October Gale (2014)

RUBA NADDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Canada, 2014.  Killer Films, Foundry Films, Pacific Northwest Pictures, Blue Ice Pictures.  Screenplay by Ruba Nadda.  Cinematography by Jeremy Benning.  Produced by Daniel Iron.  Music by Mischa Chillak.  Production Design by Gordon Barnes.  Costume Design by Alex Reda.  Film Editing by Wiebke von Carolsfeld.   Patricia Clarkson plays a recently widowed doctor who decides to hole up at the…

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Inescapable (2012)

RUBA NADDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Canada/South Africa, 2012.  IFC Films, Myriad Pictures, Alliance, Foundry Films, Out of Africa Entertainment, Téléfilm Canada, The Harold Greenberg Fund, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa.  Screenplay by Ruba Nadda.  Cinematography by Luc Montpellier.  Produced by Daniel Iron, Lance Samuels.  Music by Geo Hohn, Jim Petrak. Production Design…

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The Bang Bang Club (2010)

STEVEN SILVER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  Canada/South Africa, 2010.  Foundry Films, Instinctive Film, Out of Africa Entertainment, The Harold Greenberg Fund.  Screenplay by Steven Silver, based on the book The Bang Bang Club Snapshots From A Hidden War by Greg Marinovich, Joao Silva.  Cinematography by Miroslaw Baszak.  Produced by Adam Friedlander, Daniel Iron, Lance Samuels.  Music by Philip Miller.  Production Design by…

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Away From Her (2006)

SARAH POLLEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada, 2006.  Foundry Films, Capri Releasing, HanWay Films, Echo Lake Entertainment, Telefilm Canada, Canadian Television Fund, The Movie Network, Super Ecran, Astral Media, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Movie Central, Corus, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit, The Film Farm, Hollydan Works, Pulling Focus Pictures.  Screenplay by Sarah…

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Cairo Time (2009)

RUBA NADDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Canada/Ireland/Egypt, 2009.  Foundry Films, Samson Films, Astral Media, CITY-TV, Corus, The Harold Greenberg Fund, MISR International Films, Movie Central, The Movie Network, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Super Channel, Super Écran, Téléfilm Canada.  Screenplay by Ruba Nadda.  Cinematography by Luc Montpellier.  Produced by David Collins, Daniel Iron, Gabriel Khoury.  Music by Niall Byrne.  Production Design…

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Manufactured Landscapes (2006)

JENNIFER BAICHWAL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Canada, 2006.  Foundry Films, National Film Board of Canada.  Cinematography by Peter Mettler.  Produced by Jennifer Baichwal, Nick de Pencier, Daniel Iron.  Music by Dan Driscoll.  Film Editing by Roland Schlimme.   Acclaimed photographer Edward Burtynsky takes his crew to China where he observes the effect that mass industry has had on the…

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