Destroyer (2018)

KARYN KUSAMA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  30West, Automatik.  Screenplay by Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi.  Cinematography by Julie Kirkwood.  Produced by Fred Berger, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi.   Music by Theodore Shapiro.  Production Design by Kay Lee.  Costume Design by Audrey Fisher.  Film Editing by Plummy Tucker.  Golden Globe Awards 2018.  Toronto International Film Festival 2018. A grizzled, self-destructive Los Angeles cop (Nicole…

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Bruce Almighty

BB (out of 5) Jim Carrey continues to go the family-friendly (aka most financially lucrative) route with his latest comedy, and the results are hardly worthy of Liar Liar or The Grinch. He plays a down-on-his-luck reporter who loses his livelihood and his love on the same day and throws his anger at the man upstairs….

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Changeling

BBBB (out of 5) Clint Eastwood goes the tearjerker route with this surprisingly effective melodrama based on a true story. If for no other reason, he gets major points for not putting “Based On A True Story” before the opening credits and, as so many films before have done, demanding a level of respect (and…

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Grosse Pointe Blank

BBBB (out of 5) Dark comedy stars John Cusack as a government assassin who decides to go back to his home town for his high school reunion. Upon arrival there he meets up with an old girlfriend (Minnie Driver) he jilted on prom night years ago to join the army and take up his current…

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