The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)

JIM WYNORSKI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  USA, 1989.  Lightyear Entertainment.  Screenplay by Neil Cuthbert, Grant Morris, based on the character created by Len Wein, Bernie Wrightson.  Cinematography by Zoran Hochstätter.  Produced by Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan.  Music by Chuck Cirino.  Production Design by Robb Wilson King.  Costume Design by Vicki Graef.  Film…

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Fallen Angels (1995)

WONG KAR-WAI Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. Original Title: Do lok tin si Hong Kong, 1995.  Block 2 Pictures, Chan Ye-Cheng, Jet Tone Production.  Screenplay by Wong Kar-Wai.   Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.   Produced by Jeffrey Lau.  Music by Frankie Chan, Roel A. Garcia.   Production Design by William Chang.   Costume Design by William Chang. Film…

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Scream 2 (1997)

WES CRAVEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  USA, 1997. Dimension Films, Konrad Pictures, Craven-Maddalena Films, Miramax.  Screenplay by Kevin Williamson, based on his characters.  Cinematography by Peter Deming.  Produced by Cathy Konrad, Marianne Maddalena.  Music by Marco Beltrami.  Production Design by Bob Ziembicki.  Costume Design by Kathleen Detoro.  Film Editing by Patrick Lussier.   The…

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The White Countess (2005)

JAMES IVORY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  United Kingdom/Germany/China/USA, 2005.  Merchant Ivory Productions, Sony Pictures Classics, Shanghai Film Group, VIP 3 Medienfonds, Global Cinema Group, Rising Star, China Film Co-Production Corporation. Screenplay by Kazuo Ishiguro. Cinematography by Christopher Doyle. Produced by Ismail Merchant, Zhonglun Ren. Music by Richard Robbins. Production Design by Andrew Sanders….

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Endless Poetry (2016)

ALEJANDRO JODOROWSKY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Original title:  Poesía Sin Fin Chile/United Kingdom/France, 2016.  Le Pacte, Le Soleil Films, Openvizor, Satori Films.  Screenplay by Alejandro Jodorowsky.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Xavier Guerrero Yamamoto.  Music by Adan Jodorowsky.  Production Design by Alejandro Jodorowsky.  Costume Design by Pascale Montandon-Jodorowsky.  Film Editing by Maryline Monthieux. Alejandro…

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Eros (2004)

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI, STEVEN SODERBERGH, WONG KAR WAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   USA/Italy/Hong Kong/France/Luxembourg/United Kingdom, 2004.  Block 2 Pictures, Roissy Films, Solaris, Cité Films, Fandango, Delux Productions, Jet Tone Films.  Screenplay by Wong Kar Wai, Steven Soderbergh, Michelangelo Antonioni, Tonino Guerra, segment The Dangerous Thread of Things based on the novel by Michelangelo Antonioni).  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle, Marco…

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2046 (2004)

WONG KAR WAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  China/France/Germany/Hong Kong, 2004.  Jet Tone Films, Shanghai Film Group, Orly Films, Paradis Films, Classic, Precious Yield, Arte France Cinéma, France 3 Cinéma, ZDF/Arte.  Screenplay by Wong Kar Wai.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle, Pung-leung Kwan.  Produced by Kar-Wai Wong.  Music by Shigeru Umebayashi.  Production Design by William Chang.  Costume Design by William Chang.  Film Editing by William Chang.  Cannes…

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Chungking Express (1994)

WONG KAR WAI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Chung Hing Sam Lam Hong Kong, 1994.  Jet Tone Production. Screenplay by Wong Kar Wai.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle, Wai-keung Lau.  Produced by Yi-kan Chan, Jeffrey Lau.  Music by Frankie Chan, Michael Galasso, Roel A. Garcia.  Production Design by William Chang.  Costume Design by William Chang.  Film Editing by William Chang, Kit-Wai Kai, Chi-Leung Kwong.  Wong…

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The Quiet American (2002)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/USA/United Kingdom/Australia/France, 2002.  Miramax, Intermedia Films, Mirage Enterprises, Saga, IMF Internationale Medien und Film GmbH & Co. 2. Produktions KG, Giai Phong Film Studio.  Screenplay by Christopher Hampton, Robert Schenkkan, based on the novel by Graham Greene.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Staffan Ahrenberg, Matthias Deyle, William Horberg.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production…

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Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Australia, 2002.  Rumbalara Films, The Australian Film Commission, Australian Film Finance Corporation, Lotteries Commission of Western Australia, Olsen Levy, Showtime Australia.  Screenplay by Christine Olsen, based on the book Follow The Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Phillip Noyce, Christine Olsen, John Winter.  Music by Peter Gabriel.  Production Design by…

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Liberty Heights (1999)

BARRY LEVINSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Baltimore Pictures, Spring Creek Productions.  Screenplay by Barry Levinson.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle.  Produced by Barry Levinson, Paula Weinstein.  Music by Andrea Morricone.  Production Design by Vincent Peranio.  Costume Design by Gloria Gresham.  Film Editing by Stu Linder. Another in the long line of Barry Levinson’s stories of growing up Jewish in 1950s Baltimore. Ben…

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Paranoid Park (2007)

GUS VAN SANT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  France/USA, 2007.  MK2 Productions, Meno Films, Centre National de la Cinématographie.  Screenplay by Gus Van Sant, based on the novel by Blake Nelson.  Cinematography by Christopher Doyle, Rain Li.  Produced by David Allen Cress, Neil Kopp.  Music by Rachel Fox.  Production Design by John Pearson-Denning.  Costume Design by Chapin Simpson.  Film Editing by Gus Van…

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