The Executioner (1963)

LUIS GARCIA BERLANGA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5. Original Title: El verdugo Spain/Italy, 1963.  Naga Films, Zebra Films.  Story and Screenplay by Luis García Berlanga, Rafael Azcona, collaboration with Ennio Flaiano.  Cinematography by Tonino Delli Colli.  Produced by Nazario Belmar.  Music by Miguel Asins Arbó.  Production Design by Luis Arguello.  Costume Design by Maruja…

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The Artist And The Model (2012)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5. Original title:  El Artista Y La Modelo Spain/France, 2012.  Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, Televisión Española, Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Instituto de Crédito Oficial, Audiovisual Aval SGR.  Screenplay by Jean-Claude Carriere, Fernando Trueba.  Cinematography by Daniel Vilar.  Production Design by Pilar Revuelta.  Costume Design by Lala Huete.  Film Editing by Marta…

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Chef’s Special (2008)

NACHO G. VELILLA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Fuera De Carta Spain, 2008.  Antena 3 Televisión, Canguro Produzioni Internazionali Cinematografiche, Ensueño Films.  Written by Oriol Capel, David S. Olivas, Antonio Sanchez, Nacho G. Velilla. Cinematography by David Omedes.  Produced by Nacho G. Velilla, Tadeo Villalba hijo, Daniel Ecija.  Music by Juango Javierre.  Production Design by Javier Fernández.  Costume Design by Silvia…

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Belle Epoque (1992)

FERNANDO TRUEBA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Spain/Portugal/France, 1992.  Animatógrafo, Eurimages, Fernando Trueba Producciones Cinematográficas, Lolafilms, Sogepaq.  Story by Rafael Azcona, Jose Luis Garcia Sanchez, Fernando Trueba, Screenplay by Rafael Azcona.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Music by Antoine Duhamel.  Production Design by Juan Botella.  Costume Design by Lala Huete.  Film Editing by Carmen Frias.  Academy Awards 1993.   An army deserter happens upon…

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Broken Embraces (2009)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Original title:  Los Abrazos Rotos Spain, 2009.  Universal Pictures International, Canal+ Espana, El Deseo, Instituto de Credito Oficial, Instituto de la Cinematografia y de las Artes Audiovisuales, Lanzarote Reserva de Biosfera, Ministerio de Cultura, Television Espanola.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García.  Music by Alberto…

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Volver (2006)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Spain, 2006.  Canal+ España, El Deseo, Ministerio de Cultura, Televisión Española.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Esther García.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Salvador Parra.  Costume Design by Bina Daigeler.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.  Academy Awards 2006.  Cannes Film Festival 2006.  Golden Globe Awards 2006.  National Board of Review…

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Talk To Her (2002)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Original title:  Hable Con Ella Spain, 2002.  El Deseo, Antena 3 Televisión, Good Machine, Vía Digital.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Javier Aguirresarobe.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Antxon Gomez.  Costume Design by Sonia Grande.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.  Academy Awards 2002.  Golden Globe Awards 2002.  National Board of Review Awards 2002.  New York…

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The Flower Of My Secret (1995)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  La Flor De Mi Secreto Spain/France, 1995.  CiBy 2000, El Deseo.  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar, based on the short story The Lovely Leave by Dorothy Parker.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Esther García.  Music by Alberto Iglesias.  Production Design by Esther Garcia.  Costume Design by Hugo Mezcua.  Film Editing by José Salcedo. Critics were taken…

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Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown (1988)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Mujeres Al Borde De Un Ataque De Nervios Spain, 1988.  Laurenfilm, El Deseo.  Story and Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Jose Luis Alcaine.  Produced by Pedro Almodovar.  Music by Bernardo Bonezzi.  Production Design by Emilio Canuelo, Felix Murcia.  Costume Design by Jose Maria de Cossio.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.  Academy Awards 1988.  Golden Globe Awards…

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Matador (1986)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Spain, 1986.  Compañía Iberoamericana de TV, Televisión Española.  Story by Pedro Almodovar, Screenplay by Jesus Ferrero, Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Angel Luis Fernandez.  Music by Bernardo Bonezzi.  Production Design by Fernando Sanchez.  Costume Design by Jose Maria de Cossio.  Film Editing by José Salcedo. Upon release, this was Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar’s most serious…

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What Have I Done To Deserve This (1984)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Original title:  Que He Hecho Yo Para Merecer Esto Spain, 1984.  Kaktus Producciones Cinematográficas, Tesauro S.A..  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Angel Luis Fernandez.  Music by Bernardo Bonezzi.  Production Design by Roman Arango, Pin Morales.  Costume Design by Cecilia Roth.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   After the promising but not quite super films that Pedro…

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Dark Habits (1983)

PEDRO ALMODOVAR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Original title:  Entre Tieneblas Spain, 1983.  Tesauro S.A..  Screenplay by Pedro Almodovar.  Cinematography by Angel Luis Fernandez.  Produced by Luis Calvo.  Production Design by Roman Arango, Pin Morales.  Costume Design by Francis Montesinos, Teresa Nieto.  Film Editing by José Salcedo.   Among the least memorable of the films in the great Pedro Almodovar’s canon. A nightclub singer…

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