Ghost World (2001)

TERRY ZWIGOFF Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA/United Kingdom/Germany, 2001.  United Artists, Granada Film Productions, Jersey Shore, Mr. Mudd, Advanced Medien, Capitol Films.  Screenplay by Daniel Clowes, Terry Zwigoff, based on the comic book by Daniel Clowes.  Cinematography by Affonso Beato.  Produced by Lianne Halfon, John Malkovich, Russell Smith.  Music by David Kitay.  Production Design by Edward T. McAvoy.  Costume Design by Mary Zophres.  Film…

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Life As A House (2001)

IRWIN WINKLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2001.  Winkler Films.  Screenplay by Mark Andrus.  Cinematography by Vilmos Zsigmond.  Produced by Rob Cowan, Irwin Winkler.  Music by Mark Isham.  Production Design by J. Dennis Washington.  Costume Design by Molly Maginnis.  Film Editing by Julie Monroe.  Golden Globe Awards 2001.  National Board of Review Awards 2001.  Online Film Critics Awards 2001.  Toronto International Film Festival 2001.   Respectable ensemble…

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Behind The Sun (2001)

WALTER SALLES Bil’s rating (out of 5):    BB.5.  Original title:  Abril Despedacado Brazil/France/Switzerland, 2001.  Bac Films, Dan Valley Film AG, Haut et Court, VideoFilmes.  Screenplay by Karim Ainouz, Sergio Machado, Walter Salles, additional dialogue by Joao Moreira Salles, Daniela Thomas, based on the novel by Ismail Kadare.  Cinematography by Walter Carvalho.  Produced by Arthur Cohn.  Music by Ed Cortes, Antonio Pinto,…

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Memento (2000)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   USA, 2000.  Newmarket Capital Group, Team Todd, I Remember Productions, Summit Entertainment.  Screenplay by Christopher Nolan, based on the short story Memento Mori by Jonathan Nolan.  Cinematography by Wally Pfister.  Produced by Jennifer Todd, Suzanne Todd.  Music by David Julyan.  Production Design by Patti Podesta.  Costume Design by Cindy Evans.  Film Editing by Dody Dorn.  Academy Awards…

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Monsoon Wedding (2001)

MIRA NAIR Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBBB.  India/USA/Italy/Germany/France, 2001.  IFC Productions, Mirabai Films, Pandora Filmproduktion, Paradis Films, Mirabai Films Delhi.  Screenplay by Sabrina Dhawan.  Cinematography by Declan Quinn.  Produced by Caroline Baron, Mira Nair.  Music by Mychael Danna.  Production Design by Stephanie Carroll.  Costume Design by Arjun Bhasin.  Film Editing by Allyson C. Johnson.  Golden Globe Awards 2001.  Independent Spirit Awards 2005.  Online…

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The Deep End (2001)

SCOTT McGEHEE, DAVID SIEGEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2001.  i5 Films.  Screenplay by Scott McGehee, David Siegel, based on the novel The Blank Wall by Elisabeth Sanxay Holding.  Cinematography by Giles Nuttgens.  Produced by David Siegel.  Music by Peter Nashel.  Production Design by Kelly McGehee, Christopher Tandon.  Costume Design by Sabrina Rosen.  Film Editing by Lauren Zuckerman.  Boston Film Critics Awards…

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Hedwig And The Angry Inch (2001)

JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  USA, 2001.  Killer Films, New Line Cinema.  Screenplay by John Cameron Mitchell, based on the musical play John Cameron Mitchell, Stephen Trask.  Cinematography by Frank G. DeMarco.  Produced by Pamela Koffler, Katie Roumel, Christine Vachon.  Music by Stephen Trask.  Production Design by Therese DePrez.  Costume Design by Arianne Phillips.  Film Editing by Andrew Marcus.  Golden Globe Awards…

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Legally Blonde (2001)

ROBERT LUKETIC Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.5.  USA, 2001.  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Marc Platt Productions.  Screenplay by Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, based on the novel by Amanda Brown.  Cinematography by Anthony B. Richmond.  Produced by Ric Kidney, Marc Platt.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Missy Stewart.  Costume Design by Sophie De Rakoff.  Film Editing by Anita Brandt Burgoyne, Garth Craven.  Golden Globe Awards 2001.   Reese…

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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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Ali (2001)

MICHAEL MANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2001.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Forward Pass, Initial Entertainment Group, Moonlighting Films, Overbrook Entertainment, Peters Entertainment, Picture Entertainment.  Story by Gregory Allen Howard, Screenplay by Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson, Eric Roth, Michael Mann.  Cinematography by Emmanuel Lubezki.  Produced by Paul Ardaji, A. Kitman Ho, James Lassiter, Michael Mann, Jon Peters.  Music by…

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Kate And Leopold (2001)

JAMES MANGOLD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 2001.  Konrad Pictures, Miramax.  Story by Steven Rogers, Screenplay by James Mangold, Steven Rogers.  Cinematography by Stuart Dryburgh.  Produced by Cathy Konrad.  Music by Rolfe Kent.  Production Design by Mark Friedberg.  Costume Design by Donna Zakowska.  Film Editing by David Brenner.  Academy Awards 2001.  Golden Globe Awards 2001. You have to be quite the humbug…

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Moulin Rouge! (2001)

BAZ LUHRMANN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB.  Australia/USA, 2001.  Twentieth Century Fox, Bazmark Films.  Screenplay by Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce.  Cinematography by Donald McAlpine.  Produced by Fred Baron, Martin Brown, Baz Luhrmann.  Music by Craig Armstrong.  Production Design by Catherine Martin.  Costume Design by Catherine Martin, Angus Strathie.  Film Editing by Jill Bilcock.  Academy Awards 2001.  American Film Institute Awards 2001.  Cannes Film Festival…

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