Jimmy’s Hall (2014)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   United Kingdom/Ireland/France, 2014.  Sixteen Films, Element Pictures, Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, British Film Institute, Film4, Irish Film Board.  Screenplay by Paul Laverty, based on the play by Donal O’Kelly.  Cinematography by Robbie Ryan.  Produced by Rebecca O’Brien.  Music by George Fenton.  Production Design by Fergus Clegg.  Costume Design by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh.  Film Editing by…

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Love & Friendship (2016)

WHIT STILLMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.5.  Ireland/Netherlands/France/USA, 2016.  Westerly Films, Blinder Films, Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée, Chic Films, Protagonist Pictures, Revolver Amsterdam.  Screenplay by Whit Stillman, based on the novella Lady Susan by Jane Austen.  Cinematography by Richard van Oosterhout.  Produced by Lauranne Bourrachot, Katie Holly, Whit Stillman.  Music by Benjamin Esdraffo.  Production Design…

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Calvary (2014)

JOHN MICHAEL McDONAGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom, 2014.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, British Film Institute, Lipsync Productions, Reprisal Films, Octagon Films.  Screenplay by John Michael McDonagh.  Cinematography by Larry Smith.  Produced by Chris Clark, Flora Fernandez-Marengo, James Flynn.  Music by Patrick Cassidy.  Production Design by Mark Geraghty.  Costume Design by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh.  Film Editing by Chris Gill.   John Michael…

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Breakfast On Pluto (2005)

NEIL JORDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom, 2005.  Pathé Pictures International, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Northern Ireland Film and Television Commission, Parallel Film Productions, Number 9 Films, Irish Film Board.  Screenplay by Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe, based on the book by Pat McCabe.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Neil Jordan, Alan Moloney, Stephen Woolley.  Music by Anna Jordan.  Production…

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Becoming Jane (2007)

JULIAN JARROLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom, 2007.  HanWay Films, UK Film Council, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Ecosse Films, Blueprint Pictures, Scion Films, Octagon Films, 2 Entertain, BBC Films, Irish Film Industry, National Lottery through UK Film Council, Irish Film Board.  Screenplay by Kevin Hood, Sarah Williams, based on the letters of Jane Austen.  Cinematography by…

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In America (2002)

JIM SHERIDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  Ireland/United Kingdom/USA, 2002.  Hell’s Kitchen Films, East of Harlem (UK) Ltd., Irish Film Industry.  Screenplay by Jim Sheridan, Naomi Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Arthur Lappin, Jim Sheridan.  Music by Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer.  Production Design by Mark Geraghty.  Costume Design by Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh.  Film Editing by Naomi Geraghty.   In this beautifully…

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The Wind That Shakes The Barley (2006)

KEN LOACH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.   Ireland/United Kingdom/Germany/Italy/Spain/France/Belgium/Switzerland, 2006.  Sixteen Films, Matador Pictures, Regent Capital, UK Film Council, Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Element Films, BIM Distribuzione, EMC Produktion, Tornasol Films, Diaphana Films, Pathé Distribution, Cinéart, TV3 Television Network Ireland, Filmcoopi Zürich. Screenplay by Paul Laverty.  Cinematography by Barry Ackroyd.  Produced by Rebecca O’Brien.  Music by George Fenton.  Production…

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