The Midnight Sky (2020)

GEORGE CLOONEY Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB USA, 2020. Anonymous Content, Netflix, Smokehouse Pictures, Syndicate Entertainment, Truenorth Productions.  Screenplay by Mark L. Smith, based on the book Good Morning Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton. Cinematography by Martin Ruhe. Produced by George Clooney, Bard Dorros, Grant Heslov, Keith Redmon, Cliff Roberts. Music by Alexandre Desplat. Production…

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Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

MICHAEL MOORE Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB USA, 2018. State Run Films, Midwestern Films, Briarcliff Entertainment, Dog Eat Dog Films. Screenplay by Michael Moore. Cinematography by Luke Geissbuhler, Jayme Roy. Produced by Carl Deal, Michael Moore, Meghan O’Hara. Music by Heather Kreamer. Film Editing by Luke Geissbuhler, Jayme Roy. Toronto International Film Festival 2018….

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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

DAVID GORDON GREEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2015.  Participant Media, Smokehouse Pictures.  Screenplay by Peter Straughan, suggested by the documentary by Rachel Boynton.  Cinematography by Tim Orr.  Produced by George Clooney, Grant Heslov.  Music by David Wingo.  Production Design by Richard A. Wright.  Costume Design by Jenny Eagan.  Film Editing by Colin Patton.  Toronto International Film Festival 2015.  Sandra Bullock plays a political…

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Hail, Caesar! (2016)

ETHAN COEN, JOEL COEN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.  United Kingdom/USA, 2016.  Universal Pictures, Working Title Films, Mike Zoss Productions, Dentsu, Fuji Television Network.  Screenplay by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Eric Fellner.  Music by Carter Burwell.  Production Design by Jess Gonchor.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film Editing by Ethan Coen,…

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Tomorrowland (2015)

BRAD BIRD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.5.   USA/Spain, 2015.  Walt Disney Pictures, A113, Babieka.  Story by Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird, Jeff Jensen, Screenplay by Damon Lindelof, Brad Bird.  Cinematography by Claudio Miranda.  Produced by Brad Bird, Jeffrey Chernov, Damon Lindelof.  Music by Michael Giacchino.  Production Design by Scott Chambliss.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Walter Murch, Craig Wood.  Washington Film Critics Awards…

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The Monuments Men (2014)

GEORGE CLOONEY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Germany, 2014.  Columbia Pictures, Fox 2000 Pictures, Smokehouse Pictures, Obelisk Productions, Studio Babelsberg.  Screenplay by George Clooney, Grant Heslov, based on the book by Robert M. Edsel, Bret Witter. Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by George Clooney, Grant Heslov.  Music by Alexandre Desplat.  Production Design by James D. Bissell.  Costume Design by Louise Frogley.  Film Editing…

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Spy Kids (2001)

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  USA, 2001.  Dimension Films, Troublemaker Studios. Screenplay by Robert Rodriguez.  Cinematography by Guillermo Navarro.  Produced by Elizabeth Avellan, Robert Rodriguez.  Music by John Debney, Danny Elfman, Harry Gregson-Williams, Los Lobos, Robert Rodriguez.  Production Design by Cary White.  Costume Design by Deborah Everton.  Film Editing by Robert Rodriguez.  Phoenix Film Critics Awards 2001.   Parents will undoubtedly…

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August: Osage County (2013)

JOHN WELLS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB. USA, 2013.  The Weinstein Company, Jean Doumanian Productions, Smokehouse Pictures, Battle Mountain Films, Yucaipa Films.  Screenplay by Tracy Letts, based on his play.  Cinematography by Adriano Goldman.  Produced by George Clooney, Jean Doumanian, Grant Heslov, Steve Traxler.  Music by Gustavo Santaolalla.  Production Design by David Gropman.  Costume Design by Cindy Evans.  Film Editing by Stephen Mirrione.  Academy Awards 2013.  Golden…

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Gravity (2013)

ALFONSO CUARON Bil’s rating (out of  5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom, 2013.  Warner Bros., Esperanto Filmoj, Heyday Films.  Screenplay by Alfonso Cuaron, Jonas Cuaron.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman.  Music by Steven Price.  Production Design by Andy Nicholson.  Costume Design by Jany Temime.  Film Editing by Alfonso Cuaron, Mark Sanger.  Academy Awards 2013.  American Film Institute 2013.  Boston Film Critics Awards 2013….

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003)

ROBERT RODRIGUEZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  0.5.  USA, 2003.  Dimension Films, Los Hooligans Productions, Troublemaker Studios.  Screenplay by Robert Rodriguez.  Cinematography by Robert Rodriguez.  Produced by Elizabeth Avellan, Robert Rodriguez.  Music by Rebecca Rodriguez.  Production Design by Robert Rodriguez.  Costume Design by Nina Proctor.  Film Editing by Robert Rodriguez.   What a piece of crap. Robert Rodriguez has really let all the air out…

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South Park: Bigger, Longer And Uncut

TREY PARKER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1999.  Scott Rudin Productions, South Park Studios, Comedy Central, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Pam Brady, based on the television series South Park by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.  Produced by Trey Parker, Matt Stone.  Music by Marc Shaiman.  Production Design by J.C. Wegman.  Film Editing by John Venzon.  Academy Awards…

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The Descendants (2011)

ALEXANDER PAYNE Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.5.  USA, 2011.  Fox Searchlight Pictures, Ad Hominem Enterprises, Dune Entertainment. Screenplay by Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, based on the novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings.  Cinematography by Phedon Papamichael.  Produced by Jim Burke, Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor.  Production Design by Jane Ann Stewart.  Costume Design by Wendy Chuck.  Film Editing by…

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