Hero (1992)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5): B.5. Alternate Title: Accidental Hero USA, 1992.  Columbia Pictures.   Story by Laura Ziskin, Alvin Sargent, David Webb Peoples, Screenplay by David Webb Peoples.  Cinematography by Oliver Stapleton.   Produced by Laura Ziskin.  Music by George Fenton.   Production Design by Dennis Gassner.   Costume Design by Richard Hornung.   Film Editing by…

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New And Selected) (2017)

NOAH BAUMBACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.   USA, 2017.  Gilded Halfwing, IAC Films, Netflix.   Screenplay by Noah Baumbach.   Cinematography by Robbie Ryan.  Produced by Noah Baumbach, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin, Lila Yacoub.  Music by Randy Newman.  Production Design by Gerald Sullivan.  Costume Design by Joseph G. Aulisi.  Film Editing by Jennifer Lame.  Boston Film Critics Awards 2017.  Cannes Film Festival 2017.  Gotham Awards…

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The Program (2015)

STEPHEN FREARS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 2015.  Anton Capital Entertainment, StudioCanal, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by John Hodge, based on the book by David Walsh.  Cinematography by Danny Cohen.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Tracey Seaward, Kate Solomon.  Music by Alex Heffes.  Production Design by Alan MacDonald.  Costume Design by Jane Petrie.  Film Editing by Valerio Bonelli.  Toronto International…

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Quartet (2012)

DUSTIN HOFFMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 2012.  Headline Pictures, BBC Films, DCM Productions, Finola Dwyer Productions, Wildgaze Films.  Screenplay by Ronald Harwood, based on his play.  Cinematography by John de Borman.  Produced by Finola Dwyer, Stewart Mackinnon.  Music by Dario Martinelli.  Production Design by Andrew McAlpine.  Costume Design by Odile Dicks-Mireaux.  Film Editing by Barney Pilling.  Golden Globe Awards 2012.  National…

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Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

JENNIFER YUH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2011.  DreamWorks Animation.  Screenplay by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger.  Produced by Melissa Cobb.  Music by John Powell, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Tang Kheng Heng.  Film Editing by Maryann Brandon, Clare De Chenu.  Academy Awards 2011.    Online Film Critics Awards 2011.   The cuddly martial arts hero who bested all odds returns for another adventure in…

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Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer (2006)

TOM TYKWER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Germany/France/Spain/USA, 2006.  Constantin Film, VIP 4 Medienfonds, Nouvelles Editions de Films, Castelao Producciones, Rising Star, Ikiru Films.  Screenplay by Andrew Birkin, Bernd Eichinger, Tom Tykwer, based on the novel Das Perfum by Patrick Suskind.  Cinematography by Frank Griebe.  Produced by Bernd Eichinger.  Music by Reinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek, Tom Tykwer. Production Design by Uli Hanisch.  Costume…

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Lemony Snicket’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events (2004)

BRAD SILBERLING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/Germany, 2004.  Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, Nickelodeon Movies, Kumar Mobiliengesellschaft mbH & Co. Projekt Nr. 2 KG, Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation, Scott Rudin Productions.  Screenplay by Robert Gordon, based on the books The Bad Beginning, The Reptile Room and The Wide Window by Daniel Handler.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Laurie MacDonald, Walter F. Parkes, Jim…

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Moonlight Mile (2002)

BRAD SILBERLING Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2002.  Touchstone Pictures, Hyde Park Entertainment, Reveal Entertainment, Gran Via, Punch Productions.  Screenplay by Brad Silberling.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Mark Johnson, Brad Silberling.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Missy Stewart.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Lisa Zeno Churgin.  Las Vegas Film Critics Awards 2002.  Phoenix Film Critics…

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Meet The Fockers (2004)

JAY ROACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2004.  Universal Pictures, DreamWorks, Tribeca Productions, Everyman Pictures.  Story and Screenplay by Jim Herzfeld, Marc Hyman, based on characters created by Greg Glienna, Mary Ruth Clarke.  Cinematography by John Schwartzman.  Produced by Robert De Niro, Jay Roach, Jane Rosenthal.  Music by Randy Newman.  Production Design by Rusty Smith.  Costume Design by Carol Ramsey.  Film Editing by…

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Kung Fu Panda (2008)

JOHN STEVENSON, MARK OSBORNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2008.  DreamWorks Animation, Pacific Data Images.  Story by Ethan Reiff, Cyrus Voris, Screenplay by Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger.  Cinematography by Yong Duk Jhun.  Produced by Melissa Cobb.  Music by John Powell, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Raymond Zibach.  Film Editing by Clare De Chenu.  Academy Awards 2008.  Golden Globe Awards 2008.  Online Film Critics Awards 2008.   Po…

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The Holiday (2006)

NANCY MEYERS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2006.  Columbia Pictures, Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Waverly Films.  Screenplay by Nancy Meyers.  Cinematography by Dean Cundey.  Produced by Bruce A. Block, Nancy Meyers.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Jon Hutman.  Costume Design by Marlene Stewart.  Film Editing by Joe Hutshing. Kate Winslet is heartbroken when she discovers that the man who dumped her…

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Ishtar (1987)

ELAINE MAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.  USA, 1987.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Delphi V Productions. Screenplay by Elaine May.  Cinematography by Vittorio Storaro.  Produced by Warren Beatty.  Music by Dave Grusin.  Production Design by Paul Sylbert.  Costume Design by Anthony Powell.  Film Editing by Richard P. Cirincione, William Reynolds, Stephen A. Rotter.   Those expecting this movie to have unfairly garnered its reputation…

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