The Pledge (2001)

SEAN PENN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2001.  Morgan Creek Entertainment, Franchise Pictures, Clyde Is Hungry Films, Pledge Productions, Epsilon Motion Pictures.  Screenplay by Jerzy Kromolowski, Mary Olson-Kromolowski, based on the book by Freidrich Durrenmatt. Cinematography by Chris Menges.  Produced by Michael Fitzgerald, Sean Penn, Elie Samaha.  Music by Klaus Badelt, Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Bill Groom.  Costume Design by…

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The Whole Nine Yards (2000)

JONATHAN LYNN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5.  USA, 2000.  Franchise Pictures, Lansdown Films, Mel’s Cite du Cinema, Morgan Creek Entertainment, Nine Yards Productions, Rational Packaging Company.  Screenplay by Mitchell Kapner.  Cinematography by David Franco.  Produced by Allan Kaufman, David Willis.  Music by Randy Edelman, Gary Gold.  Production Design by David L. Snyder.  Costume Design by Edi Giguere.  Film Editing by Tom Lewis.   Lame comedy that has…

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Angel Eyes (2001)

LUIS MANDOKI Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2001.  Franchise Pictures, Epsilon Motion Pictures, The Canton Company, Angel Eyes Productions, AE Two Film Productions, Morgan Creek Entertainment.  Screenplay by Gerald Di Pego.  Cinematography by Piotr Sobocinski.  Produced by Bruce Berman, Mark Canton, Elie Samaha.  Music by Marco Beltrami.  Production Design by Dean Tavoularis.  Costume Design by Marie-Sylvie Deveau.  Film Editing by Gerald B. Greenberg.  …

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Spartan (2004)

DAVID MAMET Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB. USA/Germany, 2004. Franchise Pictures, ApolloMedia Distribution, ApolloProMedia GmbH & Co. 1. Filmproduktion KG, QI Quality International GmbH & Co. KG, Signature Pictures.  Screenplay by David Mamet.  Cinematography by Juan Ruiz Anchia.  Produced by David Bergstein, Moshe Diamant, Art Linson, Elie Samaha.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by Gemma Jackson.  Costume Design by Shay Cunliffe.  Film…

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Get Carter (2000)

STEPHEN KAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2000.  Morgan Creek Entertainment, Franchise Pictures, The Canton Company, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Carter Productions.  Screenplay by David McKenna, based on the novel Jack’s Return Home by Ted Lewis.  Cinematography by Mauro Fiore.  Produced by Mark Canton, Neil Canton, Elie Samaha.  Music by Tyler Bates.  Production Design by Charles Wood.  Costume Design by Julie Weiss.  Film Editing by…

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Ballistic: Ecks Vs. Sever (2002)

WYCH KAOSAYANANDA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA/Germany, 2002.  Franchise Pictures, Chris Lee Productions, MHF Erste Academy Film GmbH & Co. Produktions KG, Dante Entertainment, Epsilon Motion Pictures, SuperMega.  Screenplay by Alan B. McElroy.  Cinematography by Julio Macat.  Produced by Wych Kaosayananda, Chris Lee, Elie Samaha.  Music by Don Davis.  Production Design by Douglas Higgins.  Costume Design by Magali Guidasci.  Film Editing by Jay…

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A Sound Of Thunder (2005)

PETER HYAMS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.   United Kingdom/USA/Germany/Czech Republic, 2005.  Franchise Pictures, Crusader Entertainment, ApolloMedia Distribution, Baldwin Entertainment Group, Coco, Dante Entertainment, ETIC Films, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Film 111, Forge, Jericho Productions Ltd., MFF, Matrix Film Finance, Networxx – Film Management, QI Quality International GmbH & Co. KG, Scenario Lane Productions, Signature Pictures.  Screen story by…

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The Third Miracle (1999)

AGNIESZKA HOLLAND Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  American Zoetrope, Franchise Pictures, Haft Entertainment.  Screenplay by John Romano, Richard Vetere, based on the novel by Richard Vetere.  Cinematography by Jerzy Zielinski.  Produced by Rudolf Biermann, Fred Fuchs, Steven Haft, Elie Samaha.  Music by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek.  Production Design by Robert de Vico.  Costume Design by Denise Cronenberg.  Film Editing by David Siegel. …

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Driven (2001)

RENNY HARLIN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA/Canada/Australia, 2001.  Franchise Pictures, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Trackform Film Productions, Champs Productions, Mel’s Cite du Cinema.  Story by Jan Skrentny, Neal Tabachnik, Screenplay by Sylvester Stallone.  Cinematography by Mauro Fiore.  Produced by Renny Harlin, Elie Samaha, Sylvester Stallone.  Music by BT.  Production Design by Charles Wood.  Costume Design by Mary E. McLeod.  Film Editing by Steve…

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Things You Can Tell Just By Looking At Her (1999)

RODRIGO GARCIA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Franchise Pictures, Avnet/Kerner Productions, LTZ II Inc..  Screenplay by Rodrigo Garcia.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Jon Avnet, Lisa Lindstrom, Marsha Oglesby.  Music by Ed Shearmur.  Production Design by Jerry Fleming.  Costume Design by George L. Little.  Film Editing by Amy E. Duddleston.   Excellent ensemble piece takes a look at the private moments in…

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The Art Of War (2000)

CHRISTIAN DUGUAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Canada, 2000.  Morgan Creek Entertainment, Franchise Pictures, Amen Ra Films, Filmline International, Imperial Entertainment Group, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit, Quebec Film and Television Tax Credit, Mel’s Cite du Cinema.  Story by Wayne Beach, Screenplay by Wayne Beach, Simon Barry.  Cinematography by Pierre Gill.  Produced by Nicolas Clermont, Ron…

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Alex & Emma (2003)

ROB REINER Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.  USA, 2003.  Epsilon Motion Pictures, Franchise Pictures, Reiner-Greisman, Escape Artists.  Screenplay by Jeremy Leven.  Cinematography by Gavin Finney.  Produced by Todd Black, Alan Greisman, Jeremy Leven, Rob Reiner, Elie Samaha.  Music by Marc Shaiman.  Production Design by John Larena.  Costume Design by Shay Cunliffe.  Film Editing by Alan Edward Bell, Robert Leighton.   Popular novelist Alex…

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