Rocketman (2019)

DEXTER FLETCHER Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBB.  United Kingdom/USA/Canada, 2019.  Marv Films, Marv Studios, New Republic Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Pixoloid Studios, Rocket Pictures.  Screenplay by Lee Hall.  Cinematography by George Richmond.  Produced by Adam Bohling, David Furnish, David Reid, Matthew Vaughn.  Music by Matthew Margeson.  Production Design by Peter Francis, Marcus Rowland.  Costume Design…

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God’s Own Country (2017)

FRANCIS LEE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.   United Kingdom, 2017.  British Film Institute, Creative England, Met Film Production, Shudder Films, Inflammable Films, Magic Bear Productions.  Screenplay by Francis Lee. Cinematography by Joshua James Richards.  Produced by Manon Ardisson, Jack Tarling.  Music by Dustin O’Halloran, Adam Wiltzie.  Production Design by Stephane Collonge.  Costume Design by Sian Jenkins.  Film Editing by Chris Wyatt. …

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

SHARON MAGUIRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  Ireland/United Kingdom/France/USA, 2016.  Miramax, Perfect World Pictures, StudioCanal, Universal Pictures, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Helen Fielding, Dan Mazer, Emma Thompson, based on characters created by Helen Fielding.  Cinematography by Andrew Dunn.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production Design by John Paul Kelly.  Costume Design by Steven Noble.  Film Editing…

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Hysteria (2011)

TANYA WEXLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom/France/Germany/Luxembourg, 2011.  Informant Media, Forthcoming Productions, Beachfront Films, Chimera Films LLC, by alternative pictures, Delux Productions, Arte France Cinéma, Tatfilm, Silver Reel, Lankn Media, The UK Film & TV Production Company PLC, Film Fund Luxembourg, WDR / Arte, Canal+, CinéCinéma.  Story and Screenplay by Stephen Dyer, Jonah Lisa…

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Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince (2009)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2009.  Warner Bros., Heyday Films.  Screenplay by Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by David Barron, David Heyman.  Music by Nicholas Hooper.  Production Design by Stuart Craig.  Costume Design by Jany Temime.  Film Editing by Mark Day.  Academy Awards 2009.  Phoenix Film Critics Awards 2009.   Yet another academic…

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Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

DAVID YATES Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  United Kingdom, 2011.  Warner Bros., Heyday Films, Moving Picture Company. Screenplay by Steve Kloves, based on the novel by J.K. Rowling.  Cinematography by Eduardo Serra.  Produced by David Barron, David Heyman, J.K. Rowling.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by Stuart Craig.  Costume Design by Jany Temime.  Film Editing by Mark Day.  Academy Awards 2011. Screen Actors…

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Feast Of July (1995)

CHRISTOPHER MENAUL Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 1995.  Touchstone Pictures, Merchant Ivory Productions, Peregrine Productions.  Screenplay by Christopher Neame, based on the novel by H.E. Bates.  Cinematography by Peter Sova.  Produced by Henry Herbert, Christopher Neame.  Music by Zbigniew Preisner.  Production Design by Christopher Robilliard.  Costume Design by Phoebe De Gaye.  Film Editing by Chris Wimble.   Monumentally depressing Merchant Ivory drama…

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Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

SHARON MAGUIRE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  United Kingdom/France, 2001.  Miramax, Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Working Title Films, Little Bird.  Screenplay by Helen Fielding, Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis, based on the novel by Helen Fielding.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Jonathan Cavendish, Eric Fellner.  Music by Patrick Doyle.  Production Design by Gemma Jackson.  Costume Design by Rachael Fleming.  Film Editing by…

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Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason (2004)

BEEBAN KIDRON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/France/Germany/Ireland/USA, 2004.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Miramax, Working Title Films, Atlantic Television.  Screenplay by Andrew Davies, Helen Fielding, Richard Curtis, Adam Brooks, based on the novel by Helen Fielding.  Cinematography by Adrian Biddle.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Jonathan Cavendish, Eric Fellner, Oswald Wolkenstein.  Music by Harry Gregson-Williams, Stuart Roslyn.  Production Design by Gemma Jackson.  Costume…

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Cotton Mary (1999)

ISMAIL MERCHANT, MADHUR JAFFREY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  France/United Kingdom/USA, 1999.  Merchant Ivory Productions.  Screenplay by Alexandra Viets.  Cinematography by Pierre Lhomme.  Produced by Nayeem Hafizka, Richard Hawley.  Music by Richard Robbins.  Production Design by Alison Riva.  Costume Design by Sheena Napier.  Film Editing by John David Allen.   Wonderful period piece from the team of Merchant Ivory. Directed by Ismail Merchant, the…

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The Devils (1971)

KEN RUSSELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5. United Kingdom, 1971.  Russo Productions.  Screenplay by Ken Russell, based on the play by John Whiting, from the novel The Devils of Loudon by Aldous Huxley.  Cinematography by David Watkin.  Produced by Ken Russell, Robert H. Solo.  Music by Peter Maxwell Davies.  Production Design by Derek Jarman.  Costume Design by Shirley Russell.  Film Editing by…

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The Theory Of Flight (1998)

PAUL GREENGRASS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom, 1998.  Distant Horizon, BBC Films.  Screenplay by Richard Hawkins.  Cinematography by Ivan Strasburg.  Produced by Ruth Caleb, Anant Singh, Helena Spring.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Melanie Allen.  Costume Design by Dinah Collin.  Film Editing by Mark Day.  Toronto International Film Festival 1998.   Kenneth Branagh plays an inventor of sorts who obsesses over creating a…

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