Once Upon a Time In…Hollywood (2019)

QUENTIN TARANTINO Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.  USA/United Kingdom/China, 2019.  Bona Film Group, Heyday Films, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Visiona Romantica.  Screenplay by Quentin Tarantino.  Cinematography by Robert Richardson.  Produced by David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh, Quentin Tarantino.  Music by Mary Ramos.  Production Design by Barbara Ling.  Costume Design by Arianne Phillips.  Film Editing by Fred…

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The Mule (2018)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   USA, 2018.  Warner Bros., Imperative Entertainment, Bron Creative, The Malpaso Company, Bron Studios.  Screenplay by Nick Schenk, inspired by the New York Times article “The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year Old Drug Mule” by Sam Dolnick.  Cinematography by Yves Belanger.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Dan Friedkin, Jessica Meier, Tim Moore, Kristina Rivera, Bradley…

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Crank: High Voltage (2009)

MARK NEVELDINE, BRIAN TAYLOR Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Alternate title:  Crank 2: High Voltage USA, 2009.  Lionsgate, Lakeshore Entertainment, RadicalMedia.  Screenplay by Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor.  Cinematography by Brandon Trost.  Produced by Gary Lucchesi, Tom Rosenberg, Skip Williamson.  Music by Mike Patton.  Production Design by Jerry Fleming.  Costume Design by Dayna Pink.  Film Editing by Marc Jakubowicz, Fernando Villena.   [Spoiler alert for part…

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Poetic Justice (1993)

JOHN SINGLETON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 1993.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, New Deal Productions, Nickel.  Screenplay by John Singleton.  Cinematography by Peter Lyons Collister.  Produced by Steve Nicolaides, John Singleton.  Music by Stanley Clarke.  Production Design by Keith Brian Burns.  Costume Design by Darryle Johnson.  Film Editing by Bruce Cannon.   John Singleton made history by becoming, at the tender young age of 24,…

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Brothers (2009)

JIM SHERIDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2009.  Lionsgate, Relativity Media, Sighvatsson Films, Michael De Luca Productions.  Screenplay by David Benioff, based on the motion picture Brodre by Susanne Bier, Anders Thomas Jensen.  Cinematography by Frederick Elmes.  Produced by Michael De Luca, Ryan Kavanaugh, Sigurjon Sighvatsson.  Music by Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Tony Fanning.  Costume Design by Durinda Wood.  Film Editing by Jay…

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Tigerland (2000)

JOEL SCHUMACHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA/Germany, 2000.  Haft Entertainment, New Regency Pictures, KirchMedia, Regency Enterprises.  Screenplay by Ross Klavan, Michael McGruther.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Beau Flynn, Steven Haft, Arnon Milchan.  Music by Nathan Larson.  Production Design by Andrew Laws.  Costume Design by Thomas Stokes.  Film Editing by Mark Stevens.  Boston Film Critics Awards 2000.   Independent Spirit Awards 2000.  Toronto…

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Capote (2005)

BENNETT MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada/USA, 2005.  United Artists, Sony Pictures Classics, A-Line Pictures, Cooper’s Town Productions, Infinity Media, Eagle Vision.  Screenplay by Dan Futterman, based on the book by Gerald Clarke.  Cinematography by Adam Kimmel.  Produced by Caroline Baron, Michael Ohoven, William Vince.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Jess Gonchor.  Costume Design by Kasia Walicka-Maimone.  Film Editing by…

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The Last Castle (2001)

ROD LURIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2001.  DreamWorks, Robert Lawrence Productions.  Story by David Scarpa, Screenplay by David Scarpa, Graham Yost.  Cinematography by Shelly Johnson.  Produced by Robert Lawrence.  Music by Jerry Goldsmith.  Production Design by Kirk M. Petruccelli.  Costume Design by Ha Nguyen.  Film Editing by Michael Jablow, Kevin Stitt.   Robert Redford plays a top-ranking Army general who is…

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Babel (2006)

ALEJANDRO GONZALEZ INARRITU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France/USA/Mexico, 2006.  Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Anonymous Content, Zeta Film, Central Films, Media Rights Capital.  Story by Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Screenplay by Guillermo Arriaga.  Cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto.  Produced by Steve Golin, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Jon Kilik.  Music by Gustavo Santaolalla.  Production Design by Brigitte Broch.  Costume Design by Gabriela Diaque, Miwako Kobayashi,…

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Parker (2013)

TAYLOR HACKFORD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0 USA, 2013.  Incentive Filmed Entertainment, Sierra / Affinity, Alexander/ Mitchell Productions, Current Entertainment, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Anvil Films.  Screenplay by John J. McLaughlin, based on the novel Flashfire by Donald E. Westlake.  Cinematography by James M. Muro.  Produced by Les Alexander, Steven Chasman, Taylor Hackford, Sidney Kimmel, Jonathan Mitchell, Matthew H….

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The Replacement Killers (1998)

ANTOINE FUQUA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 1998.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, WCG Entertainment Productions.  Directed by Antoine Fuqua.  Screenplay by Ken Sanzel.  Cinematography by Peter Lyons Collister.  Produced by Bernie Brillstein, Brad Grey.  Music by Harry Gregson-Williams.  Production Design by Naomi Shohan.  Costume Design by Arianne Phillips.  Film Editing by Jay Cassidy. Yun-Fat Chow plays a hired assassin who fails his assignment…

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Grand Canyon (1991)

LAWRENCE KASDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 1991.   Twentieth Century Fox.   Screenplay by Lawrence Kasdan, Meg Kasdan.   Cinematography by Owen Roizman.   Produced by Michael Grillo, Lawrence Kasdan, Charles Okun.   Music by James Newton Howard.   Production Design by Bo Welch.   Costume Design by Aggie Guerard Rodgers.   Film Editing by Carol Littleton.    Eight years…

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