by Tak Fujimoto. Produced by Jesse Beaton, Gary Goetzman.  Music by Elmer Bernstein.  Production Design by Gary Frutkoff.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis. Film Editing by…

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Ghost World (2001)

TERRY ZWIGOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Germany, 2001.  United Artists, Granada Film Productions, Jersey Shore, Mr. Mudd, Advanced Medien, Capitol Films.  Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book by Daniel Clowes.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, Russell Smith.  Music by David Kitay.  Production Design by Edward T. McAvoy.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film…

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The Disappearance Of Garcia Lorca (1997)

MARCO ZURINAGA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Alternate title:  Death In Granada Spain/France/USA/Puerto Rico, 1997.  Antena 3 Televisión, Canal+, Enrique Cerezo Producciones Cinematográficas S.A., Esparza / Katz Productions, Kanzaman, Miramar Films.  Screenplay by Marco Zurinaga, Juan Antonio Ramos, Neil Cohen, based on the books The Assassination of Federico Garcia Lorca and Federico Garcia Lorca: A Life by Ian…

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The Matador (2005)

RICHARD SHEPARD Bil’s rating (out of 5):    B.5.  USA/Germany/Ireland, 2005.  Stratus Film Co., DEJ Productions, Equity Pictures Medienfonds GmbH & Co. KG II, Furst Films, Irish DreamTime, Yari Film Group.  Screenplay by Richard Shepard.  Cinematography by David Tattersall.  Produced by Pierce Brosnan, Bryan Furst, Sean Furst, Beau St. Clair.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Robert Pearson.  Costume Design by Catherine Marie…

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Out Of Time (2003)

CARL FRANKLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2003.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Original Film, Monarch Pictures.  Screenplay by David Collard.  Cinematography by Theo van de Sande.  Produced by Neal H. Moritz, Jesse Beaton.  Music by Graeme Revell.  Production Design by Paul Peters.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis.  Film Editing by Carole Kravetz Aykanian.  Denzel Washington is excellent as a tired, unmotivated Florida Keys…

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High Crimes (2002)

CARL FRANKLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 2002.  Twentieth Century Fox, Regency Enterprises, New Regency Pictures, Manifest Film Company, Monarch Pictures, Epsilon Motion Pictures.  Screenplay by Yuri Zeltser, Grace Carey Bickley, based on the novel by Joseph Finder.  Cinematography by Theo van de Sande.  Produced by Arnon Milchan, Janet Yang.  Music by Graeme Revell.  Production Design by Paul Peters.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis.  Film…

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One True Thing (1998)

CARL FRANKLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA, 1998.  Monarch Pictures, Ufland, Universal Pictures. Screenplay by Karen Croner, based on the novel by Anna Quindlen.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Jesse Beaton, Harry J. Ulfland.  Music by Cliff Eidelman.  Production Design by Paul Peters.  Costume Design by Donna Zakowska.  Film Editing by Carole Kravetz Aykanian.   Exceptionally touching story about a workaholic journalist…

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