Uncut Gems (2019)

BENNY SAFDIE, JOSH SAFDIE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5.    USA, 2019.  Elara Pictures, IAC Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Sikelia Productions.  Screenplay by Ronald Bronstein, Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie.  Cinematography by Darius Khondji.  Produced by Sebastian Bear-McClard, Oscar Boyson, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin.  Music by Daniel Lopatin.  Production Design by Sam Lisenco.  Costume Design…

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Factotum

BENT HAMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   Charles Bukowski is once again brought to the screen with absorbing results. Matt Dillon is excellent, if a bit too movie-star polished, as the author’s alter-ego Chinaski, constantly pursuing the dream of getting his writing published while keeping a series of odd jobs to pay rent and…

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A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

ROBERT ALTMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2006.  Picturehouse, GreeneStreet Films, River Road Entertainment, Sandcastle 5 Productions, Prairie Home Productions.  Story by Garrison Keillor, Ken LaZebnik, Screenplay by Garrison Keillor, based on the radio program by Garrison Keillor.  Cinematography by Edward Lachman.  Produced by Robert Altman, Wren Arthur, Joshua Astrachan, Tony Judge, David Levy.  Production Design by Dina…

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