Mothering Sunday (2021)

EVA HUSSON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5 United Kingdom, 2021. British Film Institute, Film4, Lipsync Productions, Number 9 Films, ZDF/Arte. Screenplay by Alice Birch, Graham Swift. Cinematography by Jamie Ramsay. Produced by Elizabeth Karlsen, Stephen Woolley. Music by Morgan Kibby. Production Design by Helen Scott. Costume Design by Sandy Powell. Film Editing by Emilie…

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Supernova (2020)

HARRY MACQUEEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB United Kingdom, 2020. BBC Films, British Film Institute, Quiddity Films, The Bureau. Screenplay by Harry Macqueen. Cinematography by Dick Pope. Produced by Tristan Goligher, Emily Morgan. Music by Keaton Henson. Production Design by Sarah Finley. Costume Design by Matthew Price. Film Editing by Chris Wyatt. We’re immediately…

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1917 (2019)

SAM MENDES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2019.  Amblin Partners, DreamWorks, Neal Street Productions, New Republic Pictures.  Screenplay by Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Sam Mendes, Brian Oliver, Jayne-Ann Tenggren.  Music by  Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Dennis Gassner.  Costume Design by David…

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The Happy Prince (2018)

RUPERT EVERETT Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.   United Kingdom/Belgium/Italy/Germany, 2018.  Maze Pictures, Entre Chien et Loup, Palomar, Cine Plus Filmproduktion, Robert Fox Limited, BBC Films, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Daryl Prince Productions, Heimatfilm, Raindog Films.  Screenplay by Rupert Everett.  Cinematography by John Conroy.  Produced by Sebastien Delloye, Philipp Kreuzer, Jörg Schulze.  Music by…

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Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

ROB MARSHALL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.   USA, 2018.  Lucamar Productions, Marc Platt Productions, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screen story by David Magee, Rob Marshall, John DeLuca, Screenplay by David Magee, based on the Mary Poppins stories by P.L. Travers.  Cinematography by Dion Beebe.  Produced by John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Marc Platt.  Music by Marc Shaiman.   Production Design by John…

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

OL PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   United Kingdom/USA, 2018.  Legendary Entertainment, Universal.  Story by Richard Curtis, Ol Parker, Catherine Johnson, Screenplay by Ol Parker, based on a conception by Judy Craymer from the stage musical by Catherine Johnson.  Cinematography by Robert D. Yeoman.  Produced by Judy Craymer, Gary Goetzman.  Music by Benny Andersson, Anne Dudley, Bjorn Ulvaeus.  Production Design…

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

MATTHEW VAUGHN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   United Kingdom/USA, 2017.  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Marv Films, Shangri-La Entertainment, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar, Dave Gibbons.  Cinematography by George Richmond.  Produced by Adam Bohling, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn.  Music by Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson.  Production Design by Darren Gilford.  Costume…

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Loving (2016)

JEFF NICHOLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Raindog Films, Big Beach Films.  Screenplay by Jeff Nichols.  Cinematography by Adam Stone.  Produced by Nancy Buirski, Ged Doherty, Colin Firth, Sarah Green, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub.  Music by David Wingo.  Production Design by Chad Keith.  Costume Design by Erin Benach.  Film Editing by Julie Monroe.  Mildred Jeter (Ruth Negga) tells her…

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

SHARON MAGUIRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/France/USA, 2016.  Miramax, Perfect World Pictures, StudioCanal, Universal Pictures, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer, Emma Thompson, based on characters created by Helen Fielding.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production Design by John Paul Kelly.  Costume Design by Steven Noble.  Film Editing…

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Genius (2016)

MICHAEL GRANDAGE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Desert Wolf Productions, Michael Grandage Company, Riverstone Pictures, Ingenious, Pinewood Pictures, Reliance Entertainment Productions 8.  Screenplay by John Logan, based on the book by A. Scott Berg.  Cinematography by Ben Davis.  Produced by James Bierman, Michael Grandage, John Logan.  Music by Adam Cork.  Production Design by Mark Digby.  Costume Design by Jane Petrie.  Film…

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The Railway Man (2013)

JONATHAN TEPLITZKY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Australia/United Kingdom/Switzerland, 2013.  Archer Street Productions, Latitude Media, Lionsgate, Pictures in Paradise, Silver Reel, Thai Occidental Productions.  Screenplay by Frank Cottrell Boyce, Andy Paterson, based on the book by Eric Lomax.  Cinematography by Garry Phillips.  Produced by Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley, Andy Paterson.  Music by David Hirschfelder.  Production Design by Steven Jones-Evans.  Costume Design by…

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Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

MATTHEW VAUGHN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   United Kingdom, 2014.  Twentieth Century Fox, Marv Films, Cloudy Productions, TSG Entertainment.  Screenplay by Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn, based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar, Dave Gibbons.  Cinematography by George Richmond.  Produced by Adam Bohling, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn.  Music by Henry Jackman, Matthew Margeson.  Production Design by Paul Kirby.  Costume Design by…

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