Woman In Gold (2015)

SIMON CURTIS Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB United Kingdom, 2015. Origin Pictures, BBC Films. Screenplay by Alexi Kaye Campbell. Cinematography by Ross Emery. Produced by David M. Thompson, Kris Thykier. Music by Martin Phipps, Hans Zimmer. Production Design by Jim Clay. Costume Design by Beatrix Aruna Pasztor. Film Editing by Peter Lambert. A powerful…

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Female Perversions (1997)

SUSAN STREITFELD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  Germany/USA, 1996.  Mindy Affrime, Degeto Film, Kinowelt Filmproduktion, Starhaus Filmproduktion, Trans Atlantic Entertainment.  Screenplay by Julie Hebert, Susan Streitfeld, based on the book Female Perversions: The Temptations of Emma Bovary by Louise J. Kaplan.  Cinematography by Teresa Medina.  Produced by Mindy Affrime.  Music by Debbie Wiseman.  Production Design by Missy Stewart.  Costume Design by Angela Billows.  Film Editing…

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Gone In Sixty Seconds (2000)

DOMINIC SENA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2000.  Touchstone Pictures, Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  Screenplay by Scott Rosenberg, based on the 1974 motion picture by H.B. Halicki.  Cinematography by Paul Cameron.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Mike Stenson.  Music by Trevor Rabin.  Production Design by Jeff Mann.  Costume Design by Marlene Stewart.  Film Editing by Roger Barton, Chris Lebenzon, Tom Muldoon.   Even by the standards of…

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House Of Sand And Fog (2003)

VADIM PERELMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2003.  DreamWorks, Cobalt Media Group, Bisgrove Entertainment.  Screenplay by Vadim Perelman, Shawn Lawrence Otto, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Michael London, Vadim Perelman.  Music by James Horner.    Production Design by Maia Javan.   Costume Design by Hala Bahmet.   Film Editing by Lisa Zeno Churgin.  …

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Blue Car (2002)

KAREN MONCRIEFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2002.  Peer Oppenheimer Production Inc..  Screenplay by Karen Moncrieff.  Cinematography by Rob Sweeney.  Produced by Peer J. Oppenheimer, Amy Sommer, David Waters.  Music by Adam Gorgoni.  Production Design by Kristan Andrews.  Costume Design by Kristan Andrews.  Film Editing by Toby Yates.   Agnes Bruckner plays a teenage girl who is having a spectacularly difficult time adjusting…

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L.A. Story (1991)

MICK JACKSON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 1991.  Carolco Pictures, IndieProd Company Productions, L.A. Films.  Screenplay by Steve Martin.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Daniel Melnick, Michael Rachmil.  Music by Peter Rodgers Melnick.  Production Design by Lawrence Miller.  Costume Design by Rudy Dillon.  Film Editing by Richard A. Harris.   Steve Martin‘s rumination on the Big Nipple is a collection of smarmy,…

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Laws Of Attraction (2004)

PETER HOWITT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  Ireland/United Kingdom/Germany, 2004.  Deep River Productions, Irish DreamTime, Initial Entertainment Group, Fern Valley Limited, Intermedia Productions, MHF Zweite Academy Film, Mobius Pictures, Stratus Film Co..  Story by Aline Brosh McKenna, Screenplay by Aline Brosh McKenna, Robert Harling.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced by David Bergstein, Julie Durk, David T. Friendly, Beau St….

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In The Valley Of Elah (2007)

PAUL HAGGIS Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2007.  Warner Independent Pictures, NALA Films, Summit Entertainment, Samuels Media, Blackfriars Bridge Films.  Story by Mark Boal, Paul Haggis, Screenplay by Paul Haggis.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Laurence Becsey, Paul Haggis, Darlene Caamano Loquet, Steve Samuels, Patrick Wachsberger.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Laurence Bennett.  Costume Design by Lisa…

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The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)

BRAD FURMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2011.  Lionsgate, Lakeshore Entertainment, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Stone Village Pictures.  Screenplay by John Romano, based on the novel by Michael Connelly.  Cinematography by Lukas Ettlin.  Produced by Sidney Kimmel, Gary Lucchesi, Tom Rosenberg, Scott Steindorff, Richard S. Wright.  Music by Cliff Martinez.  Production Design by Charisse Cardenas.  Costume Design by Erin Benach.  Film Editing by…

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True Crime (1999)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 1999.  Warner Bros., The Zanuck Company, Malpaso Productions.  Screenplay by Larry Gross, Paul Brickman, Stephen Schiff, based on the novel by Andrew Klavan.  Cinematography by Jack N. Green.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Lini Fini Zanuck, Richard D. Zanuck.  Music by Lennie Niehaus.  Production Design by Henry Bumstead.  Costume Design by Deborah Hopper.  Film Editing…

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Unforgiven (1992)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1992.  Warner Bros., Malpaso Productions.  Screenplay by David Webb Peoples.  Cinematography by Jack N. Green.  Produced by Clint Eastwood.  Music by Lennie Niehaus. Production Design by Henry Bumstead.  Costume Design by Glenn Wright.  Film Editing by Joel Cox.   A brothel in a tiny Wyoming frontier town becomes a den of revenge after a…

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Titanic (1997)

JAMES CAMERON Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 1997.  Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Lightstorm Entertainment.  Screenplay by James Cameron.  Cinematography by Russell Carpenter.  Produced by James Cameron, Jon Landau.  Music by James Horner. Production Design by Peter Lamont.  Costume Design by Deborah Lynn Scott.  Film Editing by Conrad Buff IV, James Cameron, Richard A. Harris.    James Cameron’s expansive version of…

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