The Paperboy

BB.5 (out of 5) The southern gothic madness is laid on ridiculously thick for this adaptation of the novel by Peter Dexter, saved from years of development hell by Precious director Lee Daniels. The result is a huge disappointment, a combination of rich atmosphere, dull plotting and raucous miscasting that make for a fascinating and…

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The Last King Of Scotland (2006)

KEVIN MACDONALD Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 2006.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, DNA Films, FilmFour, UK Film Council, Scottish Screen, Cowboy Films, Slate Films, Tatfilm.  Screenplay by Peter Morgan, Jeremy Brock, based on the novel by Giles Foden.  Cinematography by Anthony Dod Mantle.  Produced by Lisa Bryer, Andrea Calderwood, Charles Steel.  Music by Alex Heffes.  Production Design by Michael…

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