Pitch Black (2000)

DAVID TWOHY Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  USA, 2000.  PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Interscope Communications.  Story by Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, Screenplay by Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat, David Twohy.  Cinematography by David Eggby.  Produced by Tom Engelman.  Music by Graeme Revell.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Anna Borghesi.  Film Editing by Rick Shaine.   Terrifying futuristic thriller about a prison-shuttle…

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Queen Of The Damned (2002)

MICHAEL RYMER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/Australia, 2002.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, NPV Entertainment, Material, WV Films LLC.  Screenplay by Scott Abbott, Michael Petroni, based on the novels The Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice. Cinematography by Ian Baker.  Produced by Jorge Saralegui.  Music by Jonathan Davis, Richard Gibbs.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Angus Strathie.  Film Editing…

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Dead Calm (1989)

PHILLIP NOYCE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Australia, 1989.  Kennedy Miller Productions, Lynx Location Services.  Screenplay by Terry Hayes, based on the novel by Charles Williams.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Terry Hayes, George Miller, Doug Mitchell.  Music by Graeme Revell.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Norma Moriceau.  Film Editing by Richard Francis-Bruce. Following the tragic death of their…

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The Road Warrior (1981)

GEORGE MILLER Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  Alternate title:  Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior Australia, 1981.  Kennedy Miller Productions.  Screenplay by Terry Hayes, George Miller, Brian Hannant.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by Byron Kennedy.  Music by Brian May.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Norma Moriceau.  Film Editing by Michael Balson, David Stiven, Tim Wellburn. The best of…

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Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome (1985)

GEORGE MILLER, GEORGE OGILVIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Australia/USA, 1985.  Kennedy Miller Productions.  Screenplay by Terry Hayes, George Miller.  Cinematography by Dean Semler.  Produced by George Miller.  Music by Maurice Jarre.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Norma Moriceau.  Film Editing by Richard Francis-Bruce.   Think of this one as the Return of The Jedi of the Mad Max series:…

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Gothika (2003)

MATHIEU KASSOVITZ Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA, 2003.  Columbia Pictures Corporation, Warner Bros., Dark Castle Entertainment.  Screenplay by Sebastian Gutierrez.  Cinematography by Matthew Libatique.  Produced by Susan Downey, L. Levin, Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by John Ottman.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Kym Barrett.  Film Editing by Yannick Kergoat.   You know you’re in trouble when the supernatural element of…

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The Reaping (2007)

STEPHEN HOPKINS Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Warner Bros., Dark Castle Entertainment, Chime Productions LLC, Chime Films, Eyetronics, Village Roadshow Pictures.  Story by Brian Rousso, Screenplay by Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes.  Cinematography by Peter Levy.  Produced by Susan Downey, Herb Gains, Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by John Frizzell.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by…

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‘Crocodile’ Dundee (1986)

PETER FAIMAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBBB Australia, 1986.  Rimfire Films.  Story by Paul Hogan, Screenplay by Paul Hogan, John Cornell, Ken Shadie.  Cinematography by Russell Boyd.  Produced by John Cornell.  Music by Peter Best.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Norma Moriceau.  Film Editing by David Stiven.   Beloved comedy that still has the same spark that it had in…

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House Of Wax (2005)

JAUME COLLET-SERRA Bil’s rating (out of 5):  B.   Australia/USA, 2005.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Dark Castle Entertainment.  Screenplay by Carey Hayes, Chad Hayes, based on the story by Charles Belden. Cinematography by Stephen F. Windon.  Produced by Susan Downey, Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by John Ottman.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Alex Alvarez, Graham Purcell.  Film Editing by…

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The Sum Of Us (1994)

GEOFF BURTON, KEVIN DOWLING Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BBB.  Australia, 1994.  Australian Film Finance Corporation, Great Sum Film Limited Partnership, Southern Star Entertainment, The Samuel Goldwyn Company.  Screenplay by David Stevens, based on his play.  Cinematography by Geoff Burton.  Produced by Rod Allan.  Music by David Faulkner.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by Louise Spargo.  Film Editing by Frans…

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Ghost Ship (2002)

STEVE BECK Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5. USA/Australia, 2002.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, NPV Entertainment, Dark Castle Entertainment, Ghost Ship Films Pty. Ltd., Village Roadshow Pictures.  Story by Mark Hanlon, Screenplay by Mark Hanlon, John Pogue.  Cinematography by Gale Tattersall.  Produced by Gilbert Adler, Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis.  Music by John Frizzell.  Production Design by Graham ‘Grace’ Walker.  Costume Design by…

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