Peterloo (2018)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB United Kingdom, 2018. BFI Film Fund, Film4, Thin Man Films. Screenplay by Mike Leigh. Cinematography by Dick Pope. Produced by Georgina Lowe. Music by Gary Yershon. Production Design by Suzie Davies. Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran. Film Editing by Jon Gregory. Mike Leigh began with grimy, brilliant…

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1917 (2019)

SAM MENDES Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.  United Kingdom/USA, 2019.  Amblin Partners, DreamWorks, Neal Street Productions, New Republic Pictures.  Screenplay by Sam Mendes, Krysty Wilson-Cairns.  Cinematography by Roger Deakins.  Produced by Pippa Harris, Callum McDougall, Sam Mendes, Brian Oliver, Jayne-Ann Tenggren.  Music by  Thomas Newman.  Production Design by Dennis Gassner.  Costume Design by David…

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Little Women (2019)

GRETA GERWIG Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBBBB.    USA, 2019.  Columbia Pictures, Instinctual VFX, New Regency Pictures, Pascal Pictures, Regency Enterprises, Sony Pictures Entertainment.  Screenplay by Greta Gerwig, based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott.  Cinematography by Yorick Le Saux.  Produced by Denise Di Novi, Amy Pascal, Robin Swicord.  Music by Alexandre Desplat. …

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Darkest Hour (2017)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB.5. Working Title Films.  United Kingdom, 2017.  Screenplay by Anthony McCarten.  Cinematography by Bruno Delbonnel.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Lisa Bruce, Eric Fellner, Anthony McCarten, Douglas Urbanski.  Music by Dario Marianelli.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Valerio Bonelli.  Academy Awards 2017.  Golden Globe Awards 2017. Screen Actors Guild Awards 2017.  Toronto International Film…

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Beauty And The Beast (2017)

BILL CONDON Bil’s rating (out of 5): BB.5.   USA, 2017.  Mandeville Films, Walt Disney Pictures.  Screenplay by Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos, based on the story by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, and the 1991 screenplay by Linda Woolverton.  Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler.  Produced by David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman.  Music by Alan Menken.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing…

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Macbeth (2015)

JUSTIN KURZEL Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  United Kingdom/France/USA, 2015.  See-Saw Films, DMC Film, Anton Capital Entertainment, Film 4, Creative Scotland, Studio Canal.  Screenplay by Jacob Koskoff, Michael Lesslie, Todd Louiso, based on the play by William Shakespeare.  Cinematography by Adam Arkapaw. Produced by Iain Canning, Laura Hastings-Smith, Emile Sherman.  Music by Jed Kurzel.  Production Design by Fiona Crombie.  Costume Design…

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Mr. Turner (2014)

MIKE LEIGH Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBBB.  United Kingdom/France/Germany, 2014.  Film4, Focus Features International, France 3 Cinema, Lipsync Productions, Thin Man Films, Untitled 13, Xofa Productions.  Screenplay by Mike Leigh.  Cinematography by Dick Pope.  Produced by Georgina Lowe.  Music by Gary Yershon.  Production Design by Suzie Davies.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Jon Gregory. Academy Awards 2014.  Cannes Film Festival 2014….

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Pride & Prejudice (2005)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.5.   United Kingdom, 2005.  Focus Features, Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Working Title Films, Scion Films.  Screenplay by Deborah Moggach, based on the novel by Jane Austen.  Cinematography by Roman Osin.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner,Paul Webster.  Music by Dario Marianelli.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Paul Tothill.  Academy Awards 2005.  Boston Film Critics…

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Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

SUSANNA WHITE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.  Alternate title:  Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang United Kingdom/France/USA, 2010.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films, Three Strange Angels.  Screenplay by Emma Thompson, based on characters created by Christianna Brand.  Cinematography by Mike Eley.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Lindsay Doran, Eric Fellner.  Music by James Newton Howard.  Production Design by Simon Elliott.  Costume Design by…

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Atonement (2007)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.   United Kingdom/France, 2007.  Universal Pictures, StudioCanal, Relativity Media, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Christopher Hampton, based on the novel Ian McEwan.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster.  Music by Dario Marianelli.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Paul Tothill.  Academy Awards 2007.  European Film Awards 2008.  Golden…

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Anna Karenina (2012)

JOE WRIGHT Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBB.5.   United Kingdom, 2012.  Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Working Title Films.  Screenplay by Tom Stoppard, based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy.  Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey.  Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner.  Music by Dario Marianelli.  Production Design by Sarah Greenwood.  Costume Design by Jacqueline Durran.  Film Editing by Melanie Oliver.  Academy Awards 2012. European Film Awards 2013.  Golden Globe Awards 2012. …

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Young Adam (2003)

DAVID MACKENZIE Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.  United Kingdom/France, 2003.  Recorded Picture Company, Scottish Screen, Film Council, Future Films, HanWay Films, Sigma Films, StudioCanal, Sveno Media, Young Adam Productions.  Screenplay by David Mackenzie, based on the novel by Alexander Trocchi.  Cinematography by Giles Nuttgens.  Produced by Jeremy Thomas.  Music by David Byrne.  Production Design by Laurence Dorman.  Costume Design by Jacqueline…

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