Jersey Boys (2014)

CLINT EASTWOOD Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  USA, 2014.  Four Seasons Partnership, GK Films, Malpaso Productions, RatPac Entertainment, RatPac-Dune Entertainment, Warner Bros..  Screenplay by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice, based on their musical.  Cinematography by Tom Stern.  Produced by Clint Eastwood, Tim Headington, Graham King, Robert Lorenz.  Production Design by James J. Murakami.  Costume Design by Deborah Hopper.  Film Editing by Joel Cox, … More Jersey Boys (2014)

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Lucky Bastard

B (out of 5) Rusty is happily partnered off with Daniel, and thinks nothing of it when his boyfriend goes out of town on business and he is left alone to his work designing and restoring old buildings. A chance meeting with sexy, manipulative Dale in a convenience store leads to dirty, fun sex in … More Lucky Bastard

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Little Children

BB.5 (out of 5) It’s hard not to feel sorry for Todd Field’s sophomore effort, following his Oscar-nominated In The Bedroom: it wants so badly to be a great film that its failure to achieve this is that much harder to accept. Another in the long line of films exploring the seedy underbelly of suburban … More Little Children

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Dreamgirls (2006)

BILL CONDON Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.  USA, 2006.  DreamWorks, Paramount Pictures, Laurence Mark Productions.  Screenplay by Bill Condon, based on the musical book by Tom Eyen.  Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.  Produced by Laurence Mark.  Music by Tom Eyen, Henry Krieger.  Production Design by John Myhre.  Costume Design by Sharen Davis.  Film Editing by Virginia Katz.  Academy Awards 2006.  Golden Globe Awards 2006.  From the … More Dreamgirls (2006)

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Picture Perfect

BBB (out of 5) Jennifer Aniston is delightful in this romantic comedy as a ladder-climbing advertising executive who gets wedding photographer Jay Mohr to pose as her fiance to impress her employers and stimulate the man of her dreams (Kevin Bacon). It’s not hard to see where this clutzy little arrangement will take these two, but at … More Picture Perfect

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Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

STEVEN SODERBERGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.  USA, 2007.  Warner Bros., Village Roadshow Pictures, Jerry Weintraub Productions, Section Eight.  Screenplay by Brian Koppelman, David Levien, based on characters created by George Clayton Johnson, Jack Golden Russell.  Cinematography by Steven Soderbergh.  Produced by Jerry Weintraub.  Music by David Holmes.  Production Design by Philip Messina.  Costume Design by Louise Frogley.  Film Editing by Stephen Mirrione. Elliott Gould gets screwed … More Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

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