Happiest Season (2020)

CLEA DuVALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 USA/Canada, 2020. TriStar Pictures, Entertainment One, Hulu Originals, Temple Hill Entertainment. Story by Clea DuVall, Screenplay by Clea DuVall, Mary Holland. Cinematography by John Gulesarian. Produced by Marty Bowen, Isaac Klausner. Music by Amie Doherty. Production Design by Theresa Guleserian. Costume Design by Kathleen Felix-Hager. Film Editing…

Rate this:

The Awakening (2011)

NICK MURPHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. United Kingdom, 2011.  StudioCanal, BBC Films, Creative Scotland, Lipsync Productions, Origin Pictures, Eagle Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Volk, Nick Murphy.  Cinematography by Eduard Grau.  Produced by Sarah Curtis, Julia Stannard, David M. Thompson.  Music by Daniel Pemberton.  Production Design by Jon Henson.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film Editing by Victoria Boydell.  Toronto International Film Festival 2011….

Rate this:

An Ideal Husband (1999)

OLIVER PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 1999.  Arts Council of England, Canal+, Fragile Films, Icon Entertainment International, Icon Productions, Miramax, Pathé Pictures International.  Screenplay by Oliver Parker, based on the play by Oscar Wilde.  Cinematography by David Johnson.  Produced by Bruce Davey, Uri Fruchtmann, Barnaby Thompson.  Music by Charlie Mole.  Production Design by Michael Howells.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film…

Rate this:

Othello (1995)

OLIVER PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 1995.  Castle Rock Entertainment, Dakota Films, Imminent Film Productions.  Screenplay by Oliver Parker, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by David Johnson.  Produced by David Barron, Luc Roeg.  Music by Charlie Mole.  Production Design by Tim Harvey.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film Editing by Tony Lawson.   Director Oliver Parker faithfully adapts…

Rate this:

The Body (2001)

JONAS McCORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA/Israel/Germany, 2001.  Avalanche Films, Compass Productions, Diamant Cohen Productions, Green Moon Productions, Helkon Media, MDP Worldwide.  Screenplay by Jonas McCord, based on the novel by Richard Sapir.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond. Produced by Rudy Cohen.  Music by Serge Colbert.  Production Design by Allan Starski.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris….

Rate this:

Before The Rain (1994)

MILCHO MANCHEVSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  Republic of Macedonia/France/United Kingdom, 1994.  Aim, British Screen Productions, European Co-production Fund, Ministry of Culture for the Republic of Macedonia, Noe, PolyGram Audiovisuel, Vardar Film.  Screenplay by Milcho Manchevski.  Cinematography by Manuel Teran.  Produced by Judy Counihan, Cedomir Kolar, Sam Taylor, Cat Villiers.  Music by Dragan Dautovski, Zlatko Origjanski, Zoran Spasovski, Goran…

Rate this:

Croupier (1998)

MIKE HODGES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/United Kingdom/Germany/Ireland, 1998.  ARTE, Channel Four Films, La Sept-Arte, Little Bird, Tatfilm, Westdeutscher Rundfunk. Screenplay by Paul Mayersberg.  Cinematography by Michael Garfath.  Produced by Jonathan Cavendish.  Music by Simon Fisher-Turner.  Production Design by Jon Bunker.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film Editing by Les Healey.  National Board of Review Awards 2000.   Stardom for Clive…

Rate this:

A Knight’s Tale

BRIAN HELGELAND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2001.   Columbia Pictures Corporation, Escape Artists, Finestkind, Black and Blu Entertainment.   Screenplay by Brian Helgeland.   Cinematography by Richard Greatrex.   Produced by Todd Black, Brian Helgeland, Tim Van Rellim.   Music by Carter Burwell.   Production Design by Tony Burrough.   Costume Design by Caroline Harris.   Film Editing by Kevin Stitt. …

Rate this:

The Governess

BBBB (out of 5) Sumptuous period piece by first-time director Sandra Goldbacher, about a young Jewish girl (Minnie Driver) in 19th-century England who chooses to take on a job as a governess for a Christian family.  Her desire is to avoid an arranged marriage that is suggested to her when her father dies and leaves…

Rate this:

A Midwinter’s Tale (1995)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Alternate title:  In The Bleak Midwinter Castle Rock Entertainment, Midwinter Films.  United Kingdom, 1995.  Screenplay by Kenneth Branagh.  Cinematography by Roger Lanser.  Produced by David Barron.  Music by Jimmy Yuill.  Production Design by Tim Harvey.  Costume Design by Caroline Harris.  Film Editing by Neil Farrell.  Toronto International Film Festival 1995. Hilarious comedy from Kenneth Branagh about a group of…

Rate this: