Peterloo (2018)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB United Kingdom, 2018. BFI Film Fund, Film4, Thin Man Films. Screenplay by Mike Leigh. Cinematography by Dick Pope. Produced by Georgina Lowe. Music by Gary Yershon. Production Design by Suzie Davies. Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran. Film Editing by Jon Gregory. Toronto International Film Festival 2018.  Venice…

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Motherless Brooklyn (2019)

EDWARD NORTON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 2019.  Class 5 Films, MWM Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures.  Screenplay by Edward Norton, based on the novel by Jonathan Lethem.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Michael Bederman, Bill Migliore, Daniel Nadler, Edward Norton, Gigi Pritzker, Rachel Shane, Robert F. Smith.   Music by Daniel Pemberton.  Production…

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Career Girls (1997)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.   United Kingdom/France, 1997.  Channel Four Films, Thin Man Films, Matrix Films, Channel 4 Television Corporation.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.   Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams.  Music by Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Tony Remy.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Film Editing by Robin Sales. Mike Leigh scores a rare misfire with this drab…

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Mr. Turner (2014)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/France/Germany, 2014.  Film4, Focus Features International, France 3 Cinema, Lipsync Productions, Thin Man Films, Untitled 13, Xofa Productions.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Georgina Lowe.  Music by Gary Yershon.  Production Design by Suzie Davies.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Jon Gregory. Academy Awards 2014.  Cannes Film Festival 2014. …

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Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001)

JILL SPRECHER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2001.  Stonelock Pictures, Single Cell Pictures, double A Films, Conversation Productions Inc., Echo Lake Entertainment, Entitled Entertainment.  Screenplay by Karen Sprecher, Jill Sprecher.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Beni Atoori, Gina Resnick.  Music by Alex Wurman.  Production Design by Mark Ricker.  Costume Design by Kasia Walicka-Maimone.  Film Editing by Stephen Mirrione.  Boston Film Critics…

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Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

DOUGLAS McGRATH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.   United Kingdom/USA, 2002.  United Artists Film Corporation, Hart-Sharp Entertainment, Potboiler Productions.  Screenplay by Douglas McGrath, based on the novel by Charles Dickens.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams, John Hart, Jeffrey Sharp.  Music by Rachel Portman.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Ruth Myers.  Film Editing by Lesley Walker.  Golden Globe…

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Me And Orson Welles (2008)

RICHARD LINKLATER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/Isle Of Man, 2008.  CinemaNX, Isle of Man Film, Framestore, Hart-Lunsford Pictures, Detour Filmproduction.  Screenplay by Holly Gent Palmo, Vincent Palmo Jr., based on the novel by Robert Kaplow.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Ann Carli, Richard Linklater, Marc Samuelson.  Music by Michael J. McEvoy.  Production Design by Laurence Dorman.  Costume Design by…

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An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)

MIKE NEWELL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.  United Kingdom, 1995.   British Broadcasting Corporation, British Screen Productions, Portman Productions, Wolfhound Productions.   Screenplay by Charles Wood, based on the novel by Beryl Bainbridge.   Cinematography by Dick Pope.   Produced by Hilary Heath, Philip Hinchcliffe.   Music by Richard Hartley.   Production Design by Mark Geraghty.   Costume Design by Joan Bergin.   Film…

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Another Year (2010)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  United Kingdom, 2010.  Thin Man Films, Film4, Focus Features International, UK Film Council, Untitled 09.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Georgina Lowe.  Music by Gary Yershon.  Production Design by Simon Beresford.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.   Film Editing by Jon Gregory.  Academy Awards 2010.  Cannes Film Festival 2010.  Dorian Awards 2010.  National Board of…

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Happy-Go-Lucky (2008)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom, 2008.  Film4, Ingenious Film Partners, Special Treats Production Company, Summit Entertainment, Thin Man Films, UK Film Council.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh. Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams.  Music by Gary Yershon.  Production Design by Mark Tildesley.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Jim Clark.  Academy Awards 2008. Boston Film…

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Vera Drake (2004)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/France/New Zealand, 2004.   Les Films Alain Sarde, Film Council, Inside Track Productions, Thin Man Films, Film Council Premiere Fund, Ingenious Film Partners, Inside Track 1, National Lottery through UK Film Council, Untitled 03.   Screenplay by Mike Leigh.   Cinematography by Dick Pope.   Produced by Simon Channing Williams, Alain…

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All Or Nothing (2002)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  United Kingdom/France, 2002.  Les Films Alain Sarde, Thin Man Films.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Simon Channing Williams, Alain Sarde.  Music by Andrew Dickson.  Production Design by Eve Stewart.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Lesley Walker.  Cannes Film Festival 2002.  Toronto International Film Festival 2002. Mike Leigh returns with yet…

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