DAMIEN CHAZELLE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5. USA/Japan, 2018. Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Perfect World Pictures, Temple Hill Entertainment, Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network. Screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the book by James R. Hansen. Cinematography by Linus Sandgren. Produced by Marty Bowen, Damien Chazelle, Wyck Godfrey, Isaac Klausner. Music by Justin Hurwitz. Production Design by … More First Man (2018)
PEYTON REED Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB. USA, 2015. Marvel Studios, Walt Disney Pictures. Story by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Screenplay by Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish, Adam McKay, Paul Rudd, based on the Marvel comics by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby. Cinematography by Russell Carpenter. Produced by Kevin Feige. Music by Christophe Beck. Production Design by Shepherd Frankel. Costume Design by … More Ant-Man (2015)
BB.5 (out of 5) With the recession of the early eighties driving his commodities business into the ground, Matthew McConaughey is looking for the redemption that will get him out of making calls from the bar where his girlfriend (Bryce Dallas Howard) slings drinks and back to the glory of the days when his father (Craig … More Gold
WOODY ALLEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): B. USA, 2016. FilmNation Entertainment, Gravier Productions, Perdido Productions. Screenplay by Woody Allen. Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro. Produced by Letty Aronson, Stephen Tenenbaum, Edward Walson. Production Design by Santo Loquasto. Costume Design by Suzy Benzinger. Film Editing by Alisa Lepselter. Woody Allen reaches a career low with this tired and charmless period piece. Jesse Eisenberg heads out to Los Angeles … More Cafe Society (2016)
BB (out of 5) Combining a true-life crime figure who was larger than life with the tradition of charismatic mob dramas that have been coming from the Warner Bros logo for decades should have provided for another Long Good Friday, something residing comfortably between gritty drama and the sexy mythologizing that these films have been … More Black Mass
BB (out of 5) Jonathan Groff plays a Yale student who decides to take time off from the fine life, running away from his family to Oregon where he and his best friend plan to work an apple orchard. She changes her mind at the last minute and takes off with her new boyfriend, leaving him … More C.O.G.
BB.5 (out of 5) Jason Bateman‘s life hits a slew of giant roadblocks in one day when he catches his wife in bed with his boss (Dax Shepard) and then gets a call from his sister (Tina Fey) that their father has died. When Bateman gets home for the funeral, he learns from his best-selling … More This Is Where I Leave You