The Assistant (2019)

KITTY GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB USA, 2019. 3311 Productions, Bellmer Pictures, Cinereach, Forensic Films, JJ Homeward Productions, Level Forward, Symbolic Exchange. Screenplay by Kitty Green. Cinematography by Michael Latham. Produced by P. Jennifer Dana, Kitty Green, Ross Jacobson, Scott Macaulay, James Schamus. Music by Tamar-kali. Production Design by Fletcher Chancey. Costume Design…

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Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1995)

STEVEN ASCHER, JEANNE JORDAN Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  USA, 1995.  Forensic Films, West City Films.  Screenplay by Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan.  Cinematography by Steven Ascher.  Produced by Steven Ascher, Jeanne Jordan.  Music by Sheldon Mirowitz.  Production Design by Alison Kennedy.  Film Editing by Jeanne Jordan.  Academy Awards 1995.  Independent Spirit Awards 1996.   Jeanne…

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Saving Face (2004)

ALICE WU Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2004.  Destination Films, Forensic Films, GreeneStreet Films, Overbrook Entertainment.  Screenplay by Alice Wu.  Cinematography by Harlan Bosmajian.  Produced by James Lassiter, Will Smith, Teddy Zee.  Music by Anton Sanko.  Production Design by Daniel Ouellette.  Costume Design by Jill Newell.  Film Editing by Susan Graef, Sabine Hoffman.  Toronto International Film Festival 2004.   Family and cultural traditions are thrown…

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Chasing Sleep (2000)

MICHAEL WALKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  Canada/USA/France, 2000.  Canal+, Forensic Films, Glaski Productions, TVA International.  Screenplay by Michael Walker.  Cinematography by Jim Denault.  Produced by Thomas Bidegain, Olivier Glaas.  Production Design by Daniel Ouellette.  Costume Design by Kathryn Nixon.  Film Editing by David Leonard.  Toronto International Film Festival 2000.   Jeff Daniels wakes up early in the morning to discover that his wife hasn’t come home…

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Raising Victor Vargas (2002)

PETER SOLLETT Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BBBB.  France/USA, 2002.  Canal+, Forensic Films, StudioCanal, Untitled Productions.  Story by Peter Sollett, Eva Vives, Screenplay by Peter Sollett.  Cinematography by Tim Orr.  Produced by Alain de la Mata, Scott Macaulay, Robin O’Hara, Peter Sollett.  Music by Roy Nathanson.  Production Design by Judy Becker.  Costume Design by Jill Newell.  Film Editing by Myron I. Kerstein.  Independent Spirit Awards…

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Demonlover (2002)

OLIVIER ASSAYAS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  France, 2002.  Citizen Films, Cofimage, Elizabeth Films, Forensic Films, Group Dataciné, La Sofica Gimages 2, M6 Films, Procirep, TPS Cinéma.  Screenplay by Olivier Assayas.  Cinematography by Denis Lenoir.  Produced by Xavier Giannoli.  Music by Jim O’Rourke, Sonic Youth.  Production Design by François-Renaud Labarthe.  Costume Design by Anaïs Romand.  Film Editing by Luc Barnier.  Cannes Film Festival 2002….

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