Red Joan (2018)

TREVOR NUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.  United Kingdom, 2018.  Trademark Films.  Screenplay by Lindsay Shapero.  Cinematography by Zac Nicholson.  Produced by David Parfitt.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Cristina Casali.  Costume Design by Charlotte Walter.  Film Editing by Kristina Hetherington.  Toronto International Film Festival 2018.  Aging widow Joan Stanley (Judi Dench) … More Red Joan (2018)

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Twelfth Night (Twelfth Night or What You Will) (1996)

TREVOR NUNN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/Ireland/USA, 1996.  Renaissance Films, BBC Films, Circus Films, Fine Line Features, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Trevor Nunn, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Clive Tickner.  Produced by Stephen Evans, David Parfitt.  Music by Shaun Davey.  Production Design by Sophie Becher.  Costume Design by John Bright.  Film Editing by Peter Boyle.  Toronto International … More Twelfth Night (Twelfth Night or What You Will) (1996)

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I Capture The Castle

BBBB (out of 5) Lovely coming-of-age drama stars a wonderful Romola Garai as a girl growing up in a drafty, corroding castle with her blocked writer father (Bill Nighy), dangerously bohemian stepmother (Tara Fitzgerald) and superbly oddball siblings. When two immensely rich American brothers arrive in their community and set up shop in a nearby … More I Capture The Castle

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My Week With Marilyn

BBB.5 (out of 5) The ancient tradition of coming-of-age stories is once again trotted out as Eddie Redmayne abandons his aristocratic homestead in the country and heads to Pinewood Studios in search of his dream of making it in the movies. Thanks to family connections and his own dogged determination to not be turned away, … More My Week With Marilyn

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Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Renaissance Films, American Playhouse Theatrical Films, BBC Films.  United Kingdom/USA, 1993.  Screenplay by Kenneth Branagh, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Roger Lanser.  Produced by Kenneth Branagh, Stephen Evans, David Parfitt.  Music by Patrick Doyle.  Production Design by Tim Harvey.  Costume Design by Phyllis Dalton.  Film Editing by Andrew Marcus.  Cannes Film Festival 1993.  Golden Globe … More Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

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Henry V (1989)

KENNETH BRANAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Renaissance Films, British Broadcasting Corporation, Curzon Film Distributors.  United Kingdom, 1989.  Screenplay by Kenneth Branagh, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Kenneth MacMillan.  Produced by Bruce Sharman.  Music by Patrick Doyle.  Production Design by Tim Harvey.  Costume Design by Phyllis Dalton.  Film Editing by Michael Bradsell.  Academy Awards 1989.   Kenneth Branagh rightfully got himself the nickname … More Henry V (1989)

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