JOHN SAYLES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5. USA, 2013. Anarchist’s Convention Films, Olmos Productions, Go For Films. Screenplay by John Sayles. Cinematography by Kat Westergaard. Produced by Peter Bobrow, Edward James Olmos, Alejandro Springall. Music by Mason Daring. Production Design by Mara A. Spear. Costume Design by Dana R. Woods. Film Editing by John Sayles. Independent Spirit Awards 2013. John Sayles … More Go For Sisters (2013)
LEE UNKRICH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.5. USA, 2017. Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios. Story by Lee Unkrich, Jason Katz, Matthew Aldrich, Adrian Molina, Screenplay by Adrian Molina, Matthew Aldrich. Cinematography by Matt Aspbury, Danielle Feinberg. Produced by Darla K. Anderson. Music by Michael Giacchino. Production Design by Harley Jessup. Film Editing by Steve Bloom, Lee Unkrich. Academy Awards 2017. Golden Globe Awards 2017. Pixar … More Coco (2017)
DENIS VILLENEUVE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5. USA/United Kingdom/Canada, 2017. 16:14 Entertainment, Alcon Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, Scott Free Productions, Thunderbird Entertainment, Torridon Films, Warner Bros.. Story by Hampton Fancher, Screenplay by Hampton Fancher, Michael Green, based on characters from the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. Cinematography by Roger Deakins. Produced by Broderick Johnson, … More Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
BB.5 (out of 5) Seth Rogen attempts a different kind of superhero movie by injecting his loveable-loser brand of humour into the action genre, but with minimal results. Between his unintelligent script that trades mainly in blockheaded clichés, and the absent direction by Michel Gondry, the film is a tidy and bland tale of, what … More The Green Hornet
BB (out of 5) Years after his family fled war-torn Spain and relocated to Puerto Rico, a young man (Esai Morales) decides to travel back to the homeland to research a book he is writing about poet and playwright Federico Garcia Lorca (played in flashback by Andy Garcia). He arrives in Granada to find well-guarded … More The Disappearance Of Garcia Lorca (Death In Granada)
ROBERT M. YOUNG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5. USA, 1977. Filmhaus. Screenplay by Robert M. Young. Cinematography by Tom Hurwitz, Robert M. Young. Produced by Michael Hausman, Irwin Young. Music by Michael Martin Murphey. Production Design by Lilly Kilvert. Film Editing by Edward Beyer, Norman Buckley. Like millions before and after him, Roberto has decided to leave Mexico and look for work … More Alambrista!
BB.5 (out of 5) Multiple generations of a Latino-American family in California are narrated in this middling saga by Gregory Nava (El Norte). Edward James Olmos is the standout in the cast (and sadly the most underused) as a writer who tells us about his relatives, starting with his father who as a young man crossed the … More My Family (Mi Familia)